Austin >Bars & Clubs > Rio Rita Lounge
Great divey east 6th joint with undoubtably the best drinks and alcohol. All the infused vodkas are superb.
So, Rio Rita is a coffeeshop-cum-dive bar, with ripped-up vintage furniture and cool art strewn about, as well as a killer jukebox. But the reason you should stop by here for a drink is Rio Rita's preoccupation with liquor infusions, such as the jalapeno garlic vodka: It's the secret ingredient in their famous Bloody Mary's.
Cool patio, friendly people. A funky and laid-back spot to lounge and meet up with friends. Check out their wide selection of house-infused liquors behind the bar.
great place to escape. cozy atmosphere
such a great little place!.
This is a place I make a special trip for; I live South. I have been going here for over a year now. It's just a cool little place where you can just hang with your friends and have some drinks.
Many times I have been there late and my friends have ordered Guiness with a shot of espresso but I couldn't as I would be up all night. I went during the day and finally had it. It's good. My buddy got a Bloody Mary and raved about how good it was. There was only one bartender there as it was a weekend afternoon but she powered through everyone's orders and kept the line moving along.
They have food but I have never had it. It looks good and lots of people seem to be eating there when I am there. I have always eaten prior to going there.
Both inside and outside seating are great and there is always a nice mix of people there. I really enjoy this place.
Good drinking spot. I always have fun at Rio Rita. They indulge my ridiculous drink requests, support local artists, have an inside and outside that offer different vibes--and who else lets you bring your own records and play them for the crowd on Mondays? I can't comment on the coffee, as I prefer booze.
East side coffeeshop, craft klatch and lounge for light snacks and local beers under the 7up sign..
This neighborhood lounge and coffeeshop provides all of the elements essential for becoming a favorite hangout: a cool yet casual atmosphere, good mix of booze and food, and plenty of varied seating areas. Styled as individual rooms with garage sale-style furniture, the setting is perfect for groups enjoying the relaxed vib. A decent jukebox and frequent events provide for entertainment as does the local artwork on the walls. The menu features pizza by the slice from East Side Pies, house-made smoked salmon, cheese plate and a handful of tasty sandwiches.
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