Craft Pride

BA SCORE
95
world-class

16 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

61 Rainey St
Austin, Texas, 78701-4308
United States

(512) 428-5547 | map
craftprideaustin.com

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Added by MEsquandoles on 03-08-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
95
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
102
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
6.97%
 
 
Taps:
56
Bottles/Cans:
100
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 102
Reviews by OriginalHopHead:
Photo of OriginalHopHead
4.47/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I LOVE Craft Pride. I love the location, the atmosphere, the staff who is really proud to be Craft Priders, the beer selection. Craft Pride serves Texas beers only and you may think it's a limiting factor but on the contrary. I love the fact that they still manage to keep the menu really exciting. Luckily TX has great breweries to offer; Deep Ellum, Thirsty Planet, 512...they all have great stuff and you can find it all at Craft Pride.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Sludgeman
4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Craft pride
Visited on a Tuesday evening. Sat at the bar inside.

V - Bright and open inside. A nice outdoor space with a pizza food truck (more later on that). Also a "to-go" store connected to the bar. Plenty of beer lovers and talk about beer without getting to geeked out. 4.25

Q - Clean and proper glassware. Quite a number of taps. Curious how long some of these beers last on tap (maybe too long). 4

Ser - Josh, behind the bar, was great. Flexible and helpful. Very knowledgeable. Ready to help newbie or master. Not a big fan of a bar holding my credit card when I want to run a tab, but I guess those are the realities when you live in a college town. 4.25

Sel - All Texas all the time on tap. I like that. No Jester King on tap which was a disappointment. But a wide variety something for everybody. Every style. Plus plenty of bottles to choose from if nothing on tap meets your needs. 4.5

F - A great "Detroit" style pizza food truck outside. A narrow but excellent selection. 4

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.02/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of NeroFiddled
4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

I've looked through the reviews and there's not much else to say, just read back. It's right down the street from Banger's, which is one of my favorite places, so that's a bonus, especially as they don't serve food. It's all Texas beers, which is great if you're from out of state; and that also means they've got stuff that you won't find elsewhere. I also have to back up the positives for the service - I'm a brewer and so I know what I'm talking about, and the bartenders here are right on track with me. But they're also ahead of me in that they've really got their stuff down - ask me "Oh what's like so and so beer?" and I'll have to think about it, but they're right on it, bam bam bam! And I greatly appreciate that they're honest. That's a little bit of a Texas thing, they're straight-shooters and they'll right out tell you who's beer is better than who's. So, although I'm not particularly comfortable with their indoor space, I love it as a follow up to Banger's - mostly because they don't open until 4pm on weekdays and 1pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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Photo of cbaz
4.14/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of HaoleToYouToo
4.31/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Detroit-style pizza goes well w/ good selection of beers.

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Photo of dasotelo50
3.61/5  rDev -18.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of sd123
4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Ryannotbryan
3.9/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of spacebear09
4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of phingdong
4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of dbannister
4.76/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Craft Pride is located off of Rainey which is roughly a 20 minute walk from the 6th street madness. This bar focuses on Texas beers and consistently has Yellow Rose on tap (if that's your thing).

The back of the bar has a nice outdoor area that has a pizza food truck with pretty darn good pizza. I actually visited this place several times during my short stay in Austin because its a great place to relax and enjoy a good beer.

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Photo of dwagner003
4.58/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Hudson2508
4.18/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of BdM
4.15/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of BGsWo22
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of SergeLowpz
4.93/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of IsYoursGold
4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jbfarris
4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Craftcraft
5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of sirhc3034
4.57/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Bristopher89
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of billab914
4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Matt141
4.41/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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Craft Pride in Austin, TX
4.45 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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