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Ultimate Guide To Best Happy Hours In Austin

October 01, 2021

UPDATED: October 2021

Best Happy Hours In Austin

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Happy hour – happiest hours of the day with discounted cocktails and appetizers is my incentive to make it through a long day. Here’s the ultimate guide to the best happy hours in Austin sorted by neighborhood!

SEE ALSO: 17 Best Margaritas In Austin

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HAPPY HOURS IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN

TenTen in downtown Austin Texas

Tenten

WHEN: Monday through Friday from 5 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: half-off all specialty cocktails, wine, sake & house spirits. $6 freshly made hand rolls, charred edamame, chicken karage, pork gyoza, squash salad, short rib gyoza, and $12 hamachi carpaccio, king carb croquette and hamachi kama.

501 W. Sixth St, tentenaustin.com

 

Devil May Care raw bar

Devil May Care

Devil May Care just opened their terrace and they’re doing a raw bar happy hour on the terrace.

WHEN: Wednesday to Saturday from 5-6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half-off specialty cocktails, select spirits & wines 

500 W 6th St Suite 100, devilmaycareatx.com

 

Roosevelt Room

c/o Marc Swendner

Roosevelt Room

Typically happy hour is seen as a Monday through Friday occasion, but the team at the Roosevelt Room felt that it should be available to enjoy seven days a week. Happy hour is available Monday to Saturday 4-7:00 p.m and Sunday 3-7:00 p.m. Guests can choose from their happy hour menu of eight different classics or opt into $1 off wine and large fair food items, and $2 off beer, small fare food items and sweets.

WHEN: Monday to Saturday 4-7:00 p.m and Sunday 3-7:00 p.m. 

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Happy hour menu of eight different classics or opt into $1 off wine and large fair food items, and $2 off beer, small fare food items and sweets.

307 W 5th St, therooseveltroomatx.com

 

Fareground Austin

Fareground

Happy hour at Ellis: weekdays from 3-6pm with $3 al pastor slider, $5 draft beer, and $7 house wines

Happy hour at Drink: weekdays from 5-7pm with $5 draft beer, $6 draft cocktails, and $7 house wines

111 Congress Ave, faregroundaustin.com

 

Easy Tiger

WHEN: Monday – Friday from 2pm – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEEAL: $5 sausages, $8 pretzel (served with beer cheese, house mustard & salted whipped butter), $5 glasses of wine $4 local beers, $5 lavender lemonade, $5 Old Fashioned. $100 off a load of bread to-go when you dine-in.

709 East 6th Street & 6406 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Suite 1100

 

La Condesa - best restaurant in Austin

La Condesa

WHEN: Wednesday to Saturday from 4pm-6pm 

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off all drinks

400 W 2nd St, lacondesa.com/drinks

 

Oysters at Clark's Oyster Bar in Austin

Clark’s Oyster Bar

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 5pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 50 cents off oysters, half-priced burgers (my favorite burger in Austin!), and $5 martinis and draft beer.

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday 3 – 5 pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: ½ off bottles of Wine & 50¢ off Oysters & $5 oyster shooters.

1200 W 6th St, clarksoysterbar.com

 

Irene's Soft Serve

Irene’s

WHEN: Monday – Friday from 3-6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Free popcorn, $2 off all snacks, $1 off all draft beers, and $4 house spirits.

506 West Ave, irenesaustin.com

 

Bar Chi

WHEN: Monday to Saturday from 4-7pm and all day on Sunday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Sushi and drink specials

206 Colorado St, barchisushi.com

 

Swift’s Attic

WHEN: Thursday to Saturday from 4pm – 5:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Discounted cocktails and snacks

315 Congress Ave, swiftsattic.com/menu/happy-hour

 

24 Diner

WHEN: Monday to Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $4 Avocado Toast, $5 Veggie Sandwich or Chicken Salad Sandwich, $3 Well Liquor, $4 Bartender Special, $5/20 House Red and White, and $2.50 Canned Beers.

