There’s more to Austin‘s nightlife than Sixth Street. Cool off on a hot summer day or meet friends for happy hour at one of these innovative cocktail bars, many of which come with expansive patios and delicious bar snacks.
For a great night out on Sixth Street, be sure to visit HandleBar. It’s laid-back and fun, complete with mustache décor, a photo booth, games, and rooftop views of downtown Austin. The drinks continue the mustache theme, named after famous men with facial hair like the Alex Trebek and Daniel Day-Lewis shots, Salvador Dali mezcal drink, and Charlie Chaplin vodka cocktail.
This bicycle-themed casual spot on the east side puts emphasis on their whiskey cocktails but also has craft beers on tap. The porch features a fountain made of old beer tap handles and has plenty of covered outdoor seating. You can have food delivered to your table by ordering from the Austin Daily Press sandwich trailer next door.