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Where (and When) to Drink Half-Priced Wine in Austin

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Wine is always nice, whether on its own, or paired with a meal, but what's even better is great wine at half the price. Luckily for Austin, there are a bunch of restaurants and bars offering half-priced wines by the bottle or glass throughout the week.

Find discounted bottles and glasses with happy hour deals at places like Small Victory and Lenoir, Wine Wednesdays (which is indeed a thing in the middle of the week) over at Contigo and The Driskill, weekly half-off bottles like Winebelly, and many others.

For more wine takes, scope out Eater's guide to the best wine lists in town and wine and cheese spots. Then there are the city's killer happy hours, and cocktail bars essential and new.

Everything below is listed chronologically, starting with daily specials and then moving on to each day of the week. If your favorite half-price wine by the bottle or glass spot missing below? Let Eater know in the comment section below, through the tipline, or over on the forum.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Opa Coffee & Wine Bar

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2050 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 326-8742
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It is only appropriate that the wine bar has a good happy hour. From 3 to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and all day Sunday, the Greek cafe offers $15 pitchers, half-off glasses of wine from already-opened bottles, and 20 percent off all bottles.

2. Juliet Ristorante

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1500 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 479-1800
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Make it a wine day with half-off bottles on Tuesdays and enjoy discounted glasses during happy hour, from 3 to 7 p.m. daily throughout the restaurant.

3. Small Victory

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108 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701
(737) 701-0500
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The downtown bar’s happy hour includes half-off rose, sparkling, and fortified wines, available from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

4. Lenoir

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1807 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 215-9778
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Spend the evening in Lenoir’s whimsical wine garden from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, for half-off select wine bottles.

5. Odd Duck

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1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
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At Odd Duck, all bottles of wine are half-off from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.

6. North Italia

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11506 Century Oaks Ter Ste 124
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 339-4400
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North offers half-off all bottles of wine, with select bottles for $16, along with $4 glasses of house wines and sangria during happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

7. House Wine

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408 Josephine St
Austin, TX 78704

House Wine offers 100 different wines, with various wine specials every day of the week, including half-off wine tastings by the glass on Sundays, and more.

8. Santorini Cafe

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11800 N Lamar Blvd Bldg 1
Austin, TX 78753
(512) 833-6000
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The northern Greek cafe’s daily happy hour from 5 to 8 p.m. includes $2.50 sangria, half-off glasses of wine from opened bottles, and 20 percent off all wine bottles.

9. Vox Table

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1100 S Lamar Blvd #2140
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 375-4869
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Head to Vox Table's bar for half-off wine by the glass during happy hour held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

10. Wink

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1014 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 482-8868
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Visit the wine bar at Wink from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, for half-off all bar appetizers and a glass of wine off from its extensive list.

11. Clark's Oyster Bar

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1200 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 297-2525
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Get your weekend fill of oysters and wine at Cark’s, with half-off bottles of wine, fifty cents off oysters, and $5 oyster shooters from 3 to 6 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday.

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12. Jeffrey's

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1204 W Lynn St
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 477-5584
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Make your Sunday evenings a relaxing one with half-off the entire wine list at the upscale restaurant located in the heart of Clarksville.

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13. Winebelly

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519 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 487-1569
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Winebelly takes half-off select bottles of wine on Sunday and Monday. It also serves $5 house wines, including rose, during happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday.

14. Eastside Cafe

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2113 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 476-5858
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On Mondays, enjoy half-off bottles of wine and appetizers from 4 to 9:30 p.m. at this cozy spot on Manor Road.

15. Austin Terrier

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3435 Greystone Dr
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 369-3751
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For a casual and family-friendly vibe, head over to Austin Terrier on Monday, when all bottles of wine are half-off.

16. Crú Wine Bar

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238 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 339-9463
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All champagne bottles are half-off every Thursday at both Cru locations (the other in the Domain).

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17. Zax Pints & Plates

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312 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 481-0100
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The farmhouse-style joint offers half-off all bottles on Monday nights, excluding reserved wines.

18. Taverna

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258 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-1001
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There is no such thing as saving too much on wine, which is why Taverna offers half-off on almost all wine bottles from open to close on Monday and Tuesday. The Domain location has the same deal, too.

19. Barlata

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1500 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 473-2211
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Barlata offers half-off wine bottles starting at 7 p.m. every Tuesday night, with select wines by the glass for $3 to $5 during happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Make sure to also check out its daily paella pairings, which includes the dish with a select cocktail or glass of wine for $15.

20. Cenote

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1010 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1311
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Wednesdays at Cenote feature the perfect combination: half-off wine bottles and $12 Antonelli’s cheese plates.

