Best pubs in Austin

Check out the top pubs in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. French Legation Museum
1. French Legation Museum
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8 local reviews
802 San Marcos Street, Austin
+1 512-472-8180
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Molly
This sweet, small historic property gives you a good idea of early Austin, when France sent an ambassador (alb…
Harold
Two Blocks away....the oldest house in Austin, former French embassy to the Republic of Texas, beautiful groun…
Rebecca
Possibly the oldest house in Austin, this was the where France made their home in the Republic of Texas.
1. French Legation Museum
1. French Legation Museum
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8 local reviews
802 San Marcos Street, Austin
+1 512-472-8180
Molly
Molly
This sweet, small historic property gives you a good idea of early Austin, when France sent an ambassador (albeit once they wanted to get ri…
Harold
Harold
Two Blocks away....the oldest house in Austin, former French embassy to the Republic of Texas, beautiful grounds and museum
Rebecca
Rebecca
Possibly the oldest house in Austin, this was the where France made their home in the Republic of Texas.
2. The Tavern
2. The Tavern
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10 local reviews
922 West 12th Street, Austin
+1 512-320-8377
BarRestaurantFood
Brett
Catch all the games at this soccer-themed English pub.
Rocky
Pub food and flat screens with every major game on it seems.
Dk
Great place to grab a burger and beer while watching sports
2. The Tavern
2. The Tavern
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10 local reviews
922 West 12th Street, Austin
+1 512-320-8377
Brett
Brett
Catch all the games at this soccer-themed English pub.
Rocky
Rocky
Pub food and flat screens with every major game on it seems.
Dk
Dk
Great place to grab a burger and beer while watching sports
3. Zilker Metropolitan Park
3. Zilker Metropolitan Park
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260 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin
+1 512-974-6700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Lisa
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the…
Brad
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the…
Alex and Erin
Famous Austin City Lights public park with varied pay parking. Also famous for special events such as "Blues…
3. Zilker Metropolitan Park
3. Zilker Metropolitan Park
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260 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin
+1 512-974-6700
Lisa
Lisa
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the Colorado River that comprises…
Brad
Brad
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the Colorado River that comprises…
Alex and Erin
Alex and Erin
Famous Austin City Lights public park with varied pay parking. Also famous for special events such as "Blues on the Green" "Christmas on t…
4. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
4. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
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371 local reviews
2131 William Barton Drive, Austin
+1 512-867-3080
Point of interestEstablishment
Justin
Barton Springs pool is definitely recommended if you can make it out there. The pool itself measures three acr…
Brad
A public pool fed by an underground spring! This massive outdoor public pool is one of Austin's most iconic p…
Kimberly
Barton Springs Pool measures three acres in size, and is fed from underground springs with an average temperat…
4. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
4. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
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371 local reviews
2131 William Barton Drive, Austin
+1 512-867-3080
Justin
Justin
Barton Springs pool is definitely recommended if you can make it out there. The pool itself measures three acres in size, and is fed from un…
Brad
Brad
A public pool fed by an underground spring! This massive outdoor public pool is one of Austin's most iconic public spaces, with beautiful, …
Kimberly
Kimberly
Barton Springs Pool measures three acres in size, and is fed from underground springs with an average temperature of 68-70 degrees, ideal fo…
5. Whip in
5. Whip in
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64 local reviews
1950 South Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Austin
+1 512-442-5337
Convenience storeBarLiquor store
Nathan
Neighborhood Beer Pub with some solid Indian Cuisine, vegetarian options, and many local brews.
C.
Our neighborhood pub! Within easy walking distance. This is a combo convenience store/Indian food restaurant/…
David
To call Whip In simply the best beer and wine store in the city would not do it justice. It's also a live musi…
5. Whip in
5. Whip in
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64 local reviews
1950 South Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Austin
+1 512-442-5337
Nathan
Nathan
Neighborhood Beer Pub with some solid Indian Cuisine, vegetarian options, and many local brews.
C.
C.
Our neighborhood pub! Within easy walking distance. This is a combo convenience store/Indian food restaurant/wine bar/beer garden/live musi…
David
David
To call Whip In simply the best beer and wine store in the city would not do it justice. It's also a live music venue, restaurant and neighb…
6. Black Sheep Lodge
6. Black Sheep Lodge
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73 local reviews
2108 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin
+1 512-707-2744
BarRestaurantFood
Jaime
Amazing selection of draft beers. Good pub grub, reputed to be the best burger in South Austin. The patio is o…
Nicholas
Just cross Lamar for one of the best pubs in Austin. Great burgers, beer specials and people watching!
Tom
Popular spot -- basically a loud sports bar with a huge beer selection and tons of TVs and decent pub food.
6. Black Sheep Lodge
6. Black Sheep Lodge
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73 local reviews
2108 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin
+1 512-707-2744
Jaime
Jaime
Amazing selection of draft beers. Good pub grub, reputed to be the best burger in South Austin. The patio is often packed but that just adds…
Nicholas
Nicholas
Just cross Lamar for one of the best pubs in Austin. Great burgers, beer specials and people watching!
Tom
Tom
Popular spot -- basically a loud sports bar with a huge beer selection and tons of TVs and decent pub food.
