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The Broken Spoke

3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-5805
+1 512-442-6189
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"Go Before It's Gone"

This historic land mark country western dance hall and bar has been a mainstay in Austin for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Austin, Texas
Always a fun evening!

The Broken Spoke is one of the few remaining honkey tonks. I love the way they stood their ground... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chyrisse M
Austin, Texas
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“two step” (67 reviews)
“dance hall” (78 reviews)
“honky tonk” (91 reviews)
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3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-5805
South Austin
+1 512-442-6189
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This historic land mark country western dance hall and bar has been a mainstay in Austin for all...of my 64 years in Austin. Great food, great characters nestled between big business high rises and this gravel parking lot has held it's ground proudly. It's not...More

Thank JoeMcCullough
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Broken Spoke is one of the few remaining honkey tonks. I love the way they stood their ground, while modern condos and building just built right around them. True taste of Texas!

Thank Chyrisse M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My group thought it would be fun to take two step lessons while visiting Austin. We went to Broken Spoke, paid $20.00 each for dance lessons. The "not too friendly" lady at the register insisted that everyone in our group of seven pay, even though...More

Thank glutenfreewikaduke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter, Eat Dance Dance and Dance more. Live music is there, and the dance floor is great. The folks are kind, and the beer is cold. This is a must for anyone who wants to catch the fiercely independent spirit of Austin Texas as it...More

1  Thank g b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I need to get out some kinks I go to the Spoke to dance. You are never without a kind partner to take you on the floor for a spin. I stand on the side of the dance floor for just a bit and...More

Thank cmoonie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place for dinner and dancing. Put your cowboy boots and hat on and join the fun. Learn the two-step and you'll be on the dance floor all night long.

Thank Linas D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Everyone should check out the Broken Spoke. It is an Austin landmark with great music and people. A blast.

Thank Danny G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

ya gotta go clean great food and so many things to comment on go in sit down and have a ball its a place like no others and you will want to return again and again

Thank harleydog3
Reviewed 29 June 2017

If you really love country, this place is it. Fun dance lessons, great music. However, the place looks like it won't be standing much longer - it is in great need of repair and cleaning. But then this is a true country dance hall

Thank John L
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My wife and I wanted to go two stepping, everyone there is very friendly, we paid for our lesson and practiced for any hour, I do not think we perfected it, but had a great time in the process. The owners daughter was the instructor,...More

Thank Ysaac1234
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9 August 2017|
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Response from jagenovesi | Reviewed this property |
Hey, I lived in Clarence for many years, salt road, no I do not remember there being a cover, but there may be, if so it is small.
18 May 2017|
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Response from barbaust | Reviewed this property |
Both. Mainly 2 step but you can do any type of dancing 💃
26 September 2016|
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Response from Gloria L | Reviewed this property |
I have made reservations before for a birthday party. It just depends on the size of the party. Call them and I am sure they will take good care of your needs.