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Next door to Suerte (restaurant), Whisler's is a very cool bar. Inside is warm and funky. There... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2019
Karen A
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Toledo
Awesome decoration and cocktails!

We loved the decoration and atmosphere of the bar! It is entertaining to read what is written on... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
luaester
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Serving expertly crafted cocktails in a backdrop as impressive as the drinks, Whisler's is a must-try while visiting Austin,TX. Upstairs, Mezcaleria Tobala is serving up mezcal and celebrating the culture and traditions of the Mexican spirit and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-2704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting place with the main bar area looking like a tiny castle. There is also a large amount of outdoor seating both covered and uncovered. The specialty cocktails are wonderful but pricy. Overall the service is pretty good.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M3427FIwilliams
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Next door to Suerte (restaurant), Whisler's is a very cool bar. Inside is warm and funky. There is a large outside area covered by a tent and upstairs (through a separate entrance) is a Mezcal bar. Great place for drinks!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karen A
Reviewed 23 December 2018

We loved the decoration and atmosphere of the bar! It is entertaining to read what is written on the walls! We preferred the area downstairs! Service and cocktails were good!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luaester
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Excellent bartenders-talented at hand-crafted cocktails. The mezcaleria above the bar is great. Live music a nice addition.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jbulcock
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This bar is clean with awesome vibes, great staff and AMAZING crafted drinks. The patio has fans and misters to keep those hot summer evenings at bay. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This spot is awesome. We went twice during our trip to Austin even though we were staying nowhere near it. The first time we went on a Thursday afternoon, sat inside at the bar, and loved chatting with the bartenders. They were funny and attentive...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank spopp21
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Loved this place- bit of a walk from Downtown but it was worth it . Loved the decor inside, writing on the walls, chandeliers , quirky but great . Good music through the speakers ( not live) . Interesting cocktails beautifully crafted as they should...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pc-37
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I would not change a thing at Whisler’s - the ambience is resplendent in its moodiness, the service stellar and selection top notch. Somehow their unique environment elevates the craft of the cocktails served. The happy hour specials are made with as much care as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank theinkdrinker
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Nice patio out front with murals on the larger wall. We had cocktails outside which was very pleasant. East Austin walk was also interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We went there for drinks to catch up with my daughter's friend from Costa Rica. His suggestion. It was kind of stuffy but cool looking inside, with shabby chic decor and antiques. We opted to get some air outside. The drinks were fine, nothing special....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank E1971IStonys
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