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Skylark Lounge

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Sunday Evening Birthday Party

Invited to a BD party, that ended up at the Skylark Lounge, Great Blues every night and special... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Austin, Texas

Went to the Skylark on the recommendation of a friend to see Soul Man Sam, a blues band that does a... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Invited to a BD party, that ended up at the Skylark Lounge, Great Blues every night and special ribs on the back patio Sunday evenings. This is a fun cross section of Americana, everyone is very friendly, but make no mistake, this is a serious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MKF526
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Went to the Skylark on the recommendation of a friend to see Soul Man Sam, a blues band that does a Sunday night residency. Wow, what a place. It is the quintessential dive bar. Long bar down one side table, booths and lights with red...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank go4geisha007
Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you love a dive bar with good music, you will love this. I did. Cheap drinks and even ciders for the gluten-free. Great musicians the night we were there. Perfect.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pickling
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I agree 100% with the other positive reviews here. First off, the music is some of the best I have heard in all of my travels over the world. The music is mainly old school soul and blues music that is spot on. The building...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Johnny L
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We have been here several times with other couples and with adult children. Every person we have taken there has loved it. The music is often times terrific. Even when it’s just average it is a fun place to visit. The drinks are reasonably priced...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bpj1
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

AN ABSOLUTE MUSICAL FEAST... I just love it here! I have travelled to Austin from the uk three times this year to visit my daughter and each time I have visited the Skykark Lounge... I just love it here... wow, fantastic bands, amazing musicians.. I...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This place was a recommendation to us. After we did 6th street and got bored so we drove out here. This is the coolest greatest dive bar with the most amazing talent. OMG. So glad we found this place. Soul man Sam was AMAZING. We...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lindas286
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Went here w/ a musician for a jam session. Couldn't have been better. The acoustics are great. Good drinks. Great music. Can't wait to return.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank melekalikimaka57
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Came here on a Austin Live Music Crawl. Great music that night by Paige and The Reverant Few. Packed house, good drinks. Fun night.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tamsterd
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Two couples went and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere as well as Dickie Lee and his band. They put on a great show, were entertaining and personable. He appeals to all age groups. It is reasonably priced and has a terrific patio in the back.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bpj1
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