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The Tavern

#694 of 3,244 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, ,
922 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
+1 512-320-8377
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 10, 2018
“Great "Haunt"!”
Sep 10, 2017
“Baltimore Ravens Flock Welcome Here!”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
922 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

The staff are friendly and the drinks reasonably priced, but take a Haunted ATX tour to find out the whole scoop on The Tavern! From tunnels to murder, there are lots of stories to raise the hair on the back of your neck. I wouldn't...More

Thank 197pat13
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Spent the weekend in Austin and needed a place to watch the Baltimore Ravens' game. A little research sent us to The Tavern which happens to be the local home of the Ravens Flock. The entire top floor was all purple clad Ravens fans with...More

Thank sharilop
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Stopped by The Tavern for a quick sandwich with some friends. This is a classic tavern with good food and quick and friendly service. They have a good selection of beer and the food was well prepared and served promptly. It is a good place...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We stopped by for cool drinks and an afternoon snack. We had teenagers with us and they were welcomed Very old building with great atmosphere. Everyone who worked there were friendly.

Thank Masvacation
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Fish tacos and burgers were delicious and their fries are some of my favorite. We found this place by accident after another place was closed. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank Krystle H
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

First evening in Austin & we walked to The Tavern because it was closest to our digs. Not busy - it was a Monday. Girl behind the bar was a wonderful hostess - really friendly & cheery & welcoming. Good selection of local craft beers...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Disappointed they couldn't serve beers for the 7am Arsenal match but the super great staff and breakfast tacos almost made up for it ;) Thanks for opening early for the match and the Austin Gooners are a great group! We'll be back for sure!

Thank NomadicFrames
Reviewed January 24, 2017

We stopped by here recently to grab a beer and a bite before a show. Super impressed with the attentive staff and waiter. Fun atmosphere for watching a game. Full menu and pitchers of beer.

Thank BakerCan
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Great history as a speakeasy and brothel. Good selection of local beers and spirits. Don't miss a chance to hang out and have a drink with friends. Within walking distance to the graffiti park.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Saturday night with family. Food was ok but service was slow. They were out of Chardonnay wine at a bar!? Lots of tv's to watch games. Would be fine to get a drink and watch a game but wouldn't go just...More

Thank ewachtler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-320-8377
Located off twelfth and Lamar, The Tavern is great place to meet up with some friends to watch sports, drink cold beer, and enjoy a delicious burger. Amongst Austinites, The Tavern is the go to sports bar and hang out spot for more than 80 years. The upstairs patio is perfect for lunch with some coworkers or soaking in the night time air during a mild Austin night. Feel free to come by and watch your favorite team on any of our 46 HDTV's! We are constantly hosting gameday parties and for our Gooners we open up extra early just so they can cheer on their favorite club. Some say we're crazy for doing it, but we just that's what Austin's best sports bar does! If you want it, our bartender can make it and if there's a game, it's on at The Tavern. You're never too far from 12th and Lamar.
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