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Elephant Room

315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
+1 512-473-2279
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Best Jazz Bar in Austin

I love this place, cool enviromnet, very cozy and the music there never disappoint. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zainab A
via mobile
A little authentic gem

What a cool little place this is...an old speakeasy in the basement with hundreds of dollar bills... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tracey S
via mobile
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great jazz” (13 reviews)
“jazz club” (9 reviews)
“live jazz” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
+1 512-473-2279
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place, cool enviromnet, very cozy and the music there never disappoint. It is a nice getaway from crazy rock music all over Austin. The Bartenders there are probably the friendliest I have ever met in Austin, always have a great time there....More

Thank Zainab A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cool little place this is...an old speakeasy in the basement with hundreds of dollar bills taped to the ceiling. The live music (jazz) was fantastic. Really a must do.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a great place to listen to some talented musicians, without a week day cover charge and cheap drinks, this is the place to go. Wine and beer are the choice drinks. Listened to a great jazz band. Walls are covered with...More

Thank Retiredtraveler56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the Elephant Room on a Wednesday night (their big band night). The show started 9:30 with a 9-piece band playing some great jazz. We had a couple of very reasonably priced drinks and stayed for two hours enjoying the music. It's in...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Austin to visit friends and to attend the F1 race. On Saturday night we went downtown after supper. After spending some time on 6th street and listening to a good Blues band we went to the Elephant Room to listen to some...More

Thank as3dgfad6
Reviewed 3 October 2017 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 25 September 2017

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 9 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 18 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
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Margaret M
19 June 2016|
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Response from Zainab A | Reviewed this property |
plenty of parking close by, u can park at the street and pay 3 $ for 3 hours and there is a parking garage the street before but u have to pay cash
Kim N
28 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.