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11+ Austin Patios with Misters: Stay Cool for the Summer

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April showers normally bring May flowers… but for Austin, it means the end of allergy season (hopefully!), a sliver of spring, and the grand entrance of summer heat. Our balmy summertime is full of opportunities from getting in nature, water sports, or just chill on a patio with a constant mist to cool off. There is NO shortage of patios in our city and we’ve got the guide to the best Austin patios with misters to make your post-work happy hour a bit more delightful.

North Austin Patios

Pizza Spots In North Austin

Home Slice (North Loop)

This little slice of heaven (pun intended) is your oasis for NY-style pizza in North Austin. Enjoy the outdoors with one of our favorite Austin patios with misters. Nearby several shops, like Room Service Vintage, Home Slice Pizza is the perfect afternoon lunch or dinner spot. Try their signature pies, salads, and sandwiches, or take a whole pie to-go to enjoy at home!

MON-THURS | 11AM-10PM
FRI-SAT | 11AM-11PM
SUN | 11AM-10PM

📍501 East 53rd St Austin, TX 78751

Austin Patios With Misters

Yard Bar

For good times out on one of the best Austin patios with misters, Yard Bar is a chill spot for you and your dog! Yes, Yard Bar is one of our favorite spots as they are dog-friendly and offer tons of patio play areas for them. You can grab tons of different local beers or cocktails and food from Fat City Burgers’ takeout window.

South Austin Patios

Austin Patios With Misters

Eat, drink, and play when you visit this south Austin hangout. Moontower Saloon features 3 sand volleyball courts outside where you can drop in and play or book a reservation. Enjoy a fantastic selection of local and domestic beers, cocktails, and happy hour. Check out live music outside every Friday through Sunday night as well!

MON-FRI | 1PM-2AM
SAT-SUN | 12PM-2AM

📍 10212 Menchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78748

Austin Patios With Misters

Black Sheep Lodge

For some hearty burgers, various hot dog styles, and all your favorite bar food, check out Black Sheep Lodge next time you’re in south Austin. No matter what day of the week you stop by, Black Sheep has daily specials, like $2 off all tequila shots and drinks on Tuesdays! They also serve over 120 different bottles and taps!

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TLC Austin

One of the best Austin patios with misters can be found at this sustainable seafood spot. TLC Austin serves up fresh wild-caught seafood to the highest degree possible. Some items do come around seasonally to ensure their optimal taste and freshness. Check out their signature boil for the table where you choose your catch, flavor, and sauce!

MON-THURS | 12PM-9PM
FRI | 12PM-10PM
SAT | 11AM-10PM
SUN | 11AM-9PM

📍1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste. #1150, Austin, TX 78704

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Bouldin Acres

This wide-open backyard space is the perfect place to catch gameday or just have a chill day outdoors with a brew in hand. Bouldin Acres even has pickleball courts that you can reserve if you need to brush up on your swing. Grab a table out on the lawn or you can cozy up to the bar to watch the games. If you get hungry there are various bar favorites to choose from.

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East Austin Patios

Austin Patios With Misters

Kinda Tropical

Owned and operated by OGs in the Austin music and service industry, Kinda Tropical knows how to take hospitality to the next level. This popular east side hangout is your oasis for delicious cocktails, various American fusion food with plenty of veggie options, and even popular espresso drinks on tap. Yes, you can get an oat milk latté on tap here!

Austin Patios With Misters

Sour Duck Market

Grab all your fresh baked goods and various other goods when you visit Sour Duck Market. This eastside spot is not only a café space, but their bodega offers a deli, daily baked goods, and a hearty selection of local beer and wine. Order takeout or dine-in and grab a cocktail on one of our favorite patios in Austin with misters.

WED=THURS | 10AM-9PM
FRI-SAT | 10AM-10PM
SUN | 10AM-9PM

📍1814 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702

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Lou’s

For something hearty, something familiar, check out Lou’s! Come for coffee and stay for breakfast available until 1 PM. Lou’s is also known for killer burgers, tacos, and frozen desserts! Get nostalgic with a classic custard or a hand-spun milkshake to enjoy on the patio come summertime!

Downtown Austin Patios

Austin Patios With Misters

Bar Peached

For a hidden escape from the downtown noise, Bar Peached is a cute space for a summertime hangout. They have amazing taco trios that infuse Asian, Mexican, and Southern cuisines, like the banh mi or BBQ brisket. There’s even more to rave about on their dinner menu as well as veggie options! Check out social hour for tantalizing bites and their famous craft cocktails!

TUES-THURS | 5PM-10PM
FRI-SAT | 5PM-11PM
SUN | 11AM-2:30PM | 5PM-9PM

📍1315 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

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Juliet Italian Kitchen

For the ultimate patio atmosphere downtown, Juliet Italian Kitchen serves up fresh-made pastas, seafood, and various Italian staples. Try their signature antipasti or Caprese bruschetta as an appetizer and slowly make your way through Italy with meatballs, calamari, and house-made plates of pastas like ravioli, spaghetti Bolognese, or fresh shrimp capellini. Enjoy all of this and find wine under one of our favorite Austin patios with misters.

MON-TUES | 11:30AM-9PM
WED-FRI | 11:30AM-10PM
SAT | 11AM-10PM
SUN | 11AM-9PM

📍1500 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

West Austin Patios

Austin Patios With Misters

Sway

Enjoy the modern flavors of Thailand when you visit Sway and get a taste of all their savory Thai dishes. Try delicious apps like gluten-free spring rolls and brussel sprouts. Then order plenty of entrees to go around and share family-style. Try their tom kha gai soup, traditional pad Thai, and a variety of veggies and curries to choose from. Save room for dessert though.

SUN-THURS | 4PM-9PM
FRI-SAT | 4PM-10PM

📍3437 Bee Caves Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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Hailey Way

Hailey Way

An alum of University of Washington's Journalism program, Hailey's cultural beats include technology, style, and the arts. Writing eventually transitioned into editing content for SEO best practices in balance with brand storytelling. As a digital marketing strategist, she wears many hats consulting clients in B2B/B2C small business, e-commerce, film, cosmetology, and lifestyle brands. Since 2018 Hailey has been a contributing style editor for Gabriel & Co. New York. She currently resides in Austin, where she enjoys thrifting, exploring local businesses, pop up events, and nature.

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