The Water Trough

Serving up Austin-inspired Local Grub & Signature Cocktails

Mosey over to the Water Trough where you will not only enjoy the best in local Texas-style ‘grub’ but also a piece of the live music scene for which Austin is so famously known.  Featuring a variety of artists, with music from country to blue grass to rock, there is sure to be a genre you'll love to hear. 

This Texas-Hill country style eatery offers a sophisticated interior that is built in a barn for a rustic look but a truly chic experience. Serving up modern food and drink, coupled with cozy home-style feel furniture, the Water Trough is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy a great meal. The Water Trough boasts a large wood burning fireplace inside with community seating, or you can step onto the large outdoor deck and enjoy fire pits and water features.   

Live Music every Wednesday - Saturday!

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The Water Trough takes you back to a simpler time and place. Enjoy signature favorites from our smoked brisket tacos to our soon-to-be famous chili served with “absolutely no beans” - and don't forget your corn muffin. Sit back and take in the beauty of the landscape while enjoying our signature cocktail - "The Chill Cowboy,” served up in a mason jar and made with vodka infused nectar sun tea, hibiscus liqueur, peach puree, lemon juice and honey syrup. 

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Water Trough Hours of Operation:

Breakfast: Monday - Friday 6:30am – 10am
Saturday & Sunday- 7am – 11am

Bar:
Sunday – Thursday 4pm- 12am
Friday & Saturday 4pm – 2am

Dinner:
5pm – 10pm
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A HIP RETRO INSPIRED HOTEL LOCATED AT THE DOMAIN in Austin, Texas