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The Highball
The Highball

The Highball

8.79 reviews
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1120 S Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78704
(512) 383-8309
http://www.thehighball.com
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Good music and a fun dance floor.

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Local from Austin, Texas, USA

The highball is a cool bar attached to the Alamo drafthouse. It has a nice environment.

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Local from Austin, Texas, USA

Went here for a special event. The finger food was great and the drinks are a plenty. Select from several themes karaoke rooms upstairs and downstairs. Let the singing begin!

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Local from Austin

Located inside the newly remodeled Alamo Draft House is the infamous Highball Bar that reopened in the new location. This is a great place to catch a drink before or after a movie, dance to a live band on their expansive dance floor or if you are into Karaoke. They have seven different themed Karaoke rooms to rent at a pretty reasonable cost. Highball’s original location had bowling but its new location does not however the old lanes have been salvaged and have been reused for the bar top and dance floors.

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

is this a lounge? a bowling alley? a music venue?

pretty fun spot - interesting crowd. a nice newer addition to austin! come here for some fun cocktails and a good beer list. live oak hefeweizen and the 78704.

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Chicago, Illinois, USA

I love this place! The attention to detail and decor makes all the difference.

There are a number of things to do on any given night here. Even if you don't reserve a bowling lane, there is plenty of people-watching, music and cocktails.

It's a great place to begin or end a movie date at the adjacent Alamo draft house.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

#BeOut

The owners of Aalamo Drafthouse also have a bar/ restaurant / bowling alley / dance floor / karaoke bar called The Highball. It has kind of a retro theme - like stepping onto the set of Mad Men. It is a fun scene since there is so much to do there.

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Belmont, California, USA

The Highball suffers from identity crisis, but it is SO my kind of place. Am I going retro 60s Mad Men style? Or maybe disco seven-tease? No, I'm getting lei'd and busting out my coconut bikini and grass skirt in Hawaii!

While the skee-ball area and bowling lanes were all reserved by other parties, we got our own sweet private karaoke room upstairs, which also doubled as a tiki bar. The room accommodated our group of 18 - just barely - and we rocked out so hard that you could hear us from the bathrooms on the first floor.

The song selection was pretty comprehensive, and they had a lot of new songs, which made me especially happy. There's nothing I like better than getting a crowd going with my attempts to impersonate Fergie and GaGa.

Service was attentive and fun-loving. Flipping on the red-light meant "Help/booze needed," and the staff was rather quick to respond.

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Wimberley, Texas, USA

Good music and a fun dance floor.

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