Best Re-invention Of An Eastside Tradition

Victory Grill

Johnny Holmes' Victory Grill was once Austin's premier venue for the biggest names in R&B and soul in the Fifties and Sixties, from Bobby Blue Bland and Ike & Tina Turner to locals T.D. Bell and Erbie Bowser. Though Holmes has long since retired, the newly reopened Grill has expanded its cultural vision to include poetry readings and dance. Talk about a long time coming...

Victory Grill
1104 E. 11th, 512/291-6211
atxhistoricvictorygrill.org/