Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe

Bar, Coffee Shop, and Other Nightlife · North University
2908 Fruth St (at W 29th St), Austin, TX 78705, United States
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
$ $ $ $
Happy Hour
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

One of Austin’s legendary hotspots since 1995, Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe offers a laid back environment for it’s patrons to meet friends over delicious specialty cocktails and an artisan inspired menu each day and night.


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    David Bryan P.
    "Definitely try the frito pie!"(7 Tips)
    Sonia R.
    "Love the horchata & blackberry maté latté"(3 Tips)
    Liang S.
    "Get the coco mocha."(3 Tips)
    Darden R.
    "Great selection of beer and drinks."(5 Tips)
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  • coffee
  • outdoor seating
  • cocktails
  • frito pie
  • casual
  • lively
  • good for a late night
  • blackberry mate
  • good for dates
  • trendy
  • good for groups
  • cozy
  • beer
  • sangria
  • margaritas
  • good for singles
  • café
  • sandwiches
  • authentic
  • DJs
  • Sydna M.

    Spider House never disappoints. Great atmosphere and seating both inside and patio. Beer and coffee selection with limited food options. Open late.

    Sydna M. · July 22
  • Dianey S.

    This place has a great patio for lounging and having a drink... I had the queso and chips and the club sandwich... So so good!!

    Dianey Sandoval · June 1
  • Macey H.

    Try an iced green tea latte with coconut oil! Absolutely amazing

    Macey H · May 16
  • Zuleika R.

    I wasn't able to eat here because I wanted the takoyaki from the Love Balls Bus. But I could not get over the calm and welcoming atmosphere of the outdoor cafe. Hopefully I'll be back in Austin. •﹏•

  • Kaustubh T.

    Very cool date place or to chill with a group of friends. Get one of their cocktails - the Bulleit Mule is my favorite!

  • William D.

    Trying the queso will only update if bad

    William Diaz · April 27
  • Kelsi K.

    Attended a slam poetry event. Lively ambiance

    Kelsi Kamin · April 13
  • Jimmy H.

    This place is legendary! Set in an amazing old house! Delicious cocktails too :) Found it here on Supper: http://supper.mx/places/spider-house-cafe-austin/

    Jimmy Hughes · March 16
  • Austin, Texas

    If you're looking to warm up, look no further than hot libations here. Spider House offers gourmet hot coffee drinks and specialty warm drinks like the Spiced Rum-hot apple cider and whipped cream. Read more

    Austin, Texas · March 13
  • Emily C.

    Great place to spend some time with good conversation.

    Emily Charlton · March 11
  • The Tastes that Make the City

    The frito pie is the best nachos in Austin, which is why it’s on our list of The Tastes That Make the City: Austin. Read more

  • Colin

    Immense outdoor seating area is perfect for enjoying the beautiful Austin weather.

    Colin · February 16
  • Abner A.

    Cheap beers. Good coffee. Really authentic and cool space all around. Not overly busy. Need to kill time or get work done? This is it.

    Abner Aceves · February 15
  • Julia S.

    Poetry Slam on Tuesday's at 8 pm is poppin. Also the falafel truck parked out front is incredible.

    Julia S · February 15
  • Jerry R.

    Great place to hangout. Try the takoyaki from the Love Balls bus parked there.

    Jerry Rafael · January 25
  • Sofía A.

    Definitely can't miss Austin without paying a visit to this wonderful place. Live music, great food and drinks. Good for studying by day, chilling or partying. Street parking available.

    Sofía Aluma · December 8, 2014
  • Frankie F.

    Coffee or alcohol, either way enjoy the ambiance

    Frankie Franko · November 25, 2014
  • Jose Luis H.

    It's great

    Jose Luis Hernandez · November 16, 2014
  • Lauren C.

    Outdoor seating!!

    Lauren Camille · November 12, 2014
  • Robin M.

    Coffee and cozy outdoor seating

    Robin Morris · October 21, 2014
  • Elisa m.

    Chai latte!

    Elisa moss · October 5, 2014
  • Remy S.

    Fun Punch.

    Remy Scott · September 1, 2014
  • Darden R.

    Fun atmosphere. Great selection of beer and drinks. Great people watching.

    Darden Rice · August 18, 2014
  • Brook S.

    This place has changed significantly, but now serves food, alcohol, and has food carts. Try the nachos (which are huge) and drink specials on Thursday

    Brook Shelley · August 14, 2014
  • Juan R.

    Colorful outdoor seating. Even in the harshest summer, their patio feels 10 degrees cooler. Great for a lazy Sunday afternoon with friends and drinks.

    Juan Rubio · August 10, 2014
  • Yinon

    It's been around forever, but still doesn't know what it wants to be when it grows up.

    Yinon · August 7, 2014
  • Jenn S.

    The nachos were amazing. Try the dirty horchata.

    Jenn Stivers · May 19, 2014
  • Mia M.

    Don't sit in this chair unless you want a giant cut on your leg. Ouch!

    Mia Moore · May 4, 2014
  • Michael B.

    Have to try the Fun Punch!

    Michael Burnett · May 3, 2014
  • Eliza E.

    Come before 11a opening and grab a green tea latte from the green truck on penny lane out back.

    Eliza Esquivel · March 7, 2014
  • Mama T.

    Agave Wheat beer tastes like dessert! :)

    Mama Tootz · February 10, 2014
  • Ian H.


    Ian Heath · January 6, 2014
  • Jerry P.

    Great local cafe! Extensive local draft beer selection.

    Jerry P · November 21, 2013
  • Rebecca K.

    Dirty horchata! A fiesta in my mouth!

    Rebecca Kuo · November 10, 2013
  • Erin C.

    Rose bud is delish!

    Erin Curry · October 10, 2013
  • Melinda S.

    Rose bud is amazing!!!!

    Melinda Stammer · October 8, 2013
  • Jennifer P.

    Amazing sandwiches! Great patio too!

    Jennifer Page · September 28, 2013
  • Bob M.

    Get a crepe from DJ Crepes! Both the sweet and savory crepe I had were fantastic.

    Bob Martin · September 20, 2013
  • Kaitlin M.

    Get a cocktail made with fresh juice from JuiceLand and sit outside.

    Kaitlin Maud · September 4, 2013
  • Social N.

    A must-see for anyone visiting or living in Austin.

    Social News Network · August 14, 2013
  • Aaron P.

    Barbacoa street tacos ftw.

    Aaron Pigeon · July 14, 2013
  • Ann Marie B.

    This place is adorable & awesome. Great beer selection. Delicious food. There is even a creperie in the backyard area. Oh, and check out all of the writing on the wall. Profound. :)

    Ann Marie B · June 8, 2013
  • Matt L.

    Frito pie. Iced Mate. Patio. Perfect.

    Matt Lanning · April 26, 2013
  • Miranda D.

    I haven't had a better cup of hot chocolate.

    Miranda Debi · April 25, 2013
  • Andrew S.

    Try the #Amazing #Greek Original #Gyro.

    Andrew Sanderson · April 17, 2013
  • Jeff S.

    My favorite spot in the West Campus/UT side of ATX!

    Jeff Smith · March 29, 2013
  • Annie


    Annie · March 25, 2013
  • Scott B.

    They have many tables with power outlets and free wifi.

    Scott Beaudreau · March 14, 2013
  • Krista C.

    The Rosebud is sweet, but really really tasty.

    Krista C · March 8, 2013
  • Megan

    Get the Rosebud and stand by the fire pit!

    Megan · March 2, 2013

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