Bars are important to Austin, where drinking is a time-honored ritual. As the number of cocktail bars increase every day, it’s important to pay respect to the city’s essential cocktail bars, where drinks come first.
Here are the best places which hold the craft of the cocktail in utmost respect, where bartenders pay dedicated attention to the drinks they’re serving. There is the longtime classy spot the Driskill, knowledgeable bars including Roosevelt Room, and the need-to-know lounge of Midnight Cowboy, and welcoming neighborhood spot Nickel City.
While, yes, a majority of these cocktail bars are found in/near downtown Austin, the city has way more boozing options. Navigate newer bar offerings with the cocktail heatmap, versatile bars for every drink preference, iconic dive bars, and great restaurant bars. Sit back, sip, and enjoy.
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