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Mean-Eyed Cat

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Address: 1621 W. Fifth St., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512-472-6326
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Move over Elvis, Cash is King!

Stopped off here for a drink on a pub crawl. The atmosphere was fun & laid back. And the Johnny Cash memorabilia was amazing. Lots of comfortable spots to sit and visit at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Prosper, Texas, United States
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Prosper, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Stopped off here for a drink on a pub crawl. The atmosphere was fun & laid back. And the Johnny Cash memorabilia was amazing. Lots of comfortable spots to sit and visit at, along with lots of great drink choices.

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Very cool bar. It's a shrine to the legendary Johnny Cash. If u don't like him ... Well that's just wrong. Great drinks. Great SE vice. Great food at the connected Stubbs. What could be better.

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This funky bar was recommended by an Austin resident. We visited for lunch, had the place almost to ourselves (doubt that is the case in the evening). BBQ from Stubbs attached was given a thumbs up, the vegetarian enjoyed the sides. it is the polar opposite from any place we ever frequent which made it fun; well-worn, seemingly held up... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great place to stop by while you're in Austin. Bartenders are entertaining and the "mean margarita" is awesome, with jalepenos and habanero lime syrup. They also have "a drink named Sue". If you're hungry they serve Stubbs BBQ--get the pulled pork nachos!

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TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We decided to eat lunch at the restaurant section of the Mean Eyed Cat while in Austin. This place calls itself a "Bar and Restaurant." After our lunch, we'd say the emphasis is definitely on the "Bar." The dining area is substandard, and the meal which consisted of brisket with white packaged bread, potato salad, and coleslaw left a lot... More 

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Pismo Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is fun bar with a Johnny Cash theme. The bartenders are really cool. Many of them have interesting beards. You can also order Stubb's BBQ in the back. It's worth a trip just to see the decor.

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Lewisville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

From the outside this place doesn't look like too much, the patio is enticing though! Then the inside is awesome! Love the decor and atmosphere, open air bar and patio. Friendly staff and great draft selections, they bought my drink since it was my bachelorette party! We were only there for one drink but it was a great and memorable... More 

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texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I love this place!! Very rustic and funky decor, great drinks and drink specials as well as super nice employees! Many tributes to Johnny Cash. Would def recommend this bar and plan to go back when I'm in Austin again! Try it you'll love it!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Stopping by this place was the highlight of our recent our trip to Austin. Super nice bartender who makes the best margaritas this side of the rio grande, along with some of the best bbq we've ever tasted. All that mixed up with a whole lot of Johnny Cash...makes this one of my favorite bars ever. We'll definitely be back... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

They have just remodeled it and I love the new format. The service staff was very friendly and attentive plus the prices where fair. They have a nice inside bar and also a section that is outside. Several rooms inside where you can have a group and you can all be together, or a very nice patio where you have... More 

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Additional Information about Mean-Eyed Cat

Address: 1621 W. Fifth St., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512-472-6326
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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