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Best Happy Hours in Austin

Jane Mesa Last updated on Aug 01, 2023 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. View our Bar Chi Review for more information

Bar Chi at Happy Hour

#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.

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#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.  use this link to learn more about Perla's on South Congress.

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#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! Check out our Ten Ten Review for more info.

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#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!

Buenos Aires Cafe

#6 Electric Shuffle
Hit happy hour on Rainey Street with a few of your friends at Electric Shuffle. Monday through Friday from 3-6pm they offer “$7 Favorites”, an assortment of their top five hit drinks from the cocktail menu that are sure to have you ordering another round. This includes their succulent Salted Caramel Espresso Martini, The Spicy Lucy jalapeno margarita, the Bold Fashioned, a Frozen Aperol Spritz, and Frozen Watermelon Margarita. Each will spark your taste buds and everyone will find something they enjoy at Electric Shuffle. The full menu offers many other delicious drinks, tasty treats, and a unique brunch package for weekend group fun. For more details, check out our Electric Shuffle review!

Frozen Aperol Spritz, Spicy Lucy, & Espresso Martini
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