The HighBall

American Cafe | $$

1142 S. Lamar
Austin, 78704
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.

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  • The HighBall

    If this is diner food, then it's from the best diner in the universe

    Kate Thornberry, 2010-04-22

  • The HighBall

    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

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