Quality Suites South
1701 E. St. Elmo Rd.
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: (512) 444-6630
Fax: (512) 444-4122
Midnight Rodeo Austin is very much a cool place, pride of the 'cowboys' of Austin. Always packed on a Thursday, the atmosphere is one of a lively and happy place. With people on the beautiful oak dance floor in big cowboy boots and huge belt buckles, waving full mugs and bottles around, there is no dull moment at the Rodeo. Once a sprawling lumber house, the club is now a happening place for concerts, events, regional performances and themed parties. Event and venue space is also available. Parties can also be booked here as well.
Warehouse Saloon & Billiards is not just a bar but an exceptional twenty-four years old sports bar. Exceptional because this one has lot to offer other than just drinks. As you enter, you will realize that the people in there are quite casual, having their drinks, watching the game on to big TV screen and so on. Now there are quite a few things one can do at this bar. If you love darts or even if you want to try it, there exists a dart board, where you can try your luck. Three to four foosball tables to add to the fun. Not to mention the mini-arcade section. And the biggest of 'em all is the room full of pool tables, where people just cant get enough of it. Oh! And how could one forget about the drinks especially when they are available at great prices and the staff good at their service. The bar does have karaoke nights too along with some live music. It's complete sports bar to many.
This cafe is one of the hottest spots to mingle, at Austin. The Hills are alive with the sound of music, food and attentive service. Dig into the succulent sizzler's, salads, soups, barbecues; the wine list is endless and the menu includes both lunch and dinner. Located very conveniently near the Austin Bergstrum International Airport, climb those hills, it's worth it.
Club Carnaval may seem like one of the oldest clubs in the town of Austin, but it isn't as it chooses to look a little old fashioned keeping the late '80s and '90s alive. The classic dance floor speaks for itself, while the people coming in are quite friendly. The bar tender and the staff are pretty good at their jobs and easy to get along with. The music being played by the DJ is quite up to date, and that's the prime reason for this place to do so well. A good place to drop by with your group of friends.
A hip concert venue, Emo's is home to regular shows and live music events. Located at East Riverside Drive in East Austin, it draws huge crowd during major events and shows. While showcasing a range of contemporary music concerts, it also rents out its facility for private events like parties and receptions. To see their upcoming schedule, please visit website or call ahead.
This venue, south of the river, is a throwback to the 1950s. Roots rock and country reign supreme in this bar, where one can often find men in leather jackets and classic Cadillacs out front. With live music nightly, tributes to Elvis, and celebrations of Hank William's birthday, this place is great for dancing, drinking and kicking back on the high stools. Happy hours feature some of Austin's favorite songwriters. The venue has broadened its range of live music to include occasional indie rock.
Located above the Continental Club, the Continental Club Gallery is a vibrant space where one can enjoy some foot-tapping jazz compositions and soulful blues while downing glasses of cocktails and libations. A gem in the city, one will find ardent fans lining up to cheer the artistes as they set about regaling the crowds with their music. By night, the venue transforms into a gathering place for music-lovers who are seen dancing to the beats and letting go of their everyday stress.
Broken Spoke is a western honky-tonk that was established in 1964 and rapidly became an Austin favorite for country-western dancing. The “Spoke” is true country in a real dance hall with a real wood-plank floor. Watch cowboys and locals two-step the night away to live bands from around Texas. This dance hall provides an excellent atmosphere for those just learning to two-step or die-hard country fans driving in from the ranch for the weekend. Practice the Polka, Texas Two-Step or the Chicken, and be sure to try the Cotton-Eyed Joe. There is also a restaurant that serves traditional country food like chicken fried steak.
This is one of Austin's favorite spots for karaoke and live music. Music from rock & pop, blues, alternative rock, bluegrass and many more genres is played at this underground club. Pool tables, pinball and video games enhance the entertainment factor here. Occasionally, live bands find the time to entertain the crowd as well. It's said that if you haven't been here at least once, you've not seen Austin yet.
A cheap and satisfying eatery for barbecue lovers and non lovers, Green Mesquite offers it all; from lean and tender pork ribs, ‘po' boys' to vegetable burgers. Sip on a chilled beer while you dig into your Chicken Fried Steak in the cheery outdoor courtyard or roll up your sleeves for the all-you-can-eat special. They also offer Low Carb Plates for the health conscious and reasonable Kid's Plates served with fries. Live music, succulent barbecue, beer and bright sunlight; this is a little piece of Texan barbecue paradise.
There was a time when music from local musicians was free, and great Southern food was BBQ ed in the park. But those days are gone; the park is now used for concerts and firework celebrations on the Fourth of July. Located near the picturesque Town Lake and across from the old Palmer Auditorium, the venue is usually busy during summer. The name of Auditorium Shores is derived from its location along the shore of Town Lake. You will also find the Town Lake Hike, the Bike Trail, a gazebo and the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue.
Home to numerous night haunts in downtown area, San Jacinto Boulevard is home to a great jazz and blues venue called Brass House. This wonderful tavern offers delicious pub grub that involves treats like juicy burgers, salads and sandwiches. Also on offer are fantastic, refreshing libations that go great with your meal. The atmosphere is just about perfect with friendly service and fantastic live music entertainment. A must visit if you're into jazz... or blues... or booze... or food!