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The Highball

#683 of 3,217 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, ,
1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
+1 512-383-8309
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“dale watson” (2 reviews)
“band starts” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have to start with the music. NAKIA, a cross between Joe Cocker and the Blues Brothers. Next the service, right there, and checked back often...the food . We had flatbread with tomatoes and cheese, because we weren’t very hungry, but it was great. The...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Had a fun night of drinks and karaoke at The Highball. Loved our Black Metal themed karaoke room. Aside from a few issues with the mic batteries failing on and off, we had a great time!

Thank EastAfricanGirl
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Connected to Alamo Drafthouse on S. Lamar. Nice bar to await your movie. Free parking in garage. Happy hour pricing

Thank Fredrick C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Horrible food menue. They need to get a real food menu. No waitresses. Nice bathrooms. Good club enviornment, although, the fog machine is horrible. My eyes hurt so I had to leave. Great live music, bands!

Thank AlmostFamousRocker
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went to see Dale Watson and it was a blast. Good drinks, good bar appetizers, and a nice size dance floor. The battened are fast, the band was great, go and have fun!!!

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at The High Ball. It is an annex bar that you can enjoy while waiting for a Movie. Good drinks and snacks plus a fun atmosphere.

Thank BB2121
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We saw the Hot Texas Swing Band play here and loved to watch the participants. The caviar deviled eggs and crispy Brussels sprouts were just the ticket to go with our beverages.

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The Highball is located in a modern complex next to a movie theater. We used a GPS to find the location. I'm not from the area but I believe Highball was an older establishment that has been relocated. There is a free parking garage across...More

1  Thank sightseesylvia P
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for karaoke at a bachelorette party. We were a little early for our reservation but we were happy to have walked in during a lip sync competition. Not only were we entertained by the other participants, but the bride decided she wanted to...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 2 December 2016

One of the best bands in Austin performs here regularly. Dale Watson band. We were recommended this location and it is fantastic. If you are visiting Austin and want to check out the local country music scene then this is the place. It is a...More

Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1142 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-383-8309
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