G & S Lounge

★★☆☆☆
  • 2420 S First St

    Austin, TX 78704

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  • 512-707-8702

About G & S Lounge

Hours
Monday To Saturday From 03:30 PM To 02:00 AM Sunday From 06:00 PM To 02:00 AM
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F this place. His card machine malfunctioned, and instead of letting me go to an ATM machine to pay my $12 tab, he called the police. Had 3 cops in my face, due to no other reason than my frequenting this dump. Owner is and has always been a complete jerk, and after 6 years of frequenting this dump, I will never be going back.

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★☆☆☆☆

F this place. His card machine malfunctioned, and instead of letting me go to an ATM machine to pay my $12 tab, he called the police. Had 3 cops in my face, due to no other reason than my frequenting this dump. Owner is and has always been a complete jerk, and after 6 years of frequenting this dump, I will never be going back.

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F this place. His card machine malfunctioned, and instead of letting me go to an ATM machine to pay my $12 tab, he called the police. Had 3 cops in my face, due to no other reason than my frequenting this dump. Owner is and has always

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★★★★★

F this place. His card machine malfunctioned, and instead of letting me go to an ATM machine to pay my $12 tab, he called the police. Had 3 cops in my face, due to no other reason than my frequenting this dump. Owner is and has always

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This bar has terrible service, confrontational staff, absurdly high drink prices, and stingy pours.

It's not bicycle friendly, you can't have a backpack inside (the owner suggested I go hide my backpack in the bushes outside), and every time I've gone has been a terrible experience.

It's a disgusting establishment with disgusting staff, and it's a shame because it could be really cool. Avoid this bar, do not go here, give your money to a bar that deserves it. This bar deserves to be closed down.

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★☆☆☆☆

This bar has terrible service, confrontational staff, absurdly high drink prices, and stingy pours.

It's not bicycle friendly, you can't have a backpack inside (the owner suggested I go hide my backpack in the bushes outside), and every time I've gone has been a terrible experience.

It's a disgusting establishment with disgusting staff, and it's a shame because it could be really cool. Avoid this bar, do not go here, give your money to a bar that deserves it. This bar deserves to be closed down.

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GOD DOESN'T LIKE UGLY! First off the vibe given from this "ordained minister" was complete cr*p. Also the wall in a bar is not a place for a certificate to be an ordained minister and i wonder what internet website he got this from because they never met him in person. You should not make up random prices to charge people for beers that have not come out of the cooler since the dark ages. I regret not looking at the expiration date before putting the quarter of a beer in my body. He makes you feel so sh***y that you want to get online just to let everyone know how bad he and his 'establishment' really is.
His pinball machines are broken and instead of fixing any of them he just jacks the prices out of this world. He has cameras everywhere so he can just sit on his computer and watch everyone like the pedophile he is. I don't doubt that the mirrors in the bathroom are two-way or he has pinhole cameras in every urinal.
My only advice is if you want to go to this bar bring a sharpie because it will make you want to write G&S=POS.
The only good thing that came out of this place was that he gave me my money back when he kicked us out for being "F***ing Rednecks" even though we are farthest from it.
The only reason he got one star is because the website requires at least one.
Actually if you want to go to this bar.... save yourself the time and a fight and just don't.
-The F*****g Rednecks

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★☆☆☆☆

GOD DOESN'T LIKE UGLY! First off the vibe given from this "ordained minister" was complete cr*p. Also the wall in a bar is not a place for a certificate to be an ordained minister and i wonder what internet website he got this from because they never met him in person. You should not make up random prices to charge people for beers that have not come out of the cooler since the dark ages. I regret not looking at the expiration date before putting the quarter of a beer in my body. He makes you feel so sh***y that you want to get online just to let everyone know how bad he and his 'establishment' really is.
His pinball machines are broken and instead of fixing any of them he just jacks the prices out of this world. He has cameras everywhere so he can just sit on his computer and watch everyone like the pedophile he is. I don't doubt that the mirrors in the bathroom are two-way or he has pinhole cameras in every urinal.
My only advice is if you want to go to this bar bring a sharpie because it will make you want to write G&S=POS.
The only good thing that came out of this place was that he gave me my money back when he kicked us out for being "F***ing Rednecks" even though we are farthest from it.
The only reason he got one star is because the website requires at least one.
Actually if you want to go to this bar.... save yourself the time and a fight and just don't.
-The F*****g Rednecks

Pros: Dog can take s**ts inside and you couldn't tell a difference

Cons: Stench, dogs, westlake prices and an ordained a**h*le

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I LOVE this dive bar! They have sooo many different types of beer to choose from. Beer selection ranges from banana beer to heavy stouts. G&S also has old school arcade games, air hockey, and Big Buck Hunter. This place is perfect for a low key night out with your friends.

