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Austin's Best Cheap Happy Hours

Scouting cheap happy hours in Austin? Look no further than these money saving spots where you can score half priced wine, discounted cocktails and cheap bar bites.

Uchiko

JapaneseRosedale
4.8
Food
4.7
Decor
4.7
Service

The "sake social menu" is offered daily from 5 PM-6:30 PM with Asian drink offerings like takara nigori (unfiltered sake) and gekkeikan (hot sake) for $3 and sushi rolls for $6.  

Salty Sow

AmericanEast Austin
4.7
Food
4.4
Decor
4.5
Service

This daily happy hour from 4:30 PM-6:30 PM offers a variety of drinks and bites, all under $6.  Signature sips (all $5) like the sparkling sangria, can be paired with you choice of taco, carnitas, pork belly or fried catfish, for just $5 apiece.    

The Backspace

PizzaDowntown
4.7
Food
4.4
Decor
4.3
Service

Specializing in thin crust Neapolitan pies, this casual pizzeria has a super affordable happy hour M-F, 5 PM-6:30 PM. Get half off beer, wine, and the entire antipasti menu including dishes like house made mozzarella with tomato basil and balsamic ($3).   

Olive & June

ItalianBryker Woods
4.4
Food
4.3
Decor
4.3
Service

This multilevel Italian has a delightful happy hour throughout the entire restaurant (patio included!) M-F, 5 PM-6:30 PM.  Nosh on half price appetizers, beer and liquor.  Or, stop in on Mezzo Mondays where you can score half off glasses of wine all night. 

Contigo

AmericanMueller
4.3
Food
4.4
Decor
4.1
Service

Drink happy hour priced refreshments alfresco at this ranch inspired eatery Monday through Thursday, 5 PM-7 PM. A selection of craft cocktails are $6 and wine/drafts are a dollar off.

Firehouse Lounge & Hostel

Cocktail BarDowntown
4.1
Atmo.
4.2
Decor
3.9
Service

Have a hankering for artisan cocktails but on a beer budget? Happy hour (5 PM-8 PM) at this swanky lounge offers a selection of handcrafted cocktails for $6.

Isla

CaribbeanWarehouse District

This downtown Cuban tiki-bar offers $6 tropical drinks and 25% off dishes like empanadas and fried oysters during happy hour.  Mondays and Tuesdays are especially happy, with all day happy hour prices.       

Licha's Cantina

MexicanEast Austin

Every Tuesday-Friday, 4 PM-7 PM, take advantage of happy hour specials like $5 margaritas, palomas and authentic bites like quesadillas and huaraches. 

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