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Friends Bar

208 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3626
+1 512-320-8193
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Decent prices!

Just stopped in for a drink and was pleasantly surprised that a white Russian was the same price as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jbaum64
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New Braunfels, Texas
Live music!

Packed house so stood outside. Dude was playing some Stevie Ray, and doing a good job with it. At... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
OldGuyWanderz
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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208 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3626
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"no cover charge"
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"wednesday night"
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"blues"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stopped in for a drink and was pleasantly surprised that a white Russian was the same price as a beer.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Packed house so stood outside. Dude was playing some Stevie Ray, and doing a good job with it. At least four bands were on schedule for the day. Not a hipster place.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Really should have been here all night. The band was over the top and prices were fair. Great place to go to see a band but don't expect more than that.

1  Thank Glen M
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Like a lot of other reviewers, we were drawn in by the music and great band they were too. Stayed for a couple of beers sat at the bar enjoying the set from this accomplished live act - The Conquistadors. They play bluesy rock and...More

1  Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

As a group of us were starting our night out in the historic downtown Austin, Tx, we heard a great band coming out of Friends Bar. With no cover charge, we just had to check it out. I believe it was The Conquistadors, but they...More

Thank indsum22
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Best night out at Friends Bar! No cover, great atmosphere, and one of the best blues/rockers I have seen ever when Sam Pace took the stage. Have got to see him and his band again. The venue has a great balance of openness and intimacy...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was in Austin for 3 nights and spent over 6 hours at Friends during our evening visits on 6th Street. My favorite place regarding their talent pool. Zach Person "and crew" packed the place on Saturday and Gasoline Boots were equally as good on...More

Thank CocoaBeachFoodEE
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We caught some live music and had some drinks at Friends during our recent trip to Austin for the US Grand Prix. There was no cover charge, the bar was busy but we were able to get a spot near the bar. The service was...More

Thank Moondoggie317
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Looks old fashioned, not that appealing from the outside. Don't be shy, get yourself a place at the bar and just enjoy the music with a large beer. Whether it's an open mic evening (well, not just opened to anyone) or a standard concert night,...More

Thank Arnaud L
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

No-frills bar with great service and even better live music. No cover charge. If you're looking for good music, this is the place.

Thank Jamie S
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