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“An Austin Classic”
Review of Saxon Pub

Saxon Pub
Ranked #15 of 205 Nightlife in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Very loud, dark & hot but it's an Austin institution so it's totally bearable. There is enough room to back away from the crowd in a little better lit area.

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

A great venue with a superb sound system and staff to match.Always some kind of live music going on, many of which are free.

Don't miss Bob Schneider and Lonelyland, who appear to be on most Monday nights.Had never heard of him, but folks in other bars told us to go see him. So glad we did, a real original act that would be hard to pigeon hole.

Good beer prices as well.

1  Thank Graham J
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

A great band, and regulars at this friendly, clean and fun spot. We spent a month touring various various Austin clubs and consider this our favorite. Another great music spot is right across the street, One 2 One Club.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

And that is saying something, because you have so many choices. On Thursday, there is a happy hour show with one of the greatest music performances you will ever be witness to---"86". These guys just plain rip it up.....have never failed to see them and go here when I am in town. Even Tommy Shannon, from SRV's Double Trouble was playing bass when I was there at one point. Also, this is a free show, and the jar is passed around after. But really, for the price of a drink this is amazing.

The staff is just fine, and one thing I like about the Saxon is that you can actually find a place to sit!

Drinks so-so in potency (so get several). Good location on Lamar close to SOCO and other fun Austin stuff.

2  Thank Larz V
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

I am a fan of live, local music in Austin. The Saxon Pub is my favorite place to hear the Austin sound seven nights a week. Located in the less bustling South Lamar corridor, parking is rarely an issue. There are free happy hours where you can hear amazing music on your way home from work. The crowd is a cross-section of real Austin - not suburban, flashy. Affluent or not, everyone will be treated great by the friendly staff. Pop in anytime and trust you'll hear something truly special. And if you scan the crowd, you just might find yourself elbow-to-elbow with some famous folks in the know.

1  Thank steinermayer
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