Austin's Best Patios

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Stay Gold

Named after the famous novel, The Outsiders, trendy East Austin’s newest, coolest bar, Stay Gold connects with our inner child nostalgia. Swank inside and casual outdoor, hit Stay Gold for a nice cool down!

1910 E Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702

Stay Gold

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Launderette

Recently renovated from a launder mat - hence the name Launderette - this cute neighborhood bar and restaurant is one you will fall in love with. With noted chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki you are guaranteed to have some great tastes! Swing by for drinks or stay for an amazing dinner.

2115 Holly St, Austin, TX 78702

Launderette

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Olive and June

What used to be a lawn mower repair shop, this mid-century, hip and cool building is the definition of swank. The multi-leveled restaurant and bar is great for a cocktail on the terrace or a romantic and intimate dinner. With cool martinis and great décor – thanks to Joel Mozersky and El Arbol -- the perfect mid-Austin spot. Make sure to make reservations so you can get the perfect spot on the patio.

3411 Glenview Ave, Austin, TX 78703

Olive and June

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Mozart's Coffee Roasters

Coffee Lover? Lake Lover? Mozart’s Coffee Roasters is the place. Located right on Lake Austin, this coffee shop roasts their own beams on-site for a great cup of coffee from locals! Come and sit on this fabulous deck and forget about all the traffic and noises of downtown!

3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Mozart's Coffee Roasters

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Contigo

Modeled after the Contigo Ranch in South Texas, this restaurant is known for its ranch-to-table meals. Whether at a communal table inside or on their expansive patio – Dogs Welcome!! Come and relax and have some exceptional fare.

2027 Anchor Ln, Austin, TX 78723

Contigo

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La Condesa

Downtown people watching and the perfect margarita. That’s what you’re in for if you step inside the beautiful cool La Condesa. Terrific interior, contemporary Mexican selections – or just drink. Vast tequila selection and a great private room too.

400 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

La Condesa

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Whisler's

Hipster Heaven. Coolly renovated from the White Rabbit, Whisler’s has become an East Austin staple in the bar scene. Come try their craft cocktails and even grab a bite from the East Side King Thai-Kun trailer! Deliciousl Cool!

1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Whisler's

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Easy Tiger

Located on east 6th street on the creek, Easy Tiger has a unique outdoor atmosphere. With the bakery located right upstairs - there is always something good to snack on. Come here to play bar games and enjoy a different bar scene.

709 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Easy Tiger

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Snack Bar

One of Austin’s iconic places, Snack Bar opens the door into Austin’s quintessential South Congress district and is within the quirky Austin Motel. Enjoy a refreshing beverage while people watching the different personalities who frequent this lively area.

1224 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Snack Bar

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Dry Creek Boat Dock

This place has been around for ages and is one of Austin’s most well known bars. Come out for a ice cold long neck and enjoy the rooftop - complete with the “boat dock” feel and summer sun. Be sure and take your bottles downstairs when done or you might be banned for life!

4812 Mt Bonnell Rd, Austin, TX 78731

Dry Creek Boat Dock

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La Mancha

OK. SO. Tucked inside a quaint neighborhood this reliable and casual place has eye candy everywhere. Mexican martinis flow and the beer is icy! Stop by on your way home! Daily specials are always great!

2203 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756

La Mancha

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Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar

The freshest seafood in town can be found at Perla’s. The huge tree and the fun yellow and white and blue colors will brighten any day. Try the grilled octopus or lobster roll. And an oyster shooter. The hours fly by. You can spend a whole day just hanging out!

1400 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar

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Clark's Oyster Bar

Known specifically for their oysters - Clark’s offers a wide variety of options! Hanging out on the patio with the nautical colors makes you feel like you’re close to the coast! Great champagne. Fabulous Burger. Make sure you Uber - parking is limited!

1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

Clark's Oyster Bar

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The Rattle Inn

Complete with antlers and stuffed rattlesnakes, Rattle Inn has that perfect Texas country feel. Come hang out on their rooftop patio and enjoy Austin’s lights and cool breeze.

610 Nueces St, Austin, TX 78701

The Rattle Inn

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The ABGB

The new craze of Beer Gardens! Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. is a pretty cool gig. Have a cold beer and pizza. With their own brews – there’s something for every taste.

305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704

ABGB

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Odd Duck

Small plates galore. Gastro-heaven. This place has some of the strangest yet amazing tastes. Make sure you that you get a reservation because otherwise you could be waiting a while.

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Odd Duck

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The Hightower

One of the best lunches in Austin! It’s the perfect place to come enjoy a drink or two on their wrap around porch! Great Bloody Mary bar on the weekend. Say hello to Chef Dolezal!

1209 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

The Hightower

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Justine's Brasserie

New York meets Austin cool. Slip on in on a hot summer night for a cool drink. Menu specials daily are always yum and the always on the menu steak frites and burgers are always amazing.

4710 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702

Justine's Brasserie

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