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★★★★☆

I LOVE this dive bar! They have sooo many different types of beer to choose from. Beer selection ranges from banana beer to heavy stouts. G&S also has old school arcade games, air hockey, and Big Buck Hunter. This place is perfect for a low key night out with your friends.

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It is a big dive, and way to expensive for a dive. Just try to get your money worth in free popcorn. Good selection of arcade games.

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★★★☆☆

It is a big dive, and way to expensive for a dive. Just try to get your money worth in free popcorn. Good selection of arcade games.

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Good place to drop a few bucks in support of a bartender who will treat you like you are garbage. If you can get past the stench.

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★☆☆☆☆

Good place to drop a few bucks in support of a bartender who will treat you like you are garbage. If you can get past the stench.

Pros: good place for bacteria

Cons: greatl hangout for losers

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This bar is in my top 5, and has been for the 13 years I've lived in Austin. Jimmy doesn't take any BS, and he throws drunks and people who are being unreasonable out. Get over it. He's a downright hospitable barkeep to people who treat him courteously while he's doing ten things at once, and he's absolutely loyal to his customers. Yeah, he lets his dogs roam free. Because it's his freakin' bar. If you don't like him or his dogs, perhaps you should go have fun somewhere else. More Brooklyn on tap for me!

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★★★★★

This bar is in my top 5, and has been for the 13 years I've lived in Austin. Jimmy doesn't take any BS, and he throws drunks and people who are being unreasonable out. Get over it. He's a downright hospitable barkeep to people who treat him courteously while he's doing ten things at once, and he's absolutely loyal to his customers. Yeah, he lets his dogs roam free. Because it's his freakin' bar. If you don't like him or his dogs, perhaps you should go have fun somewhere else. More Brooklyn on tap for me!

Pros: great beer selection, two ROCKING jukes, air hockey, live mu

Cons: not for sissies

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The owner has B.O that could literally wipe out a small African village and the mens room has a jungle of pubes on the floor that are old enough to date back to the golden age of por n.

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★☆☆☆☆

The owner has B.O that could literally wipe out a small African village and the mens room has a jungle of pubes on the floor that are old enough to date back to the golden age of por n.

Pros: easy access to the exit for fast getaways

Cons: Ex-cons probably frequent the place

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Without question, Jimmy the owner is the biggest piece of little s*%t in the city of Austin. He threatens women, he tries to pick fights with his customers, his blockhead I.Q. gives him no idea as to how to talk to his customers. He is maniacal psychopathic piece of dog t*%d, and deserves to be investigated by the A.P.D. The A.P.D. needs to send an undercover in there, cross some of his unwritten "rules", get threatened for opening some door maybe, and take his p*%e lard butt to prison. Garbage... the whole operation. Owned by a*&holes.

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★☆☆☆☆

Without question, Jimmy the owner is the biggest piece of little s*%t in the city of Austin. He threatens women, he tries to pick fights with his customers, his blockhead I.Q. gives him no idea as to how to talk to his customers. He is maniacal psychopathic piece of dog t*%d, and deserves to be investigated by the A.P.D. The A.P.D. needs to send an undercover in there, cross some of his unwritten "rules", get threatened for opening some door maybe, and take his p*%e lard butt to prison. Garbage... the whole operation. Owned by a*&holes.

Pros: None

Cons: Everything. Owner deserves Prison.

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There are no words to describe the owner. He is just plain nasty. I work in the service industry and know how customers should be treated. He called me a b*tch after I politely asked for another beer because the one he gave me tasted flat. He has called girls unimaginable names and chased people out with a wooden baseball bat. He shouldn't be in the industry. He deserves to be kicked in the face. DON'T SPEND YOUR MONEY HERE.

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★☆☆☆☆

There are no words to describe the owner. He is just plain nasty. I work in the service industry and know how customers should be treated. He called me a b*tch after I politely asked for another beer because the one he gave me tasted flat. He has called girls unimaginable names and chased people out with a wooden baseball bat. He shouldn't be in the industry. He deserves to be kicked in the face. DON'T SPEND YOUR MONEY HERE.

