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6th Street

115 East 6th Street, Austin, TX (Downtown)
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Ranked #41 of 142 Attractions in Austin
Type: Neighborhoods, Bar/ Clubs, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Drinking, Nightlife
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Owner description: City sponsored, multi block party every weekend in downtown Austin. Street is blocked off for pedestrians only around 11:PM. Best pub crawl
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

6th Street has an artsy feel. Plenty of restaurants, galleries, bars, and shops I enjoyed a nice walk along the street, to the west. Nice in the late afternoon sun. Lots going on.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

my partner and i visited austin while on a road trip. 6th street, better than beale street. not all of the bard were loud, you have a choice wether you wanted live music or just a bar. quite dirty on pavements, and a lot of homeless people sleeping. spent most of the night in buffalo billiards then called to a... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

All of the numbered streets in downtown Austin have something to offer. It's the kind of town you need to stroll to discover what is hidden. Lots of activity on 6th, but don't skip the others!

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Spring, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My S.O and I went to get away, bot of us near our 30s, he had grown up going to 6th street and I had only been once. We went to some of the bars and a few of the places to eat on 6th street. It was much to loud in most of the bars and was hard to... More

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Colorado
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was just a surprise on how this area is. Lots of little bars that were small and really nothing to offer. Lots of homeless people found just laying on the sidewalks, benches, doorways, etc., and yes right on 6th Street. Might be great if you just turned twenty one because you have many bars to hit in one area,... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

6th Street is the entertainment district of Austin. Located at the heart of Downtown Austin, it is the place where Austin party. There are plenty of pubs and restaurant, serving different cuisines and playing live music. It is a good place for shopping as well. Many shops to collect Austin memorabilia. Crowd is very good. If you are visiting Austin... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The weekend I was in Austen was the weekend of the Texas Massive Motorbike Fest (not it's official name). I couldn't see the Tarmac of 6th st for the thousands of motorcycles, and thousands there were of all descriptions from wee 2 stroke scramblers to custom jobs that must have been pushing a hundred grands worth. Every pub on the... More

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

There are bars and restaurants lining both sides of the street so there has to be at least once place that suits your needs. With the large amount of people that frequent 6th street at night, parking will be hard to find after 10pm. If you have never been, 6th street is a place you should visit at least once.... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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242 reviews 242 reviews
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387 helpful votes 387 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

6th Street is packed by bars and restaurants. The bars mostly have bands playing or singers but a huge choice available. The buildings are quite impressive too, definitely worth a walk down when in Austin.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Luckily the East Austin scene redeemed the city a little bit but 6th street was a joke. I went on a Friday night and I'd say the "live music capital of the world" had music at about 35% of the bars, tops. And the music wasn't great. Additionally there's also plenty of lounges/clubs. The whole thing is just a commercial... More

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