photo by David Brendan Hall

Most Aggressively Hip Cocktail Bar


With its unassuming exterior, secreted away inside a former valet ticketing office, Garage remains one of the better-kept secrets of Austin’s bar scene. The transition from the bare cement of the parking lot to the carefully designed, art deco-adjacent space of the bar feels gleefully clandestine, like sneaking off to a rave in an abandoned amusement park or partying in a nightclub tucked beneath a bridge. Plus, the cocktails are outstanding, as Instagrammable as they are delicious.

Garage Cocktail Bar
503 Colorado, 512/369-3490

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