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Waterloo Records

Neighborhood: Downtown
As featured in 3 Days in Austin and 1 other guide
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Address: 600 N Lamar Blvd Ste A, Austin, TX 78703-5400
Phone Number:
+1 512-474-2500
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Great selection of music and very knowledgeable staff! Wanted good Texas -based music, and was recommended some great stuff at reasonable prices. Lots of vinyl and cds available... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 30, 2016
mmorgan72
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Galveston, Texas
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Galveston, Texas
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Great selection of music and very knowledgeable staff! Wanted good Texas -based music, and was recommended some great stuff at reasonable prices. Lots of vinyl and cds available. Great t-shirts too!

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Thank mmorgan72
Alexandria
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

What a wonderful experience for those of us who love all types of music! Vinyls, cd's, t-shirts - just a fun place! We went so my youngest daughter (age 20) could add to her vinyl collection. Excellent selection of old and new. Brought back many memories for me and new memories for my daughter to enjoy. This is a must... More 

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Thank Lisa C
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

It's really nice to see a REAL record store still around these days and this one is tops! If you are into music or just the local history scene you shouldn't miss this!

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Thank JACK G
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great music, huge selection with reasonable prices. I especially enjoyed the dvd selection with great finds that i haven't seen anywhere else. Also there was a really cool selection of souvenirs and trinkets

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Thank Shauncyni
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

So many CDs! Great selection of new and used CDs. Knowledgeable staff, and appearances by artists! The only drawback we have ever had was we end up spending a lot here. There is just so much great music!

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Thank noncorteccia
Houston, Texas
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We saw a record release party there with a live acoustic set. Very intimate 45 min show, with meet n greet and a keg of shower! Found two old records while browsing. T-shirts, stickers...parking was tricky.

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Thank krisfj40
Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you like music, this is the place to be. Look at cd's, records, fun items too. Nice place to check out. Across from the Book People too.

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Thank justsod
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

For those who love vinyl and Austin music, this is a must see! Great selection, knowledgeable staff, and ACL merchandise make for an interesting stop.

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Thank Melody L
Europe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

The sign of a great record store is the passion put into the decor and the accompanying merchandize. Waterloo matches up to other epic old-school record stores found in San Fran and Atlanta. You can find gem after gem, but you need to have the time to dig. In their second room you will find unbelievable vinyl box sets that... More 

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Thank Frank M
Byhalia, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you enjoy music, this is a great place to shop. The store offers an incredible variety of old and new CDs and vinyl records. It also has some of the cutest socks I have ever seen. The staff was helpful and friendly. We were glad we took the time to stop and shop. There is limited parking in front... More 

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Thank Evelyn C

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