600 N Lamar Blvd, 24diner.com

 

Fixe Austin happy hour

Fixe

WHEN: Every day from 4pm – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 bourbon iced tea, $7 bourbon lemonade, $7 fresh fruit sangria, $8 summer fish fry, $9 crispy fried chicken sandwich, and $10 Fixe shrimp cocktail.

500 W 5th St, fixesouthernhouse.com

 

Parkside Happy Hour

Parkside

WHEN: Every day of the week, 5 – 6 pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off the full menu.

Oysters & bubbles Wednesday: 1/2 off oyster platters and sparkling wine

301 E 6th St, parkside-austin.com

 

Péché

WHEN: Tues through Friday from 5 – 7pm, Sunday and Monday all night long

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Half off apps/food and $5 select drinks

208 W 4th St, pecheaustin.com

 

Better Half Coffee & Cocktails

WHEN: Sunday & Tuesday to Friday from 3pm – 6pm 

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 cheeseburgers, $6 sangria’s, $2.50 high life and $3 St Elmo Cal Kolsch

406 Walsh St, betterhalfbar.com

 

TRACE

WHEN: Sunday to Thursday from 4pm – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $12 cocktails, $9 glasses of wine, $5 beer, and discounted apps

200 Lavaca St

 

Walton’s Fancy & Staple

WHEN: Thursday to Saturday from 5:30 – 7:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 fancy snacks, $6 cocktails

609 W 6th St

 

Backspace Pizza

Backspace

Italian food on happy hour? Yes, please. 

WHEN: Tuesday to Saturday from 5-6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off beer, wine by the glass & antipasti.

507 San Jacinto Blvd + 1745 W. Anderson Lane


HAPPY HOURS ON SOUTH CONGRESS

Fries at June's Austin

June’s All Day

WHEN: Every day from 4 – 6pm in the restaurant’s bar or out on the patio.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 25% off all food / 50% off sparkling wine / $2 off other drinks, and 50% off sparkling wine all night mondays

1722 S Congress Ave, junesallday.com

 

Central Standard

Central Standard

WHEN: Wednesday through Saturday from 3 – 6:30pm, and all day on Sunday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off select cocktails and 1/2 off bottles of wine

1603 South Congress Avenue

 

Güero’s Taco Bar

When: Monday through Friday from 3-6 p.m.

Happy Hour Deal: $2 off margaritas, $2 domestic beers, and $1 off chili con queso.

1412 S Congress Ave

 

Thai Fresh

When: 3-6 p.m. everyday

Happy Hour Deal: $2 off appetizers and cocktails, $1 off draft beers, $2 off all opened wines and 30% off bottles. Food examples: Vegetarian Egg Rolls, Cucumber Salad, Chicken Wings, Thai Beef Jerky, Sesame Coconut Shrimp Fritters.

909 W Mary St

 

Hopdoddy

Hopdoddy

WHEN: Monday – Friday from 3 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all burgers, all sips are $5 (minus Little Larry $4, and skinny $7), all wine is $5, select beer $4 pints and $5 goblets & $7 tulips, and $5 fries (truffle, green chili & chili con queso all offered).

1400 S Congress Ave, STE 190A, hopdoddy.com/locations/southcongress/


HAPPY HOURS IN CENTRAL AUSTIN

 

Uchiko Sake Social Hour

Photo credit: Logan Crable

Uchiko

WHEN: Every day from 5 – 6:30pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Drinks are $3 – $7, and bites are $3 – $10.

