Best games in Austin

Check out the top games in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. The Tavern

1. The Tavern

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10 local reviews
922 West 12th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-320-8377
BarRestaurantFood
Brett
Catch all the games at this soccer-themed English pub.
Rocky
Pub food and flat screens with every major game on it seems.
Dk
Great place to grab a burger and beer while watching sports
1. The Tavern

1. The Tavern

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10 local reviews
922 West 12th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-320-8377
Brett
Brett
Catch all the games at this soccer-themed English pub.
Rocky
Rocky
Pub food and flat screens with every major game on it seems.
Dk
Dk
Great place to grab a burger and beer while watching sports
2. Zilker Metropolitan Park

2. Zilker Metropolitan Park

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248 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin
Open now
+1 512-974-6700
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Les
It's great for a morning run, an afternoon game of disc golf ( etc ) or just getting outdoors and being in the…
Park Terrace
Zilker park is where the famous Austin City Limits Music Festival takes place annually. It is also home to the…
Jeany
Barton Springs Pool is located here!
2. Zilker Metropolitan Park

2. Zilker Metropolitan Park

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248 local reviews
2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin
Open now
+1 512-974-6700
Les
Les
It's great for a morning run, an afternoon game of disc golf ( etc ) or just getting outdoors and being in the refreshing air. Don't forget …
Park Terrace
Park Terrace
Zilker park is where the famous Austin City Limits Music Festival takes place annually. It is also home to the kite flyers, soccer games, fr…
Jeany
Jeany
Barton Springs Pool is located here!
3. Black Sheep Lodge

3. Black Sheep Lodge

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73 local reviews
2108 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-707-2744
BarRestaurantFood
Darin
$ Sports bar, known for its burgers, offers daily drink specials & bar games - Keith's Corndog Bites with Curr…
Renee
This sports bar, known for its burgers, offers daily drink specials & bar games. Good place to go watch a spor…
Jaime
Amazing selection of draft beers. Good pub grub, reputed to be the best burger in South Austin. The patio is o…
3. Black Sheep Lodge

3. Black Sheep Lodge

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73 local reviews
2108 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-707-2744
Darin
Darin
$ Sports bar, known for its burgers, offers daily drink specials & bar games - Keith's Corndog Bites with Curry Ketchup, Tater Tots
Renee
Renee
This sports bar, known for its burgers, offers daily drink specials & bar games. Good place to go watch a sports game, grab a beer and bite.
Jaime
Jaime
Amazing selection of draft beers. Good pub grub, reputed to be the best burger in South Austin. The patio is often packed but that just adds…
4. Lustre Pearl East

4. Lustre Pearl East

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12 local reviews
114 Linden Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-524-1143
BarRestaurantFood
Anna & Chad
A Rainy Street classic relocated to East Austin. Multiple bars, hipster games, food, drinks, and great prices.
Hello
Awesome spot for playing some yard games over a good drink! Check out the Lustre Pearl EAST as well, it's clos…
Alex
My favorite place to go get a drink where I can actually get a table with my friends and lots of games to keep…
4. Lustre Pearl East

4. Lustre Pearl East

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12 local reviews
114 Linden Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-524-1143
Anna & Chad
Anna & Chad
A Rainy Street classic relocated to East Austin. Multiple bars, hipster games, food, drinks, and great prices.
Hello
Hello
Awesome spot for playing some yard games over a good drink! Check out the Lustre Pearl EAST as well, it's closer!
Alex
Alex
My favorite place to go get a drink where I can actually get a table with my friends and lots of games to keep me entertained.
5. Shangri-La

5. Shangri-La

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26 local reviews
1016 East 6th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-524-4291
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Gus
Dimly lit artsy dive bar with no offensive odor and a pretty cool back patio. They have a pool table, some vid…
Shelby
Great little bar to hang out and play a few games of pool, take photo booth pictures, play pac-man, or enjoy t…
Alexandria
Cheap booze, a pool table and a great beer garden.
5. Shangri-La

5. Shangri-La

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26 local reviews
1016 East 6th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-524-4291
Gus
Gus
Dimly lit artsy dive bar with no offensive odor and a pretty cool back patio. They have a pool table, some video games a photo booth and a j…
Shelby
Shelby
Great little bar to hang out and play a few games of pool, take photo booth pictures, play pac-man, or enjoy the weather outside on their hu…
Alexandria
Alexandria
Cheap booze, a pool table and a great beer garden.
6. Bar 96

6. Bar 96

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6 local reviews
96 Rainey Street, Austin
+1 512-433-6604
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Chandler
Casual sports-friendly bar in a former bungalow with a wraparound porch, board games & a food truck.
Joseph
Casual sports-friendly bar in a former bungalow with a wraparound porch, board games & a food truck.
Jessica
This bar will have a bunch of really cool stuff during SXSW.
6. Bar 96

6. Bar 96

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6 local reviews
96 Rainey Street, Austin
+1 512-433-6604
Chandler
Chandler
Casual sports-friendly bar in a former bungalow with a wraparound porch, board games & a food truck.
Joseph
Joseph
Casual sports-friendly bar in a former bungalow with a wraparound porch, board games & a food truck.
Jessica
Jessica
This bar will have a bunch of really cool stuff during SXSW.
7. Circuit of the Americas

