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Firehouse Lounge

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Great local scene

Fun entry through “secret” bookcase door. Great music and good drinks. Off a side street from main... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Great atmosphere, awesome drinks

Stopped in here when we were staying in Austin. Had a great afternoon and enjoyed the banter... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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605 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3250
+1 512-201-2522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun entry through “secret” bookcase door. Great music and good drinks. Off a side street from main bar area.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a number of speakeasys in Austin and all are about the same in quality.mnone are really high end but they are fun to find and eclectic in their charm.mthenfirehouse entrance is Behring a bookshelf in the lobby of a hostile. Not super clean...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Stopped in here when we were staying in Austin. Had a great afternoon and enjoyed the banter between the bartenders as well as the drinks they made. Would recommend.

Thank Granta88
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is a perfect place for cocktails, but only for cocktails even if the website says otherwise. The entrance through the bookshelf is really funny. There is a large choice of cocktails, so you'll find something you like.

Thank Guillaume T
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This spot is a speakeasy located inside a hostel. It really doesn’t look like much from the outside, no sign of any kind of bar or a lounge. Right off the entrance, there is a bookshelf to the right, next to the hostel check in/out...More

Thank foodlovergirlny
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Hidden behind the bookshelf of a hostel, this speak easy style cocktail lounge never disappoints! And happy hour is $2 off all cocktails to make it even better! Sorry it took so long to write a review from this place. Though this wasn’t our first...More

Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Unique experience with sliding bookcase entrance. Bartenders are personable and enhance the experience. Worth a stop for a few drinks and neat atmosphere.

Thank boilerbuck
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

After seeing this place on the Travel Channel we thought we must go there while visiting Austin. After entering the Firehouse hostel we looked to the right of reception, there was a bookcase we opened the bookcase and behind the bookcase was a speak-easy bar....More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Love it because it is hidden in a Hostel. Is it really a secret and hard to find? No not really! But pulling back the bookcase and walking into the dimly lit room adds to the whole experience. The bartenders are great and skilled. Had...More

Thank bjm1271
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Always a good time. Good, classic cocktails. Love showing friends the gidden door ... but putting the Happy Hour sign outside blows a little of the fun.

Thank kmccane
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