At one time or another, we’ve all imagined being in Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Sadly, Rustic Tap won’t fulfill your dream of swimming in Cheerios, but it does have giant beer pong. There are three-foot-tall “Solo cups” and a big ball to hurl across the way. Once the novelty fades after a game or two, though, head to the bar to hear some live music. Since the whole space is outdoors on West Sixth, make sure you head here on one of the 254 sunny days of the year.
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There aren't a lot of places in Austin that have bottle service, so if you're looking for that kind of night, head to The Ranch on West 6th.
ATX Cocina downtown has one of the longest tequila and mezcal lists in the city and serves some great Mexican food.
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Gourmands Neighborhood Pub
Gourmand’s is one of our favorite lunch spots in East Austin. Post up at the bar and work your way through the huge sandwich menu.
Draught House Pub & Brewery
With its excellent tap selection and huge outdoor space, Draught House is where you want to have your next day drinking outing.
Ah Sing Den
Ah Sing Den is a cocktail bar on East Sixth that’s named after a famous London opium den. Come here for cocktails, or to eat Asian bar food until 2am.
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Kung Fu Saloon
Kung Fu is the quintessential bachelor party bar on West Sixth. Prepare for loud music, big groups, and pickleback shots.
Whip In Convenience Store & Pub
When you want to switch up your going-out routine, head to Whip In. The Indian restaurant/music venue/brew pub is always a good time.
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