One of the most happening spots in Downtown Austin is the historic Warehouse District. It’s become known for its restaurants and bars that line the 15 square blocks that it encompasses. Sure, you can check them all out, but you can also refer to our list of the best bars in Austin’s Warehouse District for a guaranteed good time and equally excellent drinks.

The Roosevelt Room

Happy hour: all night Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 3 7 p.m.

This cocktail bar and venue space in Austin's Warehouse District has a drink menu that consists of 53 classic drinks and nine house creations in addition to a specially-curated selection of beers, wines, and spirits. The food menu, available until midnight on weekdays and until 1:30 a.m. on weekends, has five small dishes, four large dishes, and two desserts.

The Roosevelt Room’s Happy Hour menu includes seven classic cocktails for $7 each, $2 off glasses of wine and larger food fare, and $1 off beer and small food fare. Its menu is rotating and changes monthly. Thursday nights from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., there are live jazz and soul performances featuring the Nick Clark Quartet. 

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Mort Subite 

Happy hour: all day Monday, Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Inspired by some of the best Belgium pubs, Mort Subite offers authentic Belgian brews such as ales and pilsners in Austin's Warehouse District. The name of this pub comes from a Belgian pub in the 1900s where patrons would play a dice game called “421,” and the loser of the last game was named Mort Subite, or Sudden Death. Happy Hour offers $1 off all beer and wine Tuesday through Friday and half-price bottles on Mondays.


Happy hour: Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday-Wednesday from 12 a.m. to close (reverse happy hour)

This coffeehouse by day, bar and lounge by night offers breakfast foods, sandwiches, house curated cocktails (including coffee cocktails), and make-your-own s’mores. The Happy Hour includes $2 off hummus and spinach dip, $2 off Texas beer and spirits, and $5 house wines. Reverse happy hour includes $2 off espresso cocktails and breakfast tacos after midnight. Halcyon has trivia from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights and half-price bottles of wine all night on Wednesdays.


Happy hour: all night on Sunday and Monday and Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Peche prides itself as being Austin’s first absinthe bar and exhibits a selection of pre-Prohibition era cocktails, wine, and French cuisine. The menu consists of snacks ranging between $8.50 and $20, Roughage (salads) for $11 and $12, and entrees ranging from $18 to $38.

Whatever your tastes and style, you're sure to enjoy grabbing drinks and hanging out at one of the best bars in Austin's Warehouse District.

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