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Dating in Austin Texas 2022 — Meet Single Girls and Mature Women in Austin 

Last updated on March 10, 2022

    Austin is the capital city of Texas and has a current population of close to one million people. It is known as the ‘City of the Violet Crown’ due to the beautiful, colorful glow of light that falls upon the hills just after sunset. Austin is known for its wonderfully eclectic music scene which is centered around live Country, Blues, and Rock music. Hiking, swimming, biking, and boating are among some of the city’s most popular pastimes due to the many parks and lakes in the area. Education is key in Austin with many colleges and universities educating future generations. The city is beautiful, diverse and interesting and you are sure to find love here. So, are you ready to find love in Austin, Texas? Read on to find out more!

Read also more tips about dating in the USA: Dating in New York, Miami, Los AngelesLas Vegas, Houston, Settle, Phoenix, Dating in the UK: Dating in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Dating in Ireland, Dating in France: Dating in Paris.

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Prices in Austin

    When planning any trip, it is very important to know the local prices in the area you are visiting for all of the necessities. This is also true when organizing a date, especially if you plan on paying! Imagine how embarrassing it would be for you if you went to pay and didn’t have enough money. Fortunately for you, we have done a little research into some of the (average) prices for things like coffee, beer, and meals out as well as travel to ensure you are fully equipped with all of the prices in Austin.

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  • ⏩  Bottle of water. We all need water and when visiting somewhere new buying it is the only option. If visiting a restaurant in Austin you can expect to pay around $1.70 for a 0.33-liter bottle. This is useful information if you are planning on having water on the table during a date! However, you may be looking to pick some water up on your travels or to get rid of that nervous dry mouth before a date. For just $1.74 you can pop to a local shop or supermarket and buy a 1.5-liter bottle. Keep hydrated without having to take out a small loan!
  • ⏩  Coffee. Most dates, first ones especially, are generally one of two classic date options. The first of these is meeting for a coffee. Seen as the perfect way to get to know each other during the day. In Austin, you can expect to pay around $4.60 for a regular cappuccino. This price will vary depending on the establishment you are in and your hot drink of choice. These prices cannot be argued with and you and your date are sure to enjoy your coffee meet-up without having to worry about the cost!
  • ⏩  Meal. Option two is the long-lasting classic that is going out for dinner. This is the date that allows you both to get to know each other, enjoy a delicious meal, and each other"s company. Visiting a mid-range restaurant for a three-course meal with your date will cost you around $60. Just like meeting for a coffee, the price of these meals will vary depending on the venue and what you both choose to eat!
  • ⏩  Ice Cream. It can get pretty hot in Austin with highs around 37˚C. You certainly don’t want you or your dating overheating! So, what better way to cool down on a roasting day than having a delicious, ice-cold Ice-cream! Small ice cream will cost you around $5 rising to $12+ for a sundae. The more indulgent, and large (!), your ice cream becomes, the more money you will spend. An ice-cream date is quickly becoming as popular as meeting for coffee or a meal so it is advised you know the prices!
  • ⏩  Drinks. You and your date may want to meet for drinks prior to your date or maybe head for drinks after your date. Unlike many cities, this will not cost you the earth! A pint of domestic draught beer will cost you $5 and an imported bottle (0.33 liter) will cost around $7. A decent bottle of wine will cost around $13.50. Cocktails and spirits vary in price so be sure to have a quick look at the menu before ordering!

It’s all well and good knowing how much a coffee costs but you must make sure you know how much it may cost you to get to your date. It is sensible to have a good idea of which transport mode you plan to take and do some research into how to access them, timetables and prices. Prices can change so be sure to do your research.

Transportation in Austin

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  • ⏩  The city"s has the Capital Metro and Metrorapid bus services that serve city and downtown areas respectively. For just $1.25 for a single fare ($2.50 for a day pass) they are very reasonably priced and a good choice for getting around Austin while providing you and your date with the opportunity to take in the sights!
  • ⏩  There are also 32 miles of light rail that spans from downtown all the way to the northwest suburb of Leander. The price is the same as the bus services and all public transport runs more frequently during rush hour. Services are more limited on weekends and the light rail does not run on Sundays!
  • ⏩  Taxis are one of the quickest, most direct forms of transport in many places all over the world. Austin is no different. The standard fare is $2.50 with an extra charge of $1.50 per kilometer. While this is the most expensive form of public transport it does keep you secure in the knowledge that you will be taken straight to your desired location.