7. Circuit of the Americas

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53 local reviews
9201 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard, Austin
+1 512-301-6600
Point of interestEstablishment
Chloe
Home to F1, MOTOGP, Redfest, X-Games, and plenty of great music - lots of bands play at the track!
Erin
Need for speed? COTA is Austin's latest addition for F1 racing and other events, including shows, the X-Games…
susan
If you love racing you are 26 miles away to Formula 1, MotoGP, X Games, Austin360 Amphitheater, RedFest, and m…
7. Circuit of the Americas

7. Circuit of the Americas

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53 local reviews
9201 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard, Austin
+1 512-301-6600
Chloe
Chloe
Home to F1, MOTOGP, Redfest, X-Games, and plenty of great music - lots of bands play at the track!
Erin
Erin
Need for speed? COTA is Austin's latest addition for F1 racing and other events, including shows, the X-Games, TED Talks, ... If it's warm…
susan
susan
If you love racing you are 26 miles away to Formula 1, MotoGP, X Games, Austin360 Amphitheater, RedFest, and more.
8. Kung Fu Saloon

8. Kung Fu Saloon

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10 local reviews
716 West 6th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-469-0901
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Alex and Erin
Great place to drink and play all types of games (arcades, ping pong, giant genga blocks, giant connect 4) . P…
Justin
Great little bar with some classic arcade games around the room to help keep you entertained. Sunday's are "A…
Ryan
This is the 2nd highest grossing bar in Austin at the time of this list. The theme here is vintage video game…
8. Kung Fu Saloon

8. Kung Fu Saloon

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10 local reviews
716 West 6th Street, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-469-0901
Alex and Erin
Alex and Erin
Great place to drink and play all types of games (arcades, ping pong, giant genga blocks, giant connect 4) . Plus all the bars and pubs on W…
Justin
Justin
Great little bar with some classic arcade games around the room to help keep you entertained. Sunday's are "All you can play" too!
Ryan
Ryan
This is the 2nd highest grossing bar in Austin at the time of this list. The theme here is vintage video games and lots of booze. Crowded …
9. Pinballz Arcade

9. Pinballz Arcade

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12 local reviews
8940 Research Boulevard, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-420-8458
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kayla
Pinballz is a blast! It's an arcade with...pinball machines! But there's classic video games as well. It's als…
Patrick
It has all classic and also new arcade games... and lots of pinball machines!
Erin
If you like older arcade games, and are looking to be able to drink and have a great evening alone or with fri…
9. Pinballz Arcade

9. Pinballz Arcade

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12 local reviews
8940 Research Boulevard, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-420-8458
Kayla
Kayla
Pinballz is a blast! It's an arcade with...pinball machines! But there's classic video games as well. It's also BYOB which makes it more pop…
Patrick
Patrick
It has all classic and also new arcade games... and lots of pinball machines!
Erin
Erin
If you like older arcade games, and are looking to be able to drink and have a great evening alone or with friends, this is THE place. Hund…
10. Red's Porch

10. Red's Porch

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22 local reviews
3508 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-440-7337
BarRestaurantFood
David
I'll be honest the food is good but not great. However, the view is spectacular and the drinks are solid. Plus…
Joseph
A fun place to eat or drink... great covered patio and games to play.
Mike
Large covered porch with shuffle board and tons of board games!
10. Red's Porch

10. Red's Porch

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22 local reviews
3508 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-440-7337
David
David
I'll be honest the food is good but not great. However, the view is spectacular and the drinks are solid. Plus they have a ton of great boar…
Joseph
Joseph
A fun place to eat or drink... great covered patio and games to play.
Mike
Mike
Large covered porch with shuffle board and tons of board games!
11. Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium

11. Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium

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20 local reviews
405 East 23rd Street, Austin
+1 512-471-3434
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Rachel
Some would say UT Football is a religion so this would be it's chapel. UT games and tailgating are legendary,…
Heather
Some would say UT Football is a religion so this would be it's chapel. UT games & tailgating are legendary, bu…
Ken & Mary Beth
Experiencing a Texas football game with 108,000 other people is memorable! The pageantry of the event is enjo…
11. Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium

11. Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium

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20 local reviews
405 East 23rd Street, Austin
+1 512-471-3434
Rachel
Rachel
Some would say UT Football is a religion so this would be it's chapel. UT games and tailgating are legendary, but if you're not interested,…
Heather
Heather
Some would say UT Football is a religion so this would be it's chapel. UT games & tailgating are legendary, but if you're not interested, av…
Ken & Mary Beth
Ken & Mary Beth
Experiencing a Texas football game with 108,000 other people is memorable! The pageantry of the event is enjoyable for even non football fa…
12. Gourmands

12. Gourmands

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42 local reviews
2316 Webberville Road, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-610-2031
BarRestaurantFood
Jeff
Bar/sandwich place. Relaxed atmosphere, various games in the back, a good place to escape the craziness of the…
Clarisse and Julia
Good sandwiches, beers, and bar games.
Kelsey
Good sandwiches with homemade potatoe chips that are delish. Full bar. Pool tables and pinball too:-)
12. Gourmands

12. Gourmands

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42 local reviews
2316 Webberville Road, Austin
Closed now
+1 512-610-2031
Jeff
Jeff
Bar/sandwich place. Relaxed atmosphere, various games in the back, a good place to escape the craziness of the festival.
Clarisse and Julia
Clarisse and Julia
Good sandwiches, beers, and bar games.
Kelsey
Kelsey
Good sandwiches with homemade potatoe chips that are delish. Full bar. Pool tables and pinball too:-)