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The Upside East Austin Hotel
The Upside features an eclectic atmosphere and globally inspired drinks. Photo by Ryann Ford
Lefty's Brick Bar
Lefty's Brick Bar's frozen drinks help fight the summer heat. Photo by Jody Horton
Ellis Austin outdoor window
Ellis feels like a modern treehouse. Photo by Jenna Kahn
Cat's Pajamas Austin
Cat's Pajamas mixers in elements of tiki and kitsch. Photo courtesy of Cat's Pajamas