East Sixth Street
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Bhaskar_10
New Delhi, India3,131 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Visited during the intervening night of 6th and 7th July 2023

With friend this place is a wonderful experience. the energy and buzz is high with lot of locals and few tourist visiting the night clubs and bars which dot this place. Music is of choice of the patrons and booze is free flow.

Do carry your passport/ID card for entry to the night clubs. Dress casually. Drug use is rampant, please watch out.

Also parking will be an issue and you may have to do couple of rounds to spot parking. We parked naer a hotel at USD 10.00/- for couple of hours.

Energetic place you will definitely like the vobe if visiting with friends.

Enjoy.
Written 9 September 2023
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Stephanie S
Roseland, NJ1,249 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
We stayed on 6th street in our Airbnb and we were told all the good spots are on 6th street. There was definitely a lot of places to walk past and see and some of the architecture is really historic looking- however I found the bars we walked past to be average and the street was very dirty. Lots of homeless people and one day we walked outside of our Airbnb on 6th street and there was human feces outside our door. Lots of renovations happening and we had a hard time getting to our Airbnb on the Friday night because they close off 6th street.
Written 16 January 2023
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Lisa and Rob C
Sterling, VA112 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
We walked around during the day and had lunch. the streets are very dirty, a lot of buildings empty or being renovated, homeless hanging out. I suppose it's better at night when you can't see all this, but while here Sunday-Wednesday we could not find any live music listed online to motivate us to try going back in pm.
Written 20 October 2022
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN5,221 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
One of the best streets for bar hopping historically but there are much better options to check out in Austin.
Written 4 May 2022
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Randy F
Pinckney, MI951 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Couples
Ok i guess if your young and have no idea what quality means. All the bars are blaring extremely loud music. To the point even walking in the street you can't hear a thing. That type of bar has it's place but there are no other options. My wife and I are 58, we can party with the best. We just wanted a few drinks and food at midnight. We walked all over, no higher end places open at all. We found a quieter bar, that was filthy and had drinks but no food. Not impressed.
Written 21 November 2021
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anastassiu
Sofia, Bulgaria274 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
Further down east after the pubs, there is a very pleasant area for a walk during the day. A part of town which is undergoing nice renovation and seems to become pretty nice for living.
Written 24 February 2020
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Ken J
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
I used to enjoy Austin and Sixth Street. Unfortunately it has become a place overrunning with very aggressive homeless panhandlers, trash, and once nice restaurants a thing of the past. Not just sixth Street, but all over town. Even the once nice parks and greenways are now homeless camps with tents and garbage everywhere. Sad...a once nice city no longer a place to visit. Avoid...
Written 2 January 2020
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Valerie S
Clovis, CA2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
The locals call it “Dirty 6” or just “Dirty” for a reason - if you’re into the frat guy college bar type scene (think people handing out Jell-O shots in the street) then this is the place for you. Pete’s Dueling Piano bar is the best place here by far, definitely check that out. Otherwise....lots of nicer places for drinks and music in Austin.
Written 15 December 2019
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Matt S
Brighton, MI2,272 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
Well, not sure what to say here....there are certainly an incredible amount of dining and watering hole places along East Sixth, so there is no shortage of things to do and places to go. But a family-friendly place it is not; not quite seedy in places, but not quite butterflies and unicorns. Worth at least one visit...there are definitely a lot of music venues here, so that's a very good thing.
Written 11 September 2019
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Brad W
Vancouver, WA227 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Friends
read through the reviews, you will see two sides of the same coin. Its about optics mostly. At first glance its shiny and exciting. When you look a little closer, there's a dirty unpleasant underbelly. If you are a non drinker, the area loses its charm pretty quickly. We did stop in a place with live music and listened to most of a set. Great trio and a great jam. The upside to not drinking is these places don't seem to be interested in minimums or covers, so I didn't need to buy anything just to stay and listen to the music.
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If you decide to go, and you are down there to party, I'm pretty sure you will have a good time. If you are often shocked by, or uncomfortable around, unusual lifestyle choices, you might heed the device of another review: drive through (keep in mind the close the street down on the weekend nights)
Written 13 June 2019
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