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The Ginger Man

The Ginger Man

Pub, Wine Bar, and Beer Garden · Downtown Austin
301 Lavaca St (at W 3rd St), Austin, TX 78701, United States
Closed until 1:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 2:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 1:00 PM–2:00 AM
Brunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

We're a family of pubs offering 100+ specialty beers from around the world.


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  • What you need to know
    Greg A.
    "512 Pecan Porter is an excellent choice as well."(6 Tips)
    Rob Z.
    "Fantastic beer selection, and the bartenders are pretty cool."(28 Tips)
    Laughing Squid
    "The have an insane amount of great beer on tap and good pub food."(27 Tips)
    "A pretzel, a nice day on the patio -- your afternoon, done."(8 Tips)
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  • beer
  • outdoor seating
  • pretzels
  • happy hour
  • casual
  • darts
  • cozy
  • trivia
  • good for a late night
  • jukebox
  • cider
  • authentic
  • lively
  • scenic views
  • breweries
  • great value
  • root beer
  • café
  • wifi
  • pulled pork
  • Teresa B.
    Awesome bartender! Drink, play darts, watch sports, hang out and relax. Tasty snack menu available.
    Teresa Barr-Jones · 2 weeks ago
  • Trae H.
    What a fantastic place for a GREAT beer and friends. So many choices and sooooo much deliciousness. Just lose your eyes and point the wait staff there will NOT let you down.
    Trae Hudson · 2 weeks ago
  • Brendan F.
    John Gingerman's olde time pub has a great view of 0 cranes!
    Brendan Ford · 2 weeks ago
  • Brian F.
    Great beer selection. Terrible service.
    Brian Fleenor · 2 weeks ago
  • Ryan G.
    Great beer selection. Cousin bar to the Ginger Man in NYC
    Ryan Gallagher · 3 weeks ago
  • John B.
    Beer selection
    John Black · March 1
  • Adam K.
    Amazing selection and knowledgable staff
    Adam Kusiak · January 18
  • Barrett P.
    Crazy good beer selection. I like the Abbey Leff Blonde.
    Barrett Phelan · December 16, 2015
  • Karla D.
    512Austin IPA, Beer Companion and darts
    Karla De La Torre · November 27, 2015
  • Damaris R.
    Great spot to go to, y'all should defiantly try the 512 Pecan Porter It was excellent.
    Damaris Ruiz · October 20, 2015
  • Sheyla C.
    Beautiful place with a great selection of beers that mostly range between $5-$7. I love it!
    Sheyla Concepcion · October 15, 2015
  • Dianey S.
    Plenty of beer on tap... Lots of local choices.. Chill atmosphere and they serve a variety of sandwiches...
    Dianey Sandoval · August 23, 2015
  • Armand C.
    Great beers !!!! Awesome Belgian beers but they should replace their dart boards, it was not possible to play.
    Armand Camaret · July 12, 2015
  • Pedro C.
    Reasonable selection of beer and nice decor and patio.
    Pedro Couto e Santos · March 22, 2015
  • Rob Z.
    Fantastic beer selection, and the bartenders are pretty cool. Sit out back if the weather permits.
    Rob Zaleski · March 21, 2015
  • Yuki
    Root beer!
    Yuki · March 21, 2015
  • Spanish Rob V.
    #protip: Leffe is only $5 😲
    Spanish Rob V · March 15, 2015
  • B W.
    Great beer selection, cozy inside.
    B W · December 12, 2014
  • Joseph T.
    Great beer selection
    Joseph Thibault · October 31, 2014
  • Steve G.
    Beer heaven
    Steve Good · October 17, 2014
  • Colin
    Tons of beers on tap and the bartenders are always happy to help you find one you'll like.
    Colin · August 21, 2014
  • Rachael
    Little gem. Bartenders actually give good beer recs based on your preferred tastes.
    Rachael · August 21, 2014
  • Scott S.
    Too many beers on tap. It's a good problem to have.
    Scott Stead · August 14, 2014
  • Tony B.
    150 beers... Biggest selection of beer in Austin...
    Tony Blank · August 8, 2014
  • Britten W.
    With well over 100 beers on tap, Ginger Man can be overwhelming. Ask the knowledgable staff or when in doubt, pick an Austin brew.
    Britten Wolf · August 7, 2014
  • Craig E.
    The ambiance
    Craig Elimeliah · August 6, 2014
  • Melissa H.
    Very relaxed bar with a nice beer selection! It's a nice change from the 6th st craziness.
    Melissa H · June 21, 2014
  • Jonathan G.
    Check out the kitchen
    Jonathan Galloway · May 23, 2014
  • Joseph H.
    Try the pretzels!
    Joseph Holguin · May 8, 2014
  • Nick D.
    Pint night on Mondays. But the featured pint...keep the glass!
    Nick Danforth · April 29, 2014
  • Judson M.
    If you like great beer and an environment void of music, white noise or distraction, this silent refuge in the heart of Austin is for you!
    Judson Moore · April 26, 2014
  • Katie L.
    So many beers, so little time. 🍻
    Katie Lesinski · April 18, 2014
  • Si Q.
    512 Wit is awesome
    Si Quick · March 30, 2014
  • Kristy D.
    If you're a fan of dark beers, but want to try something a tad lighter go for the Thirsty Goat Amber.
    Kristy Duncan · March 17, 2014
  • Todd B.
    Bring a pocket knife to carve your name, phone number or witty comments on the tables.
    Todd Binion · March 15, 2014
  • Patrick P.
    Beers and live music and beers and more beers
    Patrick Price · March 13, 2014
  • Ilya P.
    Truly impressive selection of beers. Very spacious with a massive beer garden.
    Ilya Poropudas · March 11, 2014
  • megan
    Stay away. Never said that about a place but trust me on this place.
    megan · March 10, 2014
  • Jeff K.
    Great jukebox, but be aware that the second half of The Zombies Greatest Hits disc is interviews, and will ruin your playlist.
    Jeff Keen · March 9, 2014
  • Rishi A.
    The beer list is pretty impressive
    Rishi Athanikar · March 8, 2014
  • Steve H.
    Perfect place to meet new Austin friends, and commiserate about great beer
    Steve Hill · March 7, 2014
  • Oscar R.
    Try the local draught beers and seat in the patio or by the patio
    Oscar Robles · February 16, 2014
  • Jackson E.
    There's almost always a cask conditioned ale available for those who like a hearty beer.
    Jackson Egan · February 5, 2014
  • Matthew H.
    Try the beer!
    Matthew Hanlon · February 4, 2014
  • Ben T.
    Great outdoor space in the back.
    Ben Thoma · November 5, 2013
  • Krisana
    Big fresh warm pretzels and mixed nuts (almonds, Brazilian nuts, cashews, walnuts) pair perfectly with their huge selection of specialty and craft beers.
    Krisana · November 5, 2013
  • Ashwin R.
    Awesome beer collection..worth visiting a few times.
    Ashwin Ramesh · October 14, 2013
  • wherewegather
    Do not eat here for dinner. A lot better places. Ok pub grub but that's it.
    wherewegather · August 14, 2013
  • Jonathan A.
    The zucchini migas is fantastic.
    Jonathan Arme · June 3, 2013
  • Stacie B.
    ^^ if you don't know.. ask about her.
    Stacie Brunner · June 1, 2013

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