Clive was the first bar on the street, and you come here to drink mezcal (in particular, you go to the semi-secret bar in a small shack out back to drink mezcal). If you do want to be outside, the back patio is nice and spacious, too. Think of it as the cooler older brother of Rainey.
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Happy Lobster is a food truck on Rainey Street that serves a variety of lobster rolls and fish tacos, all of which are best enjoyed post-bar hopping.
The Container Bar
You'll find one of Rainey's best courtyards at the Container Bar, where you'll be surrounded by shipping containers and lots of people day drinking.
Salvation Pizza on Rainey Street is your best bet for a place to sit down with a big group and watch whatever big game is on, all while eating pizza.
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G’Raj Mahal is easily some of Austin’s best Indian food, and our favorite place to eat on Rainey Street.
Lustre Pearl has one of the bigger footprints on Rainey Street, with multiple levels and bars inside.
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