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121 E 5th St Austin, TX 78701
121 East 5th StreetUSTexasAustin78701
(512) 344-9571handlebaraustin.com
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Today 3:00 pm – 2:00 am
Monday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amTuesday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amWednesday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amThursday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amFriday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amSaturday 3:00 pm – 2:00 amSunday 12:00 pm – 2:00 am
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HandleBar is Austin's newest and only moustache bar serving up good times by the glass. If you want an inexpensive way to wet your ‘stache, we have Happy Hour M-Saturday 4 to 8 PM and all day Sunday.
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Funky, mustache-themed spot offering a rooftop with city views, a photo booth, craft drinks & games.- Google
"Very friendly bartenders serving up some unique mixed drinks."
"Decor is cool- there are several mustache themed pieces."
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Chris Cates
6 months ago
Great location, awesome rooftop scene with a projection TV displayed on classy brick building, good and fairly priced drinks and mustaches galore. If you like any or all of these things, not to mention cool events like the annual mustache contest, you will like Handlebar. Highly recommend.
Response from the owner - 6 months ago
The question is, Chris, who doesn't like mustaches galore? We're banking on "nobody" being the answer. I appreciate you giving us some Google + love, and hope to see you around soon! -- Brett, Owner
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Lisa Alberts
6 months ago
This is the perfect place for day drinking. Downstairs is a pub-like setting with a fair amount of seats and a great selection of craft beer. If you're one of those people that loves to try a new beer, this is your place. It has a jukebox with some great choices from the 90s which is usually over taken by a DJ as it gets later into the night. The quasi-second floor has one large table with a tv for game watching. It's almost always empty during the day so if you get there early you can probably snag it. The rooftop has a small amount of seating as well as Texas Jenga (you know, the Jenga with Two-By-Fours), Corn Hole and a lovely See-Saw that can be very entertaining both sober and slightly intoxicated. There are two bars, a large projected screen and some smaller tvs. During the day this can be a great hang out with a relaxed and playful atmosphere. At night, it is packed like the front row of ACL for a headliner, allowing it to be a bit tricky to navigate through and find an untouched spot. This bar is definitely a "must-hang-at" spot for anyone who lives in or visits Austin. It has the right amount of Austin decor, and vibe, to make you feel right at home.
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Response from the owner - 6 months ago
Glad you feel right at home here, Lisa! Sounds like you always have a fun time. Hope to see you again this weekend! - Brett, Owner
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Ryan Bares
8 months ago
An amazing selection of beer and weekly specials. All the bartenders have a handlebar mustache (even the women) ;) they have probably one of the better rooftop bars in downtown. You'll find a teeter-totter, large Jenga, and other playground toys. Drinks are reasonably priced.
Response from the owner - 8 months ago
It's all about the beer here, Ryan. And the 'staches, of course. Come chill on the roof with us again soon. Cheers! - Brett, Owner
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Shane Mayeaux
9 months ago
One of my favorite places to kick back. They have a seesaw upstairs! As well as a few animals on springs to bounce about on while you're waiting for your turn to play giant jenga or corn hole. Lots of fun to be had here, with a great feel and atmosphere. Its a must go place when you're near by.
Response from the owner - 9 months ago
Nice, Shane. You can always come kick it with us on the roof! Cheers, Brett, Owner
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Ryann Burhop
2 months ago
Chatted with a fellow Michigander bartender. As a gin lover he taught me about Austin's very own Moody June Gin, and their crazy company. He was very well educated on his drinks and custom built a great drink for me.Even left with some free stickers and a few buttons. Loved the decor and kookie theme.
Response from the owner - 2 months ago
Ryann, this is awesome running into. Glad we were able to chat about gin and get you loving the place. See ya round, Brett, Owner
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Benjamin Minnis
3 weeks ago
Awesome atmosphere and cool interior.
Response from the owner - 3 weeks ago
Nice. Thanks, man. -Brett, Owner
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Soph M
a month ago
Crowded and not the best service ! There is also limited parking on the street, so be prepared to walk !
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Sherri Horton
a year ago
Quirky and high end without the high end prices, HandleBar is fun for a chill night. Whether you stay downstairs and enjoy the mustache decor or venture upstairs to the outdoor porch, the HandleBar is a great place to start your night. They offer delicious whiskey concoctions and the bartenders don't mind chatting. Love it here.
Response from the owner - a year ago
Thanks, Sherri! Happy to hear you're a fan. Till next time! -Brett, Owner

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