This sand volleyball spot off Barton Springs is an ideal place to hang with your friends on a sunny day. Volleyball is the focus here, but if your last attempt at organized sports ended in double iced knees, there’s plenty of food, alcohol, and chairs to sit in while you watch other people throw balls over a net - especially since the games are usually fairly competitive and fun to watch.
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The Peacock Mediterranean Grill
The Peacock Mediterranean Grill is an all-day restaurant in the Austin Proper Hotel downtown.
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Turf N’ Surf
Turf ’N’Surf is located within Lavaca Street Bar, and serves po’boys, tacos, and other great bar food.
Gourdough’s Public House
Towers of beer, sweet and savory funnel cakes, and a big bar. What more do you want?
Hotel Vegas / Volstead Lounge
These two East Side dive bars always have live music, and share one enormous backyard filled with picnic tables and cheap drinks.
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Lin Asian Bar + Dim Sum
Lin Asian Bar is a new spot from a Wu Chow chef in Clarksville - head here for the soup dumplings and other dim sum dishes in a bright space.
The Liberty on East Sixth is half-dive bar, half-beer garden with an East Side King food truck parked out back.
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