Unwind and Enjoy Refreshing Drinks in the Heart of the City at these drink spots in Austin.

Austin, Texas – where the sun shines bright and the nightlife is even brighter! Beyond its reputation as the live music capital of the world, Austin boasts a dynamic scene for after-work drinks that’s perfect for unwinding and enjoying the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Whether you’re savoring a frosty cocktail on a rooftop with a view or kicking back at a trendy local haunt, we here at RestauRent have curated the ideal blend of relaxation and fun.

Join us as we explore the best places to toast to another successful day in the heart of this lively city. Let’s raise a glass to Austin’s top spots for post-work cheers!

Friends Bar: Austin’s Premier Venue for Live Music and Laid-back Vibes

Unwind with Live Music and Austin Vibes on 6th Street

📍208 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Live band at Friends bar in Austin, Texas
Live music at Friends Bar; view of a band performing on stage

Imagine a vibrant ambiance, laid-back atmosphere, and the sounds of Austin’s finest local blues and rock bands filling the air—this is what a night at Friends is  all about.

Friends is the perfect spot to hang out with your crew after a long day! Being just a short walk from downtown, Friends offers an authentic Austin experience that’s hard to beat.  So why wait? Gather your crew and head over to Friends for an unforgettable night out and experience the best of Austin!

El Cockfight : Vibrant Mexican-Inspired Hangout in Austin’s Business District

Discover Austin’s Best Rooftop Bar with Live Music and Outdoor Ambiance

📍121 E 5th St., Austin, TX 78701

The patio at El Cockfight in Austin, Texas
Outdoor seating view at El Cockfight

Look no further than El Cockfight for the perfect hangout spot in Austin! This two-story bar effortlessly blends style with Mexican culture, making it an ideal place to unwind with friends and family. Situated in the vibrant central business district, El Cockfight offers a spacious dining room on the first floor with a long bar, cozy booth seating, and a small stage for live performances. Head upstairs to the expansive rooftop, where you’ll find an open-air patio and an additional bar, perfect for soaking in the Austin vibe.

Next time you’re in Austin, make sure to visit El Cockfight and experience a fun, relaxed atmosphere that’s perfect for any celebration.

Buck Wild: Where Fun Meets Frozen Cocktails and Games

Experience the Best of 6th Street with Mechanical Bulls, Arcade Fun, and Refreshing Frozen Drinks

📍310 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

A night out at Buck Wild in Austin, Texas
View of people enjoying a night at Buck WIld

With a mechanical bull, arcade games, and a photo booth, Buck Wild has something for everyone to enjoy. The city’s premier frozen cocktail bar serves up refreshing treats like Boozy Floats, Snow Cones, and Adult Milkshakes—perfect for beating the heat. Whether you’re hosting corporate events, birthdays, or just looking for a fun night out with friends and family, Buck Wild has you covered. 

Buck Wild while in Austin is a must!

Cedar Door Patio Bar & Grill- Downtown : Austin’s Iconic Hangout Since 1975

Discover Southwest Flavors and the Famous Mexican Martini Near Austin’s Top Attractions

📍201 Brazos St bldg A, Austin, TX 78701

The outdoor patio at Cedar Door in downtown Austin, Texas
View of the outdoor patio at Cedar Door

Looking for a fun and iconic hangout in Austin? Since 1975, the Cedar Door Patio Bar and Grill has been an Austin landmark, known for its southwest menu, friendly hospitality, and the famous Mexican Martini!  

Just blocks from Austin’s top attractions, such as the Texas Capitol, bat watching on the Congress Avenue bridge, and the vibrant SoCo & Rainey District, The Cedar Door Patio Bar and Grill is the perfect place  to unwind, enjoy great food and drinks, and soak up the lively Austin atmosphere.  

Whether you’re planning a big event or just looking for a fun night out, make sure to  experience the Cedar Door and its legendary Mexican Martini. 

Parlor Room : Trendy Craft Cocktail Venue in Austin’s Rainey Street Historic District

Experience Craft Cocktails and Lively Atmosphere 

📍88 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

Vibey patio at Parlor Room in Austin, Texas
View of the entrance to Parlor Room

Located in the heart of The Rainey Street Historic District, discover the charm of an old Craftsman house transformed into a trendy venue at Parlor Room. With craft cocktails, beer on tap, and two full-service bars, this hotspot boasts spacious front and back patios with outdoor seating, all set in a stylish ambiance. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering with friends or hosting a private corporate event, Parlor Room promises a lively atmosphere in this unique and versatile space. 

Whether you’ve indulged in the vibrant ambiance of Friends Bar, soaked in the Mexican-inspired vibes at El Cockfight, tasted the frozen delights of Buck Wild, savored the iconic flavors of Cedar Door, or discovered the craft cocktail haven at Parlor Room, each spot offers a unique slice of Austin’s lively spirit.

So grab your friends, raise a glass, and toast to another great day in the heart of this dynamic city. Cheers to Austin’s finest spots for post-work fun!

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