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Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe

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2908 Fruth St., Austin, TX 78705
512-480-9562
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating
Description: Spider House patio bar and cafe is an Austin staple. We have been open for...
Spider House patio bar and cafe is an Austin staple. We have been open for 15 years and have continued to please each patron that comes through our doors. We have perfectly brewed iced coffee as well as tasty drip coffee! Spider house has a delicious selection of snacks and sandwiches and offers a wide variety of local beers as well as popular draft picks! We also have a full bar and a spectacular list of specialty drinks. We have daily special as well that are as followsMonday: MARTINI MONDAY $5 specialty martinisTuesday: $2 Lonestars and $3 DraftsWednesday: $5 Mexican Martinis!Thursday: $3 Margaritas!Sunday: Bloody mary and sangria specials!29th Street Ballroom at Spider HouseSunday: 10pm-2am $1 Drinks!Wednesday: 10pm-2am $1 Drinks!29th street ballroom is the music venue attached to spider house. 29th street offers a wide variety of shows featuring local and touring bands as well as events such as a weekly poetry slam on Tuesdays from 7:30-10pm. 29th street is a great place to meet friends, enjoy music and experience the local food trailer parked on the outside patio called Love balls. Love balls serves an eclectic Japanese cuisine and is a great snack for a low price. Come visit us!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun, funky outdoor dining and coffee

I went here for the first time with an Austin friend and will probably go back soon. I shared a sandwich with chicken and goat cheese and an order of chips and salsa. The sandwich was tasty and they actually brought out a large bowl of salsa. The atmosphere is very laid-back. Don't expect elegance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
JWRAustin_TX
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Austin, TX
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  • Bar scene
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Seabrook, Texas
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Was in town visiting our son and his girlfriend, he suggested we go here for drinks, ordered bloody Mary's and they were very good, nice place to chill and chat. really nice waitress and the atmosphere is fun and funky. Really enjoyed it and will go back for sure. We ordered the trio of humus and it was very good

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Austin, TX
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I went here for the first time with an Austin friend and will probably go back soon. I shared a sandwich with chicken and goat cheese and an order of chips and salsa. The sandwich was tasty and they actually brought out a large bowl of salsa. The atmosphere is very laid-back. Don't expect elegance, just a fun place to... More 

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Midwest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I love visiting Austin and eating at the fun little outdoor cafes. This one is such a fun garden setting and we went for lunch. They have a good list of beers and wines and a nice, different lunch menu. The food was good and the atmosphere great. Service was good too. A go back to place for me!

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Tyler, Texas
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is such an Austin place! The drinks are great, and the atmosphere is even better. It's a fun eclectic atmosphere with great outdoor seating. I haven't tried the food, but I definitely will come back to do so. It's a great place to grab a book and drink and hang out.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is one of the most memorable experiences I've had in Austin. We tried off the menu cocktails, just to take a break from beer, and it was awesome! Music, conversation, people -- it has all of these! Reminds you of carefree college days... Be careful near the bathrooms though, not super clean. Avoid if possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm reviewing this more as an experience than a restaurant. I don't know if they serve food, but there's a food trailer outside that consistently gets good reviews. I saw a comedy show there over the weekend and it didn't disappoint. The show was as weird as Austin, and hilarious and entertaining. After the show, we strolled over to the... More 

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Saint-Beat, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Loved this cafe. As soon as you walk in you feel welcome. Great choice of latte coffees, skinny, almond milk, soy milk - and really tasty and great value. Fab patio area if the weather is warm. Nice choice of snacks plus greek menu for the little take away van in the car park - we had greek chips -... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We went to Spider House for evening drinks after dinner. All we ate was the hummus and pita appetizer which was delicious. We app and drink prices were great! Our server was so friendly and easy going. My favourite thing about this place was the atmosphere. We sat out on the brick patio. The place is all lit up and... More 

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maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I did not have any food, but; the drinks were outstanding. We sat outside and it was very charming. Staff very friendly.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went to spider house with a group of friends when it came highly recmmended from people from work. The patio area was what immediately sold me on the joint. It was mismatched fun and funky furniture with great people watching all the way around. The selection of drinks is plentiful and I have never had anything there I didn't... More 

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Additional Information about Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe

Address: 2908 Fruth St., Austin, TX 78705
Phone Number: 512-480-9562
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2908 Fruth St., Austin, TX 78705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-480-9562

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

Spider House patio bar and cafe is an Austin staple. We have been open for 15 years and have continued to please each patron that comes through our doors. We have perfectly brewed iced coffee as well as tasty drip coffee! Spider house has a delicious selection of snacks and sandwiches and offers a wide variety of local beers as well as popular draft picks! We also have a full bar and a spectacular list of specialty drinks. We have daily special as well that are as followsMonday: MARTINI MONDAY $5 specialty martinisTuesday: $2 Lonestars and $3 DraftsWednesday: $5 Mexican Martinis!Thursday: $3 Margaritas!Sunday: Bloody mary and sangria specials!29th Street Ballroom at Spider HouseSunday: 10pm-2am $1 Drinks!Wednesday: 10pm-2am $1 Drinks!29th street ballroom is the music venue attached to spider house. 29th street offers a wide variety of shows featuring local and touring bands as well as events such as a weekly poetry slam on Tuesdays from 7:30-10pm. 29th street is a great place to meet friends, enjoy music and experience the local food trailer parked on the outside patio called Love balls. Love balls serves an eclectic Japanese cuisine and is a great snack for a low price. Come visit us!!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?