Our Favorite Cocktail Bars in Austin

Our Favorite Cocktail Bars in Austin

As a resident at Ocotillo’s Southwest Austin apartments, you're never too far from a good cocktail. Whether you're seeking out a quiet drink with a couple friends, or are looking for an exciting evening out on the town, Ocotillo is conveniently located to all the entertainment you need. Our area of Austin is known for its culture and variety, making it a perfect place to call home. Keep reading to see some of our favorite places to go for a cocktail, and call us today to learn more about our luxury apartments in Southwest Austin!

District Kitchen and Cocktails

Located at 5900 W. Slaughter Ln, District offers a wide variety of drinks to choose from as well as a tasty food menu, making it a great place to meet with friends for dinner and a cocktail after a hard day's work. Austin's own food critic Rob Balon says "virtually every dish is top notch" and describes the cocktails as creative. Needless to say, this is a must try for quality food and great drinks.

The Golden Goose

The Golden Goose offers craft cocktails on their unique chalkboard menu. They have "Moscow Mondays" with $5 Moscow mules and an everyday special of Lonestar and Tecate of $2.50. It's also conveniently located at 2034 S. Lamar blvd, near many other activities and restaurants. The Golden Goose is known for its vintage theme and killer jukebox. You'll also find live music and shuffleboard to play while you sip on some quality cocktails.


Known for craft cocktails in their unique shabby chic style bar and magical outdoor patio area. They have happy hour daily from 4-7pm featuring select craft cocktails for $7. They are also conveniently located at 1816 E 6th Street, near many other local hot spots and trendy restaurants. Whistler’s is also known for their secret upstairs bar featuring many unique mezcal’s from all over the world.

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The Roosevelt Room

Known for a variety of award winning cocktails, the Roosevelt Room is located at 307 W 5th St. Choose from an extensive selection of cocktails and enjoy this classy atmosphere with a bar staff that really knows their stuff. We recommend making a reservation if you know you will be attending, as the seats fill up fast!

Your Next Favorite Cocktail is Waiting!

When you live in Southwest Austin, you'll nearly never run out of new things to do and new places to see. The cocktail scene in Austin has its own unique and flavorful culture that has a taste for everyone in this lively town, so get out there and find your new favorite mix!