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Continental Club

1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
+1 512-441-2444
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Swinging rock 'n' roll bar recalling the music and the attitude of the 1950s.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cover charge” (20 reviews)
“great music” (27 reviews)
“live music” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 16:00 - 02:00
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1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
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+1 512-441-2444
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we(me, wife, and two 20+ sons) were in Austin, and got to see one of their favorite sons Dale Watson there. Great honky tonk place. Dale played for 3.5 hours non-stop! All for $ 7 admission - couldn't believe it. Drinks decent price and good!

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived 45 mins before the the band we wanted to see/hear was to perform. To our surprise, there was a sizeable line out front and I wondered why such a line. Little did I know that Dale Watson is an Austin legend and after...More

Thank CharlesandEM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Felt the volume level of the first late act was too high and detracted from overall enjoyment. The club staff were welcoming and drinks seemed cheap. The ambience was terrific

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We joined friends at the Continental Club on a Thursday evening with the featured band , Barfield, The Tyrant playing. Fabulous, fun experience. The set was over 2.5 hours long!! Music was fun and danceable with a quirky and talented band. Although the club itself...More

Thank jan10860
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the Continental Club after someone recommended it to us apparently it's where all Great artists have performed The music & dancing was fabulous to watch There is a small charge to get but more than worth it It's a must do for...More

Thank triciatregunna
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Decided to check out this iconic club while enjoying South Congress. We wouldn't be able to enjoy the club at night, so decided to stop in the later afternoon. Cool vibe, seating pretty full, and the live music was fabulous. Some couples were also enjoying...More

Thank gina2
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Just go. It's Austin in its very facet w/some of the best club acts anywhere at any time. Even better if whose on stage is one of your favorites.

Thank Stephen O
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Stumbled in mid afternoon on a Saturday. Could have stayed the rest of the day. Redd Volkaert on country guitar is a joy to behold and listen to--believe he's a regular on Saturday's. The couples dancing the 2 step are themselves a joy. Authentic Texas...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Bouncer discriminated against our party he has a long beard and is white. I would not go to this club.

Thank BParker1310
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We got there early, grabbed front row seats and enjoyed the strong drinks while we watched the place fill up. Seemed like a good mix of locals and tourists. Saw two good bands for a ten dollar cover. Good music, good service and decent cocktails....More

Thank Wormtravels2016
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Jillian F
7 July 2017|
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Response from Scrappywalker | Reviewed this property |
Very casual
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ted763
29 October 2016|
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Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is cheap in Austin!
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Irene B
7 May 2016|
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Response from WishIWasInTexas | Reviewed this property |
No 'real' food. Chips, mebbie. Plenty of food options in the area. You know this is a live music venue that has been in operation since 1957, right? Think black painted walls, a few high top tables, and a small dance... More
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