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Where to Enjoy a Craft Beer with Dinner, Mapped

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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Odd Duck

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1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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.

2. Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

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7020 Easy Wind Dr
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 452-2337
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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.

3. Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

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1950 S Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-5337
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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.

4. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

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81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 386-1656
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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.

5. Hi Hat Public House

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2121 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 848-2628
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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.

6. Hopfields

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3110 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 537-0467
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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.

7. Easy Tiger

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709 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 614-4972
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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.

8. The ABGB

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1305 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 298-2242
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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.

9. North By Northwest (NXNW)

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10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 467-6969
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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.

10. Gourmands Neighborhood Pub

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2316 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 610-2031
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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.

11. Porter Ale House

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3715 S 1st St Ste A
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 291-6299
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.

12. Salt & Time

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1912 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-1383
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.

13. Crown & Anchor Pub

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2911 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 322-9168
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.

14. Billy's On Burnet

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2105 Hancock Dr.
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 407-9305
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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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1. Odd Duck

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
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.
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

2. Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery

7020 Easy Wind Dr, Austin, TX 78752
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.
7020 Easy Wind Dr
Austin, TX 78752

3. Whip In Convenience Store & Pub

1950 S Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78704
Delicious and affordable Indian food, a large tap list, and an in-house brewery make for a surprising and winning combination.
1950 S Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78704

4. Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

81 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
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.
81 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

5. Hi Hat Public House

2121 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
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.
2121 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

6. Hopfields

3110 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
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.
3110 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705

7. Easy Tiger

709 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
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.
709 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78701

8. The ABGB

1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704
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.
1305 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704

9. North By Northwest (NXNW)

10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78759
One of the first local breweries, North by Northwest serves a solid menu of new American-ish classics in their attractive dining room.
10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78759

10. Gourmands Neighborhood Pub

2316 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702
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.
2316 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702

11. Porter Ale House

3715 S 1st St Ste A, Austin, TX 78704
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.
3715 S 1st St Ste A
Austin, TX 78704

12. Salt & Time

1912 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
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.
1912 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702

13. Crown & Anchor Pub

2911 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78705
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.
2911 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78705

14. Billy's On Burnet

2105 Hancock Dr., Austin, TX 78756
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.
2105 Hancock Dr.
Austin, TX 78756

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