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Best Happy Hours in Austin

Jane Mesa Last updated on May 19, 2022 by

Looking to wet your whistle after work or have a mid-afternoon cocktail & nosh?  Search no further than our list of the best happy hours in Austin! 

#1 Bar Chi Sushi
Monday to Saturday from 4:00-7:00 (and ALL day on Sunday), find your way to Bar Chi Sushi’s Happy Hour.  This Austin favorite offers $4 Japanese beers, $6 house wines, $7 martinis, as well as a wide variety of appetizers, nigiri rolls, & skewers to satisfy any palate.  Make sure to try the Oyster shooters (a Bar Chi classic!) or the King Oyster Mushrooms for a delicious vegetarian option.

Bar Chi is an ATX Happy Hour fave!


#2 The Salty Sow on Manor Road
The Salty Sow on Manor Road offers a daily Happy Hour from 3:00-6:00 featuring $2 off cocktails & beer, $6 select wines by the glass, and $24 select bottles.  If you’re wanting a snack too, check out their $4-$6 starters, $5 tacos, and Salty Sow’s famous Honey-Rosemary dipped Fried Chicken.  View our Salty Sow Review for more information.

Happy Hour Highlights from Salty Sow


#3 Perlas on South Congress
If an oyster cold bar and fresh market seafood options sound like your type of Happy Hour, head over to Perla’s on South Congress.  Happening daily from 3:00 to 5:30, Perla’s has $2 off draft beer, specialty cocktails, and wine by the glass.

Perla's, serving coastal Happy Hour vibes!


#4 TenTen
TenTen’s happy hour is 10/10 the one of the best you’ll find in the ATX.  Swing by Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 6:00 for 50% off all specialty cocktails, wine, sake, & house spirits.  Since the drinks are such a deal, you’ll have plenty left to spend on any of their $6 snack plates (or $12 larger plates), $7 “Roll Of The Day”, and $6 freshly made hand rolls!

10/10 you must try TenTen's Happy Hour selections!


#5 Buenos Aires Cafe
After you’ve spent the day exploring the trendy East 6th district, stop by Buenos Aires Cafe Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 6:00 for a happy hour you’ll want to write home about!  Enjoy $6 wine and cocktails in this authentic Argentinean restaurant.  Speaking of, don’t forget about their $3 empanadas and $9 Lomito Beef to accompany your libations!

Explore Argentinian cuisine on East 6th



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