Swift’s Attic, located in a renovated space dating back to the early 20th century, has become an Austin institution for the ultimate dining experience. At this cozy, swank restaurant, Chef Mat Clouser uses the freshest ingredients of the season to create small plates of delicious food so order a bunch and share, definitely order the House tator tot “Swiftine” and Popcorn & a Movie for dessert.
Tip: Open for lunch Mon-Fri 11am-2pm; Dinner Mon-Thurs 5-11pm and Fri-Sat 5pm-midnight. Brunch Sun 10:30am-3pm. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Intimate bar which serves excellent cocktails and snacks.
Downstairs in the basement of Swift’s Attic’s building, sits an intimate venue featuring live jazz music. This bar is a prime example of what makes Austin one of the most unique cities in the nation. A bar with brick walls, low ceilings covered with dollar bills, friendly staff and the most amazing music, ranging from eccentric jazz and blues to local bands. Latest schedule can be found on their website.
All venues are within 500 feet of Bar Congress at 200 Congress Avenue in Downtown Austin.