Restaurants and bars with patios are gems, especially when the weather in Austin is perfect, the sun is out, and there’s a nice breeze. We absolutely love hanging out with our friends (human or furry) and enjoying awesome foods and drinks at our favorite patios on South Lamar!
We’ve compiled this guide to the best patios on South Lamar. We highly recommend trying one, or all of them. Whether you are catching up with a friend, watching the big game, or on a date, these are the ones we love!
A beloved local spot “where all can come as they are” is Easy Tiger. It’s got to be one of our fave South Lamar patios to “slow down and stay awhile.” How could we not? The vibes are always chill, perfect for hanging out with some refreshing local craft beers or enjoying brunch. Devour an Easy Egg Sandwich and a Chai Latte as you soak in the fresh air. Catch a glimpse of the full menu and try for yourself!
📍3508 S Lamar Blvd Suite 200, Austin, TX 78704
Eberly reminds us that some things are worth fighting for. The chic American dining and lounging space are perfect for grabbing a seat and staying a while. Whether you’re there for some Harissa Chicken Breast and Brussel Sprouts, a classic cocktail, or brunch on the patio, you can’t help but to indulge in the feeling of history.
If we’re being absolutely honest, brunch on the patio is our favorite! We’re in love with the Rosemary Ham Eggs Benedict and Eberly Bloody Mary.
📍615 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Located right down the street from Barton Springs, this watering hole offers a low-key hangout for after you’ve spent the day in the sun! As a converted gas station, Barton Springs Saloon has an old-style, friendly atmosphere that is perfect for gathering for drinks with your friends or your pup.
Plus, you’ll find eclectic additions like a jukebox as well as awesome happy hour deals and a great patio. With plenty of outdoor seating, this spot definitely has one of our favorite patios on South Lamar.
📍424 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Corner Bar is a classic neighborhood bar that makes everyone feel like they’re at home. Featuring 20 draft beers, a large selection of bottles and cans, craft cocktails, and wine, they have endless options for any drink you may be craving. Plus, Corner Bar is home to critically acclaimed Brown’s Bar B Cue, so be sure to get some tasty eats along with your drinks!
The patio is dog-friendly and features multiple TVs so you don’t have to miss the big game. This will quickly become a go-to spot for all occasions!
📍1901 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Pizza, pints, and patios. Of course, you can find us at Pinthouse Pizza! At the moment the featured beer is the Electric Jellyfish Hazy IPA which has a bright tropical taste. We think it would pair perfectly with a Sundance Salad, a Honey Pear pie, or both. We’re so ready to enjoy the fresh air, some brews, and a gooey pizza pie!
📍4236 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Asian smokehouse meets Texas barbecue at this indoor/outdoor restaurant! Loro features barbecued and grilled meats on small metal trays that are designed to be shared, so be sure to come with friends. You can also find great sides, craft beer, and batch cocktails that pair perfectly with the delicious meats.
The patio is shaded by a canopy of hundred-year-old oak trees, making it the perfect spot to stay a while as you enjoy your food, drinks, and good company!
One of the largest patios on South Lamar has got to be Boulding Acres. With loads to do, you’re sure to fall in love! Not only are they kid-friendly with full-blown arcades and a kid zone, but they’re also dog-friendly too. Grab a Noisy Cricket Session IPA and enjoy some fun lawn games or a friendly competition of pickleball. Don’t forget to grab some Loaded Waffle Fries and Cauliflower Wings, you’ll never want to leave.
📍2027 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
This tapas bar and Spanish restaurant brings lots of flavor to Austin! Barlata Tapas Bar pays tribute to latas, which are integral to the tapas culture and are small tins of gourmet, ready-to-eat vegetables, meat, and seafood, by serving its food in fresh tins.
The menu features more than 40 kinds of tapas as well as other Spanish fare and a broad wine list, which you can thoroughly enjoy on the restaurant’s outdoor patio! The chic aesthetic and delicious food makes this a patio a must-visit.
📍1500 S Lamar Blvd #150, Austin, TX 78704
This family-owned, Greek-inspired coffee shop and wine bar is the perfect spot to work on your laptop, hang out with friends, or go on a date, all on the cozy outdoor patio complete with an overhead sprawling oak tree! Opa offers fresh food, selective wines, a great lineup of beers, tasty Greek snacks, and incredible teas and coffee from Texas Coffee Traders.
Plus, Opa also features bocce ball, ping-pong, free WiFi, and a dog-friendly courtyard, so you can guarantee a great time at every visit. Stop in during happy hour from 3PM—7PM daily for half-priced glasses of wine, $1 beer and cocktails, and $2.50 sangria and mimosas!
When you walk into Gibson Street Bar you never know what to expect. This unique bar decorates year round for all holidays, but when we say decorate, we mean DECORATE! Halloween and Christmas is when they are most festive, with a seasonal menu and adorable cups, but this place year round is definitely a spot you need to stop by. They have a spacious patio where you can sit, relax and enjoy one of their amazing specialty cocktails!
📍1109 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Uchi is a non-traditional Japanese restaurant that serves elevated dishes and seasonal omakase. Their cute patio on South Lamar serves as the perfect spot for a date night or even a dinner with friends!
📍801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
There is no shortage of amazing Mexican food at El Naranjo. Serving up traditional Mexican food and craft cocktails, this patio on South Lamar has everything you need enjoy a great meal. Start off with Guacamole and a Margarita and then try their specialty Mole!
📍2717 S Lamar Blvd STE 1085, Austin, TX 78704
Get out and enjoy the fresh air and delicious meals at these patios on South Lamar we love! For more fun things to do on South Lamar, be sure to also follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok and tag us in your photos @StuffToDoInAustin!
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