About Dive Bar & Lounge
DIVE is a homegrown, full-service cocktail lounge committed to delivering great experiences through outstanding service and a refined selection of beer, wine, and cocktails. Dive Bar & Lounge is a vibrant space for happy hours, special events, late nights, game days, and more.
Statesman Cocktail Blogger, Emma Janzen interviewed Mimi Polston from Dive Bar, and Brandon Turner from the League on where they look for holiday drink inspiration. Oddly enough, both chose to conjure up an apple-based cocktail. Check out the video to see how their drinks differ, and where they look for ideas when coming up with new recipes.
The Dreamiest Bartenders in Austin
After traveling the world and living in New York, Mimi Polston eventually landed back in Austin where she was “born and brewed.” Since returning, she has taken up residence behind the bar at Dive in downtown Austin.
“We call ourselves an approachable cocktail lounge,” explains Mimi. Indeed, Dive is a neighborhood place where you can get a cheap beer or a well-made Old Fashioned, served by a good lookin’ bartender with a quick wit. Read more...
Fall Out and Dive In by Kaci Borowski
As the weather starts to cool, and fall inevitably takes over Austin, it’s as good a time as any to start planning where you’re going to hole up for the next few months. Dive Bar & Lounge — a hidden gem off 17th and Guadalupe — is a good start. Read more...
Friday Night at Dive Bar by Margo Sivin
Just in case the hip retro letters spelling "DIVE" out front didn't clue you in, this isn't actually a "dive" bar. It is, however, a great undiscovered spot in the Austin bar scene (at the time of writing, there are only 25 Yelp reviews. Unheard of!)
I've been to Dive Bar a few times, but had a lot of fun this past Friday. Read more...
On the Culture Map
photo by Drew Pickell
Big "thank yous" to (the totally awesome) Fabulous Drinks and new digital daily CultureMap Austin for the kind words about DIVE Bar & Lounge!
Read what our guests say about us.