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Scholz Garten

#199 of 3,045 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
American, German, Bar, Pub
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1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-1414
+1 512-474-1958
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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310 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome to be in the oldest bar in Austin. Very popular for locals and can be crowded at lunch. German style food is offered and the Ruben sandwich was excellent as was the German Burger. A wide selection of beers at a good price.

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Thank Gloria B
Powderly, Texas, United States
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly typical German bier garten with seating both indoors and outdoors. They have an excellent selection of beers and a good menu for casual eating. Scholz's is over 100 years old and is a frequent gathering place for both UT students and state legislators.

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Thank Gary O
Buda, Texas
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592 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go here twice a month with friends. The service is always good, the food good and the beer cold. A good array of beers. A good selection of German food and American food. German burgers and Reubens are fantastic. Bar b que entres are good. Outdoor seating is ample. Oldest German style place in the city. A favorite.

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Thank daddymo2
Round Rock, Texas
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

BBQ baked potato is delicious, you can never go wrong with it. Avoid going right at noon but normally I pretty quick lunch stop.

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Thank whoamom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food was great and the service very good! Love the history of this place also, a must go in Austin! Did I mention all those beers to choose from too?

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Thank Erin L
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

During visit to Austin we went to Scholz Garten for German food as name indicates. We were surprised they also serve Tex-mex and barbecue. We stuck with the German and enjoyed the Wiener schnitzel and jaeger schnitzel which were very good along with sides of red cabbage and German potato salad. The restaurant is in an older building with wooden... More 

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Austin, Texas
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My husband and I took a ride share here for a quick bite to eat before an event. Upon entering the garden area we noticed a small party going on near the stage. In the back of the patio area near the outside bar there was seating available which is where we ended up. We ordered a beer at the... More 

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Austin TX
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186 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Historical hangout for University of Texas Longhorns fans before and after sporting events. The bar is over 100 years old and worth checking out and menu contains some authentic German cuisine. The food is good. Nothing fancy here where you can sit inside or outside. There seems to be a band playing outside where a small permanent stage is setup.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I hadn't been to Scholz's more than twice since my college years when I hung out there multiple times a week since it was only three blocks from my dorm. When I found myself just a stone's throw (with a good arm) away on a business trip, I had to go. It is still a great place to hang out... More 

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Austin, Texas
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109 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

You have to go here to see where all the movers and shakers of old Austin drank. The bar is very impressive with it's size and history. The building is amazing. But, if you order the food, expect it to taste like the floors.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, German, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701-1414
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-474-1958

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?