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Austin's best happy hours & appetizers?

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Austin's best happy hours & appetizers?

Nacho | Nov 19, 2004 10:48 AM

Hi All,

I could use some suggestions on great happy hour offerings, and any with discounted eats is a plus. Downtown is the preferred destination for this weekend, but I'm also interested in other great places too for future reference.

To get things started, last week the friends and I finally made it over to the Roaring Fork. The food and atmosphere was as good as I expected, although I was a little disappointed (in myself) that I waited too long to try the $6 apps happy hour menu. They still do the all night happy hour in the bar, but not all of appetizers are $6 anymore. We split the burger and an order of crab cakes. The burger was HUGE (we split it 3 ways) and was very good. But the star that evening was the crab cakes. Man were those good. Nice and spicey (almost too spicey for one friend), and lots of crab. The server was very knowledgable about the menu and helped steer us to our choices. It was a tough choice between the burger and the pan de campos (ie, cowboy pizza), so we'll have to go back soon to see if we chose correctly. For dessert, the friends ordered the pumpkin cheesecake and really enjoyed it. I'm not much of a pumpkin fan, so my opinion of it is worthless. ;-)

So where else should we try? I've heard that Eddie V's does a good happy hour. Any input?

Thanks all.

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