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Shoal Creek Saloon

Sports Bar and Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Downtown Austin
909 N Lamar Blvd (at W. 9th St.), Austin, TX 78703, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.0/10

Based on 140 votes

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    Monica P.
    "Love this place on a sunny afternoon, crawfish, gumbo, and beer"(11 Tips)
    Ward S.
    "Get the fried seafood platter and a bowl of gumbo."(6 Tips)
    Charlie H.
    "Best Catfish poboy"(4 Tips)
    Kerry M.
    "Happy hour specials and all you can eat catfish on tuesdays !"(6 Tips)
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  • crawfish
  • seafood
  • gumbo
  • catfish
  • po' boys
  • oysters
  • pork chops
  • good for groups
  • chicken fried steak
  • outdoor seating
  • burgers
  • buffet
  • happy hour specials
  • chicken fried chicken
  • authentic
  • beer
  • lively
  • Bloody Marys
  • great value
  • casual
  • Jay M.

    Boudin! Legit!

    Jay McEarthy · 3 weeks ago
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  • Tom D.

    Chicken Fried Steak!!!!

    Tom DuBose · October 6, 2015
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  • Andrew H.

    great place to work off your hangover, by that I mean the bartender won't toss you out for throwing up your brunch

    Andrew Healan · September 21, 2015
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  • Nick S.

    Pork chop special on Wednesday night is the best deal in town

    Nick Scott · June 4, 2015
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  • J M.

    Solid crawfish👍

    J Mazz · March 22, 2015
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  • Matt

    The cheese fries here are the worst of all time and are a crime against humanity.

    Matt · February 17, 2015
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  • "Where's Jim?!?" J.

    Love this place - hot boudin & cold fresh oysters

    "Where's Jim?!?" Jim · January 13, 2015
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  • Kerry M.

    The combo basket is awesome! Try it all! Happy hour specials and all you can eat catfish on tuesdays !

    Kerry Myers · November 10, 2014
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  • C.K. C.

    Crawfish during season!

    C.K. Chin · August 9, 2014
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  • Chefs Feed

    John Bullington, chef of A-OK Chinese (coming soon), eats here on his nights off. He loves the Seafood po' boys. Read more

    Chefs Feed · August 5, 2014
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  • Tom

    Drew Bree's left his mark here. Westlake High School hero :-)

    Tom · June 18, 2014
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  • Joycott

    Earth Day is a great day for some booze. 5% of your total check goes to support eco-friendly causes.

    Joycott · April 16, 2014
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  • Chan P.

    That's some salty crawfish. 😕

    Chan Phan · April 1, 2014
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  • Bodee H.

    If you're looking for filet sized catfish, don't order the catfish. Just little nuggets.

    Bodee Hallman · March 30, 2014
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  • Alla K.

    The shrimp po boy and Cajun gumbo are radical, bruh.

    Alla Klussmann · January 4, 2014
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  • David S.

    If you're a Saints or a LSU fan, this is the place to be!

    David Self · November 12, 2013
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  • Andre' H.

    Huge pork chops. Beware of the New Orleans Saints motif unless your a fan, if that's the case this is the perfect place to watch a Saints game.

    Andre' Holtzheimer · August 22, 2013
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  • Juan C.

    Best chicken fried steak in town!! Try a basket of chips..good too!

    Juan Cook · August 20, 2013
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  • muttly69

    Fried oysters are amazing!

    muttly69 · July 9, 2013
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  • Austin Chronicle

    A laid-back place to watch the game while enjoying cold beer and good Louisiana-style food – especially the seasonal crawfish boils. On a sunny day, the patio overlooking the creek is hard to beat.

    Austin Chronicle · June 17, 2013
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  • Jim V.

    Catfish Po Boy! Really good, and the beer was cold! All good... Oh, and NBA, MLB and NHL all tuned in... I was most pleased!

    Jim Volkema · May 23, 2013
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  • Charlie H.

    Best Catfish poboy you will ever have if you don't order the shoal creek burger with cheddar. Try the cheese fries too

    Charlie Heimsath · April 10, 2013
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  • Scott I.

    Mud bugs! Yummy

    Scott Ingram · March 6, 2013
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  • Mark G.

    Grabbed the crawfish étouffée. But sure didn't get many crawfish with bowl.

    Mark Garcia · November 12, 2012
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  • Christel S.

    Parking sucks so bad.

    Christel Stuart · November 1, 2012
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  • Brett G.

    The étouffée is a great taste of home just two blocks from the office!

    Brett Gentry · September 27, 2012
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  • Lisa

    Have Ian make you the best bloody Mary of your life!!!

    Lisa · August 14, 2012
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  • Ryan A.

    If you're ever here with friends and you're not feeling seafood, the burgers are fantastic.

    Ryan Anderson · July 7, 2012
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  • Martin T.

    The hot boiled crawfish are WAY too salty.

    Martin Thomas · March 28, 2012
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  • ILiveInDallas.com

    Their cajun food isn't half bad.

    ILiveInDallas.com · March 23, 2012
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  • jim h.

    Tasty (& quite peppery) bloody marys. Recommend this spot.

    jim h · March 17, 2012
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  • Kerry M.

    Catfish Buffet on Fridays, peel and eat shrimp is a must! Great patio view!

    Kerry Myers · March 15, 2012
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  • Dave F.

    If you like pork, get the pork chop.

    Dave Floyd · March 6, 2012
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  • Austin American-Statesman

    Artist Bob "Daddy-O" Wade has a big New Orleans Saints helmet that sits on top of the roof overhang of this Cajun restaurant. Who dat who can't find dat football hat?

    Austin American-Statesman · February 21, 2012
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  • Monica P.

    Love this place on a sunny afternoon, crawfish, gumbo, and beer

    Monica Partier · February 20, 2012
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  • Ward S.

    Outstanding gulf coast, cajun-style seafood in the heart of Austin. Get the fried seafood platter and a bowl of gumbo.

    Ward Sullivan · December 21, 2011
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  • Dave F.

    When crawfish is in season, come here for a boil.

    Dave Floyd · December 14, 2011
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  • Dave F.

    If the weather is nice, sit on the back porch.

    Dave Floyd · December 14, 2011
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  • Dave F.

    The crawfish étouffée is quite good.

    Dave Floyd · December 14, 2011
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  • evan b.

    Hush puppies rule.

    evan bozarth · November 1, 2011
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  • Beniamino

    The best chicken fried chicken in town! Also, i love their gumbo!

    Beniamino · October 4, 2011
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  • Coral

    If you need to take a nap get a bowl of the delicious Crawfish Gumbo!

    Coral · August 19, 2011
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  • Lily C.

    Half price appetizers Monday-Friday 3:00-7:00!

    Lily Clason · May 30, 2011
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  • Venny N.

    Be prepared to blow 20 bucks if you want a beer with lunch

    Venny Nunez · February 22, 2011
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  • Thom

    Etoufee is good but the bread pudding was not. Overall, pretty good.

    Thom · July 25, 2010
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  • Rob F.

    Pork chop!!!!

    Rob Fedson · June 2, 2010
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  • William M.

    Beer and fried shrimp.

    William Moran · May 18, 2010
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  • Alex P.

    Keep your salt shaker handy, food is pretty bland

    Alex Parrish · April 29, 2010
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  • Bill F.

    Great gumbo!

    Bill Fanning · February 1, 2010
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  • Laura L.

    LSU fans... this is where you want to watch the game.

    Laura Lachaussee · November 6, 2009
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