The capital city of Texas is located right in the middle of the huge state and is home to a diverse and bustling nightlife that has persisted for many years.
Beer sales in Austin have made this city a great place for bars and restaurants to thrive. Whether it is for the younger crowd heading to the clubs to dance or the older folks looking for a spot to drink in peace, you can find success in Austin.
For this article, there will be a table showing the most successful bars and restaurants in Austin as well as some hot areas of the city and annual events that people from all over flock to.
You will find the table below that displays the top 25 bars and restaurants in Austin based on their individual alcohol sales. The data in this table is for total beer, wine, and liquor sales, and will be updated every month.
|Establishment Name||Total Receipts||Liquor||Wine||Beer|
|WLS BEVERAGE CO||$1,450,071||$962,248||$255,236||$232,587|
|FAIRMONT AUSTIN HOTEL||$1,072,695||$674,727||$273,454||$124,514|
|ROSE ROOM/ 77 DEGREES||$985,340||$847,260||$34,373||$103,707|
|OMNI BARTON CREEK RESORT & SPA||$970,476||$535,142||$255,747||$179,587|
|MOODY AMPHITHEATER AT WATERLOO GREENWAY||$798,359||$375,826||$38,557||$383,976|
|PREMIER HOSPITALITY, INC.||$786,544||$514,426||$0||$272,118|
|WLS BEVERAGE COMPANY||$742,562||$559,057||$109,491||$74,014|
|MATT’S EL RANCHO, INC.||$642,739||$594,508||$4,690||$43,541|
|SAN JACINTO BEVERAGE COMPANY LLC||$601,617||$395,776||$172,953||$32,888|
|BRAZOS CONCESSIONS CO/SALT LICK JOINT VENTURE||$573,583||$523,874||$10,820||$38,889|
|BLIND PIG PUB / PIG PEN||$539,584||$348,391||$0||$191,193|
|WLS BEVERAGE COMPANY||$514,691||$384,624||$57,282||$72,785|
|THE DOGWOOD DOMAIN||$513,190||$396,442||$16,766||$99,982|
|OASIS CANTINA DEL LAGO||$506,343||$388,646||$17,959||$99,738|
|FARACE BEVERAGES, LLC||$492,353||$302,237||$58,046||$132,070|
|NUTTY BROWN CAFE||$461,916||$230,751||$12,417||$218,748|
|OJOS LOCOS SPORTS CANTINA||$458,827||$160,889||$220||$297,718|
SXSW, or south by southwest, is a music and film festival that attracts creatives from all over the world to see some of the greatest bands and filmmakers alike. The event takes place around mid-March and is one of the most popular music events in America. Many of the bars and restaurants in the city rely on the income from SXSW to get them through the rest of the year.
Austin is home to the University of Texas and their graduation is one of the busiest times of the year for bars and restaurants. Taking place in late May, students and parents flood the city to find some drinks and food for a nearly week-long celebration for the new graduating class.
Austin is, as of right now, the fastest-growing city in the nation. With more and more people coming into this city it makes this a perfect place to stake a claim for a business and become a part of the expanding nightlife of this bustling city.
It is home to many students, post-grads, and even retirees that all look for fine places to enjoy during their time off. So whether you are looking for a more intimate or fast-paced theme for your bar or restaurant, Austin is a great location to find great success.