Favorite Nightspots: Late Eats
Here are a few of our favorite spots to grab some late night bites in Austin.
Arlo’s | Open till 2am
Food trailer outside Cheer Up Charlie’s for vegan tacos, burgers and beer.
900 Red River | 512.840.1600
Baton Creole | Open till 2am on weekends
Quirky hot-pink food trailer doling Southern Louisiana-style street eats amid picnic tables.
1016 E 6th Street | 512.986.3834
Casino El Camino | Open till 2am
No-frills bar and grill with huge burgers, a patio and jukebox that caters to music nerds.
517 E 6th Street | 512.469.9330
Easy Tiger | Open till 2am on weekends
Hip hangout with both a bakery/cafe and a creekside beer garden serving yummy snacks.
709 E 6th Street | 512.614.4972
Irene’s | Open till 2am on weekends
This classic restaurant offers comfort food and cocktails among vintage accents.
506 West Avenue | 512.298.0853
Justine’s Brasserie | Open till 2am
Chic little bungalow offering steaks, snails and cocktails in a cozy atmosphere.
4710 E 5th Street | 512.385.2900
More Home Slice | Open till 3am on weekends
The takeout and slice operation of this iconic Austin pizzeria.
1415 S Congress Avenue | 512.444.7437
Nightcap | Open till 12am
This central restaurant offers new American–style cuisine in a candlelit bungalow.
1401 W 6th Street | 512.628.0144
Péché | Open till 2am
Enjoy french comfort food and craft cocktails in a New Orleans-esque space.
208 W 4th Street | 512.494.4011
Texas Chili Parlor | Open till 2am
An Austin institution that has been serving up bowls of comforting chili since 1976.
1409 Lavaca Street | 512.472.2828
Velvet Taco | Open till 4am on weekends
This funky late night mini-chain offers globally-inspired tacos and cocktails.
11501 Rock Rose Avenue | 512.704.8226
Via 313 Pizza | Open till 11pm on weekends
Local pizzeria chain known for its square, Detroit-style pies and inventive toppings.
3016 Guadalupe Street | 512.358.6193
Favorite Nightspots: Late Drinks
From rooftop lounges to secret bars, grab a craft cocktail at one of these late night drinking spots.
Located in Austin’s oldest standing fire station, this speakeasy is hidden behind a bookshelf in the Firehouse Hostel’s lobby. Just slide the bookcase from left to right and you’re in.
605 Brazos Street | 512.212.4244
An unassuming bar crafting inventive cocktails in a hip space within a parking garage. Once in the parking garage, keep following the path upwards until you stumble upon the entrance of the bar.
503 Colorado Street | 512.369.3490
A semi-private craft cocktail lounge. To get in just download the Here Nor There app and tap “Request New Reservation”, then use the emailed code to gain access through their gated alleyway entrance.
612 Brazos Street
An intimate reservations-only lounge known for its hip speakeasy vibe and old-school cocktail menu. Be sure to make a reservation in advance online and ring the Harry Craddock buzzer for entry.
313 E 6th Street | 512.843.2715
Enjoy classic cocktails and house creations in this quirky space with an unmarked entrance. To gain access many people recommend going to HandleBar and asking the bartenders for the keycode.
119 E 5th Street
A very cool, very reliable craft cocktail bar for your downtown drinking needs. Look out for the small red ‘V’ decal on the glass door, hit the buzzer then walk up the winding staircase.
108 E 7th Street
The Driskill Bar | The Driskill Hotel
Enjoy specialty cocktails, updated bar bites and local musicians in their plush Texas-
604 Brazos Street | 512.391.7107
Geraldine’s | Hotel Van Zandt
Located on Rainey Street, this roof-top bar features well-curated cocktails, shareable plates and live music acts.
605 Davis Street | 512.476.4755
San José Lounge | Hotel San José
Enjoy a cocktail, cheese plate and music in their chic courtyard lounge, a gathering place for both locals and visitors.
1316 S Congress Avenue | 512.852.2350
Lobby Bar | South Congress Hotel
A gathering place for travelers and neighbors alike, the Lobby Bar offers handcrafted cocktails, coffee service and a tasty snack menu.
1603 S Congress Avenue | 512.920.6405
P6 | The Line Austin
This former rooftop parking garage has been transformed into an intimate cocktail experience overlooking the lake, the Austin skyline and down Congress Avenue.
111 E Cesar Chavez Street | 512.478.9611
Rules and Regs | Fairmont Austin
Head up to the 7th floor of the Fairmont to enjoy a cocktail and some bites at Rules and Reg’s rooftop bar overlooking Austin’s cityscape.
101 Red River Street | 512.717.4844
Favorite Nightspots: Late Fun
Looking for a little fun on the town? Below are a few ways to enjoy Austin at night.
The place to go if you want to Texas two-step. This dance hall is internationally known as an authentic honky-tonk with live music & boot-scootin’.
3201 S Lamar Boulevard | 512.442.6189
It is exactly what it sounds like. Join in on this Sunday tradition at Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon with drinking and country music.
5434 Burnet Road | 512.524.1291
A live 60-minute adventure featuring 6 rooms with themes ranging from gold rush to a prison break.
405 Red River Street | 512.643.0043
Have a laugh at this modern-day vaudeville theatre featuring magic, singing, dancing and sketches on current events.
525 E 6th Street | 512.320.0553
Music. Karaoke. Drinks. It’s like nothing else in Austin with its dance floor, patio, and themed karaoke rooms, the Highball is a one stop party shop.
1120 S Lamar Boulevard | 512.383.8309
The perfect festive spot for arcade games, casual handheld fare and a full bar featuring sake bombs.
11501 Rock Rose Avenue #140 | 512.719.3808
Operating since 1946, this cash-only family attraction features a variety of characters and obstacles on two 18-hole courses.
1207 Barton Springs Road | 512.472.1033
A family-friendly arcade experience with an assortment of classic and new arcade gameplay. Don’t forget it’s also BYOB!
8940 Research Boulevard | 512.420.8458
Enjoy a night out with friends with non-stop entertainment in karaoke, bowling and games while sipping on some cocktails.
11310 Domain Drive | 512.368.9070
SPIN has perfected the formula for fun gatherings: unlimited ping-pong balls, good food and great drinks.
213 W 5th Street | 512.351.7110
It’s all fun and games at this premier urban backyard that features draft cocktails, tacos, TVs and bar games.
621 Congress Avenue | 512.982.6766
Live country music is served up in this hip, upbeat, sprawling East Austin honky-tonk.
500 Comal Street | 512.553.675