Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe
2908 Fruth, 512/480-9562
Hours: Daily, 7am-2am
This cozy North Campus bungalow provides coffees, juice, and a full bar, as well as an eclectic, vegetarian-friendly menu in a comfortably shabby atmosphere. The giant patio fills up quickly during finals.
- 2018: Readers Patio
- 2017: Readers Best Patio (Spider House)
- 2009: Critics Most Friendly Exit (Spider House)
- 2005: Critics Most Romantic Nerd Night Out (Tuesday Night Firefly at Spider House)
- 2004: Readers Best Teen Hangout (TIE: Barton Springs, Spiderhouse)
- 2003: Readers Best Coffehouse
- 2003: Critics Best Place to Play Chess
- 2002: Readers Best Coffeehouse
- 2001: Readers Best Casual Hangout
- 2001: Readers Best Coffeehouse
- 2000: Readers Best Casual Hangout
- 2000: Readers Best Coffeehouse
- 1999: Readers Best Place To Meet A Blind Date
- 1998: Readers Best Coffee House
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Upscale, modern American cuisine in a lavish setting on the UT campus. Try one of the exquisite desserts or the tangy Benedicts.
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