Bars

"I drink to make other people more interesting" - Ernest Hemingway

Baylor

  • Bare Arms Brewing - 2515 La Salle Avenue

  • The Buckle - 500 Bagby

  • Dancing Bear Pub - 1117 Speight Avenue

  • George's - 1925 Speight Avenue

  • Melody Ranch - 2315 North Robinson Drive

  • Scruffy Murphy's - 1226 Speight Avenue

  • Shorty's Pizza Shack - 1712 South 12th Street

Classy

  • Dichotomy - 508 Austin Avenue

  • The Grape - 2006 North Valley Mills Drive

  • The Hightop at The Hippodrome - 724 Austin Avenue

  • Klassy Glass - 723 Austin Avenue

  • Waco Winery - 708 Austin Avenue

  • Z’s at the Curry - 611 Washington Avenue

Downtown

  • Austin’s on the Avenue - 719 Austin Avenue

  • The Backyard - 511 South 8th Avenue

  • Backyard Saloon - 500 Austin Avenue

  • Barnett's Public House - 420 Franklin Avenue

  • Coach's Smoke - 330 Austin Avenue

  • Cricket's Draft House & Grill - 221 Mary Avenue

  • Halftime Restaurant & Bar - 520 Austin Avenue

  • The Hightop at The Hippodrome - 724 Austin Avenue

  • Pinewood Pub - 2223 Austin Avenue

  • Trojan Cork & Keg - 215 Mary Avenue

  • Truelove - 414 Franklin Avenue. Also serves dinner: 4-11pm Mon-Sat; 6-11pm Sun

  • The Warehouse - 727 Austin Avenue

  • Z’s at The Curry - 611 Washington Avenue

Rooftop/Patio

  • Dichotomy - 508 Austin Avenue

  • The Hightop at The Hippodrome - 724 Austin Avenue

  • Shorty's Pizza Shack - 1712 South 12th Street

  • Waco Winery - 708 Austin Avenue

  • Z’s at The Curry - 611 Washington Avenue

Central Waco

  • Dodge City Saloon - 1009 Wooded Acres Boulevard

  • Hemingway's Watering Hole - 4700 Bosque Boulevard

  • Lakeside Tavern - 6605 Airport Road

  • Lava Lounge - 6512 Woodway Drive (LGBTQ-friendly, not that the others *aren't* but you know)

  • Oakley's Texas Bar & Grill - 816 North Valley Mills Drive

  • Salty Dog Sports Bar & Grill - 2004 North Valley Mills Drive

Dive Bars

  • Backyard Saloon - 500 Austin Avenue

  • Dodge City Saloon - 1009 Wooded Acres Boulevard

  • Lakeside Tavern - 6605 Airport Road

  • Scruffy Murphy's - 1226 Speight Avenue

Hewitt

  • George's - 1201 Hewitt Drive