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Elephant Room

Open Now: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Beyond good

If you like first class music played in an informal place with a bit of atmosphere & good beer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chester, United Kingdom
Fun pub-like concert venue for Big Band & Jazz

It was fun! The service was good, the drinks were cold and the music was awesome!! Went to see a... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Austin, Texas
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“dollar bills”(7 reviews)
“monday night”(7 reviews)
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315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like first class music played in an informal place with a bit of atmosphere & good beer, this the place. Walk down 6th....bar bands. the Elephant Room is the place to hear the finest musicians in the city play. I am a musician...More

Thank Rod_Pole
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It was fun! The service was good, the drinks were cold and the music was awesome!! Went to see a friend play at the Big Band Concert there and was pleasantly surprised. The acoustics were really good and the seating was good. Really enjoyed the...More

Thank nancyloveswine
Reviewed July 31, 2018

A group of 10 of us went in one Thurs. night & sat by the door around some tables puled together. The bartenders and waitresses were great, very quick & friendly. Sadly, once the music started we couldn't hear each other talk, & didn't care...More

Thank Wildbix
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this tiny jazz bar after an early dinner. We made an effort to come back later because The vibe in the room was one steeped in history. I hadnt heard of it before but I can only image jazz greats who must...More

1  Thank Joanne M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The interior is dark, but cool. Music was pretty good. Drinks are acceptable, nothing fancy. It was a fun break from the loud crowds and heat. It would go back for a quick drink. Service was excellent.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We went there on a Saturday night based on a suggestion from the hotel staff at the hotel we were staying at for the Memorial Day weekend. The band was exceptional. They were truly first rate and we completely enjoyed listening to them, in particular...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We stopped by on a Saturday night to enjoy some music before calling it a day. The elephant room is small, but that's part of the charm. There's a full service bar, and although we had already eaten dinner that evening, there were some basic...More

1  Thank hermilo1987
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on a Tuesday evening and was pleasantly surprised with the jazz that was playing on stage with no cover charge. The staff were amazing and we easily spent three hours sitting around listening to music and chatting to the staff

Thank Susan C
Reviewed May 15, 2018

It is dark, it is basement like, it is long and skinny, and I really liked the place. We decided to hit a jazz club while in Austin, and came to the Elephant Room. Had a couple drinks, listened to the music, and just had...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We were here twice during our stay in Austin. The first time was on a Monday night and it was pretty quiet – aside from the live music playing. Grabbed a couple spots at the bar for cocktails and enjoyed the music. The second night...More

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June 26, 2018|
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Response from melaniecA8907OE | Reviewed this property |
They have sodas and water for sure.
Paige T
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Precious89 | Reviewed this property |
I think the age limit is 21. They serve alcohol, and the bouncer was strict about checking ID's at the door when I was there last month.
Margaret M
June 18, 2016|
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Response from Zainab A | Reviewed this property |
plenty of parking close by, u can park at the street and pay 3 $ for 3 hours and there is a parking garage the street before but u have to pay cash