Oil Can Harry's

Gay Bar
211 W 4th St (Btwn Colorado St & Lavaca St), Austin, TX 78701, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Wed
    • 10:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Thu
    • 8:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 6:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 8:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 2:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 PM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Oilcan Harry's is Austin's longest running gay bar. We are gay owned and operated and have been serving our community for over 20+ years. We serve great drinks, have the friendliest staff in town, and play some of the hottest music and videos around.

7.7/10

Based on 225 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
5,210
Total Visits
18,808
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    James Y.
    "The best gay bar in Austin!"(2 Tips)
    David T.
    "sporting events at the Score sports bar"(3 Tips)
    Do512
    "One of our favorite spots to get our dance on any day of the week!"(5 Tips)
    Murrah N.
    "The Karaoke on Mondays is THE place to be!"(2 Tips)
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  • Brandon P.

    Back again after crawling around the Pecan Festival! X)

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  • Brandon P.

    Yay. Drinks with my Booski

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  • James Y.

    The best gay bar in Austin! Great for dancing!

    James Young · March 22
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  • Brandon P.

    Gay bar get down :-)

    Brandon Pollard · March 16
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  • Koty Y.

    Loud inside, but quieter on the patio. Decent service, good value.

    Koty Yell · February 22
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  • Isaac S.

    Fabulous! !

    Isaac Sanchez · February 16
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  • Brandon P.

    Yay just got shots from the manager! :)

    Brandon Pollard · February 15
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  • Isaac S.

    Stripper Circus is on Thursday's. Lots of fun! Aye Mira!

    Isaac Sanchez · February 10
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  • Isaac S.

    What can I say but that I love this place!!

    Isaac Sanchez · February 10
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  • Dustin H.

    One of the less crowded (sometimes) and more down to earth bars on 4th. Great for a casual drink with a friend rather than a hard night on the town.

    Dustin Haley · January 3
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  • Ryan T.

    This establishment appears to be the main bar in this gay corner of town

    Ryan Tamares · November 22, 2014
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  • Joshua G.

    The owner, Larry, is a sweetheart. Don't be a cunt....BC I said so!!!!

    Joshua Garza · July 22, 2014
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  • Thomas A.

    Everything about this place is great! The staff especially!! Get to know them and visit often!!

    Thomas Allen · March 13, 2014
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  • Zach Y.

    Come here. We boycott castros. They suck

    Zach Yeary · February 23, 2014
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  • Joshua G.

    Get a drank with Brandon or Steve at the side bar!

    Joshua Garza · January 15, 2014
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  • Carlos C.

    Jonathan, nuff said.

    Carlos C. · December 20, 2013
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  • Henry P.

    Here's a tip. LEAVE A TIP. :-)

    Henry Perkins · November 26, 2013
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  • Ken J.

    Mooo Mooo!

    Ken Johnson · September 15, 2013
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  • J M.

    Loved it!!!!

    J M · August 19, 2013
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  • Ryan M.

    LaGina is the best bartender in Austin! !

    Ryan Machala · August 3, 2013
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  • Marcelo M.

    Amazing and fun place.

    Marcelo Moraes · July 16, 2013
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  • Ann Marie B.

    $2 mimosas on Sunday. Enough said.

    Ann Marie B · June 9, 2013
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  • Heather

    Legina's the shiiiiitttt!!!!!

    Heather · May 24, 2013
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  • Joshua G.

    Drink w Brandon. He is hottie McHotterson and beyond nice!

    Joshua Garza · May 17, 2013
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  • Will

    Not so great Monday. Sad karaoke night. Weirdo crowd. Visiting from DC I definitely didn't fit in at all.

    Will · May 6, 2013
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  • Daniel P.

    Thirsty b*tches!!

    Daniel Pacheco · April 20, 2013
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  • @LorenzoAgustin ☆

    You must be desperate or dumb to sneak your own liquor. The bartenders do that heavy pour in yo cup here. Yup. #drunktweet

    @LorenzoAgustin ☆ · March 25, 2013
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  • Murrah N.

    The Karaoke on Mondays is THE place to be!

    Murrah Noble · March 20, 2013
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  • Jordan R.

    Good music!

    Jordan Richardson · March 12, 2013
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  • Justin H.

    Fun men's room!

    Justin Hall · March 9, 2013
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  • Joi I.

    Tagged by someone

    Joi Ito · March 9, 2013
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  • Mark H.

    Lisa T P did the most outstanding Drag King--EVERYONE thought she was a real guy trying to punk then. She won $500 that night. Almost covered her bar bill.

    Mark H · January 16, 2013
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  • Joseph H.

    A good night is how you make it not where your located. So I had a blast!

    Joseph Henry · December 5, 2012
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  • Joshua K.

    Good strong drinks, no pretensions.

    Joshua Kirk · December 2, 2012
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  • Isaac S.

    Special Thanks to Larry Davis & fabulous staff for giving me a birthday party (hosted by them) on 9-21-12. We all had a great time!! Aye Mira!!

    Isaac Sanchez · September 24, 2012
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  • Alberto P.

    The bartender with the glasses and greyish facial hair is charming. And he pours well. Seek him out. :)

    Alberto Paez · September 21, 2012
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  • Le Cœur De Moi

    But hands down, THE BEST BARTENDERS!!!! Xoxo....

    Le Cœur De Moi · September 16, 2012
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  • Le Cœur De Moi

    What happened to the music here??? It's horrible!!! Soo sad!!!

    Le Cœur De Moi · September 16, 2012
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  • Michael B.

    This is a nice place 2 go 2 and have a drink in Austin.

    Michael B. · September 3, 2012
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  • Jesse S.

    Go see Dane in the afternoons, sassy sweetheart.

    Jesse Stafford · August 24, 2012
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  • Irvin B.

    More EDM played here than Rain. Better music than Rains Top 40 radio you're tired of. Good dancing.

    Irvin Bursiaga · July 22, 2012
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  • Marq R.

    It kinda sucks! I wish the gay bars in Austin would learn how to cater to ALL types of people! not all gay people like techno and dance all the time!

    Marq Ross · June 26, 2012
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  • Todd M.

    =========D

    Todd Mc · June 21, 2012
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  • Shelby H.

    Go see Dane. He's the best.

    Shelby Hall · June 5, 2012
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  • Larry D.

    Tuesday's $1 drinks! Wednesday $2 drinks and Thursday $3 drinks! Can't beat that!

    Larry Davis · June 3, 2012
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  • Jeffrey K.

    Pick up a free copy of The Onion while you're here!

    Jeffrey King · May 27, 2012
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  • Jacob M.

    Go see steve at the sports bar, strongest long islands in town that still taste amazing!!

    Jacob Martin · May 22, 2012
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  • Steve G.

    If you can't finish your twink they have doggie bags.

    Steve Gorman · May 14, 2012
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  • Jennifer

    They have free iPhone chargers!

    Jennifer · March 14, 2012
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  • Isaac S.

    Had a great time during Fat Tuesday (2-21-12) with Deejay Chi Chi LaRue and all of the people I hanged out with. Check out my photos on Face book as always. AYE MIRA!!

    Isaac Sanchez · February 26, 2012
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