Pros: none

Cons: Jimmy the bartender

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I am so surprised no one has gone in and hurt this guy he is seriously the worst owner/bartender possible. There is so much potential to this place but it will never happen while he is there... I would rather go anywhere else and pay twice the price to avoid giving him business.. its too bad since there are pinball machines there which is rare in Austin... nothing could ever get me to go there again, not even to beat him up. DO NOT GO HERE!

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★☆☆☆☆

I am so surprised no one has gone in and hurt this guy he is seriously the worst owner/bartender possible. There is so much potential to this place but it will never happen while he is there... I would rather go anywhere else and pay twice the price to avoid giving him business.. its too bad since there are pinball machines there which is rare in Austin... nothing could ever get me to go there again, not even to beat him up. DO NOT GO HERE!

Pros: It's better than going to Iraq

Cons: Too many to mention

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DO NOT GO HERE!!
Used to be a favorite hang out of mine when I lived in Austin. I revisited it this past memorial day with some friends and it was disgusted.
Not only is the owner rude but he's clearly out of his mind. He lets his dogs roam the bar free to to do their business on the floor- i nearly slipped on DOG URINE twice. It's always been a dive but whatever charm it once had is long gone due to poor choices of the management/owner. When a friend of mine (quietly) made a comment about the state of the bathrooms he took our beverages and kicked us out.
Ridiculous. I foolishly payed with a debit card and not cash so I will be watching my statement closely. Your money is better spent elsewhere-OWNER NEEDS TO BE HOSPITALIZED-not worth risk.

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★☆☆☆☆

DO NOT GO HERE!!
Used to be a favorite hang out of mine when I lived in Austin. I revisited it this past memorial day with some friends and it was disgusted.
Not only is the owner rude but he's clearly out of his mind. He lets his dogs roam the bar free to to do their business on the floor- i nearly slipped on DOG URINE twice. It's always been a dive but whatever charm it once had is long gone due to poor choices of the management/owner. When a friend of mine (quietly) made a comment about the state of the bathrooms he took our beverages and kicked us out.
Ridiculous. I foolishly payed with a debit card and not cash so I will be watching my statement closely. Your money is better spent elsewhere-OWNER NEEDS TO BE HOSPITALIZED-not worth risk.

Pros: Absolutely None

Cons: Insane owner, awful service, no charm, potential diseases

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Does anyone know the day of Jimmy's birthday? It is either May 2 or 3. He turns the big 50.
I don't want to hear this or that about Jimmy. He can be a sphyncter but, get it, can't we all. Jimmy is a good freind tha I am proud to have. I just need the answer. Thanks.

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★★★★★

Does anyone know the day of Jimmy's birthday? It is either May 2 or 3. He turns the big 50.
I don't want to hear this or that about Jimmy. He can be a sphyncter but, get it, can't we all. Jimmy is a good freind tha I am proud to have. I just need the answer. Thanks.

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People need to loosen up, if you are looking for an upscale champange drinking join this place isn't for you. Jimmy does not like to chit chat so don't try it. Have a drink play some pool and chill. That is the type of place the G&S is, it is no Vicci. Pay cash the place doesn't do well with credit cards!

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★★★☆☆

People need to loosen up, if you are looking for an upscale champange drinking join this place isn't for you. Jimmy does not like to chit chat so don't try it. Have a drink play some pool and chill. That is the type of place the G&S is, it is no Vicci. Pay cash the place doesn't do well with credit cards!

Pros: nice dive joint for pool

Cons: They tend to screw up with credit cards so pay cash!

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I used to be one of the regulars there, until I joined the U.S Army. Before I left, Jimmy bought me a silver medal from the catholic church, for protection. Even when I come back to visit, he greets me and buys me a beer. Jimmy is very giving, the rules are simple dont try to start conversation with him, he doesnt warm up to people that fast. Get your drink and dont stall move out the way. when I come back from the war I will pay him a visit.

sincerly Soldier of fortune...

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★★★★★

I used to be one of the regulars there, until I joined the U.S Army. Before I left, Jimmy bought me a silver medal from the catholic church, for protection. Even when I come back to visit, he greets me and buys me a beer. Jimmy is very giving, the rules are simple dont try to start conversation with him, he doesnt warm up to people that fast. Get your drink and dont stall move out the way. when I come back from the war I will pay him a visit.

sincerly Soldier of fortune...

