Spend a night at the Driskill Hotel, one
of the most iconic hotels in Austin, and wake up with a benedict from 1886 Cafe & Bakery. Voodoo Doughnut is
a 24-hour sugar haven with zany concoctions like the cayenne and cinnamon
dusted Mexican Hot Chocolate. Amidst the rowdy bar scene on lively
Sixth Street lives Parkside,
a step-above-the-rest gastropub. Grab an oyster platter during
happy hour or head to the Backspace (Parkside's
neighboring sister restaurant) to curb your Italian craving
with delicious Neapolitan-style pies in a cozy setting.
Casino El Camino: No need to dress up for
this hazy bar full of bloody marys and great burgers.
Easy Tiger: This laid-back, creekside
beer garden with an in-house bakery serves up artisan pretzels with your
Iron Cactus: Relax on the balcony
overlooking Sixth Street and see why Zagat's named them one of the best patios
Closed to through traffic Thursday to Saturday nights, this area
becomes wall-to-wall people in search of great live music and cheap
drinks. Maggie Mae’s, Handlebar, Blind Pig Pub and Speakeasy allow
you to rise above the melee with great rooftops.
Vulcan Gas Company: Call it “The
Vulcan” to sound like a local; you’ll love this club if dancing to DJ
house music is your thing.
Firehouse Lounge: Feel like Nancy Drew in
this dark bar behind a hidden bookcase where you can enjoy crafty cocktails.
Sixth Street has you covered with options for every
interest. Esther’s Follies is
a comedy and magic show with political overtones and a healthy dose of
hilarity. Flamingo Cantina hosts reggae acts and world music, and
its red-yellow-green decor marks them as lovers of Jamaica. The Parish
book great local and national acts, and are known for their sound system and
Wild About Music: This is the spot for
local gifts, concert posters and photo prints for music lovers.
The Hideout Theatre: Improv comedy
and plays reign supreme on this stage. Before the entertainment,
grab a Gorilla Mocha specialty coffee from the inside java bar.
Museum of the Weird: This museum showcases the
unusual, bizarre and freaky and admission includes a live sideshow performance.
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Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 12/04/2019