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Local "upscale lounge bar" in the heart of the warehouse district. Dancing some nights, live music others, happy hour and martinis every night of the week.
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    • BrentW
      BrentW Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great, friendly, fun bar!
      Rain is a great gay bar in downtown Austin. The bartender serving us, Robert, could not have been nicer (or more handsome). He was very helpful with advice about local restaurants and other sites to check out. The regular patrons were also very friendly and welcoming!! The drinks are well made, large and reasonably priced! Definitely a bar I will return to again!!


    • looroo
      looroo Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Do not go under 21
      My two friends and I went to Rain yesterday, and we are all 20 years old. Knowing that it was an 18+ club, we decided to go for fun. We were sober the entire time, and I asked for a cup of water from the bar. I was drinking out of a clear cup, when all of a sudden two bouncers came up to me and asked if I had been drinking. I told them no, but then they both grabbed me around both arms (in front of tons of people) and drag me out onto the street. They gave back by ID (which they keep when you walk in under 21) and they decided to invalidate it by bending and breaking off the top corner where the bar code is for all three of us. I was furious, and they wouldn't let us back in. We also payed $10 each. It was ridiculous. It was an amazing atmosphere and awesome club, but we were ripped off and treated like trash my the security.

    • SirDogtag
      SirDogtag Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Great music too crowded
      Loved the music but when you can't move and wait 25 minutes to get a drink..not the place for me.

    • Tazz602
      Tazz602 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Great bar right on 4th
      Two doors down from OCH you can bounce back and forth and have a great time The bartenders are great, the staff is friendly and the customers are welcoming and love interacting with different people of all ages and walks of life.

    • coopscadoop
      coopscadoop Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Classiest place in Austin
      Classy lounge, right in the heart of the gaybourhood

    • austor123
      austor123 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      close it
      Why TABC has not closed down Rain is beyond me. From staff dealing drugs over the bar to bartenders too drunk to finish their shifts this place needs to have constant law supervision. I was appalled at the things I saw go I by on.

    • MichaelRigsbee
      MichaelRigsbee Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Austin, TX
      Defaintly the place to be in Austin. Reminds me of Baltimore but way cleaner and much more hip. Nice Atomosphere. Multiple rooms to get your drink on. Covered outdoor scense with cabonas for chilling. Loved it!

    • USAndrez
      USAndrez Over a year ago
      Loves it

      It never rains on my parade
      Place knows how to keep a boy coming back, music drinks boys atmosphere, be back soon

    • aes92975
      aes92975 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Not bad
      Not a bad lil bar. Nice Bartenders.

    • frenchboy
      frenchboy Over a year ago
      Loves it

      nice !
      very beautiful and big gay bar, i loved the tuesdays indie pop, the dj was great !

    • crailbench
      crailbench Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Making it Rain in Austin
      Great dance music and lovin' me some DJ/VJ Dallas Downs. Great martini specials and some "old school" bar staff makes this place another Austin staple.

    • callmesurfer
      callmesurfer Over a year ago
      Loves it

      This is a 5 but this new bar called hush is slightly better. But this place is rocking. I'm staying here the whole night.

    • 1outta4
      1outta4 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Make in RAIN!
      Rain is a great time. All the bars served strong, inexpensive drinks, and the crowd was hopping at 11 and only got better as the night wore on. The two patio areas provided great refuge if needed from the thumping beat on the dance floor, which was surrounded with cages where willing boys danced after entering the Amateur Strip contest, which was a hoot! Rain seemed to be THE place to be in gay Austin on a Thursday night.

    • sadevil
      sadevil Over a year ago
      Hates it