Scholz Garten

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1607 San Jacinto Blvd (E. 17th St.)
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-1958
Beer Garden, German
$ $
Mon–Thu: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:00 AM–Midnight Sun: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM

This beer garten in the middle of downton Austin is close to the UT-Austin campus; it's laid back, spacious, and historic locale and its wide beer selection make this a unique Austin experience.

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  • Austin's oldest outdoor biergarten and dining hall was built by German immigrant August Scholz in 1866. They still serve some German dishes alongside nachos, and burgers to a largely politico crowd.
  • Geeks who drink every Monday at 8pm! Prizes! Trivia! FREE BEER! Also, it's free!!!!!! FREEEEE! OMGBBQGIGGLEFART!
  • WiFi password : august1866
  • Scholz bills itself as the oldest bar in Texas - they've been serving politicos, college students and other faithful lovers of their German biergarten food for well over 100 years. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Great fans, cold beer and fast food and a excellent place to enjoy a Longhorn game on tv
  • Try the 512 IPA. Great local beer!
  • Crowded when events are going on
  • Bavarian pretzel is delish and perfect with beer.
  • German potato salad
  • Best pregame spot for longhorn football. 24 oz beer cans... Love it
  • Crowded for lunch today!!
  • Go by Scholz's for unique and authentic German beers on tap
  • The schnitzel is just ok. The service was just ok. The environment is just ok. That said the beer is great and it's an institution.
  • Favorite go-to for a great beer, lunch or appetizer.
  • The Mexican schnitzel (Scholz schnitzel) is the best!
  • German beer is great here
  • Nice bar to meet with the friends....
  • The hefeweizen at the top of the beer menu. Also, the pretzels.
  • Great pretzels!
  • The longest continuously run business in Texas. Enjoy a menu full of Texas standards alongside authentic German foods.