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FEATURED: KING BEE LOUNGE

Billy Hankey and Colette Dein knew they had a legacy to uphold when they moved into the space that previously housed East Austin's staple blues bar, Legendary White Swan. By providing a relaxing getaway outside of the downtown grid with a neighborhood bar that offers the same high-quality cocktails and food, but at much more enticing prices, we are hooked!

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Located in the heart of Hyde Park, this shop provides the finest artisanal cheeses, charcuteries, and boutique wines and craft beers. Visit their website for more information.

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This backyard bar is the place to be on game day. Ice cold beers on tap and specialty cocktails flow as you root on your favorite teams. Visit their website for more information.

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Tucked in between Second Bar + Kitchen and the upscale Congress restaurant, Bar Congress stirs up quality, classic cocktails and delicious fare. Open until midnight, Monday-Saturday.

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Dedicated to playing dance music with integrity, this bar dance club features themed dance nights including Gritz and Gravy Thursday nights and Foot Loose Friday nights. Visit their website for more information.

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With famous customers like Coach Taylor from Friday Night Lights, Black Sheep Lodge is a great scene for watching the game or simply relaxing with a beer in their outdoor beer garden. Visit their website for more information.

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Put on those dancing shoes and prepare for a true honkey tonk experience. Two-step behind some historic figures such as Dolly Parton and Willy Nelson. Visit their website for more information.

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Bungalow is a hidden oasis amongst the Rainey Street district serving up 20 beers on tap, happy hour specials, food, and good vibes all around. Visit their website for more information.

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Nestled in the middle of Rainey Street with white leather bar stools and wooden interiors, offering a unique menu with cocktails for any occasion. Visit their website for more information.

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Craft Pride proudly serves Texas made beer with 54 taps, 2 casks, and represents 20 different breweries. Beer not your thing? Craft also has a small wine list for Texas win lovers. Visit their website for more information.

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Elegant small plates with over 300 wine selections, perfect for pairing. Can’t decide which wine to taste? Try one of their delicious wine flights to see which you like best. Visit their website for more information.

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A hidden gem off 17th and Guadalupe that makes each night one worth leaving the house for. The interior features revolving work from local artists and their menu boasts some pretty unique cocktails. Visit their website for more information.

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Michael and Jessica Sanders bring craft cocktails and American pub fare to drink.well., located in the North Loop district. Now offering a late-night menu from 11pm to midnight, debuting new options like sliders. Other snacks to try include fried chickpeas and Twinkies.

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Bar snacks have never tasted as good as they do at Easy Tiger, a bake shop and beer garden on the East end of the bustling 6th St. The spirits list is a beer lovers dream! Visit their website for more information.

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If you’re looking for some high-energy karaoke and a diverse crowd to witness your singing debut, Ego’s is the place. This dive karaoke bar is located at the beginning of Austin’s beloved South Congress Avenue. Visit their website for more information.

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Slip away from the busy downtown to the more subdued Fino. You know the cocktails are going to be good when the beautiful bar holds court right in the center of the restaurant. Visit their website for more information.

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With a classic Old Hollywood feel, the bar has evolved into a more relaxed setting that is only become an onsite bar, but also a fully functioning hostel. Their menu is equipped with the classic cocktails but also includes a few global libations that may be difficult to find in the Austin nightlife scene. Visit their website for more information.

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Electric and eclectic, true to Austin style, and the themed happy hour days just add to the fun. Food is provided by Luke's Inside Out. Visit their website for more information.

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Named after the mustache and stocked with drinks named after great mustached men, this bar is a laid-back, fun-loving atmosphere, a welcome respite from the Sixth Street melee. Visit their website for more information.

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Perfect place to grab a drink a enjoy some of the best live music in Austin. Visit their website for more information.

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Just south of where the Colorado River passes through Austin, the bungalow-style feel provides the perfect getaway. Visit their website for more information.

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Located in the heart of the east sixth street arts + entertainment district, what happens here stays here. Not just a bar, Hotel Vegas offers selected shows and events. Visit theirwebsite for more information.

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A Rainey Street staple with a dedicated and passionate staff. You can’t help but feel at home in their wood-paneled walls and wine glass chandeliers. Whether you’re on a first date or a night out with friends, Icenhauer’s offers a relaxed, inviting experience for every night owl. Visit their website for more information.

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In the middle of W. 6th St., providing a true social dining and lounge experience. Visit their website for more information.

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With drink names like the Porch Swing and the Prairie Flower, it’s even harder to resist Javelina’s southern charm. The wrap around bar and outside patio will have you never wanting to leave. Visit their website for more information.

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Located in the middle of downtown, this is a great place to come for drinks, watch sports, and people watch on 6th St. Visit their website for more information.

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The newly renovated Liberty Tavern is all about Texas. Featuring the best local brews and Southern spirits, the tavern aims to give visitors a uniquely Austin experience. Visit their website for more information.

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Lucille is a charming renovated lounge bar in the Austin Rainey Street district that offers a dog-friendly patio and two full-service bars. Visit their website for more information.

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Backyard benches, mason jar lights strung through the trees, nestled on a up and coming street in Austin. This house might have been transformed into a bar, but it hasn't lost its charm. Vivist their wesbite for more information.

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New American Style in the heart of Austin, with a cozy atmosphere, you will have a hard time choosing between the delightful cuisine and over 100 wine selections.

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Whether you’re a vintage-inspired fashionista or just a bar-goer looking to experience a night that is genuine and original, the Swan Dive offers a memorable step back in time. Visit their website for more informaton.

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Austin, meet your first Urban Winery and Tasting Lounge. Ross and Cooper (the 20-something year-old, Owner/Winemaker duo) handcraft small-lot wines from premier growing regions of Texas and California in a revamped East Side industrial warehouse, only 10 minutes from downtown. Visit their website to book tastings, buy wine, and learn more.

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This Victorian designed house turned bar has preserved its classic look and has a great backyard that hosts concerts for many local musicians. Visit their website for more information.

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A cozy spot on the East side with good drinks, a jukebox and nice outside patio for lounging.

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Approachable, casual, with a little bit of vintage glamour all wrapped in one. A large patio outside, perfect for those fall Austin nights. Visit their website for more information.

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This place has been offering live Jazz music in the basement since 1991 and is still a local hotspot. Come in any night for live music and a full bar with over 20 drafts and wine by the glass. Visit their website for more information.

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Nestled in North Austin, but with all the downtown charm. Handcrafted cocktails, with a little English flair. Visit their website for more information.

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Open 7 days a week with live bands every night, there is always the chance to have some fun. Visit their website for more information.

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This wine bar’s old century vibe makes for the perfect night out. Cozy glow, with a wall stacked of wine. The menu is just as decadent. Visit their website for more information.

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This has been a lively addition to Austin’s nightlife scene. From the sexy secret bar to the more subdued living room area, count on fun people watching to an energetic soundtrack from every seat in the house. Visit their website for more information.

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A little New York vintage in the east side of Austin. Of the 108 varities of cocktails, all separated by category, the only question left is “shaken or stirred?”

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Cool jazz in a dark basement; go early for an intimate cocktail, or late for jams in a packed house.

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Brought to you by the same woman who was responsible for Rainey Street's first bar, Lustre Pearl, Container Bar is a need-to-see space for its creative design that utilizes repurposed materials.

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