Patio time is special for Austin, when people get to enjoy the sun and perfect weather, just before the dreaded summer heat consumes the city. Here are some of Austin’s greatest patios.
Aba Austin | This Music Lane addition incorporates a lighter style of cooking and features indoor and outdoor spaces that flow seamlessly to create a sprawling destination for dining, drinking, and people-watching.
1011 S Congress Avenue | 737.273.0199
Better Half Coffee & Cocktails | Everything about the Clarksville-adjacent restaurant’s patio feels like, well, Austin, from the pink picnic tables to the iron-wrought tables and chairs to the gravel ground to dogs abound.
406 Walsh Street | 512.645.0786
Domo Alley-Gato Tatsu-Ya | East Austin patio bar that focuses on highballs and Japanese curry, from the team behind Ramen Tatsu-ya. Their outdoor space feels like you walked out of East Austin and into the back alleys of Tokyo.
1600 E 6th Street B | 512.893.5561
Flo’s Wine Bar & Bottle Shop | This new neighborhood wine bar located in Tarrytown offers nearly 200 bottles hand-picked from across the world. In addition, this is also the highly anticipated Allday’s Austin debut, a counter-service pizzeria serving N.Y.C.-style pies and more!
3111 W 35th Street
Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile | A family-owned and family-operated restaurant, offering southern and rustic ranch-
3235 E Cesar Chavez Street | 512.366.5808
Justine’s Brasserie | Austin’s very own French bistro! This chic little bungalow offers steaks, snails, and cocktails in a cozy open atmosphere. Insider tip: They are open till 2 AM on the weekends.
4710 E 5th Street | 512.385.2900
Bouldin Acres | With pickleball courts, a dog-friendly patio, food trucks, and free-WiFi, Bouldin Acres is a one-of-a-kind Austin happening place made for entertaining.
2027 S Lamar Boulevard | 512.536.0132
Hat Creek Burger Company | Originally a food truck, Hat Creek offers good burgers and shakes. Enjoy your meal on their outdoor patio and set your kids free on one of their unique play yards. A win-win!
Austin Eastciders | Austin Eastciders is determined to make America fall in love with cider all over again! Dine on their huge dog-friendly patio or get food and a 6-pack to-go for a picnic at Zilker Park.
1530 Barton Springs Road | 512.893.7000
Bar Peached | This Clarksville restaurant serves cocktails, tacos, and Asian-inspired comfort food. They have a nicely shaded patio thanks to a huge heritage tree so make sure to bring your pup!
1315 W 6th Street | 512.992.0666
Jester King Brewery | A world-renowned maker of farmhouse ales and barrel-
13187 Fitzhugh Road