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Elephant Room

#288 of 3,231 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$
315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
+1 512-473-2279
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cool jazz” (3 reviews)
“cover charge” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Music is always great, drinks are there for the asking. Try the early shows and stay for later shows. Jitterbug Vipers and Liz Morphis not to be missed. Some of the best singers and musicians in Austin here on a regular basis. I'm a local,...More

Thank FoodfanUSA
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Very cool place with an amazing band. Unfortunately the young woman waiting on us really didn't have much time to even help us find a pen. It was early and there were only 4 tables, so she wasn't busy.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Live Jazz music in a literal hole in the wall (ground) place one story below ground. Crowded and busy on the weekends. The music was fun if a bit disorganized but its live music in Austin.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Great atmosphere, wonderful music! The show starts at 9, there is a cover charge but it's worth it! Get there early or you won't get a seat, there was a line at the door by 9:15.

Thank cindylou2016
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

I love this oasis of jazz in the Austin music scene. The place is small, dank, cold, and a bit creepy according to my wife-- in other words perfect. Although politically incorrect, I sure miss all the tobacco smoke. Nice selection of beers but no...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed April 26, 2017

If there is a line, it moves very quickly. Be sure to bring your ID. The bartenders and waitresses are very friendly. People sit with folks they hadn't met before because of the limited seating and the crowd. It's fun to meet new folks. The...More

Thank MicheleC106
Reviewed March 8, 2017

walked right down the stairs after having dinner at counter 3,5,7. Listened to some good jazz and drank a couple of excellent Manhattans

Thank jdgvjm
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Nothing is better to drink good beer with good friends and fly away with good master class jazz musik

Thank banjufai
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Cool place, but if your not sitting up by the band your really just in any bar with music playing.. band sounded amazing but without being able to see the band makes live music not so much live...

Thank Jena H
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Great space for drinks and jazz. Loved it. Saw the Ephraim Owens quartet. he and the band are awesome.

Thank btnusa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-473-2279
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