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Dancing

Went on a Thursday, dance floor was in full swing! Lots of room to hang out and the bar itself is a... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Caila M
via mobile
Super cool spot

Great use of old ship yard containers in a super trendy area of Austin. Great live music and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Joanne M
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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Went on a Thursday, dance floor was in full swing! Lots of room to hang out and the bar itself is a big container so it’s pretty cool.

Thank Caila M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great use of old ship yard containers in a super trendy area of Austin. Great live music and specialty drinks. Dogs are welcome here too I loved the note at the bar to be kind to the bees I didn’t see any but good for...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Really cool design. The Saturday we were there had a really good DJ playing tracks from 90's to today. Was an easy going crowd and easy to order at the bar. Pretty cool.

Thank Trini4life25
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a unique drinking hole built entirely of shipping containers. Bartenders are friendly and skilled, and the cocktail menu is awesome. Misting fans keep the patio cool even on a hot summer evening.

Thank Tess K
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We made a lot of stops to hear live music and the best was by far at the Container Bar. Worth a stop!!

Thank riceburnergrace
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Its a cool bar built out of containers with live music playing...but outside of that, its a bar. Its mostly outdoors, so a rainy night will not be fun. The staff were very cool/friendly and had great recommendations.

Thank Markus B
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We are cross country truck drivers so when we found this container bar we had to check it out Totally cool idea Bar staff was very friendly Lots of local brews on tap It’s two floors and like an open atmosphere Cool place to have...More

Thank Truckerswife18
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The concept is a must see, it is a bar made of big containers. However there are plenty of other amazing bars on this street that are way less crowded. I only saw one bar here and it was very hard to get a drink....More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

we went during a very slow hour, were one of the only few groups in the bar. we were excited to be there and hang out, but the bussing and serving staff were continuously rude to us, unaccomodating, and angry about us having fun. we...More

Thank chelsea a
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Typical club setting, but the entertainment factor is the DJ with incredibly high energy levels who dances as much as the music he plays.

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Response from Bobbi H | Reviewed this property |
When we visited it was around 7pm-ish. There was not a cover, but, also, the band had not started playing yet. It may depend on the time you go and if there is a band playing.
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