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Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger

Bar and Bakery$$$$
Downtown Austin, Austin
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  • Eater
    EaterOctober 8, 2013
    Easy Tiger has the winning Austin formula: in-house bread and pastries, craft beer, ping pong, and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, in the most improbable of places: Dirty Sixth. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Super D.
    Super DadMarch 19
    Great bar food, great beer! Pastrami sandwich, roast beef sandwich, & Garlic sausage were good. Cons: Parking was difficult to find & my kids didn't like anything they sold (except for the pretzels).
    Upvoted Apr 15
  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleFebruary 15, 2013
    Time to carb up, y’all: The street-level bakeshop serves up top-of-the-line breads and pastries; mosey on to the downstairs beer garden and you’ll find mouth-watering cured meats and excellent brews. Read more
  • Ari F.
    Ari FriedlandMarch 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    this spot is so Austin cool. the food is outstanding. order the mixed grill plate. it's big, juicy and full of flavor. fun scene, awesome music and great staff. and an amazing beer/whiskey selection.
  • Jaimie Yurie L.
    Jaimie Yurie LeeOctober 29, 2016
    Came here for brunch and was blown away. If you want something different try the Italian beef. It's a perfect balance of pickled veggies, cheese and beef. Never tried anything like it. I'm in love.
  • David A.
    David AMay 7, 2016
    Great beer selection, quiet enough to hear your friends and lively enough to give energy. We had the German board and the pretzel was very fresh. Great place to start off with a beer and snack.
  • Mahesh P.
    A great - and constantly rotating - beer selection, many many *excellent* baked goods, and all the german bar food (sausage / pretzels) that you could want.
  • Traci R.
    Traci Reston-HouseholderMarch 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to go to get a craft beer on 6th street (which can be hard to find)! They always have an excellent selection.
  • That M.
    That MarikaApril 27, 2013
    Their salad is amazing! Their Turkey Sandwich is mouth watering and if it is packed when you come in just grab a menu and go upstairs. The ladies there are super nice, fast and accommodating.
  • Erika L.
    Erika LoyaNovember 9, 2014
    IMO they have the best Pastrami Sandwiches! Because they have a bakery upstairs I always order mine on Toasted Sourdough! Its amazingly quite wicked
  • Eater
    EaterApril 8, 2014
    Drew Curren's combination beer garden and bakery on Dirty Sixth has proven to be a massive hit. They supply bread all over town and are even popping up at the farmer's market. Read more
  • Josh B.
    Josh BakerJune 18, 2015
    Wide selection of draft beers. The kielbasa, homemade beer cheese, mustard, and coleslaw were worth visiting Austin for. Get the German plate!
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 24, 2012
    Doesn't matter what you choose, the freshly baked goods at Easy Tiger are not to be missed. Even if you just need some munchies, a baguette with butter or soft pretzel will satisfy your cravings!
  • Kayla Maro M.
    Kayla Maro MosesAugust 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Order a snack board and a bottle of Original Sin cider and settle in for the best game of Scrabble you've ever played. Other board games live under the tiger painting downstairs.
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan CApril 14, 2013
    Their pretzels are awesome! Second best I've ever had, the winner being the always-sublime offerings of Salzburg, Austria. The other breads are also delicious, as is the coffee.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkMarch 21, 2013
    Share the Snack Board with some friends. It comes with a large portion of beer cheese, which let's face it, is all you really need in life. Did I mention it's DELICIOUS?
  • Leslie H.
    Leslie HammersmithFebruary 15, 2012
    Stopped in for morning treat and picked up a turkey & cheese turnover, a pretzel and a large coffee. Turnover was light and flaky and the pretzel was awesome! Coffee was good, too.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsFebruary 27, 2013
    Bratwurst in Pretzel Bun: Resist the temptation to stuff yourself with bread and beer cheese and save room for this sausage sandwich.
  • abigail.
    abigail.May 15
    Amazing beer cheese - get the pretzels and the half baguette with butter and the smoked Gouda as well. Huge selection of good beers. Great atmosphere & ping pong!!
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer T.September 16, 2016
    Pretzels and beer cheese are a classic happy hour option here. Great beer selection and ping pong outside. Add them on FBook to get their special event invites
  • John B.
    John BarbarianMarch 6, 2012
    Just a few blocks away from the convention center, this is a fantastic place to stop for a quick beer and a meeting. There’s a great outdoor patio downstairs and plenty of tables.
  • Alex L.
    Alex LepoutreMay 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The baguette and butter.. Phenomenal. As a nearly native Frenchman who's never satisfied with an American baguette, this comes the closest to what I can get at home.
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DunnJuly 25, 2013
    Great coffee and free wifi, but we didn't find any outlets in the main bar/dining area downstairs. If you're working be sure and have a full charge before you come.
  • Mark O.
