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  • Directions
  • Bar Hours:
  • Monday-Friday: 4pm-2am
  • Saturday: 2pm-2am
  • Sunday: 11am-2am
  • Tiki Bar:
  • Friday + Saturday: 7pm – 2 am
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east austin drinkery

Housed in a refurbished bungalow on East Cesar Chavez, Craftsman is a neighborhood bar with a cozy interior and expansive patio, great for large groups or a casual after work drink. The bar, which opened in 2015, retains the essence of the original space and offers thoughtful, creative cocktails that lack fuss. The bar program centers on using the best ingredients including using fresh squeezed juices and seasonal, local elements. Craftsman also offers a selection of craft beers from Texas breweries and beyond. We invite you to experience our Brazilian street food truck Boteco Espeteria every day, our backyard Tiki Bar Fridays & Saturdays as well as explore our seasonal specials like our hot cocktails!

  • Directions
  • Bar Hours:
  • Monday-Friday: 4pm-2am
  • Saturday: 2pm-2am
  • Sunday: 11am-2am
  • Aloha
  • Tiki Bar:
  • Friday + Saturday: 7pm – 2 am
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Craftsman has ample indoor and outdoor space to host your next event and offers table reservations as well as full buyouts. Learn More

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Feeling cheesy 🧀 Try one of @botecoatx cheese skewers grilled to perfection! Open Daily 4pm-11pm . . . #cheeseonastick #brazilianfood #itsadate #foodtruck #streetfood #boteco #charcoalgrill #eateraustin #do512 #365thingsaustin #austin360 #atxeats

It’s definitely below 50 degrees today so warm your bones with 50% off of our hot drinks! . . . @drinkrumpleminze Hot Cocoa with house made whipped cream @johnniewalker scotch and Earl Grey Tea and lemon @goslingsrum Black Seal Rum and house made hot buttered rum batter then topped with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon . . . #hotbutteredrum #hotcocoa #hotchocolate #spikedhotchocolate #atxlife #itsadate #happyhour #drinkspecials #earlgreytea #culturemap #culturemapatx #thrillist #eater #do512 #austin360 #365thingsaustin

@botecoatx #brazilian #foodtruck Open Daily 4pm-11pm . . . #brazilianfood #yuca #yucafries #chimichurri #skewers #beer #cocktails #happyhour @craftsmanbaratx

We have something to be happy about on Mondays...Happy Hour from 4pm-7pm we feature $7 house cocktails and $5 select drafts which includes this “Me so Corny”🌽 made with mezcal, tequila, corn and pineapple topped with a dash of cinnamon. Also on happy hour, @botecoatx 2000 East Cesar Chavez location features 50% of their grilled steak and chicken sandwiches on brioche bun with pickled onions, arugula and mayo. #nomnom . . . #atxlife #eateraustin #imbibegram #itsadate #mezcal #mezcalcocktails #tequila #tequilacocktails #corn #imbibe #thriller #happyhour #drinkspecials #food #foodspecials #brazilianfood #botecoatx

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#CraftsmanBarATX

We are having happy #humpdayvibes with one of our favorite cocktails over the years, The Eastside Sour made with @eljimadortequila reposado, mango, lime and a Velvet Falernum foam topped with @bittermens #tiki #bitters Only $7 during #happyhour 4-7pm

For Fat Tuesday fans and lovers of the “Big Easy”, Craftsman is bringing a New Orleans experience unlike anything else to Austin. For the first time, the East Austin bar will completely transform its bungalow house into a French Quarter Mardi Gras experience for two weeks beginning February 20 and running through Fat Tuesday (March 5). Beyond the décor, the takeover offers a special “FRENCH QUARTER” themed cocktail menu featuring interpretations of some of the French Quarters most iconic cocktails such as the Hurricane, Hand Grenade, and Sazerac. Because it wouldn’t be a Mardi Gras without street food, guests should come hungry and expect some of the French Quarter’s most popular options such as alligator on a stick and beignets. To top it all off, FRENCH QUARTER will feature the authentic New Orleans beats from Boss Street Brass Band every Friday and Saturday night of the event from 9p – 1a. The FRENCH QUARTER Cocktail Menu Pat O’Brien’s Light Rum, Dark Rum, Passion Fruit, Lime, Orange, Luxardo Tropical Isle Gin, Rum, Vodka, Melon, Sugar Sazerac Coffee House Rye Whiskey, Herb-Saint, Peychauds Bitters, Sugar, Lemon Oil Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop Gin, Lemon, Sugar, Sparkling Wine

Feeling cheesy 🧀 Try one of @botecoatx cheese skewers grilled to perfection! Open Daily 4pm-11pm . . . #cheeseonastick #brazilianfood #itsadate #foodtruck #streetfood #boteco #charcoalgrill #eateraustin #do512 #365thingsaustin #austin360 #atxeats

It’s definitely below 50 degrees today so warm your bones with 50% off of our hot drinks! . . . @drinkrumpleminze Hot Cocoa with house made whipped cream @johnniewalker scotch and Earl Grey Tea and lemon @goslingsrum Black Seal Rum and house made hot buttered rum batter then topped with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon . . . #hotbutteredrum #hotcocoa #hotchocolate #spikedhotchocolate #atxlife #itsadate #happyhour #drinkspecials #earlgreytea #culturemap #culturemapatx #thrillist #eater #do512 #austin360 #365thingsaustin

@botecoatx #brazilian #foodtruck Open Daily 4pm-11pm . . . #brazilianfood #yuca #yucafries #chimichurri #skewers #beer #cocktails #happyhour @craftsmanbaratx

For Fat Tuesday fans and lovers of the “Big Easy”, Craftsman is bringing a New Orleans experience unlike anything else to Austin. For the first time, the East Austin bar will completely transform its bungalow house into a French Quarter Mardi Gras experience for two weeks beginning February 20 and running through Fat Tuesday (March 5). Beyond the décor, the takeover offers a special “FRENCH QUARTER” themed cocktail menu featuring interpretations of some of the French Quarters most iconic cocktails such as the Hurricane, Hand Grenade, and Sazerac. Because it wouldn’t be a Mardi Gras without street food, guests should come hungry and expect some of the French Quarter’s most popular option such as alligator on a stick and beignets. To top it all off, FRENCH QUARTER will feature the authentic New Orleans beats from Boss Street Brass Band every Friday and Saturday night of the event from 9p – 1a. . . . #mardigras #mardigras2019 #neworleans #frenchquarter #bossstreetbrassband #itsadate #eateraustin #atxlife #thrillist #culturemapatx #sazerac #hurricanecocktail #bigeasy #bourbonstreet #canalstreet #frenchmenstreet #nola

We have something to be happy about on Mondays...Happy Hour from 4pm-7pm we feature $7 house cocktails and $5 select drafts which includes this “Me so Corny”🌽 made with mezcal, tequila, corn and pineapple topped with a dash of cinnamon. Also on happy hour, @botecoatx 2000 East Cesar Chavez location features 50% of their grilled steak and chicken sandwiches on brioche bun with pickled onions, arugula and mayo. #nomnom . . . #atxlife #eateraustin #imbibegram #itsadate #mezcal #mezcalcocktails #tequila #tequilacocktails #corn #imbibe #thriller #happyhour #drinkspecials #food #foodspecials #brazilianfood #botecoatx