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Mean-Eyed Cat

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Great dive bar

We were staying at an airbnb just west of Lamar, and Yelp showed this place as one of the closest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha D
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Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Lots of fun and excellent beer selection!

I went here with a friend to have a couple of beers and talk. The big room is noisy and... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
DaleP276
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Cedar Hill, Texas
via mobile
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“cool bar”(4 reviews)
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1621 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703-4955
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at an airbnb just west of Lamar, and Yelp showed this place as one of the closest as well as highly rated. Decided to walk along 6th and it took about 15 minutes. Felt safe but kind of dark. Turned down a...More

Thank Martha D
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

I went here with a friend to have a couple of beers and talk. The big room is noisy and boisterous, but the smaller room is conducive to quiet conversation. It’s convenient to downtown, but off 6th street. I’ll go back here when I’m back...More

Thank DaleP276
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Had some great BBQ and drinks, hard to spot from the road, and looks real run down, but that is part of it's charm. Extremely friendly staff made our lunch visit great!

Thank ScottM3572
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is our spot whenever we come to Austin. We actually visit 2 or 3 times during our stay. Staff is amazing, drinks are awesome, and OMG Stubbs brisket nachos are ridiculously good. Definitely check it out.

Thank James340
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is really cool. Live acoustic music and Wade and Kara pour a “mean” drink. Well done here.

Thank 69tomc
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink or two and had a great time! Walked around Austin, then were referred here, and we are making it our Go-To spot in Austin! SUCH personality! No sour waitstaff, either, they're good guys! Plus food at the other end of...More

Thank Keyrat04
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few bars in Austin that isn't overly pretentious or so "divey" that you'll afraid that you'll be stabbed. It's a Johnny Cash themed bar with a good beer selection, friendly and helpful bartenders and Stubbs BBQ attached. Cool decor and...More

Thank clr231
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Fun place to hangout with friends, late night eats and beers on tap. Large bar with many areas to sit. loved the pictures and decor!

Thank jellybeanlucy
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We knew we couldn’t miss coming here, as we’re huge Johnny Cash fans. But we were traveling with our 18 month old daughter so we weren’t sure if we’d be welcome - but the bartender welcomed us with open arms (he said as long as...More

Thank jenncha
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Great funky casual bar with nachos to die for (includes Stubb's bbq brisket) and many choices of local bottled and draft beer. Photos and portraits of Johnny Cash throughout.

Thank kumtux
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