Welcome to springtime in Austin, Texas! With this amazing weather, there are several great happy hour options for discounted drinks and bites. In this blog, we’ll take you through the Top 10 Best Happy Hours happening right now in Austin, Texas. With locations all over the city, there’s an ideal spot for everyone.
1. Rules & Regs
Enjoy gorgeous Austin weather and the best city views from Fairmont Austin’s rooftop terrace at Rules & Regs. Located on the 7th floor, Rules & Regs is the best place in Austin to create your own escapade while enjoying fresh Latin flavors with a taste of the tropics. With their brand new happy hour, enjoy 8$ margaritas, $10 tacos and photo worthy views of Austin.
Check out the amazing atmosphere inside Fairmont Austin’s acclaimed restaurant, Revue, for a vibrant and colorful dining experience featuring shareable Italian and Asian favorites. Revue emphasizes utilizing locally sourced products and ingredients in all aspects of this communal restaurant that truly has something for everyone. Enjoy their Sip & Shuck happy hour every day with a fresh array of oysters at $12 for a half dozen and $10 cocktail options.
Bar Peached is located in downtown Austin and has an amazing happy hour every day from 5:00-6:30pm. Try their draft cocktails for just $7, draft beers for $5, and discounted food and bites like burgers and their delicious brussels sprouts! They also have another restaurant called Peached Tortilla located on Burnet Rd. in North Austin with similar menu items and happy hour Tuesday-Sunday from 5:00-7:00pm.
4. Bufalina Pizza
Located in East Austin, Bufalina Pizza offers happy hour 7 days a week with half -off pizza and bottles of wine under $100. If you’re located in North Austin, you can also check out their other location, Bufalina Due, with similar menu options and daily happy hour.
5. Higher Ground
Tuesday-Friday 4:00-7:00pm | Saturday 2:00-6:00pm
Higher Ground is a truly beautiful spot to catch a drink with a friend. The church-like interior consists of two floors with a bar on each level. Happy Hour is offered Tuesday-Friday from 4:00-7:00pm and Saturday 2:00-6:00pm. Some of the options include $4 beer, $7 wells, $10 classics and half-priced snacks.
Housed inside (you guessed it) a converted laundromat, Launderette is perhaps the most attractive restaurant on the East Side. Fortunately, Launderette isn’t just trying to get by on its looks – the food here is actually good. Their happy hour is Monday-Friday at 5:00-6:00pm and they offer half priced beers, cocktails and wines along with $5 off appetizers and $5 off burgers.
Irene’s has both indoor and outdoor seating, making the outdoor seating perfect when a part of a bigger group. Happy hour is available Tuesday-Friday from 3:00-6:00pm. Try their $5 frozen cocktails, $5 wine, $4 well, $3 beer and pair it up with their $6 snacks and free popcorn!
Monday – Friday 2:00-5:00pm
Loro is an Asian smokehouse and bar created by the award winning chefs of Uchi and Franklin Barbecue. Their happy hour is only time of day you can order certain menu items – like the $9 cheeseburger and chicken karaage. They also offer select menu items for $6-$9, $5 boozy slushes and half off beer and wine.
9. Upstairs at Caroline
Monday-Thursday 4:00-7:00pm | Friday 12:00-3:00pm | Sunday Yappy Hour 11:00am-2:00pm
Upstairs at Caroline is the perfect place to relax with friends and enjoy fresh air on their rooftop. They have a happy hour option every day of the week, and if you visit Upstairs at Caroline on Sundays with your dog, you will receive 25% off your visit all day long. You can also expect a different drink every day during their happy hour!
If you are in for drink specials paired with oysters, Clark’s is the place. Enjoy martinis & burgers 50% off with oyster shooters available for $5, and 50 cents off oysters. Clark’s is located in West Austin and their happy hour is available Monday-Friday at 3:00-5:00pm.