4200 N Lamar Blvd, uchikoaustin.com

 

Contigo Austin

Contigo

WHEN: Sunday, Wednesday to Thursday from 4 – 6PM

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 Frozens, $5 House Wine, $1 off Draft Beers, $3 Local cans, and $2 off all Signature cocktails

2027 Anchor Ln, contigotexas.com

SEE ALSO: 25 Spots With The Best Brunch In Austin, Updated 2021

 

Uncle Nicky’s

WHEN: Daily 2-5 pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 

  • $2 Disco lemonade shots $2 High Life Ponies $3 Altstadt Drafts $3 Montenegro
  • $6 spritzes
  • $25 cheese plate + bottle of wine (house white/red)
  • $5 glasses of house white & red

4222 Duval St

 

Kome Austin

Kome

WHEN: Monday through Thursday from 5 – 6pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $4.5 Japanese chicken wings, $4 pork dumplings, $3 Kome fries, $4 – $6 sushi rolls, drink specials

5301 Airport Blvd, kome-austin.com

 

Jeffrey’s

WHEN: Every day from 4:30 – 6pm, and all night Monday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 25% off select food, $2 off beverages. 50% off bottles of wine every Sunday

1204 W Lynn St

 

Peached Tortilla

Peached Tortilla

WHEN: Tuesday to Sunday from 5pm-7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 beer, $6 wine, $6 cocktails, $4 tacos and $5 snacks, and $9 social burger

5520 Burnet Rd #100

 

Olive & June

WHEN: Tuesday through Friday until 6pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off beer and cocktails 1/2 off beer & cocktails / Tuesday-Friday until 6pm

3411 Glenview Ave, oliveandjune-austin.com

 

Revelry On The Blvd

WHEN: ALL DAY + NIGHT on Tuesday & Wednesday. Monday, Thursday, & Friday from 4 – 7pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all appetizers, $2 off house cocktails and wines by the glass, $1 off all drafts

6215 N Lamar Blvd

 

Josephine House

Josephine House 

WHEN: 4 to 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 25% off selected items (small plates) & $2 off alcoholic beverages

1601 Waterston Ave, josephineofaustin.com

 

Fries + rosé at Hank's Austin

HANK’S

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $1 off beer, $5 frozen cocktails & tap cocktails, $5 tap wine, $3 off appetizers. Late night happy hour is Friday & Saturday from 10pm – 12am with $3 off frozen cocktails & tap cocktails, $3 off tap wine, and $1 off beer. Every Tuesday is 1/2 off full bottles of wine.

5811 Berkman Drive

 

Monger's Austin

Mongers Market + Kitchen

WHEN: Tuesday – Friday from 4 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Discounted apps like smoked fish dip, roasted shishito peppers, fried clam strips, $1 off oysters, $1 off drafts, $2 off signature and classic cocktails and $2 off by the glass wines

4119 Guadalupe St

SEE ALSO: Mongers Market + Kitchen

 

Lucy’s Fried Chicken

  • MONDAY ALL DAY – $4 house margarita and $1 Lone Star
  • TUESDAY ALL DAY – $3 Pints and 1/2 priced bottles of wine
  • WEDNESDAY – ALL DAY $1 Miller High Life Pony and $5 Juicy Lucy
  • THURSDAY ’til 7pm – $3 wells and $3 Cans and Bottles (Pearl)
  • FRIDAY ’til 7pm – $2 off all signature cocktails
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY ’til 5pm – $4 Mimosas, $3 Screwdrivers & Salty Dogs and $5 Bloody Marys

5408 Burnet Rd


HAPPY HOURS IN EAST AUSTIN

 

Il Brutto

Il Brutto

WHEN: Every day from 4-6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off all cocktails, wine & beer 

1601 E 6th St, ilbruttoaustin.com

 

Old Thousand

WHEN: Tuesday – Friday from 4 – 5:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 for all of the following (everything is vegan) Drinks – Panda Punch, Summer Shandy, Master Gao Beer, House Red White & Bubbles Snacks – Peaches & Greens, Corn Dumplings, Summer Sesame Stir Fry, Fried Green Tomato Lettuce Wraps

1000 E 11th St Ste 150

 

Revelry Kitchen + Bar

WHEN: ALL DAY + NIGHT on Monday. Tuesday – Friday from 4 – 7pm;

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 select appetizers, $2 off house cocktails & wines by the glass, $1 off all drafts, $1 off Modelo

1410 E 6th St

 

Canje

Canje is the latest restaurant concept from the team behind Emmer & Rye, the nationally renowned hospitality group. Led by Executive Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph, 2020 FOOD & WINE’s Best New Chef, Canje pays homage to Tavel’s Caribbean roots with a menu inspired by mainland Guyana and many of the islands in the region. Canje is located in East Austin at 1914 E 6th St. and is open seven days a week Sunday-Wednesday 5:00pm-10:00pm and Thursday-Saturday 5:00pm-12:00am. For more information, please visit canjeatx.com or follow along on Instagram at @canjeatx.

