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Saxon Pub

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Address: 1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2387
Phone Number: 512 448 2552
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Great venue for music

Had a great time at Saxon Pub earlier this month. Stopped by for some music and a beer (or two) and really enjoyed it. Old, dark and very comfortable. Especially enjoyed John... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2016
Jack G
Ogunquit, Maine
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Ogunquit, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at Saxon Pub earlier this month. Stopped by for some music and a beer (or two) and really enjoyed it. Old, dark and very comfortable. Especially enjoyed John Gaar and his band.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This unassuming pub is a great place to come for some good music. A lot of the acts play for tips, so there is no cover charge. In our 12 days in Austin we came here 5 times! I also noted that it was on the Austin Music Tour route. Must be good and authentic.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I went to the Saxon Pub with Austin Detours and saw the fantastic Shelley King play. The place has a great atmosphere and a warm welcoming vibe. You would be comfortable on your own or in a group and are able to sit, have a drink and relax listening to the music. It seems to be a place where everybody... More 

Thank lindley2016
Deltona, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Went Saturday night and caught Guy Forsythe pumping out some amazing authentic blues. This is what the Austin music scene is all about. Only con was the parking. People were friendly, atmosphere was electric and will definitely be back.

Thank Phillip A
Aiken, South Carolina
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We visited during a live music crawl and were lucky enough to hear Clay McClinton. Great band! Seems like this place is known for famous band and musicians. We enjoyed our visit there and it was our favorite venue of the 3 we visited. Check it out!

Thank Carolinesc7
Red Bluff, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Came here with longtime locals or would never have found it. There is a group, that is always changing, called the Resentments and they couldn't have been better. Just a little club with a big welcome - if you like music and want a casual/funky place - at a most affordable ($10) price - this is the place

Thank kimnoreen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Killed time at the bar loved the people working there they enjoy their jobs there seemed like family and I am sure to return on my next trip through Austin I only ate an order of French Fries with my cold Bud Light but the food other got looked great.

Thank Chopperpilot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

The Saxon Public is nice for what it is. What is it? It's a little bar on S. Lamar in Austin, TX. With short set multiple performers The Saxon is as good as who you are there to see. In other words, if you have a artist you like playing there its a great place to watch them. With nothing... More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

It looks like a strip mall spot except there a big Monty Python armor clad guy out front. So I'll admit, I had no clue about the Saxon OR Bob Schneider. Trust me, I've been properly shamed by my friends across the world for not being in the know about The Bob. So yes, it's a small venue but a... More 

Thank Mia V
Athens GA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Does anyone working in an airport realize how stressful it can be to travel? Why can't you give someone a great food and drink experience if you are going to offer your establishment to a captured market in an International airport where folks are stressed and on a very tight schedule. Instead your staff has a flippant attitude where customer... More 

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