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How can one man be so bitter? I guess his sister cheated on him, or was it his mother? Get a life Jimmy...my only wish was that you would have tried to chase me outside. I've been to jail for assault before and handing your arss to you would be a pleasure. Keep fuck1ng your customers, foreigner. You'll get yours...I just hope its from me!!

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★☆☆☆☆

How can one man be so bitter? I guess his sister cheated on him, or was it his mother? Get a life Jimmy...my only wish was that you would have tried to chase me outside. I've been to jail for assault before and handing your arss to you would be a pleasure. Keep fuck1ng your customers, foreigner. You'll get yours...I just hope its from me!!

Pros: observing a caged lunatic behind the bar--he lives there you know

Cons: everything

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If I could give this bar zero stars I would! I am sure Jimmy the owner gets a sick pleasure out of reading these with his loser regulars so I will give them some more material. All of the things about getting ripped off are a cake walk compared to this guy ticked off. There is a serious mental disorder with this guy and it is scary. I was unaware that people that were as unstable as him were allowed to carry licenses to serve beer! He probably was denied for a real liquor license because he could not pass the "I'm not a raging lunatic test". All-in-all, I feel really bad for this guy. Even when you read the nice comments on City Search from his "friends" these people do not like him. They are posing as friends because being on this guys bad side is a scary place. It is sheer pity for this lost soul who will one day realize he has made a life of being mean, hurting people unjustly, and just plain poor ethics. I think if I came to the end of my life and realized that I had behaved even half as bad as Jimmy I would be a very disappointed person. What a waste of space in this great town that is Austin. Check out other local bars like Trophy's and don't bother with G&S. Let his poser friends get overcharged and put your money towards a different cause...no amount of money for therapy could help this guy. Being chased out to your car is frightening and one day when the assualt charges stick maybe this loon will get locked up for good. Treating people like this should never be acceptable...oh yeah, Girl with the nappy hair last night...Take a f-ing shower!

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★☆☆☆☆

If I could give this bar zero stars I would! I am sure Jimmy the owner gets a sick pleasure out of reading these with his loser regulars so I will give them some more material. All of the things about getting ripped off are a cake walk compared to this guy ticked off. There is a serious mental disorder with this guy and it is scary. I was unaware that people that were as unstable as him were allowed to carry licenses to serve beer! He probably was denied for a real liquor license because he could not pass the "I'm not a raging lunatic test". All-in-all, I feel really bad for this guy. Even when you read the nice comments on City Search from his "friends" these people do not like him. They are posing as friends because being on this guys bad side is a scary place. It is sheer pity for this lost soul who will one day realize he has made a life of being mean, hurting people unjustly, and just plain poor ethics. I think if I came to the end of my life and realized that I had behaved even half as bad as Jimmy I would be a very disappointed person. What a waste of space in this great town that is Austin. Check out other local bars like Trophy's and don't bother with G&S. Let his poser friends get overcharged and put your money towards a different cause...no amount of money for therapy could help this guy. Being chased out to your car is frightening and one day when the assualt charges stick maybe this loon will get locked up for good. Treating people like this should never be acceptable...oh yeah, Girl with the nappy hair last night...Take a f-ing shower!

Pros: There are none to speak of

Cons: Everything about this bar is a con because the owner is a con (artist that is)

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Came to Austin to visit a friend for the weekend and he suggested we head over to a bar in his neighborhood to watch the Alamo Bowl. I noticed the bartender was surly when I asked him what the beer was with the red handle that had the name facing the wall. He gave me a name that I had never heard and became visibly agitated when I said "I had never heard of it, what kind of beer is it." His response, "Beer". I smiled and asked if he could be more specific, was it a lager and ale, what? His response, "I just serve it I don't drink it." Okay I'll have an XXXX then. My buddy came back from the restroom ordered and we sat in front of the 4 televisions the place has by the door. 2 huge tv's and 2 small ones and all of them are showing the NYGiants v. New England game. I say to the guy, "excuse me, could you put one of those on the aggie PSU game". He responds that the tvs are set up for the game and if he changes the channel he will have to be changing the channel all night. (never mind the fact that those two games are the only ones on and that changing the channel involves picking up a small box and pointing it to the tv). I again ask nicely. You have the patriots game on 4 tv's, would you please put it on the alamo bowl." He responds by throwing my credit card on the counter that I used to start a tab, picking up our beers and yelling, "there's the door". I probably would have been angry had the whole scene not been so totally surreal.

