512 Krewe Local’s Guide to ATX

 

Welcome to Austin, fellow Tigers! We are so excited for y’all to be here and enjoy our amazing city. We teamed up with several of our favorite local spots that are looking forward to welcoming you with open arms (and some fantastic specials)! One request for each of you using this: please join your local alumni chapter for a small donation fee of $50 (https://geaux.lsualumni.org/) or please make a donation to LSU Austin Alumni Association using the button below.

Have an amazing weekend and GEAUX TIGERS!

 

If the restaurant is highlighted in bold, they have either monetarily donated to LSU Austin Alumni Association, or donated product to the official LSU Austin Alumni Tailgate - make sure to thank them for their support! List is in alphabetical order to show no bias, as we love each of these spots equally. To receive these offers (especially the % off ones), you must reference this guide/show it to them! Offers valid from Thursday 9/5/19 - Sunday 9/8/19.

Austin Eastciders - 979 Springdale Rd Ste. 130, Austin, TX 78702

The Austin Eastciders Collaboratory located on the East Side of Austin is the place to try all of Austin Eastciders everyday flavors along with special small batch and limited release ciders. Grab a pint, flight, or six-pack to go and enjoy live music, food from a local food truck, games, and a large patio to enjoy Austin’s weather. Enjoy 20% off our drafts at the Collaboratory when you mention this guide!

 

Bar Peached - 1315 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703

Welcome LSU fans!  Bar Peached would love to invite you all in as guests and offer a 15% discount to those who reference the local's guide.  Bar Peached is a neighborhood bar focused restaurant in Clarksville (downtown) serving Asian inspired tacos and comfort food.

Cisco’s - 1511 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Established in 1950. Cisco's is Austin's oldest Tex Mex restaurant. We're open from 7am -10pm and serve breakfast all day. Come early for the Migas and stay for the margaritas. Enjoy a side of free queso when mentioning this local’s guide!

 

Cosmic - 121 Pickle Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden is a permaculture inspired cafe and beer garden, located in the popular South Austin neighborhood. Cosmic offers a wide variety of craft cocktails, local craft beer, and craft coffee, along with multiple food options from three of Austin's finest food trucks. Cosmic is open from 7am daily, and closes at midnight Sunday through Friday, and 1am on Saturday. In addition to the food and drink options, Cosmic provides a unique Austin experience, complete with a large outdoor seating area that includes a koi pond, a chicken coop, two large waterfalls, and plenty of shade. Tigers are always welcome - 15% off your tab this weekend when you mention the local’s guide!

 

Dizzy Rooster - 306 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Your LSU HQ on the infamous dirty 6th street, come and enjoy $5 bud and ultra specials if you’re wearing purple and gold this weekend!

Gotham - 1700 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78702

Gotham is a casual bistro inspired by the great old places of New York City. The accents here are Italian, French and Yiddish, but the point-of-view is modern American -- fresh local ingredients, and a scratch kitchen where we make our own fresh pasta, bread, smoked salmon, sauerkraut, sauces, dressings, and some of the best pastrami you’ll ever have! - 20% off your meal ticket this weekend with reference to the local’s guide.

 

Happy Chicks - 214 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

LSU + Beer + Chicken Tenders.  Austin's favorite chicken tender joint!

Relax at our large bar or sink into one of our booths and enjoy the game.

Jello shots, Beads & more!

Oak Bar and Grill - 3715 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

Oak Sports Bar is a friendly neighborhood bar where you can watch your favorite team on many of the 4k TV's. And if you are hungry, don't forget to try our famous burger! This weekend: 20% off your whole tab if you’re wearing LSU gear and mention this guide. Also, $4 Cajun Concoctions and $5 fireball!

Pelons - 802 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Come join us for THE LSU PARTY of the year!!!

FRIDAY NIGHT: (no cover)  Mardi Gras theme---Hurricanes, beads & more

-DJ/Zydeco music

SATURDAY: GAME DAY (no cover)

We will be a tailgating spot for the game all weekend opening at 10am Saturday with Breakfast tacos, Bloody Marys & Mimosas...

-TV's all over the property with sound.

-4 blocks to the stadium

-Parking lot behind restaurant (across from Stubbs BBQ)

 

Rustic Tap - 613 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

This is 512 Krewe’s official everyday LSU bar! Rustic Tap has 7 75” TVs and a 20’ projector for all things LSU football.  We’ve teamed up with LSU Austin Alumni to put on a Friday night welcome show you don’t want to miss and a tailgate near campus that sold out in 40 minutes. Watch the big game here and enjoy numerous food and drink specials all day/night! Geaux Tigers!

Shoal Creek Saloon - 909 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Shoal Creek Saloon is a Cajun Bar and Grill serving Austinites and Louisiana transplants since 1981. As the home for the Austin LSU Alumni Association and proud members of Who Dat Nation, Louisiana natives have come to rely on Shoal Creek Saloon as their watch party headquarters. Join us Friday, Sept 6th for ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR featuring $4 Texas Vodkas, Discounted Cans, Cocktails, and Appetizers.       

ALL DAY HAPPY HOUR on Friday September 6th Happy Hour includes the following:

- $4 Texas Vodkas 

- $1 off all drafts, wine, Real Ale Tall Boys and Texas Beer Company Cans

- $1.50 off all Signature Cocktails

- $2 off select appetizers

- GEAUX TIGERS!!! 


Stubb’s - 801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Ranked as one of the Top 10 Best Live Music Venues in America by Rolling Stone, Stubbs BBQ is turning purple & gold on September 7th as the OFFICIAL TAILGATE PARTY FOR THE LSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION. Join the party any time from 11am - 5:30pm and enjoy Beer & BBQ with your fellow LSU Alumni. If you miss out on the pregame festivities at Stubbs, don't worry. You can still get some of the best BBQ in Austin at the stadium as Stubbs BBQ is the exclusive provider of BBQ at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium. We look forward to seeing you September 7th for the big game! 

Stuffed Cajun Meat Market - 12226 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78750

LSU Alumni owned and serving great Cajun Food to Austin since 2010.  “Stuffed" is a Cajun Restaurant and an old fashioned Cajun Meat Market.   We make our own Boudin, 14 different sausages, smoke our own andouille, stuff pork chops and whip up a mean batch of gumbo!  We make Turduckens in the fall and bring in the best crawfish in the spring along with everything in between. Proud supporter of the Austin Alumni Association for as many years as we’ve been in business.  Check us out @ stuffedcajun.com or come on by and check us out.  20% off all fresh sausages and boudin for the weekend.  Geaux Tigers!

The Chuggin’ Monkey - 219 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

The Chuggin’ Monkey is a concept created by three guys (two brothers and one that may as well be), that just wanted a place to hang out, shoot pool, or lounge on a patio in the summer. Consider this to be an LSU HQ on the famous 6th street with $5 bud and ultra specials to those in their purple and gold!


 

Other/ Misc.

  • Live in Austin? Keep current with all things LSU on the 512 Krewe Facebook group page and also be sure to follow LSU Austin’s page 

  • Check out @365thingsaustin and/or @whenwherewhataustin on instagram for unique activities going on in the city while you are visiting

  • Follow @letstacoboutit_atx (512 Krewe co-founder) to find other food options in Austin and a digital copy of this local’s guide 

    • Tag that handle on your instagram posts or story (as well as the restaurant you are at on this sheet) for a chance to get a gift card or a free drink on us! 

  • Final reminder: please join your local alumni chapter!