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The White Horse

500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702-3315
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Having Fun with Country Music

Dark, smelly and a small podium with dance floor that was used by the audience. Cheap drink... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Very unpleasant staff

This bar has great bands/ music and is a nice old-style place for dancing. However, the attitudes... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tyler L
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“two step” (11 reviews)
“tacos” (7 reviews)
“country music” (7 reviews)
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500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702-3315
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dark, smelly and a small podium with dance floor that was used by the audience. Cheap drink, friendly staff and good music. Really enjoyed the atmosphere. Didn't go to the restroom, terrible! The parking place of the white horse is very small so parking on...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This bar has great bands/ music and is a nice old-style place for dancing. However, the attitudes of the bartenders and door staff make it almost not worth it. Staff generally seemed like they resented their patrons and didn't want to be there. Totally ruined...More

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

After seeing who was playing and wanting to take family out to see one of our faves play and AFTER CHECKING THEIR WEBSITE...3 50 year olds and a teen went to White Horse on an early Sunday evening only to be kicked out because we...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Came here on an Austin Live Music Crawl. Such a fun stop. Old style country band playing that kept the dance floor full. All walks of life, great people watching and man can they dance! Fun bartenders. It's nothing pretty on the inside or out,...More

Thank tamsterd
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great for live music and dancing. People are really friendly and the drinks are reasonably priced, although not as much to choose from, you're there to dance! Music varies by night. Call ahead or check website to see what type is playing....More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I took a large group of people to the White Horse and we had been there for awhile, and after most of us had left, we were accosted by their bouncers and removed from the bar in a very unpleasant manner. If there was any...More

1  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Arrived at 10pm to see a band I really like.. Bartenders were aloof, place smelled bad, The dance floor surface is not maintained at all. Limited parking seems closely regulated by for band member, and friends of the door staff only. 5 open spots, but...More

Thank spinnaker137
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I went to the White Horse for the first time last Sat. night and the smell when you walked in was horrible. One smell of sweat and body odor and the other of the sewage from the bathrooms. They must have issues with their AC...More

Thank angeliaf1967
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I am not fan of country music. But I really enjoyed the band and the atmosphere of this place. Everyone was having a great time. The bar tenders were quick with drinks and very friendly. The band played at the perfect volume, loud enough to...More

Thank cjmstone100
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It is an icon on the scene, it is a honkey tonk to the 3rd degree. The music was good and the drinks very reasonable! The bartender with a beard was fine to look at and the staff was pleasant. But, the bathroom, though usable...More

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Bryan G
24 June 2017|
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Response from grapebgirl | Reviewed this property |
We took ride Austin so we didn't drive to there