Thirsty Nickel

Bar and Pub
325 E 6th St (Trinity St), Austin, TX 78701, United States
Hours:
Likely open (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 7:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 6:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Tue
    • 9:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 8:00 PM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
7.8/10

Based on 99 votes

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  • Samantha S.

    Only have liquor on tap. Fireball among the options.

    Samantha Smith · September 23, 2014
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  • Christopher G.

    If you don't know the mayor but him a drink or gtfo! 😜

    Christopher Gerardo · May 14, 2014
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  • Christopher B.

    Mike Britton is the best mayor ever. He once passed a law that allowed me to gain monetary status here. MIKE BRITTON 2015 FOR MAYOR. Vote for mike

    Christopher Britton · May 9, 2014
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  • Mandy M.

    Steve is the best! And a cutie

    Mandy Mooney · January 25, 2014
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  • Lindsay S.

    Say Hi to Justin for me!!!

    Lindsay Saunders · September 18, 2013
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  • Elizabeth R.

    Great bar service. Great music and plays all the favs.

    Elizabeth Roam · August 24, 2013
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  • Marcus F.

    Dj lingo is a killer on Friday's!

    Marcus Ferron · July 27, 2013
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  • David H.

    Awesome band

    David Hambrick · May 19, 2013
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  • John K.

    Big. Beery.

    John Kreicbergs · March 13, 2013
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  • Chuck C.

    Talk to Cody - he's the man

    Chuck Canning · March 13, 2013
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  • Tabbedout

    Pay your tab using Tabbedout.

    Tabbedout · March 7, 2013
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  • τhμmbεliηα💎

    Parker is my favorite door guy! Gets the job doneeee

    τhμmbεliηα💎 · February 27, 2013
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  • Rahim H.

    Heather is freaking awesome!

    Rahim Hemani · February 24, 2013
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  • Alexa

    Great place, awesome bartenders, good atmosphere!

    Alexa · February 16, 2013
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  • Alli C.

    If you are a pretty girl, come early around 11 and they will give you free shots ;)

    Alli Chung · January 26, 2013
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  • Larissa T.

    Guilty Pleasures ROCK!!!!

    Larissa Talpash · December 30, 2012
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  • Katie M.

    Great Friday night specials

    Katie M · November 11, 2012
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  • Vítor P.

    Lenee is the cutest bartender around. Great smile!

    Vítor Porto · September 25, 2012
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  • CJ A.

    Use Tabbedout to open, review and pay your tab.

    CJ Adame · August 1, 2012
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  • Aaron D.

    Black Out EVERY TUESDAY 9-12

    Aaron Davis · July 11, 2012
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  • gabby b.

    I forgot about this gem in the rest room. lol priceless

    gabby b · July 4, 2012
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  • Jess P.

    The bartenders are super cool. Love the music videos above the bar.

    Jess Pendleton · June 1, 2012
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  • Krista P.

    I love my Tinas!!!! Give them hugs ... And panties

    Krista Palmer · May 26, 2012
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  • Sean M.

    I'm just kidding about the door guy

    Sean MacDonald · May 26, 2012
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  • Sean M.

    The mayor here has a Nixon watch and is a duche bag. He is a Ronnie D wanna B! ;)

    Sean MacDonald · May 26, 2012
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  • Jason C.

    Tell Frosty you are a Lakers fan

    Jason C · May 9, 2012
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  • amanda r.

    Cody is the best bartender...Will always hook ya up.

    amanda register · April 29, 2012
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  • Gabe O.

    Be aggressive at the bar.

    Gabe Orvis · March 12, 2012
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  • Rob N.

    Two fisting it!

    Rob Nicholson · March 11, 2012
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  • SecondMarket

    SecondMarket is throwing it down at SxSW at the Thirsty Nickel. Join our hangover lounge, great panels, and open bar parties! https://www.secondmarket.com/discover/events/secondmarket-house

    SecondMarket · February 27, 2012
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  • Lindsey B.

    Serving sake bombs!

    Lindsey B. · February 17, 2012
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  • Charles E.

    Grab yourself a $3 beer!

    Charles Edge · January 29, 2012
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  • André A.

    ask if Aaron is working and get his "Cucumber Summer" as a shot or martini!!!

    André Antoine · December 6, 2011
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  • Wes T.

    Shots of Patron, the best!

    Wes T · November 15, 2011
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  • Joseph C.

    Pinch Frosty's ass for me

    Joseph Culver · October 21, 2011
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  • NAKID Social Sports in Austin

    Kick back, have a beer and chill with friends!

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  • Matthew K.

    Band on Saturday is awesome.

    Matthew Kamen · September 25, 2011
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  • André A.

    Whenever it is $3 you call its these bartenders are not going to short pour.... They will get your moneys worth

    André Antoine · September 9, 2011
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  • Mark V.

    Fuck the thirsty nickel. They throw people out for dancing

    Mark Victory · September 3, 2011
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  • Rachel D.

    Live music Friday nights starting at 4. Leave work early and come enjoy a drink. Tell your boss its beer thirty!

    Rachel Dunlap · July 29, 2011
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  • Dharmesh M.

    Come here when it's your birthday for a good birthday gift!!

    Dharmesh Mithal · June 21, 2011
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  • Taylor H.

    $3 u call it's on Monday and Thursday nights...including H bombs and Jäger bombs!!

    Taylor Harper · May 20, 2011
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  • Off The Quad

    $2 U-Call-It's on Thursday's....no better place to be.

    Off The Quad · April 5, 2011
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  • Aaron M.

    Nappy Roots tonite @ 1030..get here early its gonna be a full house!!!

    Aaron McBride · March 19, 2011
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  • elizabeth S.

    Fun and dumpy divebar. Check out the upper level for some solid people watching.

    elizabeth Scott · March 16, 2011
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  • Aaron M.

    #thethirstynickel

    Aaron McBride · March 12, 2011
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  • Steve F.

    Get a vodka tonic. Get rowdy.

    Steve F. · March 10, 2011
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  • Spam

    Take advantage of great "U-Call-It" drink specials on some nights of the week.

    Spam · June 3, 2010
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  • Jenny Jem G.

    Thirsty Nickel is quickly moving up on my list of favorite places to see a band during SXSW too! I haven't even drank there yet... go figure! It's bright and easy to take pics at! Read more

    Jenny Jem George · March 20, 2010
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