1914 E 6th St. 

 

Fukumoto

Fukumoto

WHEN: Monday – Thursday, 5 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all sake, beer and wine by the glass – served alongside Japanese snacks (discounted during happy hour), yakitori and nigiri flights.

514 Medina St, fukumotoaustin.com

 

Launderette

Launderette

WHEN: Weekdays from 5 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off cocktails, beer, and glasses of wine, $5 off Snacky Bits & Plancha Burgers

2115 Holly St

 

Jacoby's

Jacoby’s

WHEN: 5-9pm Wednesday and 5-6pm Thursday – Friday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 appetizers & $10 burgers 

3235 E Cesar Chavez St, jacobysaustin.com

 

Intero

WHEN: Wednesday and Thursday from 5 – 6:30 pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all pizzas, “Spuntini” starters, craft cocktails and wine by the glass.

2612 E Cesar Chavez

 

El Chile

WHEN: every day from 3 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 House margaritas, 4 different kinds of nachos, queso flameado, quesadillas, ceviche, guacamole, empanadas de comla, queso con rajas, and oralndo’s queso.

 

Oysters at Hillside Farmacy

Hillside Farmacy

WHEN: Every day from 3 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Discounted cocktails and select plates; $5 bubbles and half off oysters on Mondays

1209 E 11th St, hillsidefarmacy.com

 

Licha’s Cantina

WHEN: Tuesday to Friday from 4 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL:$6 sopacitos, $6 huaraches, $6 quesadillas, $5 esquite, $5 camote, $6 cocktails (margarita, Paloma, more)

1306 E 6th St

 

Salty Sow

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Every day, 4:30-6:30pm

WHEN: $2 off all listed cocktails, $4.50 craft beer, $5 wine, $5 tacos and $5 sharable appetizers like truffled deviled eggs, chicken liver mousse, duck fat fries, and eggplant fries.

1917 Manor Rd


HAPPY HOURS IN NORTH AUSTIN

Garbo's Happy Hour

Garbo’s

WHEN: Tuesday through Friday from 3pm to 5pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 food items like banh mi hot dog, banh mi shrimp fries, cod fish sticks, chowder fries, smoke fish dip toast, and shishito roulette and $6 drinks.

14735 Bratton Ln, garboslobsteratx.com

 

Barley Swine

WHEN: Sunday – Friday from 5:00 – 6:30pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Selected menu items are 1/2 off and drink specials include $7 draft cocktails, $3 off draft beers, 25% off bottles of wine, and half off large format beers.

6555 Burnet Rd #400, barleyswine.com

 

Thai Kun

Thai Kun

Try the coconut rice bowl ($7 during HH), mussels ($6 during HH, super spicy), and pork satay ($5 during HH).

WHEN: 5 – 7pm weekdays

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Food specials, $3 Tiger Beer Jelly Beer, $5 cocktails and $5 draft beers.

11601 Rock Rose #100, thaikun.com

 

Jack Allen's Fried Chicken Beef Ribs

Jack Allen’s Kitchen

WHEN: Monday to Friday from 3pm – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 priced appetizers and $1 off all drinks

Multiple locations, jackallenskitchen.com

 

Second Bar + Kitchen

Second Bar + Kitchen Domain

WHEN: Sunday to Thursday from 3-6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 snacks, $10 pizzas, $5 cocktails $5 wines by the glass and $5 beers

3121 Palm Way #101, secondbarkitchen.com

 

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

WHEN: Monday from 3:30-9pm and Tuesday to Friday from 3:30-6:30pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Drink Specials, $5 off Beginnings, $1 Gulf Oysters

2850 N Interstate Hwy 35, Round Rock, TX, salttraderscc.com

SEE ALSO: Best Seafood In Austin? Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

 

Fonda San Miguel

WHEN: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays 5-7pm

MIDWEEK HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off appetizers (quesadillas and tostada compuestas), $1 off tequila and tequila cocktails.

