The Highball

1120 S Lamar Blvd , Austin, TX, United States of America, 78704
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4pm - 2am Monday - Friday
1pm - 2am Saturday - Sunday

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About The Highball

Whether it’s our world-famous themed karaoke rooms, dance parties packed shoulder-to-shoulder, our interactive events like Geeks Who Drink quiz, Cards Against Humanity and Tittie Bingo, or the extraordinary country and Motown bands that play our stage… Austin knows there’s always something awesome going on at The Highball.

Austin’s karaoke mecca
The Highball features seven meticulously conceived themed karaoke rooms for your big and small groups to raid. Each room comes with a server who’ll bring you drinks and snacks and one of the greatest songbooks in the United States. Check out what Spin and Io9 have to say.

We’ve got drinks
Our elite bar staff dreams up brand new cocktails seasonally, and our beer czars select our 24 taps super carefully (with an emphasis on local and unusual). Seeing a movie next door at South Lamar? Grab a drink at The Highball and bring it into the theater!

Events that could only happen here
The stage, the screen, the parties... there’s nothing else like it. Our annual celebrations like “Highballoween”, New Years, and 4th of July make headlines and get bigger every year. There’s something special happening seven days a week at The Highball. Check out our calendar to see what’s going down tonight.

Cuisine: American
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Had a great time in the Karaoke rooms. Service was great and so was the drinks!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Lots of fun. Wish you had the opportunity to extend your reservation from the get go, especially for the bigger rooms with bigger parties.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Food and drinks weren’t that great and our server was terrible Had fun in the private room and at BINGO

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

The drinks and service are always great but I wish yal had better/newer song options. The machine in our room seemed broken, the search was acting up.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Great song selections and clean rooms

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

We love the Highball and really enjoy the off peak hours pricing. Always a good time.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Great time

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

We had a blast! Our server was fantastic. The food was awesome, beer was cold and refreshing. We will be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

Once again our experience was amazing, your staff was incredibly kind and patient with us and our server was PHENOMENAL

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Marissa was an awesome waitress! Great experience!

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Great place to have an event or just got enjoy some music.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

We loved the value of the free happy hour karaoke and 1/2 off room fees with social media. It allowed us to spend more money on the awesome food and drink and sing to our heart's content. Thanks for the great experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Positive recent service and experience

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

The karaoke happy hour with free karaoke is AMAZING! Thank you!!!

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

We had an amazing time! The staff was great. The room was a good size and there was a fantastic music selection.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

Our server was awesome!

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Loved the easy availability, location, and room size variety. Reasonable prices. My only downside is that the online site used to book is non-secure (but requires credit card info).

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The "Big Top" room had a funky smell, stale and moldy. Jake's service was on point. He was very friendly and accommodating. The hardware was not up to expectation. The batteries in the microphones had to be changed on multiple occasions and the computer shut down, forcing us to be moved to another room. Our time was extended as a compensation for our inconvenience. Overall the experience was fun with some frustrations.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Service needs improvement.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

We had a blast! The equipment and service were both fabulous.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 June 2019

So much fun!

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Thank you! We had a great time at the 90s dance party and then doing some karaoke where we carried on the 90s theme. Great service and helpful staff!

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Visited On Thursday, 06 June 2019

Was so much fun! Great service

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 June 2019

We had an amazing time and will definitely be back. The host and wait staff were amazing.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

The service could use improvement. I feel like I get avoided when asking for a cup of water or a straw. Just a little more friendliness and politeness would go a long way.

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