1142 S. Lamar
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 4:30pm-2am; Sat., 1pm-2am; Sun., 10am-2am
With a dynamite view of Downtown, this eclectic pleasure palace from the masterminds of the Alamo Drafthouse offers appetizers, comfort food entrées, and desserts for dinner and late-night dining. Plus, how can you go wrong with bowling, karaoke, and Skee-Ball? Don't miss the classic cocktails.
This is the live game show where contestants are challenged not to laugh at a team of seasoned comedians. Featuring David James, Avery Moore, Duncan Carson, and Derek Phelps as hosts, with John Buseman, Joel Keith, Vanessa Marie Gonzalez, and Martin Urbano all working to make you laugh so that you don't win some fabulous prize. Sun., May 24, 8pm. Free.
If this is diner food, then it's from the best diner in the universe
Kate Thornberry, 2010-04-22
The HighBall offers a hip vibe and a great view of Austin's skyline along with its retro entertainment and varied (and evolving) menu
Virginia B. Wood, 2010-01-07
- 2011: Readers Best Bowling Alley (TIE: Dart Bowl, The HighBall)
- 2011: Readers Best Lounge (TIE: Rio Rita; the HighBall)
- 2010: Critics Best Emblematic Hangout or Don Draper Bowl-a-rama
- 2010: Critics Best Post-Modern Retro Throwback Dessert Experience
Beyond the morning cup o' joe, Austin Java offers an array of sustenance plus luscious desserts.
1608 Barton Springs Rd., 512/482-9450
Built to please with its Cajun-style
specialties, generous happy hours, and real gator meat. Plus, no cover charge for live blues.
3003 S. Lamar, 512/691-9140
Enjoy food from Luke's Inside Out truck right out front.
1109 S. Lamar, 512/386-1345