Austin is a huge metropolitan area with a wide variety of universities and colleges. With so many bars and restaurants for these young patrons, where should the studentsĀ go after a long day's work?

We've compiled a list of the best college bars in Austin with great drink specials, live music, and so much more to do! Whether you're drinking to celebrate or drinking to forget, stop by any one of these best college bars in Austin.

Crown & Anchor Pub
Bar $$
2911 San Jacinto Boulevard, Austin TX, 78705
Great beer at great prices! Jukebox, smoking outside patio, dart boards, watch sports, play pool and have a great night!
The Library Bar
4.4  5 Rating (3)
407 E 6th St, Austin TX, 78701
Traditional hangout bar known as a local hotspot featuring drink specials and great music.
Punch Bowl Social - Austin
Bar & Restaurant $$
11310 Domain Dr, Ste 100, Austin Tx, 78758
Punch Bowl Social has eliminated having to choose between respectable food and beverage, and a great social experience. PBS brings 'old school' entertainment,...
Dive Bar & Lounge
Bar $
1703 Guadalupe St, Austin TX, 78701
Where cocktails and tallboys mingle. Open 2PM - 2AM daily.
Aquarium On Sixth
4.9  5 Rating (5)
403 E 6th St, Austin TX, 78701
The Aquarium On 6th is BACK and BETTER THAN EVER. Come enjoy our two newly remodeled floors of music, dancing, and some of the best drinks and bartenders...
The Local
Bar $
2610 Guadalupe St, Austin TX, 78705
Get Beer Here! Neighborhood bar near downtown.
Mugshots Austin
407 E 7th St, Austin TX, 78701
Established December 13, 2002, MugShots is the best dive bar with the best bartenders Downtown. Our bartenders pride themselves on their friendly service...
The Hole In The Wall
Bar $
2538 Guadalupe St, Austin TX, 78705
Enjoy the best dive bar in Austin! With live music, jukebox, great happy hour specials and even food available until midnight!
The Thirsty Nickel
4.1  5 Rating (3)
325 E Sixth St, Austin TX, 78701
Thirsty Nickel is on 6th Street and with that comes a certain clientele. People will be younger and drunker. There WILL be tourists. There WILL be bachelorette...
Chuggin Monkey
4.4  5 Rating (1)
219 E. 6th St., Austin TX, 78701
Forget the funny name, the Chuggin Monkey is all about serious fun. Enjoy billiards, pumping music, and great drinks all at the Monkey.
The Jackalope
4.5  5 Rating (3)
404 E 6th St, Austin TX, 78701
First of all, you must realize it is a dive bar. And they make no effort to be sleek or popular. Lots of stuff to look at on the walls, way above average...