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Best Austin Happy Hours

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Austin’s Best Happy Hour Scene

Cap off your day with happy hour in downtown Austin. Our curated list offers something for every occasion. Some even have late night offerings.

All destinations are situated on or near the lively 6th Street Entertainment District and are located within a mile or less from our downtown Austin hotel.

PARKSIDE

301 E 6th | 0.4 Mile | Happy Hour: Daily, 5 – 6pm

Setting the standard for local, sustainable dining, Parkside is also known as Austin’s first gastropub, making this the perfect spot to enjoy great drinks and great food.

Their offer includes half off the full food menu, beer, cocktails, wine, and bubbles by the glass.

BURGER BAR

110 E. 2nd St. | 1 Min. Walking Distance | Happy Hour: Daily, 6pm-8pm

Head downstairs to the walk-up window on Congress for a handcrafted burger and an ice-cold beer. With expedited service and a refreshing al fresco setting, Burger Bar makes it easy to grab a quick drink and bite to eat.

Enjoy half off beer on Saturday and Sunday.

EASY TIGER

709 E. 6th | 0.7 Mile | Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Easy Tiger has everything a beer garden should have: a full bar, lovely outdoor space, tasty foods, and a great happy hour. Situated next to Waller Creek, this fun downtown hangout is known for its picturesque setting and was recognized by Food and Wine Magazine as one of the best beer gardens in the nation.

For happy hour, the menu offers $3 off select foods and drafts & $4 off select cocktails.

MAIKO’S SUSHI LOUNGE

311 W. 6th St. | 0.6 Mile | Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 3pm-Close; Sat-Sun, 5pm-Close

Experience the culture and flavors of Asian-inspired cuisine. Known for their high-energy ambiance and extended happy hour times, Maiko’s is a favorite among foodies and night owls.

The happy hour menu includes a selection of sushi, yakitori, tapas, rolls, entrees and drink offerings.

LOBBY BAR AT JW MARRIOTT AUSTIN

110 E 2nd St. | Cocktail Hour: Sun-Thurs, 7pm-9pm

Located in the heart of downtown, the sleek lounge setting at JW Marriott Austin is a winner for trendy travelers and corporate-minded guests. Cocktail hour at the Lobby Bar ends at 9pm, so stop by for a night cap or after-dinner cocktail.

The menu offers cocktail hour pricing on appetizer classics and select wines & handcrafted cocktails.

CORNER

110 E. 2nd St. | Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 4pm-6pm

Corner is a vibrant gem among downtown Austin restaurants. With uniquely crafted drinks, delicious food, and a lively patio bar, Corner sets the stage for a memorable dining and happy hour experience.

Corner offers a $5 Happy Hour menu that includes the Prickly Pear Margarita, all draft beers, house wines and 3 signature apps.

THE TOWNSEND

718 Congress Ave. | 0.4 Mile | Happy Hour: Daily, Until 7pm; All Day Mondays

Situated across from the Paramount Theater, The Townsend is an award-winning downtown Austin bar with a gorgeous interior. Boasting a performance space with exceptional acoustics, The Townsend is ideal for those looking to enjoy happy hour with live entertainment.

The happy hour features a selection of cocktails and wines.

Happy Hour at Our Urban Resort

Whether you’re looking to kick back after a day of sightseeing, working, or attending meetings, our downtown Austin hotel is within easy walking distance to many of the area’s best happy hour havens.

Rainey Street Entertainment District and Austin’s Warehouse District offer great walkability and both destinations are teeming with happy hour and late-night spots.

PECHE

208 4th St. | 0.3 Mile | Happy Hour: Tues-Fri, 4pm-7pm; Sun-Mon; All Night

Located in the Warehouse District, Austin’s first absinthe bar showcases pre-Prohibition-style cocktails and a curated wine list. Late night revelers enjoy all-night happy hour on Sundays and Mondays.

The happy hour menu includes $5 drinks and half-off dishes.

BANGER’S SAUSAGE HOUSE & BEER GARDEN

79 Rainey St. | 0.6 Mile | Happy Hour: Mon-Fri, 4pm to 6pm

With a legendary food menu and over 100 beers on tap, Bangers is one more reason to explore Austin’s Rainey Street District.

Tip: Enjoy a scenic 15 min. walk via the lovely Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail.

Bangers happy hour includes $3 snacks, $4 beers, $5 wines, and $5 sausages.