49 "Drinks & A Light Bite" restaurants in Austin.
When you don’t want to commit to a full dinner (blind date, catching up with an aunt, waiting two hours for a table elsewhere), bars with good food are ideal. Make an easy exit after the first round, or go for a second and maybe some food if it’s going well. Either way, these spots have you covered.
Justine’s in Govalle has a fun bar scene with attractive people and tasty French food.
Loro is an Asian smokehouse from the teams behind Franklin Barbecue and Uchi. And yes, it’s exactly as great as you’d expect.
Honey Moon Spirit Lounge is a chic restaurant and bar serving craft cocktails in North University.
Lutie’s is an American restaurant at the Commodore Perry Estate hotel in Hyde Park.
Batch PM is a food trailer on the patio of Batch Kolaches serving up a variety of bratwurst and Belgian fries.
Batch offers up excellent house-made beer and kolaches on Manor Rd with a large patio.
Two Hands is an Australian-themed brunch-focused cafe based out of New York City with a location on South Congress.
Eldorado Cafe is a casual Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurant in North Shoal Creek from the longtime chef of Tacodeli.
Hold Out is a brewery/restaurant from the folks that brought you Little Brother, Brew & Brew, and Better Half.
101 by Tea Haus is a fast-casual Asian-American restaurant in the Crescent Shopping Center.
Halcyon is an all-day cafe downtown that opened in 2002 before the term “all-day cafe” even existed.