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Hole in the Wall

American, Bar, Pub
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2538 Guadelupe St, Austin, TX 78705
512-477-4747
Today
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Austin, Texas
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434 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad it is still around. With everything changing in Austin all of the time, it is good to see something still around. The name says it all. It is a basic dive bar. Don't expect any craft cocktails or fancy shots. Good old fashion bar with some amazing music. On Sundays it is Happy Hour all day... More 

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Thank Me9247
Verona, New Jersey
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was right next the hostel I was staying at while in Austin. The drinks were well priced and there was live music every time I went there. It's a very laid-back and quintessentially "Austin" establishment and I highly recommend.

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Thank Tom S
San Diego, California
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

After visiting the LJB Presidential Library and Museum we walked over to the university community looking for a bite for dinner. There are a string of restaurants along this roadway. We went into one but when we looked through the back window we saw another restaurant that appeared to have outdoor dining with a string of picnic tables lined up... More 

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Thank travelingCAgal
Fuengirola, Spain
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Great place for live music, and good and friendly service. A bit away from the city centre (the 6th Street) but well worth a visit!

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Colorado Rockies
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144 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Didn't eat, just did a Memory Tour for my husband who used to have lunch here with Willy Nelson oh so many years ago when he was a student and worked in the area. He insists it's added on but otherwise looks almost just as it did 35 years ago, so nice to see some things don't change too much.... More 

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Thank DineRight4
Austin, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

After tipping an amount that recieved a thank you and being courteous enough to pay an unneccesary erroneous 2nd cover charge outside... I was lucky enough to be verbally assaulted and chastised with profanity until physically threatened, forced to leave, luckily managing to charm my way into getting my card back to close my tab prior to guys trying to... More 

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1 Thank Jeramy D
Austin, Texas
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It's definitely a hole in the wall, but in a good way. I had Thai Chicken Kara-age and I really don't eat rice, but I downed it all covered in some sriracha!! Amazingly good with cilantro, basil and onions. You've gotta try this!

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Thank DeAunderia
Austin, Texas
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212 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We were on a spring break quest for the perfect dive bar in Austin, and after three days and two visits here we think we've found it. We went Tuesday at mid-day, and we were the only drinkers there. Most of the patrons were there eating lunch at the adjacent East Side Kings. There are picnic tables outside for both... More 

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Thank bohemian81
Lecce, Italy
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Best Austin bar ever. Spending time at the Hole in the Wall is like being in a big, friendly and..well, alcoholic and good-music-addicted family. The place is very big, has two stages for your daily portion of good live music, and an open backyard with also a juke box and a pool table. The people working here are the coolest... More 

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Thank FrancesLe
freeport,illinois
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Great music, great, easy-going staff, and cheap drinks..... the bathrooms are a work of art...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Late Night
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2538 Guadelupe St, Austin, TX 78705
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 512-477-4747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?