We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saxon Pub

Neighborhood: Zilker Park
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1320 S. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Phone Number: 512 448 2552
Website
Today
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 2:00 am

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 31 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Great Hangout

While they serve no food here, the pizza house next door will deliver. The beer was great and the "old man" band was the best. Stayed for under an hour but the visit was real... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Billyjoe52
,
Anaheim Hills, California
Add Photo Write a Review

31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Anaheim Hills, California
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

While they serve no food here, the pizza house next door will deliver. The beer was great and the "old man" band was the best. Stayed for under an hour but the visit was real Texas.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clearwater, Florida
Top Contributor
332 reviews 332 reviews
105 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Got there very early for happy hour. Had margaritas that were not that tasty, plenty of tequila, but not great margaritas by any stretch of the imagination......but patio was wonderful, had fun sitting there soaking in the sun and there were flowers in bloom around the fence. Finally we went inside to get a seat for the free show, the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Was in town and had to stop, IF THIS is not the coolest spot in Austin I'd be VERY hard pressed to find it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
La Habra, California
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was our first visit to Austin and we were after bar-b-q and music. We were referred to Saxon Pub by a couple of locals. I had read about it on TA, so it was already on my list. We visited on a Sunday evening, paid a small cover, walked in and wondered what we had gotten ourselves into. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I love this bar - wait, Toby Keith already said that. But, I do love this bar - a total little dive bar that has been in Austin forever. Many local musicians play here regularly. My all time favorite: The John Gaar Band, and my second fav: Patrice Pike. John plays free on Sunday nights from 5:30 - 7.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Homer Glen, Illinois
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great place to chill and catch some great Austin Music. Went here on a recommendation at a hotel and the band was great as well as the pub.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Best live music in Austin. Lots of fun and good drinks. Friendly staff Always a very good show and you never know who might show up, like Bonnie Raitt or Willie Nelson.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
31 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went here on a recommendation. Glad I did. Great place for live local music. Service good. People very friendly. If The Whiskey Sisters are playing, you'll get a real treat.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

On a local recommendation, went out on a Monday night to hear Bob Schneider and the place was packed (at $10 a head) for an 8-10:30 show. The music was eceletic and the crowd was diverse (guessing average age was 35 or so, I'm 56). Service was outstanding and people were friendly. We're really glad we went....a good time was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
407 reviews 407 reviews
184 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Super place to hear great music! They have an early show and a late show. When we were in Austin for a week, we went here 3 or 4 times --- musicians were awesome.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Saxon Pub also viewed

 

Been to Saxon Pub? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Saxon Pub staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?