DuMont's Down Low. Credit Mario Andrade Photography.
214 W. Fourth St., Suite B
Dumont's basement setting is altogether warm, inviting and industrial. Nestled in our popular Warehouse District, this bar has quite the swagger thanks to its home in a century-old building. Lounge on the robust, comfortable furniture amongst the whiskey barrel-lined, exposed brick walls. Both the atmosphere and inventive drinks will keep you here long past happy hour!
Happy Hour details: $7 signature cocktails (including their La Blanche and Barrel Aged Old Fashioned); $6 palomas, margaritas and house wines; $5 mules, Lone Star and TW Samuels whiskeys; $3 Miller Lites and Lonestars
When: Sunday, 5 p.m -2 a.m.; Monday-Friday, 5-7 p.m.
400A W. Second St.
Located in the posh Second Street District, La Condesa serves up one of the best margaritas in town. Ask for the Margarita La Clasica. They have a full bar with an extensive tequila and mezcal list.
Happy Hour details: Half-off all alcoholic drinks in-house and to-go; brunch happy hour runs on Sundays, featuring half-off signature cocktails
When: Wednesday-Saturday, 4-6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m-3 p.m.
Courtesy of Parkside.
Happy Hour details: Half price beer, cocktails and bar food; on Wednesdays, all sparkling wine and oyster platters are half-off
When: Tuesday-Saturday, 5-6 p.m.; Wednesday, 5-9 p.m.
208 E. Fourth St.
Meaning "sin" in French, Péché is Austin's first absinthe bar. Péché offers a large selection of pre-Prohibition style cocktails, a curated wine list and French food.
Happy Hour details: Half off select food and $6 cocktails
When: Happy hour all night on Sunday and Monday; Tuesday-Friday, 4-7 p.m.
Courtesy of Red Ash.
303 Colorado St.
Located at Third and Colorado Streets, Red Ash Italia is a wood-fired-oven Italian restaurant featuring simple Italian fare: wood-fired specialties, house made pasta and family-style dishes. Some “must order” small plates during happy hour include their wood roasted vine tomatoes and burrata, wood grilled octopus and their Italian bread.
Happy Hour details: In the bar area, $2 off all cocktails, beer and wines by the glass; appetizers, salads and small pastas for $7-$9
When: Daily, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
307 W. Fifth Street, Unit B
Housed in a 1929 building, the Roosevelt Room's atmosphere is unique, classic, and modern all at once. Boasting the largest cocktail menu in the state, this cocktail bar is sure to have a drink for everyone in your party.
Happy Hour details: Eight signature classic cocktails for $8 each; $2 off wines by the glass and large fare food items; $1 off beer and small fare food items; 20% bottles of still and sparkling wine
When: Monday-Saturday, 4-7 p.m.; Sunday, 3-7 p.m.
Courtesy of Speakeasy.
412 Congress Ave.
This three-level bar and lounge transports you back to the 1920s. Try one of Speakeasy's Austin-inspired cocktails like the Willie’s Texas Ranch Water or Bar-B-Cue’d Manhattan. If you have time, take a walk upstairs to their famous rooftop patio for a romantic view of the downtown skyline.
Happy Hour details: $2 off specialty cocktails, beer and wine
When: All day Monday; Tuesday-Sunday, 3-7 p.m.
87 Rainey St.
Inspired by the classic Lloyd Price song “Stagger Lee,” this little Rainey Street haven is a great spot for a quick drink or to kick off your night out.
Happy Hour details: $3 domestic and well drinks; $5 house wine and frozen drinks
When: Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m.
Stagger Lee. Courtesy of Mario Andrade Photography.
315 Congress Ave.
Swift’s Attic is located above the iconic Elephant Room jazz lounge, on the second floor of a historic Austin building that was once the home to Swift's Premium Food Co. Their menu is creative and fun, making Swift’s a top spot for happy hour with friends.
Happy Hour details: $6 specialty cocktails; $5 select wines; $2 select beers; amazing selection of delicious small plates
When: Thursday-Saturday, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
If you don’t want your Happy Hour fun to end, extend the night by jamming out at one of our live music venues. Check out our extensive venue guide to find a live music spot near your happy hour hangout.
*Specific Happy Hour details subject to change