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Elephant Room

315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
+1 512-473-2279
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Jazzy Place

We stopped in here after a ACL show downtown. The Elephant Room is a downstairs bar. We came here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monee, Illinois
via mobile
Great place for jazz music. You must go.

Recommended by our friend and on our 1st night we headed straight there. Caught the 9:30 show and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great jazz” (12 reviews)
“jazz club” (9 reviews)
“live jazz” (8 reviews)
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315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
+1 512-473-2279
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here after a ACL show downtown. The Elephant Room is a downstairs bar. We came here on a Monday night and it seemed to be about the only place open late after hours. Monday night is their open mic night. Dozens of...More

Thank Aerowing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by our friend and on our 1st night we headed straight there. Caught the 9:30 show and just couldn't leave. The music was absolutely fantastic! By the way, no cover charge during the week and a $5 charge on weekends. Unbelievable! Drinks are inexpensive...More

Thank Brownstone76
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Elephant Room has been cranking out exceptional jazz for over 30 years and for 365 days of the year. The venue is in the basement of a building constructed in the late 1800s. There is nothing contrived about this venue! And if you are...More

1  Thank AndyF811
Reviewed 25 July 2017

After reading the Tips, we decided to go a little early to make sure we got a seat, so we heard part of the Happy Hour Band before the main act. They were very good and played some covers of old-school Jazz! The main act...More

1  Thank Ritu_Pisces
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Small jazz bar with great priced drinks! They have plenty of seating available but you have to arrive early around 8-9pm if you dont want to wait in line. This bar fills up fast so arrive early. I went on a Saturday night and they...More

Thank tmg052017
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My second time and I LOVED it!! The bartenders are a bit overwhelmed, but it's worth the wait. Great prices on good tequila too. The music is awesome!!

Thank TLD88
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Great jazz bar, friendly staff, small cover on the weekend but it's worth it. The music is great! Love this place!

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Such a great venue for music. We had walked a little on rainy st then decided to go here. There was greater than a 10 piece horn section. Wonderful voice. Cool bar with great music!!!!

Thank amyberghold
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Monday night- was busy but we were able to table-hop toward the front of the room. The bar is in the basement, dark, open ceiling, and reminiscent of what a "speakeasy" might have looked like in the last century. Music provided...More

Thank Steve4233323
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I was a bit nervous heading in here, some strange looking jazz bar in a basement - but it had such a great atmosphere. It was very safe, full of tourists (in a good way). We arrived 30mins before the music was starting and got...More

Thank Jess-C01
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Margaret M
18 June 2016|
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Response from traveltheworld012 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't there with a car either. I flew into Austin airport, took public transportation downtown to my hotel. From there I walked everywhere including to the Elephant Room. I did notice a few parking lots nearby. I think if... More
Kim N
27 November 2015|
Response from mja474 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry, but do not know. There is a bar and they server liquor. I would suggest checking their website if they have one.