After reading some of the other comments here I see that Jimmy has a bit of a history. That dude is totally insane.

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★☆☆☆☆

Came to Austin to visit a friend for the weekend and he suggested we head over to a bar in his neighborhood to watch the Alamo Bowl. I noticed the bartender was surly when I asked him what the beer was with the red handle that had the name facing the wall. He gave me a name that I had never heard and became visibly agitated when I said "I had never heard of it, what kind of beer is it." His response, "Beer". I smiled and asked if he could be more specific, was it a lager and ale, what? His response, "I just serve it I don't drink it." Okay I'll have an XXXX then. My buddy came back from the restroom ordered and we sat in front of the 4 televisions the place has by the door. 2 huge tv's and 2 small ones and all of them are showing the NYGiants v. New England game. I say to the guy, "excuse me, could you put one of those on the aggie PSU game". He responds that the tvs are set up for the game and if he changes the channel he will have to be changing the channel all night. (never mind the fact that those two games are the only ones on and that changing the channel involves picking up a small box and pointing it to the tv). I again ask nicely. You have the patriots game on 4 tv's, would you please put it on the alamo bowl." He responds by throwing my credit card on the counter that I used to start a tab, picking up our beers and yelling, "there's the door". I probably would have been angry had the whole scene not been so totally surreal.

After reading some of the other comments here I see that Jimmy has a bit of a history. That dude is totally insane.

Pros: neighborhood bar

Cons: Bartender is a rager.

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Oh how I would like to tell everyone how great this place is. However, the owner/barkeep/loser/psycho will not let that happen. So instead let me tell you about being overcharged and then when calmly and politely asking about the discrepancy this lonely soul turns into a complete child and begins shouting and throwing people out. I've heard all he stories about him and have always been polite, ordered promptly, paid cash, and tipped, but that was all forgotten when my brother and I went to clear up the tab confusion. This place could be so great if Jimmy (owner/loser) would hire some decent help and take a few nights off. Maybe find a hobby and after a few years of social conditioning perhaps even a companion. Until then stay away! Prices are high, service is beyond horrible, and you never know when this grown kid is going to have an episode.

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★☆☆☆☆

Oh how I would like to tell everyone how great this place is. However, the owner/barkeep/loser/psycho will not let that happen. So instead let me tell you about being overcharged and then when calmly and politely asking about the discrepancy this lonely soul turns into a complete child and begins shouting and throwing people out. I've heard all he stories about him and have always been polite, ordered promptly, paid cash, and tipped, but that was all forgotten when my brother and I went to clear up the tab confusion. This place could be so great if Jimmy (owner/loser) would hire some decent help and take a few nights off. Maybe find a hobby and after a few years of social conditioning perhaps even a companion. Until then stay away! Prices are high, service is beyond horrible, and you never know when this grown kid is going to have an episode.

Pros: Only in theory

Cons: High prices that are subject to change, psychotic bartender

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You could say a lot of good things about G&S Lounge. Good jukebox, nice video games, and several pool tables and air hockey boards. However, the one bad thing about G&S is the over sensitive moron behind the bar. If you go to G&S be prepared to be overcharged. There are too many decent dive bars in South Austin serving cheap beer - don't waste your time in this one. If you pay with a credit card you will be ripped off. Apparently, the bartender (owner) failed 7th grade math and seems to carry the one a little more than he should. Plus, when you confront the guy about his mistakes he gets very defensive and throws a fit. Austin is full of smart people who are fun and friendly. You get none of that from this guy. It's as if someone took a dump on South First St. and decided to call it a bar. Take my word for it and don't waste a good night out on this place.

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★☆☆☆☆

You could say a lot of good things about G&S Lounge. Good jukebox, nice video games, and several pool tables and air hockey boards. However, the one bad thing about G&S is the over sensitive moron behind the bar. If you go to G&S be prepared to be overcharged. There are too many decent dive bars in South Austin serving cheap beer - don't waste your time in this one. If you pay with a credit card you will be ripped off. Apparently, the bartender (owner) failed 7th grade math and seems to carry the one a little more than he should. Plus, when you confront the guy about his mistakes he gets very defensive and throws a fit. Austin is full of smart people who are fun and friendly. You get none of that from this guy. It's as if someone took a dump on South First St. and decided to call it a bar. Take my word for it and don't waste a good night out on this place.

