Hole In The Wall

2538 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 5:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 7:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Mon
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Tue
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Wed
    • 4:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 3:00 PM–1:00 AM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.7/10

Based on 172 votes

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Total Visitors
3,036
Total Visits
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  • AFAR Media

    A live music playground since 1974, The Hole in the Wall serves up an eclectic mix of live music nearly every night of the week. The Hole is a must-see for any touristy music aficionados. Read more

    AFAR Media · January 27
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  • Kaoru F.

    Brussel sprouts salad is tasty and plentiful.

    Kaoru Fujita · December 12, 2014
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  • Rebecca H.

    Cover charge on weekends. Live music and delicious food at the East Side Kings trailer in the back.

    Rebecca Huey · September 21, 2014
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  • Taylor P.

    New jukebox

    Taylor Prewitt · August 11, 2014
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  • Marcelo R.

    Buena variedad de cervezas y música en vivo.

    Marcelo Ruiz · July 25, 2014
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  • Andrea G.

    I recommend never leaving.

    Andrea Grimes · March 1, 2014
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  • Adam L.

    Monday nights are quickly becoming my fave. Great country/bluegrass all night, no cover, $2 yellow bellies!

    Adam Loudermilk · February 18, 2014
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  • Hesh V.

    Whiskey + Live Music... Ya dig?

    Hesh V · January 21, 2014
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  • Adam L.

    I highly recommend the booze.

    Adam Loudermilk · January 1, 2014
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  • Social News Network

    This genuine dive bar has quenched the thirst of generations of UT students, and now it's feeding them quirky, Japanese drunk food from East Side King in the back. Those pork buns are unbeatable!

    Social News Network · December 5, 2013
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  • Jenna G.

    Hella band on Thusday night, folks! Happy hour with the Red Dirt Rebellion

    Jenna Geueke · May 10, 2013
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  • Megan W.

    Do yourself a favor, walk to the back grill and order the Brussel Sprout Salad. Super unique, delicious.

    Megan Wintersteen · April 3, 2013
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  • Bobby F.

    It's a hole in the wall, but cool enough.

    Bobby Flatt · April 2, 2013
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  • Debra W.

    Two great stages, great bar tenders, good music

    Debra Watkins · March 9, 2013
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  • Spotify

    Locals swear by this place. The Austin Streamers are playing here on Monday, 3/11: http://spoti.fi/YGCtlk

    Spotify · March 1, 2013
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  • Lorenzo G.

    fantabulous place. plenty of roaming room and now a great eatery attached. east side kings!

    Lorenzo Garcia · December 5, 2012
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  • Do512

    Awesome drink specials every day for both beer and liquor lovers. 3 different bars so no need to worry about waiting in lines. Great outdoor area to hang out as well as awesome live music!

    Do512 · March 27, 2012
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  • Do512

    Just knowing how long this place has been on the Drag makes the experience that more awesome. Seen some seriously good bands here. See more during SXSW - check out what they have planned at do512.com

    Do512 · February 24, 2012
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  • John W.

    Get the hot wings

    John Waycuilis · February 17, 2012
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  • Leslie E.

    Apparently if the drummer sucks, its okay to throw plastic pitchers at them

    Leslie Ellis · February 11, 2012
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  • Aaron C.

    RIP Dennis

    Aaron Charlson · November 27, 2011
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  • Tina H.

    Had my first legal drink here, thanks Brooks. No matter which new spot springs up, this will always be my favorite dive. It's loud, smelly, dark, and wonderful. The writing on the stalls is brilliant.

    Tina Hogue · November 10, 2011
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  • Dan M.

    Drywall is expensive, y'all.

    Dan Mateer · November 9, 2011
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  • Avan A.

    sunday nights are my favorite. free music and happy hour all night. the bartenders are the best.

    Avan Allen · October 30, 2011
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  • Mike L.

    Check out the craft beer selection. Lots of good choices for a college bar. Read more

    Mike Langford · August 23, 2011
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  • Scion Advisor

    Catch the best local punk bands and grab some fried pickles or even chicken fried steak. The cover is cheap, the music is good, and the food is just the greasy fix you know you’ve been craving. Read more

    Scion Advisor · July 28, 2011
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  • Erin C.

    cover is rarely ever over $5 at this place.well worth the music you may catch that night.3-4 bands and $5 cover? not having to deal with downtown and APD? yes, please.

    Erin Cassity · July 10, 2011
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  • CultureMap Austin

    Just because a drink is called "shitty lemonade" doesn't mean it isn't freaking delicious.

    CultureMap Austin · July 7, 2011
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  • Eric M.

    Best place to hang out in this part of Austin!

    Eric Miller · June 10, 2011
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  • Psy F.

    Dennis is the best bartender around try his shitty lemonade.

    Psy Fusion · April 14, 2011
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  • Let's Go

    Visit this renowned music spot featuring daily live music spanning all genres. Shows usually start around 9-10pm. Read more

    Let's Go · April 4, 2011
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  • Joe F.

    Dennis is the best bartender in the nation (of Texas)!

    Joe Faina · March 8, 2011
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  • Allbriton R.

    Al pastor. $3 epic marg. Win

    Allbriton Robbins · December 31, 2010
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  • Robin K.

    Really good veggie tacos!

    Robin Kuemmel · August 22, 2010
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  • Sebastian V.

    Best fried pickles around campus. Period.

    Sebastian Valenzuela · August 12, 2010
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  • VH1

    Arrive before 9pm on Fridays to avoid the cover for watching bands play that night. – Arturo L.

    VH1 · July 21, 2010
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  • VH1

    Sometimes it’s easy to forget how big this place is. Head out back for the less crowded bar and take your drinks to the picnic table in the alley for some people watching on the Drag. – Robert F.

    VH1 · July 21, 2010
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  • Jason H.

    Punch a hippie. They're abundant here.

    Jason Harris · July 10, 2010
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  • Proctor A.

    Play some shuffle board!

    Proctor Anderson · April 27, 2010
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  • Sean S.

    Extensive taco menu.

    Sean Steinmarc · March 21, 2010
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  • Fernando L.

    This really is a hole in the wall, and it's another Austin "best kept secret" for live music, off the traditional live music areas. Near campus, they have the most exciting local bands. When Fastball Read more

    Fernando Labastida · March 13, 2010
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  • Blaze F.

    Recording artist? I am still the mayor, and if you know the difference between Blaze Foley and Celine Dion, come down and have a drink. Please bring money; only the music is free.

    Blaze Foley · March 13, 2010
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  • Blaze F.

    Because I am the mayor, they put my picture above the stage. Pay your respects, and ask the bartender for a shot in my honor.

    Blaze Foley · February 23, 2010
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  • Michael P.

    If you come by, be sure to trash Andrea's office.

    Michael Prohaska · February 5, 2010
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