Hotels in Austin

    Knowing the best places to stay is vital information when traveling somewhere new. You may want budget hotels, luxury hotels, or something in between! Below are just some of the hotels you may want to stay in during your visit to Austin.

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  • ✅  The Colton House hotel is the number one rated hotel in Austin on TripAdvisor. Featuring 80 custom suites, rooms more suitable for single travelers and for all in between the artwork and bespoke furniture will leave you in awe. With such features as a heated pool, fitness center, and a bar/lounge, this wonderful hotel has all you could need! For around $500 per night, this is definitely a luxurious place to stay! Click here to find out more!
  • ✅  The Austin Marriott Downtown is another popular hotel with many visitors coming back for more! Featuring a rooftop pool, three bars, and wonderful restaurants and being situated just minutes away from popular shops and incredible restaurants, make this one of the hottest places to stay in Austin! For around $290 per night, this is a luxury at a much more reasonable price! Want to book your stay? Click here to find out more!
  • ✅  Best Western Plus Austin Central is a much more affordable place to stay when visiting Austin. Featuring a 24-hour gym, an outdoor pool, and a lobby bar. The rooms have free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and mini-fridges to make your stay very comfortable. Rooms start at around $100 per night which is a very reasonable price for a lovely hotel! Book your trip or find out more here.
  • ✅  The Hilton is a well-known hotel chain that sparks memories of comfort, luxury, and enjoyment. The Hilton in Austin is no different. Situated just one block away from 6th Street and its upbeat music entertainment scene makes it the perfect location for someone looking to get out and about meeting others. Rooms offer WiFi (small fee), flat-screen TV, and very comfortable beds! Upgrade your room to receive free WiFi, free breakfast, and evening appetizers. For around $160 per night, you will receive a very warm welcome, access to a pool and hot tub, and a variety of eating possibilities such as a taco eatery, Texas-inspired bar, and a Starbucks! This hotel truly has all you could ask for so click here to find out more and book!

There are many, many hotels to choose from when visiting Austin so it is important that you conduct a little bit of research to find the best one for you!

Demographic in Austin

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     It is estimated that the female population of Austin is around 500,000. This means it will be easy to meet women during your visit. The Ukrainian population of Texas is estimated between 15,000 to 20,000 which means you are likely to meet your Ukrainian romance while in Austin. There are women from all corners of the world so, no matter what you are looking for, you will definitely meet the woman of your dreams while in Austin.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating in Austin

Dos
✅  DO be patient. Finding love is a marathon, not a sprint, and should not be rushed. Enjoy the process of getting to know someone, the excitement of embarking on different dates, and learning a little more each time. It is important that you spend the time wisely rather than concentrating on when you can become official!
✅  DO be open and honest without giving all of your personal, financial, or historic (past relationships) information away. You need to be your true self without being a completely open book. Your date will respect your honesty and your privacy and will want to learn about you but slowly and at the right time!
✅  DO act like the gentlemen that you are! This does not mean you have to throw your jacket over puddles but holding open doors, pulling out chairs, and offering your coat if the lady is cold shows your respect and consideration for your Austin dates feelings. She will respect you a great deal and feel safe in the knowledge that you are there for her, not just yourself!
✅  DO plan the date wisely! A bit of clever detective works beforehand to discover your Austin ladies' interests will go a long way. If you know she likes live music then head to an event or bar with a band that plays the genre she enjoys. She will love the fact you thought about her interests and were considerate enough to plan the date around her. However, make sure you enjoy it too!
Don’ts
❌  DON’T come across as too needy. There is nothing worse than someone constantly pestering you or not giving you any space. If you are messaging 24/7 it will most definitely put people off. You need to give the other person space. If they like you they will let you know so do not hound them about it!
❌  DON’T get drunk or arrive drunk! Your Austin date will not be impressed and take this as a sign of immaturity and/ or your lack of consideration for her and her feelings. It is okay to enjoy a drink together and have fun. However, if you go over the top you are sure to push your date away and wave goodbye to possible romance!
❌  DON’T talk about the past! The only thing worse than an awkward silence or overly cocky individual is someone who harks on about their past relationships and why the other person was bad for them etc etc. Your Austin date will want to hear about your good qualities and why they should like you, not why your previous relationship(s) didn’t work!
❌  DON’T be too involved with your phone or smartwatch. If you can, I.e. you are not on call for work or don’t need to be contactable for children, etc, turn it off or put it on silent. Your Austin date will not be best pleased if you spend most of your date attached to your phone or checking your watch every few minutes. Be present at the moment and keep the conversation flowing! Look at your phone when you get home!

