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Continental Club

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Country music

Very welcoming. There seems to be music every night. The evening we were there it was a country... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cool, iconic music club

The Continental Club in Austin is a great place to see some real authentic bands in a legendary... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ross R
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Swinging rock 'n' roll bar recalling the music and the attitude of the 1950s.
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1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
+1 512-441-2444
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very welcoming. There seems to be music every night. The evening we were there it was a country singing girl – seemed pretty good to me. Room for a bit of dancing in front of the stage. Didn't stay long as we'd just arrived on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Continental Club in Austin is a great place to see some real authentic bands in a legendary venue away from all the tourist action on 6th Street. Easy ride from the Hyatt Regency or downtown.

Thank Ross R
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I used to go here back in the late 90's boy has it gone down hill. First the bartender refused to serve my friend, who had NOT even been drinking, she lost her balance in the bar looking for her ID because the damn floor...More

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

While recently visiting San Antonio, the wife and I made the haul up to Austin with a purpose. The purpose was to see finally see an artist I've followed for some 30 years, Monte Warden. He was appearing upstairs in "The Gallery". While the wife...More

1  Thank LR J
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This is an Austin "must see"! The place has character. In the summer prepare to sweat. They get top-tier entertainment in this "dive bar" and it gets packed. People are friendly and I highly recomend it.

1  Thank TannAnne
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Austin has such a young population. It was fun to find a bar that seems to have people older than 30 years old. We were there on a Monday night so it wasn’t crowded. The band started at 6:30pm. They played a bluesy type of...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a legit small music venue with some great history, get to the Continental. Have been here in multiple visits for early or late shows and it never disappoints. Restored a while back to its 50s vibe keeps it rolling. You can...More

1  Thank ChadS303
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Great place to listen to local music. We stopped by to catch a local band on the lower level at 6:30 last night and had a great time. We got there around 6:15 and were able to grab a few seats in the back row...More

1  Thank LonestarSpartan
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Very intimate venue to see some of Austin's finest musicians! We saw Redd Volkaert and his band. Lots of people dancing (very talented and entertaining!) and what a thrill to be in a place where there is so much history!

Thank amyjw
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Fun little dive bar with loads of personality friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere come early to skip the cover charge. Drinks are cheeeeep as.

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Jillian F
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Response from Stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, not naked (please don't interpret that as snarky at all). No, there is not a dress code. Be comfortable.
October 29, 2016|
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Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is cheap in Austin!
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Response from WishIWasInTexas | Reviewed this property |
No 'real' food. Chips, mebbie. Plenty of food options in the area. You know this is a live music venue that has been in operation since 1957, right? Think black painted walls, a few high top tables, and a small dance... More