The Rainey Street District in Austin, Texas is a residential-turned-commercial row boasting bars in remodeled bungalows, upscale eateries and food trucks galore. Find out where to go and what to do:
Cocktail featuring Ben Milam Whiskey at Blackheart. Credit Brooke Taelor Photography.
Dial it down with their retro vibe and dual patios, or hit them up on a night when their stages are hot and rockin’.
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC)
Learn about the cultural arts of Mexican-Americans and other Latino cultures via the gallery, exhibits and special events.
Craft Pride and Via 313
Kick up your boots at this rustic bar with 50+ Texas beers on draft and Detroit-style pizza.
Courtesy of Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden.
Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden
Community tables, 100+ craft beers and an extensive menu make this dog friendly spot great for groups.
Lucille Patio Lounge
Swing in the hammock off the extensive patio or enjoy a board game inside the charming home.
Discover DJs dropping beats at this multilevel hot spot built from shipping containers.
Brioche French Toast at Geraldine's. Credit Richard Casteel.
Home to a Clinebell ice machine, this cocktail bar will please even the haughtiest cocktail snob.
Little Lucy’s Mini Donuts
Savor fresh, hot mini donuts with your choice of flavored sugar in adorable pink bag.
Clive. Courtesy of Dunlap Properties.
Clive Bar & Bar Illegal
This handsome bar serves a mean martini, while the secret bar in the back specializes in mezcal.
Emmer & Rye
Voted one of the best new restaurants by Bon Appétit, their approach to small plates will have you swooning.
Eschew Tex-Mex for interior Mexican specialties like ceviche and mole.
L'Estelle House. Credit Cassandra J Klepac.
Sunday Funday is more of a religion on Rainey Street. Start with a French bistro brunch at L’estelle, stop in at any of the bars for mimosa specials, and make your way to Icenhauer’s to dance at Super Soul Sundays with the Love & Happiness band.