Restaurant & Bars in Austin

 

address: 621 Congress Ave Suite 101, Austin, TX 78701
Breakfast, brunch, lunch & dinner in contemporary surrounds with cocktails, craft beer & wine.

address: 2500 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock, TX 78681
Lively restaurant & bar for upscale Southwestern cuisine made with ingredients from local farms.

address: 7720 State Hwy 71 West, Austin, TX 78735
Lively restaurant & bar for upscale Southwestern cuisine made with ingredients from local farms.

address: 2850 N Interstate Hwy 35, Round Rock, TX 78681
Lobster rolls, fish tacos & raw bar selections in a laid-back, seaside-inspired setting.

address: 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
Modern restaurant & bar in the JW Marriott Hotel featuring Texan menus, cocktails & a clubby vibe.

address: 10850 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759, United States
Sleek restaurant with a buzzy happy hour serving upmarket Southwestern fare.

address: 1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Upscale eatery doling out locally sourced New American chow & drinks in a contemporary setting.

address: 1701 S Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78664
Family-run spot with Italian standards like pasta, pizza & subs in a casual strip-mall outpost.

address: 5406 Balcones Dr, Austin, TX 78731
A family-friendly American restaurant is known for its desserts & weekend brunch.

address: 1917 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Braised, poached & stewed dishes, plus cocktails & craft brews, are served in a laid-back setting.

address: 222 West Ave Ste HR100, Austin, TX 78701
Relaxed, an eco-chic chain serving health-conscious fare, including vegan options, plus cocktails.

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Where to Meet Women in Austin

    So, you have booked your flight, the hotel is sorted and you have the right amount of money. There is one thing left to find out….where can you meet women in Austin, Texas? As with hotels, there are far too many places to list them all here but we have found just a few to get you thinking and give you some ideas!

  • ⭐   Many people are confident enough to walk up to a complete stranger in a bar and strike up a conversation. Sound like you? Then there are many different nightclubs and bars where you could meet the one! Head on down to Shakespeare, Green Light Social, or The Jackalope and you are sure to find many like-minded singles looking for romance. There are a few different bar districts and wonderful nightclubs so either do a little research or ask on arrival!
  • ⭐   There are many malls in Austin where you are likely to meet many women. Head to Barton Creek Square, Southpark Meadows, or Lakeline Mall in the hope of bumping into single women. One smile, holding the door open for a lady, or reaching for the same product could spark a conversation that leads you to find true romance!
  • ⭐   If you visit in the warmer months and pool parties are your thing then you should head over to Edge Rooftop Pool Bar or Azul Rooftop Pool Bar to find some amazing parties. Many singles head to these events in the hope of finding like-minded people to have a good time with and, hopefully, develop a romance with.
  • ⭐   Austin has many parks you could head to for walks, exercise, or to take in the scenery such as Mueller Lake Park with its large lake and amphitheater, Bull Creek District Park with its undeveloped park and beautiful trails, and Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park with its fantastic system of hiking and biking trails. You are sure to find a lovely lady with the same interests as you in one of these beautiful parks!

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  In truth, you could meet the woman of your dreams anywhere in Austin whether actively searching for her or not! Whether out for a walk, shopping trip or a spot of lunch you could lock eyes with the perfect lady for you and fireworks could erupt! All it takes is one look, one smile, and one ‘hello’ for romance to begin and put you on your way to true happiness!

