UPDATED: October 2021
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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!
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HAPPY HOURS IN DOWNTOWN AUSTIN
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
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
c/o Marc Swendner
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
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
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
WHEN: Wednesday to Saturday from 4pm-6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off all drinks
400 W 2nd St, lacondesa.com/drinks
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
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
WHEN: Monday to Saturday from 4-7pm and all day on Sunday
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: Sushi and drink specials
206 Colorado St, barchisushi.com
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
WHEN: Monday – Friday from 3 – 6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL:$5 schooner drinks and $5 happy hour bites (pretzel & beer cheese and house fries)
1400 S Congress Ave, STE 190A, hopdoddy.com/locations/southcongress/
HAPPY HOURS IN CENTRAL AUSTIN
Photo credit: Logan Crable
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
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
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 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
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
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
WHEN: 4 to 6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 25% off selected items (small plates) & $2 off alcoholic beverages
1601 Waterston Ave, josephineofaustin.com
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
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
WHEN: Every day from 4-6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: 1/2 off all cocktails, wine & beer
1601 E 6th St, ilbruttoaustin.com
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 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 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
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
WHEN: 5-9pm Wednesday and 5-6pm Thursday – Friday
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $5 appetizers & $10 burgers
3235 E Cesar Chavez St, jacobysaustin.com
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
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.
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
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
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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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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
WHEN: Tuesday – Saturday from 4 – 6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all glasses of wine and $10 off bottles
2110 S Lamar Blvd
Photo credit: Logan Crable
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
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 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
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
WHEN: Monday–Friday, 3–6pm
HAPPY HOUR DEAL: $2 off all alcohol, 1/2 priced appetizers & bánh mì
1501 S 1st St, elizabethstreetcafe.com
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
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?