    Mark O'LearyApril 17, 2013
    Pretzels are excellent, beer cheese only makes them better. Love the garlic sausage (the merguez sausage was just ok). Mexican Coke--with cane sugar--reminded me of how Coke used to taste.
  • Brian N.
    Brian NunneryFebruary 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit outside and make new friends! And pick up a delicious loaf of bread from the bakery on the way out. Delish food, outstanding hand-picked beer selection.
  • Whitney F.
    Whitney FishmanMarch 14, 2016
    Best soft pretzels and mustard that will change your life. Amazing space to enjoy a beer or snack outside in low key vibes without the chaos.
  • Tim H.
    Tim HuberNovember 19, 2016
    They have great drinks specials. Pastrami sandwich was delicious. Waiter was very knowledgable in the wine flights. Plus live DJ and got to play some ping pong
  • Thirsty J.
    Thirsty JamesDecember 23, 2014
    Come on, they have 33 rotating craft brews AND a bakery! Just here for Prairie Christmas Bomb!
  • Nick S.
    Nick ScottJune 27, 2016
    Best beer garden in the city. You have to order the pretzel and beer cheese, and don't forget to pickup a baguette to take home with you.
  • Tim M.
    Tim MesserschmidtMarch 14, 2015
    This place is approved by a German! Their pretzels are really good and even the sausages taste amazing. Get the beer cheese and the honey mustard.
  • Avery E.
    Avery EpsteinFebruary 19, 2015
    beer garden and bakery, if nothing else grab a local brew and a big pretzel + their homemade mustard
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarch 8, 2013
    The kitchen turns out housemade cured meats and sausages complemented by freshly baked artisan baguettes, pretzels, and pastries.
  • Barbara B.
    Barbara BakerApril 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Even a tee totaling vegetarian will leave happy with the awesome root beer, vegetarian sausage, and sauerkraut! And duh..,pretzel with beer cheese!
  • A R.
    A RichardDecember 26, 2015
    Great little sunken spot on the canal. Dog friendly and good beer selection. Wish the waterfall was going when I was there.
  • Xante R.
    Xante RuizAugust 4, 2015
    Their entire menu is just finger liking good! All the homemade pretzels buns are so fresh. I never leave hungry nor thirsty for the matter.
  • Alex M.
    Alex MunseApril 27, 2013
    Great atmosphere and a great beer list. The beer cheese is overrated. It's not bad, but it's not anything to rant and rave about on foursquare. Also, this is the center of the hipster nest in Austin.
  • carla b.
    carla borsoiMarch 18
    Been here 5+ times
    Stop in for a quick breakfast treat. A good selection of teas. Heads up - milk options are 1/2 & 1/2 or soy milk!
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsFebruary 28, 2013
    Their beef garlic sausage and beer cheese are both great; try the combination in kolache form.
  • S. Z.
    S. ZornJanuary 29, 2015
    A really well done up bier garten bakery. Excellent location, great for groups, and really good food and beer/wine selection.
  • Brittany R.
    Brittany RouseMay 6, 2014
    Love this place, and they have great service. Sit out back and enjoy the muffuletta or one of the snack boards.
  • Rebecca P.
    Rebecca PriceOctober 27, 2013
    Back seating is great. The veggie links have no soy. They are so good I am getting them in bulk to put in my freezer back home in California
  • Traci
    TraciApril 25, 2015
    Vegetarian sausage on pretzel bun was amazing! Great flavor and bite. You'll never eat a regular veggie dog again.
  • Tollef
    TollefMarch 15, 2012
    Epic house cured meats. Game sausage and pastrami are excellent. Great beer selection rivaled only by Ginger Man—try something different.
  • Tonic Music
    Tonic MusicMarch 2, 2012
    Amazing coffee, fresh baked goods upstairs, & beer, booze, cured meats downstairs. Aesthetically, one of our favorite spots around. Will be having bands for SXSW, too.
  • Charles B.
    Charles BMarch 15, 2012
    great beer selection downstairs and out back. good spot for a beer in the shade on a nice day. they have ping pong too.
  • Sara L.
    Sara LasseterMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wide beer selection and a great outdoor area. Grab a pretzel with beer cheese and spicy mustard - top notch!
  • Charlotte W.
    Charlotte WillnerSeptember 4, 2014
    Surprisingly classy and delicious place on 6th. They do breakfast too!
  • Corey W.
    Corey WardApril 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The pretzel and beer cheese here are excellent snacks, and the large pretzel can easily be a snack for 2–3 friends.
  • David P.
    David PrestidgeMarch 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're in the mood for an IPA take the barkeep's advice and try the enjoy by (stone) if they've got it.
  • Shadi
    ShadiDecember 13, 2015
    Very nice beer garden with an impressive list of beers and Pretzels...great to start your night.
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