7. Lions Municipal Golf Course
7. Lions Municipal Golf Course
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10 local reviews
2901 Enfield Road, Austin
+1 512-477-6963
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Andrew
My favorite public golf course in Austin. Affordable and well maintained.
Michael
One of the best public courses in Austin.
Ken & Mary Beth
Oldest public golf course conveniently located to Maison Pemberton.
7. Lions Municipal Golf Course
7. Lions Municipal Golf Course
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10 local reviews
2901 Enfield Road, Austin
+1 512-477-6963
Andrew
Andrew
My favorite public golf course in Austin. Affordable and well maintained.
Michael
Michael
One of the best public courses in Austin.
Ken & Mary Beth
Ken & Mary Beth
Oldest public golf course conveniently located to Maison Pemberton.
8. Halcyon
8. Halcyon
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15 local reviews
218 West 4th Street, Austin
+1 512-472-9637
CafeBarNight club
Richard
Great vibe, coffee and full bar, snacks, open late, great people-watching spot out on the sidewalk, or staging…
Tiffany
A few recommendations in one here: 1) This place serves smores! Like with a real fire. It's fun and exciting. …
Erik & Crystal
Coffee during the day, fancy cocktails in the evening. Get the smores!
8. Halcyon
8. Halcyon
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15 local reviews
218 West 4th Street, Austin
+1 512-472-9637
Richard
Richard
Great vibe, coffee and full bar, snacks, open late, great people-watching spot out on the sidewalk, or staging point for other downtown adve…
Tiffany
Tiffany
A few recommendations in one here: 1) This place serves smores! Like with a real fire. It's fun and exciting. Also, this is an all ages cafe…
Erik & Crystal
Erik & Crystal
Coffee during the day, fancy cocktails in the evening. Get the smores!
9. The Ginger Man
9. The Ginger Man
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6 local reviews
301 Lavaca Street, Austin
+1 512-473-8801
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Ryan
A small American pub with a nice selection of beers and daily specials.
Caleb And Katherine
Best old fashion pub with great brews!
Ryan
A small American pub with a nice selection of beers and daily specials.
9. The Ginger Man
9. The Ginger Man
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6 local reviews
301 Lavaca Street, Austin
+1 512-473-8801
Ryan
Ryan
A small American pub with a nice selection of beers and daily specials.
Caleb And Katherine
Caleb And Katherine
Best old fashion pub with great brews!
Ryan
Ryan
A small American pub with a nice selection of beers and daily specials.
10. Torchy's Tacos
10. Torchy's Tacos
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94 local reviews
1311 South 1st Street, Austin
+1 512-916-9235
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Andrew And Sarah
Great street food tacos like the “Mr. Pink” with salmon or the “Republican” with barbacoa. Order with guacamo…
Lance
You can eat a democrat, a republican, and an independent all in one setting.
Lois
Another Taco place with great Taco's not as much ambience as Maria's.
10. Torchy's Tacos
10. Torchy's Tacos
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94 local reviews
1311 South 1st Street, Austin
+1 512-916-9235
Andrew And Sarah
Andrew And Sarah
Great street food tacos like the “Mr. Pink” with salmon or the “Republican” with barbacoa. Order with guacamole, chips and Shiner Bock beer…
Lance
Lance
You can eat a democrat, a republican, and an independent all in one setting.
Lois
Lois
Another Taco place with great Taco's not as much ambience as Maria's.
11. Barley Swine
11. Barley Swine
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19 local reviews
6555 Burnet Rd, Austin
+1 512-394-8150
BarRestaurantFood
Dan
Amazing modern fusion gastro-pub. It's a small place, though, so make sure to book a reservation or show up e…
Angel
Great Gastropub, nose to tail, sweetbreads, porkbelly. Great place to try parts of the animal you haven't had …
Kirk
Small plate gastro pub-Bryce Gilmore's creation.
11. Barley Swine
11. Barley Swine
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19 local reviews
6555 Burnet Rd, Austin
+1 512-394-8150
Dan
Dan
Amazing modern fusion gastro-pub. It's a small place, though, so make sure to book a reservation or show up early.
Angel
Angel
Great Gastropub, nose to tail, sweetbreads, porkbelly. Great place to try parts of the animal you haven't had before.
Kirk
Kirk
Small plate gastro pub-Bryce Gilmore's creation.
12. Texas Capitol
12. Texas Capitol
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223 local reviews
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin
+1 512-463-4630
Local government officePoint of interestEstablishment
Breanne
The beautiful is a public park that you can lounge in or take a walk. The inside of the pink granite Capitol i…
John
The public is welcome to enter the Texas Capitol and visit the Senate Chamber, House Chamber, the Rotunda, and…
Linda
The Texas Capitol is an extraordinary example of late 19th century public architecture and is widely recognize…
12. Texas Capitol
12. Texas Capitol
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223 local reviews
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin
+1 512-463-4630
Breanne
Breanne
The beautiful is a public park that you can lounge in or take a walk. The inside of the pink granite Capitol itself is gorgeous as well.
John
John
The public is welcome to enter the Texas Capitol and visit the Senate Chamber, House Chamber, the Rotunda, and all of the various floors lin…
Linda
Linda
The Texas Capitol is an extraordinary example of late 19th century public architecture and is widely recognized as one of the nation's most …