Online Dating Websites in Austin

    In 1995, 12 years after the Internet's conception, online dating began. Twenty-six years later and the online dating world has developed, matured, and grown enormously. While Tinder is the most popular dating site in Austin you can visit other sites such as eHarmony, Elite Singles, or The League and start your journey to finding true love. It is only natural that you may have some questions or worries about online dating, but fear not! Below are some of the positive aspects of online dating!

  • ✌  With online dating, you can really get to know each other without actually meeting in person. This time is pivotal in establishing common ground prior to meeting each other. This time will also mean your first day should be easier, although nerves will surely still be present, as you will both know about each other's interests, hobbies, etc.
  • ✌  Silences can be exceptionally awkward, especially on a date. These can be avoided when meeting someone online as you can always be ‘busy’ or use the time away from the computer to think about questions or topics of conversation.  
  • ✌  Letting someone down face-to-face is not an easy thing to do when a connection is not being made. While this is not a lovely aspect to think about, it does mean that you can let another person know you are not feeling a connection without having to see their reaction!
  • ✌  Dating more than one person in the real world is definitely frowned upon! However, it is common knowledge that most people in the online dating world are talking to more than one person. You can keep your options open without offending anyone.
  • ✌  Online sites help you find exactly, or close enough, what you are looking for. You are able to refine your search based on appearance, interests, religion, etc. Maybe you are looking for your Ukrainian love. Online dating sites can help with this. 

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     A very popular site for searching for the Ukrainian Woman of your dreams is https://slavic-girl.com/ This site allows you to search for your ideal Ukrainian woman and read information about dating. The office-based team will assist you in any way they can from helping you talk with women, aiding in the sending of gifts, and arranging your first meeting (and subsequent meetings)! Slavic-Girl offers the option of free chat and paid services. You can also read about their many success stories, with over 700 happy couples being formed, and many relationships leading to wonderfully happy marriages.

    When considering whether to take the leap into online dating or not many people ask themselves…’ is it worth the subscription fees?’ when using a paid site. Others worry about free sites being a scam or not what they say they are. To help you make your choice between using a free or paid website read on!

  • While free sites don’t require any payment this does leave them open to anyone. On a paid online dating site the people that you are talking to will genuinely want to be there and will be serious about finding love. Paid sites give you the peace of mind that the people you are talking with are looking for love, not a cheap laugh or just a one-night stand!
  • Security is paramount. Paid websites offer much tighter security and, more often than not, a dedicated team that will help you throughout your romantic search. Your subscription fee paves the way to finding love by giving you the opportunity to seek assistance and know that who you are talking to is who they say they are. On free sites, it is commonplace that people will often pretend to be someone they are not! It is highly unlikely that someone will pay for the opportunity to pretend to be someone else!
  • Paid websites often screen their members to ensure they are suitable for others to contact. This means that their history etc is explored and if they are deemed to be unsuitable for using the site they are not permitted to do so, thus protecting those who are looking for love.

Dating in Austin During Covid-19

    Covid-19’s impact and hold on the world appears to be easing and restrictions are being lifted all over the world. Traveling to the United States is becoming possible and the country's many cities are ready to welcome back visitors with open arms. While this is positive it is important to stay vigilant, be aware and ensure that we are all as safe as can be. Below are some of the measures/ information you need to be aware of when visiting Houston.

  • ✅  You are encouraged to wear face masks when inside or when attending an outdoor event where it is not possible for you to stay 6 feet away from others. Many businesses are also requiring guests and staff to wear face coverings and may have other safety protocols in place.
  • ✅  Many venues such as restaurants, hotels, and many attractions have an increased focus on cleanliness and social distancing to protect locals and visitors alike.
  • ✅  Testing three to five days after arriving in the United States is still recommended to travelers that are not fully vaccinated.

The restrictions in place change regularly so it is important you keep well informed before you visit. Hopefully, there will come a time soon where such restrictions do not inhibit our traveling or cause us to take extra measures.

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FAQ about Dating in Austin

❤️  Is Austin Good for Dating?

Austin is known as a very good city for dating. Most recently, it was voted as the safest city in the United States for dating during the pandemic. In many polls that have taken place over the last five years, Austin has either ranked first or very close to first, for dating in terms of opportunities, safety, and satisfaction. In short, whether you are an Austin resident or visiting the area you are sure to have a successful and enjoyable dating experience.

