1123 S. Congress
Hours: Sun.-Fri., 11am-12mid; Sat., 11am-1am
Thirty-one beers on tap may remind us of a certain drinking game, but don't get distracted from exploring the eclectic, affordable menu. Several flat-screens add to the jovial patio feel.
In addition to great appetizers and pub fare, Aussie's offers big-screen TVs and beach volleyball courts out back.
306 Barton Springs Rd., 512/480-0952
has everything from sliders to carnitas, and TVs abound. So do the beer choices, with 20 on tap and more than 50 by the bottle. Try the portobello cheesesteak if you have room after the cheese curds and fried pickles.
2108 S. Lamar, 512/707-2744
Shoot pool, enjoy good beer specials, and stuff yourself with the area's greasiest and most satisfying indulgence: DoubleDave's pepperoni rolls.
3421 W. William Cannon #127, 512/377-3283