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The Grackle

Dive Bar and Bar
1700 E 6th St (at Chalmers), Austin, TX 78702, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Wed
    • 4:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Fri
    • 4:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 3:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 2:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 128 votes

People like this place

  • On Bar of Gods & Other Bizarre Bar Names
  • What you need to know
    "tacos from the veteran trailer Taco Selene"(2 Tips)
    Meitar M.
    "Wi-Fi password is 'gracklebox'."(2 Tips)
    Tara C.
    "Uh, happy hour every day 'til 9 ... $3 TX draft beers??? Yayuh!"(2 Tips)
    "If you're a draft beer enthusiast, stop by."(2 Tips)
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29 tips and reviews.

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  • trivia
  • trailer
  • taco selene
  • darts
  • happy hour
  • beer
  • great value
  • good for a late night
  • pork belly
  • free Wifi
  • whiskey
  • staff
  • local drinks
  • Buffalo Trace
  • food trucks
  • Andrew B.

    Maybe Austin's best jukebox.

    Andrew Becker · September 6, 2015
  • Zach R.

    Cheap drinks and good service.

    Zach Rand · March 16, 2015
  • Rob Z.

    If you're feeling adventurous and they have the Live Oak Grodziske, give it a try. Very smoky, Polish-style beer.

    Rob Zaleski · October 4, 2014
  • Joycott

    Earth Day is a great day to get hammered. 5% of your bar tab goes to support eco-friendly causes.

    Joycott · April 17, 2014
  • Joycott

    Earth Day is a great day to get shitfaced. 5% of your bar tab goes to support eco-friendly causes.

    Joycott · April 16, 2014
  • Sharon J.

    Love this divey spot in East Downtown Austin. Take in the cool art and hard drinks. Very cool atmosphere and nice staff. They will make whatever cocktail fantasies you have come true.

    Sharon Jennings · March 13, 2014
  • Tim M.

    Buffalo Trace is their WELL!! Amazing.

    Tim Melideo · January 1, 2014
  • Tara C.

    Uh, happy hour every day 'til 9 ... $3 TX draft beers??? Yayuh!

    Tara Cuccia · November 11, 2013
  • Russell B.

    Happy Hour 2-9:00pm, Mon-Thurs. how could you go anywhere else.

    Russell Bond · September 11, 2013
  • Todd M.

    The WiFi password : gracklebox

    Todd Mc · June 19, 2013
  • Jennifer R.

    Best trivia in town Thursday nights!

    Jennifer Rother · March 29, 2013
  • Meitar M.

    Great local drinks and two food trucks open late out front! Plus, free wifi that's pretty good. Wi-Fi password is 'gracklebox'.

    Meitar Moscovitz · March 28, 2013
  • Kyle B.

    Another of the Eastside's great dives. Bonus points for the East Side King trailer in the backyard.

    Kyle Bunch · February 24, 2013
  • Serious Eats

    'Most of the time I want to try something new so this is a good place for that,' says Contigo bartender Houston Eaves.

    Serious Eats · February 19, 2013
  • Karina V.

    I like the atmosphere, but the bartender had a little attitude in regards to any questions regarding beers...

    Karina Vivas · September 29, 2012
  • Mike S.

    Where the fuck is taco Selene

    Mike Simpson · June 30, 2012
  • Morgan S.

    Ask for a Wilford Brimley. Thank Maris.

    Morgan S · June 25, 2012
  • Stuart L.

    Don't bother with the tiramisu! It's a snore.

    Stuart Lovinggood · May 26, 2012
  • Jim D.

    4.5 on the open ended hipster scale.

    Jim Daniels · March 21, 2012
  • Do512

    On our TOP E.6th spots list. If you're a draft beer enthusiast, stop by. Peelander-Fest during SXSW will be awesome. Oh, ya and FREE! More deets on

    Do512 · February 17, 2012
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    Tabbedout · January 24, 2012
  • Alexis S.

    A local is stealing bikes locked up outside of this bar. Don't believe the sign outside. They don't have a camera. They know people are stealing bikes from here and aren't telling their customers.

    Alexis Smith · September 5, 2011
  • Jesse N.

    Don't let the bartender put on "hoarders". It's depressing.

    Jesse Noyes · August 13, 2011
  • Nick C.

    99% of the time I love a dark bar. On this day however I felt like reading. My mistake. This place is great.

    Nick Cvercko · July 28, 2011
  • Matt W.

    Don't head butt rush

    Matt Williamson · June 4, 2011
  • Paul V.

    Chances are that if you're at The Grackle, you're not Not at the Grackle.

    Paul V · June 3, 2011
  • Craig P.

    Darts, good beer, and pork belly from ESK

    Craig Palumbo · May 15, 2011
  • chantel a.

    nasu rice FTW!

    chantel ayre · March 18, 2011
  • Thrillist

    This laid-back beer & liquor den's suds selection is currently the largest in the '02, Order up a Fireman 4, tacos from the veteran trailer Taco Selene, and relax until you need a refill. Read more

    Thrillist · February 3, 2011

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