Happy hour is the best hour, so we've rounded up the hottest new happy hours and deals from Austin restaurants and bars, including a few brand-new spots. Here are nine sizzling summer happy hours to indulge in right now:
Boiler Nine Bar + Grill
In the Boiler Room, Boiler Nine's sultry basement bar, happy hour is available Thursday through Saturday from 5-7 pm and includes $5 glasses of wine, cocktails, and draft beers. The Deck Nine Observatory Bar upstairs is also serving daily specials after 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday.
Eberly has unveiled a new lineup for happy hour at the Cedar Tavern bar. Enjoy $4 draft beers, $6 glasses of wine, and $7 cocktails, as well as new pizzas and other bar bites, Tuesday through Friday from 5-7 pm, all night Sunday, and Monday from 5 pm to close.
Fine Foods at Austin Motel
The recently revamped Austin Motel has a new bar, Fine Foods, located on the former Snack Bar patio. Sip a frozen old fashioned for $4.50 and get $1 off draft beers and well drinks Monday through Thursday from 3-6 pm. Hungry? Grab a bite from Jo's Burger Box.
Juliet Italian Kitchen
Juliet Ristorante recently reopened as Juliet Italian Kitchen, with a more casual vibe and "red-sauce" Italian fare. There's a new happy hour menu to enjoy on the gorgeous patio, featuring $5 draft beers, well drinks, wine, and "patio pounder" cocktails, available from 3-7 pm daily.
Mattie's, the new restaurant on the grounds of Austin's iconic Green Pastures, has a brand-new lawn happy hour. Running Tuesday through Saturday from 4-9 pm, there are deals on refreshing summer cocktails, like a $7 summer old fashioned, and bites, like a $5 grilled pimento cheese.
Austin's new hostel is also a hot new happy hour spot. The restaurant and bar at this east side hangout offers $3 domestic tall boys, $4 Like Oak HefeWeizens, $5 glasses of wine, and $6 Tito's Vodka mules, as well as deals on burgers and sandwiches every day from 3-6 pm.
Second Bar + Kitchen
Second Bar + Kitchen downtown launched its first happy hour a few months ago. Available Monday through Friday from 4-6 pm, get discounted cocktails ($5-7), draft beers ($1 off), snacks ($4-$16), and more.
Uchiko's beloved Sake Social has been revamped. Have a $3 sake or Sapporo beer, and pair it with a wide variety of small bites, available daily from 5-6:30 pm.
Starting this week you can indulge in a new happy hour at Unit-D, available from 5-7 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. All specials are $5 or less, including draft beers, house wine, several cocktails options, and new dishes like the bread and butter cauliflower topped with Salumeria Biellese coppa. Bonus: All pints are $2 on Monday from 5-10 pm.