21. Brick Oven Restaurant

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1209 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-7006
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Wednesdays mean half-off bottles of wine, which always pairs well with pizza.

22. Contigo

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2027 Anchor Ln
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 614-2260
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For ranch-to-table dining, head over to Contigo on Wednesday nights, when all bottles of wine are half-off. Wine by the glass is also $1 off during the restaurant's regular happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

23. The Driskill

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604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-5911
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Want to grab a drink at the historic Driskill without dropping major cash? The Driskill Grill offers half-off wine by the glass every Wednesday. Daily, house wines are $4 during happy hour at the bar, from 4 to 7 p.m.

24. Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile

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3235 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 366-5808
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Every Wednesday evening, Jacoby’s offers half-off select bottles of wine during dinner service from 5 to 9 p.m.

25. Jenna's Asian Kitchen

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12300 Ranch Road 620 N
Austin, TX 78750
(512) 258-8282
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The Wednesday wine specials at Jenna's includes half-off all bottles and sake, if you're in the mood. Happy hour bottles are 25 percent off from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, too.

26. Mia Italian Tapas & Bar

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11420 Rock Rose Ave Suite 120
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 677-7818
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The tapas restaurant offers half-off prices on 27 different bottles of wine every Wednesday. House wines and sangria are also $5 during happy hour from 3 to 6 pm., Monday through Friday.

27. Salt & Time

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1912 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1383
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The butcher shop and salumeria celebrates wine on Wednesdays with half-off bottles from 5 p.m. to close. The daily happy hour, from 3 to 6 p.m., includes $5 glasses of house wines.

28. Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

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1950 S Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-5337
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Wine bottles are half-off for on-property drinking, with retail bottles at 20 percent off, on Wednesdays.

29. Foreign & Domestic

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306 E 53rd St
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 459-1010
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Though not half-off, Foreign & Domestic features 25 percent off bottles on Thursdays.

1. Opa Coffee & Wine Bar

2050 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

It is only appropriate that the wine bar has a good happy hour. From 3 to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and all day Sunday, the Greek cafe offers $15 pitchers, half-off glasses of wine from already-opened bottles, and 20 percent off all bottles.

2050 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

2. Juliet Ristorante

1500 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Make it a wine day with half-off bottles on Tuesdays and enjoy discounted glasses during happy hour, from 3 to 7 p.m. daily throughout the restaurant.

1500 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704

3. Small Victory

108 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

The downtown bar’s happy hour includes half-off rose, sparkling, and fortified wines, available from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

108 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701

4. Lenoir

1807 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

Spend the evening in Lenoir’s whimsical wine garden from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, for half-off select wine bottles.

1807 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704

5. Odd Duck

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

At Odd Duck, all bottles of wine are half-off from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.

1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

6. North Italia

11506 Century Oaks Ter Ste 124, Austin, TX 78758

North offers half-off all bottles of wine, with select bottles for $16, along with $4 glasses of house wines and sangria during happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

11506 Century Oaks Ter Ste 124
Austin, TX 78758

7. House Wine

408 Josephine St, Austin, TX 78704

House Wine offers 100 different wines, with various wine specials every day of the week, including half-off wine tastings by the glass on Sundays, and more.

408 Josephine St
Austin, TX 78704

8. Santorini Cafe

11800 N Lamar Blvd Bldg 1, Austin, TX 78753

The northern Greek cafe’s daily happy hour from 5 to 8 p.m. includes $2.50 sangria, half-off glasses of wine from opened bottles, and 20 percent off all wine bottles.

11800 N Lamar Blvd Bldg 1
Austin, TX 78753

9. Vox Table

1100 S Lamar Blvd #2140, Austin, TX 78704

Head to Vox Table's bar for half-off wine by the glass during happy hour held from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

1100 S Lamar Blvd #2140
Austin, TX 78704

10. Wink

1014 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Visit the wine bar at Wink from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, for half-off all bar appetizers and a glass of wine off from its extensive list.

1014 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703

11. Clark's Oyster Bar

1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703
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Get your weekend fill of oysters and wine at Cark’s, with half-off bottles of wine, fifty cents off oysters, and $5 oyster shooters from 3 to 6 p.m., on Saturday and Sunday.

1200 W 6th St
Austin, TX 78703

12. Jeffrey's

1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX 78703
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Make your Sunday evenings a relaxing one with half-off the entire wine list at the upscale restaurant located in the heart of Clarksville.

1204 W Lynn St
Austin, TX 78703

13. Winebelly

519 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704

Winebelly takes half-off select bottles of wine on Sunday and Monday. It also serves $5 house wines, including rose, during happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday.

519 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704

14. Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722