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Continental Club

1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
+1 512-441-2444
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Crowded standing room only

Went on Monday first show. Crowded no bar service. Brothers were not that good sound system needs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ingrid I
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Worth Checking Out

Guess this place is a legend in the area, so for that alone it's worth a visit. We had 2 nights in... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Jason G
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Swinging rock 'n' roll bar recalling the music and the attitude of the 1950s.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cover charge” (20 reviews)
“great music” (27 reviews)
“live music” (27 reviews)
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1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2432
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"lead singer"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on Monday first show. Crowded no bar service. Brothers were not that good sound system needs to be upgraded. Not a country mainly funk.

Thank Ingrid I
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Guess this place is a legend in the area, so for that alone it's worth a visit. We had 2 nights in Austin, so we spent one here and one on 6th Street, which ended up giving us a good taste of what we understand...More

Thank Jason G
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Get there around 6:00 grab a longneck and a seat and wait for the 6:30 show by the Peterson Brothers. There's no cover and they play until 9:00. I guarantee you'll be blown away. We were. Make it a SOCO night and have dinner at...More

2  Thank KerrMuggin
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Club was busy on a Saturday night - as it should be - so my daughter and I went next door to the Continental Gallery. $10 cover. William Topley play solo. Amazing. Nice, cozy venue with about 30 patrons, a bar in the corner,...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Having always heard of the Austin 6th Street music scene, I was surprised when my friend suggested something off 6th. Being a long-time Texan, he said the Continental is where locals go and is classic Austin; he was right on both accounts. If you check...More

1  Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Dale Watson on a Monday night for $7! Drink prices were reasonable and the place has a cool vibe. A must if you’re traveling to Austin.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We caught half of Patricia Vonne’s show and she was amazing! We loved the atmosphere especially the red stage. The bartenders did a great job taking care of the crowd and the drinks were standard club fare. The crowd was fun and quite a few...More

Thank Rvanthof
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at the Continental Club... plus it was within short walking distance of our hotel (modernKimber). Only $10 to get in and 2 good music acts (folk/blues/Texas style). Good view of the stage and plenty of room for folks to dance. Fast...More

Thank CeeBee130
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Monday night are the Peterson Bros. You have to go and listen to this group. From 6:30 to 9pm they played nonstop. I mean Nonstop. Great, fabulous, enjoyable, wonderful. We all had a fantastic time. Got to meet them after their show and we even...More

Thank Brownstone76
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great dive bar to hear local musicians. Usually multiple shows each day. Some free some with a cover. Sunday afternoon Cajun Fais do do. We saw Jesse Lege

1  Thank Jscott2800
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Jillian F
7 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, not naked (please don't interpret that as snarky at all). No, there is not a dress code. Be comfortable.
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29 October 2016|
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Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
Nothing is cheap in Austin!
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Irene B
8 May 2016|
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Response from WishIWasInTexas | Reviewed this property |
No 'real' food. Chips, mebbie. Plenty of food options in the area. You know this is a live music venue that has been in operation since 1957, right? Think black painted walls, a few high top tables, and a small dance... More
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