27 "Eating At The Bar" restaurants in Austin.
Maybe you forgot to make a reservation for your date, or maybe you just want to dine solo without being surrounded by two-tops filled with other people on dates. Whatever the reason, you probably occasionally find yourself with the need to eat the bar. Here are the restaurants perfect for doing so.
Odd Duck is an excellent Southern restaurant serving sophisticated food without any stuffiness.
Le Politique in Downtown Austin is a place to see, be seen, and eat some great French food.
The Peacock Mediterranean Grill is an all-day restaurant in the Austin Proper Hotel downtown.
Kalimotxo is the downtown Spanish-inspired bar serving pintxos from the people behind Emmer & Rye.
Oseyo on the East Side is a great spot for a date or dinner with a friend when you’re looking for solid Korean food.
The Tavern downtown is one of the best places to post up at the bar - order a drink and the messy but fantastic burger, and watch whatever’s on TV.
Billy's On Burnet has lots of beer, plenty of TVs constantly playing sports, and a great burger.
This dive bar on Dirty 6th has one of our favorite burgers in the city.
Eddie V's is a large steakhouse on 5th near the convention center that's great for big groups that don't want to have to yell.
When you haven't seen an ocean in a while but can't quite afford a vacation, Last Straw has you covered with beach vibes and tiki drinks.
TopGolf in North Austin is a 3-story driving range where you could work on your short game just long enough to justify a drink at their bar.
The more casual of the two spots in the new LINE Hotel, Dean’s One Trick Pony has shuffleboard and bar food.
Bring a friend or a date to Bar Peached in Clarksville and they’ll be impressed by the food, bright interior, and affordable prices.
Hank’s in Mueller is a spot that can work for anyone, with healthy options alongside burgers on their menu, and large indoor and outdoor spaces.
Nickel City is a Detroit-themed dive bar on East 11th with frozen cocktails, pinball, and coney island hot dogs.