photo by Shelley Hiam

Smallest Square Footage for a Night on the Town

The Vortex Compound

The best date nights unfurl in three acts: Dinner. Entertainment. Drinks. At the Vortex compound, you can knock out all three without ever moving your car. Beloved on-site food trailer Patrizi’s will have you stealing bites from your sweetheart’s plate of cacio e pepe. Mere steps away, settle in at the tiny but potent Vortex Theatre for a typically first-class performance – and prime opportunity to hold hands in the dark. Then it’s back out to the Butterfly Bar’s seductively lit patio for a cocktail or cooling sangria, the stage perfectly set for that eternal late-night question: Your place or mine?

2307 Manor Rd., 512/522-4834

The Vortex
2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282

Butterfly Bar at the Vortex
2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282

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