2330 W N Loop Blvd

 

Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub

WHEN: Monday-Friday from 3pm – 7pm.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $12 pint & pretzel and $8 select beer flights 

11500B Rock Rose


HAPPY HOURS IN SOUTH AUSTIN

Loro Austin

Loro

WHEN: Monday – Friday from 2pm – 5pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 boozy slushes, $5 cocktails $3 Kirin Ichiban $4 St Elmo, $8.75 Loro cheeseburger, $7 brisket tostadas, $7 chicken karrage, and $8 crispy smoked chicken sandwich

2115 South Lamar Blvd, loroaustin.com

SEE ALSO: 23 Best Patios In Austin To Wine & Dine

 

TLC

WHEN: Every Monday from 3 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $6 for all of the following – spicy margs, house red & white wine, hush puppies, fried pickles, 1/2 mussels, 6 pc. gulf oysters

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste

 

Aviary

WHEN: Tuesday – Saturday from 4 – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all glasses of wine and $10 off bottles

2110 S Lamar Blvd

 

Uchi Happy Hour

Photo credit: Logan Crable

Uchi

WHEN: Sake Social is every day from 4 – 6:30pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $3-$7 drinks and bites are $3 – $9.

801 South Lamar Blvd, uchiaustin.com

 

Fresa's Austin Frozen Margarita

Fresa’s

I recently just found out that my favorite Tex-Mex restaurant has happy hour and happy hour applies to dine-in, drive-thru, walk-up & online orders.

Koko Tip: Happy hour is offered every day to guests seated at the bar!

WHEN: Monday to Friday from 3pm – 6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all aguas frescas, botanas, beer, wine, and margaritas

1703 S 1st St

 

El Naranjo in Austin, TX

El Naranjo

WHEN: Happy hour runs Tuesday through Friday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Reverse happy hour is Tuesday to Friday, 9-10 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL:$3 off all appetizers like ceviche de atún and cocktails, $6 house red or white wine, $2 off beer (bottle or draft)

2717 S Lamar Blvd STE 1085 (previously Rainey), elnaranjorestaurant.com

 

Sway Domain

SWAY

WHEN: Sway now offers happy hour available from 3 to 6 p.m. on weekdays at the bar and patio area.

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off new specialty cocktails, as well as half off wines by the glass, hot sake, and draught beer.

1417 S 1st St + Domain, swaythai.com

 

Elizabeth St Cafe

Elizabeth St Cafe 

WHEN: Monday–Friday, 3–6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all alcohol, 1/2 priced appetizers & bánh mì

1501 S 1st St, elizabethstreetcafe.com

 

Odd Duck

Odd Duck

WHEN: Every day from 5-6pm

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 Draft Frescas & Dig in Daiquiris, half-priced bottles of wine (under $100) & large format beer, and $1 off all canned, bottled, and draft beer.

1201 S Lamar Blvd

 

Eberly

WHEN: Happy Hour in the Cedar Tavern: Sunday & Monday all night, 5 PM to 7 PM Tuesday through Friday. Tasting Hours in the front dining room bar: Sunday & Monday all night, 5 PM to 7 PM Tuesday through Friday

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $7 cocktails, $7 select wines, $4 draft beers, select food specials

615 S Lamar

 

Lenoir

WHEN: Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 6pm in the outdoor Wine Garden

HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Discounted food, beer, wine, and cocktails

1807 S 1st St

 

What’s your favorite happy hour in ATX?

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This guide is part of the Austin Food Blogger Alliance’s 2021 City Guide. Check out more of the best eats in Austin, curated by Austin food bloggers, on the full list of guides.

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Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.

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