10Best | Nicest Brewery Taprooms

Updated March 29, 2023

Deciding where to go for a beer in Austin can feel overwhelming with how many breweries there are nowadays.  There are a few key traits you might be seeking out – you might be looking to try a great new beer, or a bite to eat; but no matter what, the most important attribute of a brewery taproom is how enjoyable it is to spend your time there.  Let’s take a look at 10 of the best taprooms to hang out at, considering their amenities, style, and overall uniqueness in the Austin area.

Oddwood Game Room
Photo credit: Oddwood Brewing

Beer BarWhyWhere
Oddwood AlesWith a game room featuring both arcade games and consoles, Oddwood tops the list for providing the most entertainment out of all the breweries in town. There's also plenty of indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy your pizza.3108 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78723
Lazarus Brewing Co.Belgian themed venue with a ton of seating options: a huge bar, some nice couches, a big outdoor space, and even more indoor seating in the barrel room. Their new location has the same vibes, but even larger.1902 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
Meanwhile BrewingWant to play soccer? Meanwhile has an entire soccer field on site, right behind the 5+ food trucks, giant outdoor seating area (with playground), and moderately sized indoor venue if you're not feeling the heat.3901 Promontory Point Dr, Austin, TX 78744
Blue Owl BrewingThe smallest spot on this list - but Blue Owl has taken the full use of their space with casual garden seating outdoors and high tops inside, plus a big stack of games to keep you busy. On certain events you can even spend your time inside the brewing facility itself. 2400 E Cesar Chavez St #300, Austin, TX 78702
Oasis Texas Brewing CompanyIf you know, you know. Not only do you get some of the best views in the entire state, but the taproom itself is perfectly designed to give everyone a chance to experience those views, even from the comfort of the air conditioned interior thanks to the large windows.6650 Comanche Trail Suite #301, Austin, TX 78732
Frontyard BrewingNext in line for fun on-site attractions, how about pickleball? Frontyard Brewing's beer garden contains 6 pickleball courts that can be rented out. Their modern space is also shared with 5 Soul Winery so everyone can choose the beverage they'd like.4514 Bob Wire Rd, Spicewood, TX 78669
Celis BreweryPossibly the fanciest taproom in town, their circular brass bar is the centerpiece of a large energetic taproom. Recently, they've expanded into their backyard with a second bar and a ton of outdoor seating as well.10001 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758
Pinthouse BrewingPinthouse has a few locations, but their newest facility on Ben White is a site to behold. The jellyfish factory itself has a hybrid "outdoor" seating area, fully covered and cooled while still open to the winds, surrounding a smaller (but still large!) indoor space containing the bar.2201 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78741
The BrewtoriumNow for one of the larger indoor seating spaces in Austin, The Brewtorium has plenty of room to enjoy their brews. But that's not all, they also have a private event space, outdoor seating, and... axe throwing? Yes, Celtic Axe is on site for when you need to let off some steam.6015 Dillard Cir A, Austin, TX 78752
Southern Heights Brewing CompanyEver walked under a shipping container? Now you can at the industrial taproom of Southern Heights, decorated with pop art and bright colors that match their colorful selection of beer. Their on-site food truck is always available as well.6014 Techni Center Dr ste 2-101, Austin, TX 78721

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