St. Roch’s Bar in East Austin is the perfect bar for regulars who have ‘no-nonsense’ attitudes. No one is going to hold your hand there, but the place offers plenty of ways to socialize you to the crowd. One of the best things about St. Roch’s is that there’s plenty of lounging room in the bar around the jukebox but even more in the backyard, where it’s easy to make friends.

To cultivate the solidarity of the customers at this neighborhood bar, there are regular crawfish boils, football games, and live music. In addition to already inexpensive drink prices, there’s always some drink special or another at St. Roch’s. You should check out the famously cheap drinks ($1.00 beers and well drinks under $3.00) at a St. Roch’s Happy Hour. And just because it’s got a dive vibe doesn’t mean it lacks in good beer on draft or delicious Bloody Mary’s with homemade pickles.

Don’t let the rough exterior of St. Roch’s Bar fool you because even if you’re the new kid on the block, you’ll soon find yourself a regular part of the crowd.