❤️  How Do I Meet a Woman in Austin?

You could, quite literally, meet a woman anywhere…whether in Austin or any other city in the world. However, if you are actively looking to meet a woman in the hope a romance may develop then you will have to head to particular venues. Below are just some of the ways you can meet a woman in Austin. — Meetup.com is one of the best places to meet new people. You can easily search your area of interest and then begin your hunt for groups/meet-ups you may want to attend! The wonderful part of meetup.com is that you can search for activities that interest you - cooking, arts, history, exercise, etc. This way you can meet women that have similar interests to you. Attending these groups regularly will help establish a relationship with other, hopefully single, attendees. From this, you may end up planning to meet with others in a different setting such as a meal or coffee date. — Like to keep fit or attend exercise classes? This is another way you can meet a woman that is as interested in exercising as you are. These classes will be great for your mental and physical well-being while introducing you to single women that are on the same page! — Head out to comedy nights such as Esther’s Follies for a good laugh and to possibly find a single woman who has the same sense of humor as you! You could meet at intermission or share a glance while giggling at the same joke. A sense of humor is one of the most attractive features in a person and this could attract a single woman before you even know each other's names. — Head down to The Domain - this indoor and outdoor mall is a fantastic way to meet single women in Austin. This experience which is not just focused around shopping provides you with many opportunities to share a smile, conversation, or glance with other singles that could spark an opportunity to embark on a dating journey. As well as unique shops there is the Museum of Ice Cream where you can have a fantastic day and meet single women who share your love of an ice-cold sweet treat! You could meet a woman anywhere but it is important that you head to areas/ venues that interest you so that you increase your chance of meeting single women who have similar interests!

❤️  How Do You Date in Austin?

Unfortunately, there is no magic formula for dating successfully anywhere in the world. Austin is no different. In short, the dating game and how successful you are is ultimately down to you. It is important to remember to be confident but not cocky, invested but not needy, and honest but not overbearing! Being present on the date is also vitally important. Put your phone away, don’t wear your smartwatch, and give your date your fullest attention.

❤️  What Is the Best Dating Site in Austin?

There are many different dating apps and sites in Austin. It is often very difficult to say which is the best. However, in Austin, it is commonly thought that eHarmony is the best dating site. One of the main reasons for its popularity is because it offers a free trial. You can try it before you buy it. They offer a background team to help you on your way. You are matched with like-minded people based on your profile. They also create a compatibility score for each user so that you can see how well you compare to other users.

❤️  How Much are Austin Matchmakers?

Match-making is becoming a new way of finding love for those who maybe don’t have the time to do the searching themselves. You meet with a match-maker who takes the time to get to know you and what you are looking for in a prospective partner. They will then help design your profile to make it stand out and attract the right sort of interest. This process is great as they help you with which information to give, the best photos to use, and can even recommend photographers for professional photos. They then take control of organizing your date and help with the messaging process. The whole process can include more but then the price rises. You will look to pay anywhere from $800 to $1500 a month for a matchmaker.

❤️  Why is Dating So Hard in Austin?

Every location has its positives and negatives when it comes to dating. On the face of it, Austin may seem ideal — lots of amazing singles bars, young professionals having fun, and plenty of stories from visitors of how amazing their experience was. However, there is one slight problem that seems to arise, primarily for single women looking to meet a man (this can still be a problem for men!). It would appear that many singles in Austin don’t actually want to commit to a relationship or even date someone else. Many singles in Austin are looking for a good time so it can be hard for relationship-seeking singles to find what they are looking for. However, this is one minor problem that can be solved through the use of online dating or you become more adept with your screening process. Don’t let this get in the way of you searching for love in Austin.

❤️  What are the Top 10 Places to Meet Singles in Austin?

