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Firehouse Lounge

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Cool place right behind the wall

Cool spot. loved the fact this was a hidden gem. I had an old fashion and was not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marajoe
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Detroit, Michigan
would be worth it!

so this place is amazing and unique. It is fashioned after an old time speakeasy. It is classy and... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
asweet81
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Livermore, California
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605 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool spot. loved the fact this was a hidden gem. I had an old fashion and was not disappointed. This is a must stop while around 6th st. You have to look for it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marajoe
Reviewed 28 January 2019

This place has potential. The temperature inside was literally like fire. We were so hot, some in the group almost passed out. The service was lacking. The atmosphere very dirty and not really kept up.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MGTraveling
Reviewed 2 January 2019

so this place is amazing and unique. It is fashioned after an old time speakeasy. It is classy and really well done. The cocktails are like nothing I have ever experienced , truly well crafted "craft" cocktails. The bartenders are a work of art in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank asweet81
Reviewed 15 December 2018

firehouse has such a relaxed vibe and great drinks making it the perfect place for a low key drink. it's fun that to enter the bar you go through a door that's hidden in a bookshelf- it gives some serious speakeasy vibes which make it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Callie02680
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

This bar is hidden behind the bookcase of a hostel. They serve a variety of really good cocktails. Really cool venue and affordable prices of about $10-12

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Fun entry through “secret” bookcase door. Great music and good drinks. Off a side street from main bar area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

There are a number of speakeasys in Austin and all are about the same in quality.mnone are really high end but they are fun to find and eclectic in their charm.mthenfirehouse entrance is Behring a bookshelf in the lobby of a hostile. Not super clean...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank storsbergg
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Stopped in here when we were staying in Austin. Had a great afternoon and enjoyed the banter between the bartenders as well as the drinks they made. Would recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Granta88
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a perfect place for cocktails, but only for cocktails even if the website says otherwise. The entrance through the bookshelf is really funny. There is a large choice of cocktails, so you'll find something you like.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FiReTiTi
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This spot is a speakeasy located inside a hostel. It really doesn’t look like much from the outside, no sign of any kind of bar or a lounge. Right off the entrance, there is a bookshelf to the right, next to the hostel check in/out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank foodlovergirlny
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