The Tavern

922 W 12th St (Lamar Blvd.), Austin, TX 78703, United States
Hours:
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Thu–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
7.2/10

Based on 96 votes

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  • white wings
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  • burgers
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  • fried pickles
  • fajitas
  • onion rings
  • pear cider
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  • Dehron H.

    If you are the kind of person that goes to a bar or restaurant and needs it to be the "best" of something (and "great" is never good enough) then do not come here. This place is for fun, not snobs.

    Dehron Hite-Benson · December 10, 2014
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  • Roger W.

    Great bar. Extremely accomodating. Bulldogs alumni invade on gameday.

    Roger Willis · October 1, 2014
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  • Mark E.

    Great joint!

    Mark Edrys · June 14, 2014
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  • Robert S.

    Buffalo Chicken Sandwich!

    Robert Scheib · February 17, 2014
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  • David S.

    They used to have a great beer selection. Now They only have a few. Don't know if be back.

    David Scott · February 9, 2014
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  • Joey G.

    Crowded and dirty. Tables were filthy and the waitress couldn't give a shit.

    Joey Gallahan · January 20, 2014
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  • Jovan S.

    $3.50 local drafts on special! Circle, Firemans, 512, etc

    Jovan Sharpe · November 15, 2013
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  • Alex C.

    Trivia on Wednesday night is amazing! Duffy is a god!

    Alex Chapman · August 8, 2013
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  • Dokie W.

    Service is very slow.

    Dokie Walker · August 4, 2013
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  • MATTHEW S.

    Bar rescue needa to see this people just doodle on the bar

    MATTHEW SMEGO · June 10, 2013
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  • Jane H.

    Everything is delicious!

    Jane Harvey · April 16, 2013
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  • Megan D.

    $5 XX steins on trivia nights

    Megan D · April 11, 2013
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  • Austin Chronicle

    Built in 1916, the space has housed a grocery, a steak restaurant, and a speakeasy/brothel. These days the Tavern does bustling business with sports fans who enjoy the 50 TV screens and good pub grub.

    Austin Chronicle · March 23, 2013
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  • Courtney R.

    Get the jalepeno cream cheese with your soft pretzel! Awesome!

    Courtney Riley · December 30, 2012
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  • Ivy Y.

    2 floors! a lot of TVs

    Ivy Yung · December 3, 2012
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  • Social N.

    Great trivia night on Wednesday nights at 8. The place fills up so be sure to get there early to grab a table with your team! There is no limit to team size.

    Social News Network · November 29, 2012
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  • Edward S.

    Beautiful waitress, skow service. French onion soup was good

    Edward Steigman · November 19, 2012
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  • Dave F.

    Upstairs at The Tavern is a great place to host a private event.

    Dave Floyd · October 30, 2012
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  • Dave F.

    The "cheddar blanket" is quite good.

    Dave Floyd · October 30, 2012
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  • Big Aaron C.

    Ordered the jalapeño cream cheese burger. They forgot to put the jalapeño cream cheese on it. I am really confused as to how that would happen.

    Big Aaron Castillo · October 3, 2012
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  • Lauren C.

    They don't accept the 4square deal so don't bother... :P

    Lauren Constant · August 3, 2012
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  • aaron h.

    Try the air-conditioning!!

    aaron haley · July 16, 2012
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  • Shared M.

    Best place to watch the rangers games. They also have the long horn network. Go long horns!!!

    Shared Moving · May 14, 2012
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  • Chad N.

    Fantastic con queso

    Chad Nordby · May 4, 2012
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  • Jennifer

    Great selection of local beers on tap, in addition to a comprehensive list of bottles to choose from. Not a bad night out.

    Jennifer · May 2, 2012
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  • Shared M.

    Thursday's are $3.00 locals drafts!

    Shared Moving · April 19, 2012
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  • Edoardo P.

    The "California Burger" is the most delicious burger I have ever eaten!

    Edoardo Piccolotto · March 9, 2012
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  • Amie

    "Crispin or Ace Pear ciders are so refreshing on a hot Texas afternoon."

    Amie · March 2, 2012
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  • Leslie E.

    Hobbit territory she says...

    Leslie Ellis · February 17, 2012
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  • Dave F.

    Come here on Wednesday for live trivia.

    Dave Floyd · December 15, 2011
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  • Dave F.

    The white wings are quite good.

    Dave Floyd · December 9, 2011
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  • Ilya D.

    They got hockey

    Ilya Dayter · October 29, 2011
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  • Jim C.

    Try the white wings, so amazing!!!

    Jim Collet · October 8, 2011
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  • Chelsea W.

    Worst service ever. Food took forever.

    Chelsea Wheeler · September 24, 2011
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  • Rabah R.

    this place racial profiles and wont serve me because i am arabic/mexican. dont waste your money or time here all my white friends got served except for me...DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE

    Rabah Rahil · August 29, 2011
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  • CultureMap Austin

    If bacon-wrapped wings stuffed with jalapenos sound amazing, then ask for them by their proper name: The Amazing White Wings.

    CultureMap Austin · June 29, 2011
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  • Dawna W.

    Watched the Dallas-Miami B-ball Finals broadcast from their wall of a dozen HD flat panel TVs. The food, beer, and company was great

    Dawna Wright · June 13, 2011
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  • Rachel W.

    Waitress said the jalapeño ranch dressing wasn't spicy. She lied.

    Rachel Wenzler · June 9, 2011
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  • Andre' H.

    Breakfast HIGHLY recommended!!!

    Andre' Holtzheimer · June 7, 2011
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  • Niecy B.

    Skip the nachos. Get the onion rings.

    Niecy B. · April 10, 2011
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  • AustinPixels

    Sit at the bar and read what people have carved in the bar

    AustinPixels · January 22, 2011
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  • Kimberly R.

    "HEY MA!!! The meatloaf! F*CK!!"

    Kimberly Roppo · January 17, 2011
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  • Audra B.

    Best fried pickles!

    Audra B · January 8, 2011
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  • Matt B.

    B.E.L.T

    Matt Burnham · January 4, 2011
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  • Steven L.

    Jody's the best bartender in town. Usually works upstairs.

    Steven Lawrence · December 15, 2010
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  • Stephanie P.

    all about the meatloaf with marinara!! so good!

    Stephanie Perez · November 4, 2010
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  • Kate B.

    get the bacon wrapped wings ; they totally rock!

    Kate Birney · October 29, 2010
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  • Natalie

    Two words: Queso burger. Just do it.

    Natalie · October 22, 2010
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  • Chris W.

    The nachos are ok. I liked the old ones, I like the new ones. Plus the have AC!!!

    Chris Walker · September 23, 2010
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  • Oliver B.

    Daily $1 off beer specials...Monday - Bocks...Tuesday - amber, brown & Irish ales...Wednesday - blonde, pale & ipa....Thursday - foriegn lagers & $3 thirtsy goat amber's....Friday - Belgians...Saturda

    Oliver Belche · August 20, 2010
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