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Stubb's Bar-B-Q

801 Red River, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
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Ranked #29 of 163 Nightlife in Austin
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Activities: Dining
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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This iconic location has hosted so many unbelievable acts and in such an intimate setting, better than any arena. Not only does the food kick tale (it does), but the music scene here has always been of the best. I wouldn't miss a great show here as I know that I will certainly have an epic music experience, great brew,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

During ACL Music Festival, my wife and I snagged two tickets to Spoon. Stubb's Outdoors does a great job of accommodating a good number of folks outdoors, all the while feeling small. Great offerings of beer (simple menu). Wish we didn't have to use Porta-Potties, but they were clean, with a real sink we could use. Good lighting, beautiful awning... More

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207 reviews 207 reviews
43 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place seems like it would be great for local band shows, but my first visit there was for an up & coming band that is quite popular. The place was horribly uncomfortable...it just wasn't sufficient for a show of that size. Cool place other than that though...I'd rate it average on a local band night and poor on a... More

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This review of Stubb's has nothing to do with the food, but is focused on their outdoor music venue. A lot of my favorite musicians stop at Stubb's, so naturally I follow... I've been here a handful of times now, most recently for Conor Oberst on 9/20/14, and each experience has just been okay. Since the venue is outdoors, there... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The quaintness of the place is pretty cool. Make sure you take the time to walk around. Many different rooms. We were there at lunch on a Tues. The food was good & the service was quick. The staff is not very friendly or helpful to 1st timers. That's why I gave them a 4 star.

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austin, tx
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lindsey was wonderful - the venue, not so much. We took our young granddaughters to see her - they play violin - they couldn't see a thing. Nor could I. Standing room only serves only those in the first row or 6 ft. tall. I love the old trees, but the one totally blocking our view on the side should... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I visited the Stubbs BBQ restaurant in Austin yesterday, and I was so disappointed by the "customer service" or the appalling lack of it. I'd travelled over 5000 miles from Scotland to vacation in Texas, and was really really looking forward to visiting Stubbs BBQ place , so much so, that it was the first place we went to when... More

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Houston, Texas
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456 reviews 456 reviews
102 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you go to Austin you have to go to Stubbs. the BBQ is always great and plentiful and their live music venue is great...always with fun bands jamming the night away

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San Francisco, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

While I had the "special of the day" - tacos filled with BBQ meat and creamed spinach, my friends had BBQ ribs. The dishes were large and the food tasty. If you long for Texas BBQ this is a place with fast service and good delicious food.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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134 reviews 134 reviews
58 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This was the only time I've been here was the other night when I saw Flogging Molly. The outside venue itself is nice enough with lots of stands to buy drinks and beer. It's on a hill facing the stage so you can see the band better.

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