Great drinks and good snacks. A great North Austin option.

drink.well
207 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 614-6683

Located in a bungalow on Rainey Street, in one of Austin’s more popular neighborhoods for nightlife. Opened by LA transplant Chris Bostick, expect innovative craft cocktails and well-executed classics.

75 1/2 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 391-1877

Try this new, hip East Austin spot with a sprawling back patio overlooking the river. Sip a classic cocktail and browse at the mercantile that sells cool vintage items, unique finds, and artisan food products.

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile
3235 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 366-5808

At this hidden spot on rowdy 6th street—it was formerly a brothel—bartenders roll martini carts down the intimate isle of leather booths.

Midnight Cowboy
313 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 843-2715

Try the bar at this popular destination for a thoughtfully-curated cocktail menu and pulutan, or finger food. A nice alternative to the more expensive tasting menus on offer.

qui
1600 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 436-9626

New York transplant Weather Up has drinks specials Monday through Thursday, 4-6 PM. Snag a 50s-esque lawn chair in the sprawling backyard and try the potent Revolution, made with rye whiskey, Benedictine, Ramazotti and Angostura bitters, or the popular Young Blood, a mix of tequila, Aperol, house made blood orange caramel and lime and grapefruit juices.

Weather Up
1808 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-0464

This quirky Austin spot is part beer hall, part wine bar, part specialty foods store, and part restaurant, and offers live music to boot. The menu focuses on Indian cuisine, though Tex-Mex favorites like an Asia- style Frito pie also make the menu. You’ll leave with the tagline—Namaste Y’all!—in your head.

Whip In
1950 South Interstate Highway 35
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-5337