If you’ve got a case of the Monday blues, you’re not alone! We know how draining Mondays can be, which is why having a go-to happy hour is never a bad idea.
We’ve compiled this guide of some of our favorite Monday happy hours in Austin so you can unwind after a long day at work and enjoy incredible drinks, snacks, and company!
This New-Orleans-esque space with French-inspired food and incredible pre-Prohibition-style craft cocktails is the perfect spot to kick start your week. Peche Austin is the city’s first absinthe bar with a tasty food menu including mushroom fritters, grilled octopus, duck confit, and butternut squash ravioli.
For happy hour, Peche offers $5 cocktails and half off select food, making it an affordably delicious option for your Monday evening!
You’ll quickly fall in love with this antique-chic eatery offering farm-to-table New American food. Hillside Farmacy is built around a pharmacy theme and is in a historic East Austin building, giving it an eclectic vibe you can’t find anywhere else.
For happy hour on Monday, this spot offers discounted cocktails, $5 bubbles, and half off oysters!
Even though Houndstooth Coffee is known for its coffee and espresso drinks, we highly recommend visiting during happy hour for fantastic cocktails! The shop’s relaxing vibe and cool atmosphere make it a great spot to spend your Monday after work. All cocktails are only $8, making it one of our favorite Monday happy hours in Austin!
This simple, neighborhood bar is perfect for a relaxing Monday night. Haymaker features a comfortable atmosphere with plenty of drink options and simple, hearty food inspired by various spots around the country.
For happy hour, Haymaker offers $2 off all signature cocktails, $2 white trash can beers, $4 paper bags (white trash can beer and a well-shot), and $5 lunch boxes (white trash can beer and a call shot).
If you’re looking for a more upscale option for your Monday night, try Parkside, a farm-to-table concept on Austin’s historic 6th Street. Known for its small plates and extensive drink menu, this restaurant quickly became a major influence in Austin’s growing culinary landscape.
For happy hour, find martinis at Parkside for just $5!
This spot is consistently listed in the top 10 best restaurants in Austin by the Austin American-Statesman! Juniper features delicate, Northern Italian-inspired cuisine and gin cocktails in a beautiful environment.
From 5:30PM to 10PM, Juniper offers a curated menu of the restaurant’s most popular dishes at happy hour prices!
Eberly was founded by a group of Austinites and features a beautiful dining room with contemporary American cuisine, a welcoming study, a rooftop event space overlooking downtown, and the historic Cedar Tavern bar of Greenwich Village in New York City!
Eberly’s happy hour consists of tasting hours in the front dining room bar with $7 cocktails, $7 select wines, $4 draft beers, and select food specials.
This contemporary spot utilizes traditional Mexican cooking techniques, local Texas ingredients, and fresh, house-made masa to serve Austinites incredible food. Not only that, but Suerte pairs tasty eats with awesome beer, wine, and craft cocktails!
Stop in on Monday evenings for mezcal Monday, which features half-off copitas and familia pours of mezcal from the week’s featured label!
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