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Hole in the Wall

American, Bar
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2538 Guadelupe St, Austin, TX 78705
512-477-4747
Today
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
"Out of this World" Veggie-Mashie Salad!

After visiting the LJB Presidential Library and Museum we walked over to the university community looking for a bite for dinner. There are a string of restaurants along this roadway. We went into one but when we looked through the back window we saw another restaurant that appeared to have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
travelingCAgal
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

After visiting the LJB Presidential Library and Museum we walked over to the university community looking for a bite for dinner. There are a string of restaurants along this roadway. We went into one but when we looked through the back window we saw another restaurant that appeared to have outdoor dining with a string of picnic tables lined up... More 

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Fuengirola, Spain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great place for live music, and good and friendly service. A bit away from the city centre (the 6th Street) but well worth a visit!

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Colorado Rockies
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130 reviews 130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Didn't eat, just did a Memory Tour for my husband who used to have lunch here with Willy Nelson oh so many years ago when he was a student and worked in the area. He insists it's added on but otherwise looks almost just as it did 35 years ago, so nice to see some things don't change too much.... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

After tipping an amount that recieved a thank you and being courteous enough to pay an unneccesary erroneous 2nd cover charge outside... I was lucky enough to be verbally assaulted and chastised with profanity until physically threatened, forced to leave, luckily managing to charm my way into getting my card back to close my tab prior to guys trying to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Order the first 4 items on their menu for an amazing feast! The beets and chicken are taste sensations! I tried this during SX from their trailer in East Austin but the restaurant behind Hole in the Wall on the Drag (Guadalupe) is an excellent (building) location.

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It's definitely a hole in the wall, but in a good way. I had Thai Chicken Kara-age and I really don't eat rice, but I downed it all covered in some sriracha!! Amazingly good with cilantro, basil and onions. You've gotta try this!

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Austin, Texas
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178 reviews 178 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We were on a spring break quest for the perfect dive bar in Austin, and after three days and two visits here we think we've found it. We went Tuesday at mid-day, and we were the only drinkers there. Most of the patrons were there eating lunch at the adjacent East Side Kings. There are picnic tables outside for both... More 

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Lecce, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Best Austin bar ever. Spending time at the Hole in the Wall is like being in a big, friendly and..well, alcoholic and good-music-addicted family. The place is very big, has two stages for your daily portion of good live music, and an open backyard with also a juke box and a pool table. The people working here are the coolest... More 

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freeport,illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Great music, great, easy-going staff, and cheap drinks..... the bathrooms are a work of art...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

good booze and fried food. what else do you need?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2538 Guadelupe St, Austin, TX 78705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-477-4747

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?