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CU29 Libations

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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720 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3251
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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Omni Hotel across the street and rolled into CU29 late at the recommendation of the hotel. We were overtired, and had traveled all day, but were not ready to turn in...so we purposely headed to a bar without live music (at the time) to relax. Fantastic mixologist shook up two rounds of wildly creative cocktails using... More 

Thank Bambi G
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Some co-workers and I arrived on a business trip to Austin late on a Tuesday evening, and wanted to find a spot for a quick drink. It was about 11:30pm and our hotel bar was closing, but the font-desk person at the hotel suggested that we try CU29, which was just a short walk away. It was a nice night... More 

Thank Joe M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

A little off 6th street and well worth visiting to see the bartenders making cocktails which are works of art and also for the very friendly service they give. Thank you Bel, Irene and Sarah for a great time in Austin.

Thank Gillian825
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

The hand crafted drinks here are absolutely amazing! You can truly taste the great quality and care they put into their drink menu. I'll be back, great service!

Thank Mercedes P
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here on the way back to our hotel. It's in Brazos only a block off sixth street so easy to get to. An enormous liquor selection. They had some beers that were decent, but this is not a brew pub. My friend loves an old fashion and apparently they make a great one. Plenty of high end scotches... More 

Thank Jonathan P
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This place was a complete surprise! Firstly, it is way may upscale than you would imagine from the name or just peering in from the street. Secondly, it was almost empty on a Saturday night?! I really liked the aesthetic of this place first and foremost! There was a sort of "crowd" of uppity types or the type that think... More 

Thank Leila R
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156 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We ducked into this place because it was near our hotel and needed an upgrade from walking down 6th street. SO glad we did! They had live music (a little loud for the small size of the place) but the cocktails were amazing! They had all these copper bowls hanging (Copper = cu) and I thought it was just for... More 

Thank emmbeekay
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great location and a fantastic cocktail selection. Its a happening place and is great for business cocktails.

Thank Dan K
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

A place Ernest Hemmingway would love!! Excellent drinks mixed from in house made infusions, I loved it and definitely will be taking friends.

Thank BiblioWren
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

Great spot to grab a drink, listen to some music in the downtown area. The staff really knows their stuff and willling to work with you on drinkable creations.

Thank alkrohn

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
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Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3251
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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