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GOT COCKTAILS: Cool Austin Cocktails

Don’t let the summer temperatures get you down. One of our favorite ways to beat the heat is with a cool and refreshing cocktail. From avocado margaritas to movie-themed cocktails, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite boozy drinks to keep you cool this season.

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BAR PEACHED
1315 W 6th Street

Add to the experience of brunching at this bar-focused asian-inspired comfort restaurant by pairing your meal with a Bloody Maria – the perfect weekend pair.

CURRA’S GRILL
614 E Oltorf Street

The frozen avocado margarita at Curra’s Grill is the perfect combination of refreshing, boozy, and cold: everything a person wants in a drink on a hot summer day!

EAST AUSTIN HOTEL: THE UPSIDE BAR
1108 E 6th Street

Take in the city from East Austin Hotel’s rooftop bar with one of their classic or modern cocktails, but be sure to try their Lawn Flamingo – it’s truly flamazing.

GERALDINE’S
605 Davis Street

It’s hard to think of Austin and not think of Willie Nelson. Enjoy the refreshing drink dedicated to the famous musician which includes hemp seed milk, sage, and whiskey.

THE HIGHTOWER
1209 E 7th Street

The Hightower serves up the ever refreshing tequila fresa, made with strawberry shrub and basil. Customize it with either a chartreuse or mezcal float.

HOLY ROLLER
509 Rio Grande Street

Nothing sounds more refreshing on a hot day than a frozen Peach Bellini from Holy Roller – the perfect summer drink.

HOTEL SAN JOSÉ
1316 S Congress Avenue

Delight in the upscale yet laid-back patio of Hotel San José while cooling off with their now infamous, lemon-tinged frosé.

THE LINE AUSTIN: P6
208 W 4th Street

Enjoy the panoramic views of the lake, Austin skyline, and Congress Ave while enjoying cocktails shaken (or stirred) at The LINE’S P6 bar. Their Glyda Rose makes for the perfect alfresco-friendly cocktail.

LORO
2115 S Lamar Boulevard

A twist on a classic, Loro is serving up frozen Gin and Tonics that are refreshing and pair perfectly with their Asian smokehouse inspired menu.

PÉCHÉ
208 W 4th Street

Why choose dessert or a cocktail when you can have both? This cocktail bar serves up three boozy milkshakes, all made with house-made vanilla ice cream.

PERLA’S
1400 S Congress Avenue

Be sure to grab a frozen cocktail at this favorite local seafood restaurant. Be sure to ask for their flavor of the day, have a seat on their patio, and enjoy.

THE ROOSEVELT ROOM
307 W 5th Street

The Roosevelt Room offers a seated cocktail experience unlike any other. From classic cocktails like the martini to inventive creations like Milk Punch, they have something for everyone.

SUERTE
1800 E 6th Street

This East Austin restaurant offers both irresistible upscale Mexican food and craft cocktails. The root beer–like Don Dario, with its tequila, tamarindo, and sarsaparilla base is likely to hit the spot on a hot day.

VIOLET CROWN
434 W 2nd Street

Enjoy a movie, a cocktail, and indoor air conditioning at Austin’s Violet Crown Cinema. Be sure to try one of their movie-themed cocktails like the Bloody Carrie.

WU CHOW
500 W 5th Street #168

Who doesn’t love a garnished rum drink served in a tropical themed mug? Order Wu Chow’s Texas Tiki cocktail alongside their honey pecan prawns and enjoy.