Like with all other locations, Austin has many amazing places for you to meet other singles. A quick internet search will help you find locations that suit you and what you are looking for. It is important that you visit locations of interest to you. Having something in common with a prospective partner from the outset is a good foundation for building a successful relationship. Below are the top 10 places to meet other singles in Austin. 1. The Mean Eyed Cat - Despite its less than positive name it is a great place to meet singles. The walls are covered floor to ceiling in interesting artwork, the front has a wonderful drinking space and the stage hosts some amazing bands. You can break the ice by talking about the art on the walls, how the venue was inspired by Johnny Cash or through having a drink together. 2. Half Step is another wonderful bar frequented by locals and visitors alike. From the occasional live music to the pop-up food trucks you are sure to have an experience like no other. The conversation is forever flowing and you are sure to find another single to connect with. 3. DrinkWell - firstly, what an amazing name for a bar! Secondly, they serve delicious drinks and have a friendly staff. The most important aspect for singles is that they do not accept reservations! This is a first-come, first-serve establishment making it easier for singles to attend and meet other singles without the worry of having to reserve a spot first! 4. Kitty Cohen’s - This is described as one of Austin’s best bars to enjoy the amazing weather and a way of experiencing an array of amazing culinary events. While there is music it is not so loud that a conversation ends up being shouted. Don’t want to stay outside on the patio? Head into the beautiful lounge and continue your singles search! 5. Whistler’s - The interior is described as chic, rustic and cozy and the perfect place to chat with other singles. Boasting indoor and outdoor spaces as well as the occasional live music experience it is a wonderful bar to enjoy yourself and meet other singles. 6. Esther Follie’s (also mentioned above) is a fantastic place to go whether single or not. This comedy troupe is amazing and puts on five shows a week. You could share a laugh with other singles and strike up a conversation with others over the last set you watched. Have a laugh and look for love at the same time. 7. Museums are other great ways of meeting people, especially other singles. You can share a conversation with a complete stranger over an exhibit and discover your shared interest. In Austin, there is a museum that will certainly get the conversation flowing. The Museum of the Weird houses some extraordinary, and odd, exhibits that you could discover with other singles. 8. Free Week is an amazing place to meet singles but only takes place for one week, at the start of January, a year. With an incredible display of live music, drinks, and food it is an experience you will want to partake in again and again. Singles from everywhere visit this amazing event and it is perfect for singles to meet, listen to music, and start their romantic journey. 9. The Circuit of the Americas - If you are more into sport (racing primarily) and are looking for another single with a similar interest then this is the place for you. Many races take place here every year from NASCAR to the Red Bull Grand Prix. There is also an ice-breaker or perfect date idea within The Circuit itself. Cota Karting allows you and your romantic interest to race against each other and remember…. the result could mean everything! 10. If you are looking for a nightclub to meet other singles then it is best that you complete a quick internet search or ask locals for their advice. They will be able to tell you the best clubs to meet other singles.

❤️  Where Do Older Singles Meet in Austin?

Many of the more public places that ‘younger’ singles meet are just as good for older singles. However, there are a few bars that older singles in Austin prefer to frequent when searching for love. 1. Donn’s Depot — Boasting old train cars as an interior and some amazing food and drinks this is the perfect place for older singles to enjoy a cocktail and listen to Donn play the piano. Who knows? You could meet an older single and dance the night away. 2. Deep Eddy Cabaret — An old-school bar with a brilliant jukebox, great drinks, and pool tables for you to have a great time. This will take you back in time to the days you enjoyed the most. You can meet another single who wants to take a trip down memory lane while finding love for the future. 3. Living Room Bar — this place is quite simply amazing. This has four bars in one: The Tequila Bar — Boasting amazing seating, front-row seats to the busy Lavaca Street, and fully stocked bar this is a great place to start. You could play a game in front of the fireplace with another single while sipping on a cocktail.  Records Room — With over 8000 vinyl records across a wide variety of artists and genres you and other singles can discuss the music of your youth while enjoying a drink.  Secret Bar — Sit back and relax while sipping on delicious cocktails. You could meet another single here and get to know each other better in a calm, romantic environment. — Screened Porch — Views of the lush patio, an intimate fireplace, and oversized windows make this feel extremely relaxed and cozy. Sporting events are often shown here. You can meet other singles while admiring the view or talking about the sport being shown on the screen. These are just a few of the many places older singles can meet in Austin as well as some of the other areas mentioned in the section above. No matter what your age, you can meet another single pretty much anywhere and at any moment. A smile, holding of a door or a shy hello can be the spark that creates a wonderful, romantic journey.
 

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