CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:  Call #5123665530 ext 2 or place order online, and get your order To Go!  Emmer & Rye is now fully to-go with both delivery & curbside options, Tuesday – Saturday, 5-9pm.  They are also offering free delivery for Rainey Street residents, and $5 delivery for Central Austin. All gratuity will go directly towards our Employee Emergency Fund.


Emmer & Rye is one of those restaurants, where you can visit over and over, and still want to go back for more. The menu is based off of locally sourced seasonally fresh farm ingredients, and is innovative, and exciting. It’s located on Rainey Street, a fun place to hang out in Austin, so this could be the first [or last!] stop for a fun filled evening. 

TIP:  Open 5:30-close Tuesday-Sunday.  Sunday Brunch. Closed Monday. Valet available. Private dining available.
Emmer & Rye Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


Right down the street is Half Step, a cool bar on Rainey Street.  One of the most amazing transformations on Rainey Street, with keeping the old, and updating into a gorgeous space.  With a simple, light blue paint and a neon sign stating “you earned it” in the front windy, a cozy interior and an outside bar.  It’s become one of Austin’s favorite hang out on Rainey.

TIP: Open Tues-Sun from 7pm to 2am.
Half Step Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Both locations within 400 feet of 51 Rainey Street, Downtown Austin.