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The Highball

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#660 of 3,246 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, ,
1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
+1 512-383-8309
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“dale watson” (2 reviews)
“band starts” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The Highball offers an extensive Bar, Live Music, Karaoke Rooms, and so much more... The are very creative with every night of entertainment. They are located next to the Alamo Drafthouse in the uber hip area of South Lamar.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed October 2, 2017

I have to start with the music. NAKIA, a cross between Joe Cocker and the Blues Brothers. Next the service, right there, and checked back often...the food . We had flatbread with tomatoes and cheese, because we weren’t very hungry, but it was great. The...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Had a fun night of drinks and karaoke at The Highball. Loved our Black Metal themed karaoke room. Aside from a few issues with the mic batteries failing on and off, we had a great time!

Thank EastAfricanGirl
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Connected to Alamo Drafthouse on S. Lamar. Nice bar to await your movie. Free parking in garage. Happy hour pricing

Thank Fredrick C
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Horrible food menue. They need to get a real food menu. No waitresses. Nice bathrooms. Good club enviornment, although, the fog machine is horrible. My eyes hurt so I had to leave. Great live music, bands!

Thank AlmostFamousRocker
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We went to see Dale Watson and it was a blast. Good drinks, good bar appetizers, and a nice size dance floor. The battened are fast, the band was great, go and have fun!!!

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at The High Ball. It is an annex bar that you can enjoy while waiting for a Movie. Good drinks and snacks plus a fun atmosphere.

Thank BB2121
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We saw the Hot Texas Swing Band play here and loved to watch the participants. The caviar deviled eggs and crispy Brussels sprouts were just the ticket to go with our beverages.

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed January 20, 2017

The Highball is located in a modern complex next to a movie theater. We used a GPS to find the location. I'm not from the area but I believe Highball was an older establishment that has been relocated. There is a free parking garage across...More

1  Thank sightseesylvia P
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Came here for karaoke at a bachelorette party. We were a little early for our reservation but we were happy to have walked in during a lip sync competition. Not only were we entertained by the other participants, but the bride decided she wanted to...More

Thank Lauren S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-383-8309
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