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Where to Enjoy a Craft Beer with Dinner, Mapped

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Hopfields.
| Photo: Raymond Thompson/EATX

Austin is currently enjoying a golden age of craft beer, and a number of the city's best restaurants and bars also offer great food to pair with the abundance of local and rare brews. From beer nerd restaurants to bars upping their food game, now is a great time to enjoy a beer or three with dinner. Eater maps some of the city's best options below. Note for the purpose of this exercise, only bars with significant in-house food menus were included.

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Odd Duck

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Odd Duck continues Barley Swine's intense beer nerdery. Their lengthy beer list offers a mix of local favorites and some of the best of the national craft scene. Bryce Gilmore's mixture of small plates and large format dishes lives up to the hype, too.

Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

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This worker-owned brewery and restaurant delivers on the food as well as the house-made beer. Go for pub food classics like the fish and chips.

Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

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Delicious and affordable Indian food, a large tap list, and an in-house brewery make for a surprising and winning combination.

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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Banger's 100 taps and in-house sausage program represents a serious commitment to the art of pairing food and beer. One of the best bets on Rainey for both.

Hi Hat Public House

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Hi Hat's menu has evolved over the past year to focus on high-quality bar food that pairs well with their expertly sourced selection of beers.

Hopfields

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This French-inflected neighborhood pub has an expertly curated tap list, and one of Austin's most unique burgers, topped with camembert, cornichons, and carmelized onions.

Easy Tiger

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Drew Curren hit a home run with this combination bakery and beer garden. Enjoy all things wheaty with house-smoked meats and house-made sausages.

The ABGB

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The ABGB is blowing up South Austin with their popular brews and a serious pizza program. They source a great deal of ingredients locally as well.

North By Northwest (NXNW)

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One of the first local breweries, North by Northwest serves a solid menu of new American-ish classics in their attractive dining room.

Gourmands Neighborhood Pub

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This east side neighborhood pub as a solid list of local brews on tap, and they offer excellent sandwiches, solid salads, and soup in bread bowls.

Porter Ale House

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Newcomer Porter Ale House mixes elevated comfort food and a serious focus on beer, with 30 taps featuring a mix of local, national, and international offerings.

Salt & Time

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The meat nerds at Salt and Time are also beer nerds, and feature a number of high-quality craft beers on tap and in bottles. Watch out for regular beer dinners, too.

Crown & Anchor Pub

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This classic campus bar offers great happy hour deals on a variety of craft beers by the pint or pitcher, and their old-school and unfussy burgers are delicious.

Billy's On Burnet

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On reader hits the tipline to note that "Billy's on Burnet is an OG in this category." Their well-curated tap list and epic spread of burgers and sandwiches have made them a neighborhood favorite.

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Odd Duck

Odd Duck continues Barley Swine's intense beer nerdery. Their lengthy beer list offers a mix of local favorites and some of the best of the national craft scene. Bryce Gilmore's mixture of small plates and large format dishes lives up to the hype, too.

Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

This worker-owned brewery and restaurant delivers on the food as well as the house-made beer. Go for pub food classics like the fish and chips.

Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

Delicious and affordable Indian food, a large tap list, and an in-house brewery make for a surprising and winning combination.

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

Banger's 100 taps and in-house sausage program represents a serious commitment to the art of pairing food and beer. One of the best bets on Rainey for both.

Hi Hat Public House

Hi Hat's menu has evolved over the past year to focus on high-quality bar food that pairs well with their expertly sourced selection of beers.

Hopfields

This French-inflected neighborhood pub has an expertly curated tap list, and one of Austin's most unique burgers, topped with camembert, cornichons, and carmelized onions.

Easy Tiger

Drew Curren hit a home run with this combination bakery and beer garden. Enjoy all things wheaty with house-smoked meats and house-made sausages.

The ABGB

The ABGB is blowing up South Austin with their popular brews and a serious pizza program. They source a great deal of ingredients locally as well.

North By Northwest (NXNW)

One of the first local breweries, North by Northwest serves a solid menu of new American-ish classics in their attractive dining room.

Gourmands Neighborhood Pub

This east side neighborhood pub as a solid list of local brews on tap, and they offer excellent sandwiches, solid salads, and soup in bread bowls.

Porter Ale House

Newcomer Porter Ale House mixes elevated comfort food and a serious focus on beer, with 30 taps featuring a mix of local, national, and international offerings.

Salt & Time

The meat nerds at Salt and Time are also beer nerds, and feature a number of high-quality craft beers on tap and in bottles. Watch out for regular beer dinners, too.

Crown & Anchor Pub

This classic campus bar offers great happy hour deals on a variety of craft beers by the pint or pitcher, and their old-school and unfussy burgers are delicious.

Billy's On Burnet

On reader hits the tipline to note that "Billy's on Burnet is an OG in this category." Their well-curated tap list and epic spread of burgers and sandwiches have made them a neighborhood favorite.