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Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe

2908 Fruth St., Austin, TX 78705
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Ranked #193 of 3,177 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $5 - $9
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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!!
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Hyderabad, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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329 reviews 329 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 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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97 reviews 97 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My nephew took me here and it was a great place to sit outside on an eclectic patio. The local craft beer selections were superb as was the wine selections. No comments on the food as we did not eat, but if you are looking for a place in Austin to have a few adult beverages without the total craziness... More 

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Nederland, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My son took me there for cocktails. The patio is decorated with picnic tables and interesting artwork like the statue of a headless boy peeing water into a bath tub. The waiter took several minutes to take our orders. I ordered the House red wine, which was less expensive. He returned a few minutes later and told me that they... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When someone said we are meeting at the Spider House, I wasn't sure what we were getting into. But it turned out to be a delightful conglomeration of interesting furniture, atmosphere and people. I loved it! This was definitely one of the highlights of my trip to Austin thus far. Many bars in Austin are not into good wines. They... More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Bring your mates here & chase the sun! Awesome staff, drinks, & food. Lovely place with live music! A must return to.

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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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