Pros: Big Buck Hunter Pro Series Video Game

Cons: Too many to list

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Jimmy is a cocccck sucking mother fuckcer...he loves to sniff cocccaine all day in his fucccking bar. He is psyco and is messed up in the head. His prices are fucccking gay like him and his face is like a shittt hole. He has no family because no one fuccckin likes him. His body looks like a fuccckin dike and a retarded cowboy.

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★☆☆☆☆

Jimmy is a cocccck sucking mother fuckcer...he loves to sniff cocccaine all day in his fucccking bar. He is psyco and is messed up in the head. His prices are fucccking gay like him and his face is like a shittt hole. He has no family because no one fuccckin likes him. His body looks like a fuccckin dike and a retarded cowboy.

Pros: FUCKK Jimmy and his gay bar

Cons: His beer and pricesss are fuckking EXPENSIVEEEEEE

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I've been there 3 times. The place has potential but the owner ruins it. Just a total arrogant a$$ and he makes up prices as he goes. It's located really close to me and there's some good people in there but either way I'll never return. Glad my buddies stole some glasses last time I was there!

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★☆☆☆☆

I've been there 3 times. The place has potential but the owner ruins it. Just a total arrogant a$$ and he makes up prices as he goes. It's located really close to me and there's some good people in there but either way I'll never return. Glad my buddies stole some glasses last time I was there!

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Yeah it was great if you feel like getting your credit card ran for more than you owe. I am a regurler and he screwed me, so how will he screw everyone else???????
Dustin

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★☆☆☆☆

Yeah it was great if you feel like getting your credit card ran for more than you owe. I am a regurler and he screwed me, so how will he screw everyone else???????
Dustin

Pros: He will drain you bank account!!

Cons: Chased my little sister outside because I refused to pay tab that was $30 over? SCARY!

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I have been in the industry for 9 years and i have never been to a worse establishment. I love dive bars. I love south austin, but this place was horrible. I came in with two of my girlfriends and we all ordered 3 lone stars. The total the first round came to $6.00, plus an undeserving $3 tip which "Jimmy the naz1" just left on the bar as he went back to his sitting down with his 1 friend, a lonely older fat guy. Suprise Suprise. The next time we went to the bar, I was charged $9.00 for a round, and the money went directly into his TIP JAR not even the register!! I was shocked! Right in front of everyone this guy just steals. The Last time we got a round of beers he tried charging us an outrageous $12.00 for 3 LONE STARS!! I flipped! I asked him why the beer kept getting more expensive, to which he tursely replied, F--K You you dumb broad.

In my experience, this doesn't boast well of bringing in cool people. You want to go hang with the homeless and diseased, go lose it up the G&S Lounge, because those are the only kind of suckers that put up with that bartender/owner/LOSER.

Cheers,
Happy Drinking-

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★☆☆☆☆

I have been in the industry for 9 years and i have never been to a worse establishment. I love dive bars. I love south austin, but this place was horrible. I came in with two of my girlfriends and we all ordered 3 lone stars. The total the first round came to $6.00, plus an undeserving $3 tip which "Jimmy the naz1" just left on the bar as he went back to his sitting down with his 1 friend, a lonely older fat guy. Suprise Suprise. The next time we went to the bar, I was charged $9.00 for a round, and the money went directly into his TIP JAR not even the register!! I was shocked! Right in front of everyone this guy just steals. The Last time we got a round of beers he tried charging us an outrageous $12.00 for 3 LONE STARS!! I flipped! I asked him why the beer kept getting more expensive, to which he tursely replied, F--K You you dumb broad.

In my experience, this doesn't boast well of bringing in cool people. You want to go hang with the homeless and diseased, go lose it up the G&S Lounge, because those are the only kind of suckers that put up with that bartender/owner/LOSER.

Cheers,
Happy Drinking-

Pros: None

Cons: Jimmy, Drinks, People

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The bartender at this place obviously hasn't gotten any in a few years. Even time after time of tipping generously, as a fellow bartender, I can say this guy cuffs his sales into his tip jar, changes the beer prices on people all the time, and overcharges every chance he gets. I will never run a tab there or ever go there again for that matter. Jimmy the bartender/owner needs to take a step back, let someone else run the place that can not be an a-hole for 5 minutes.

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★☆☆☆☆

The bartender at this place obviously hasn't gotten any in a few years. Even time after time of tipping generously, as a fellow bartender, I can say this guy cuffs his sales into his tip jar, changes the beer prices on people all the time, and overcharges every chance he gets. I will never run a tab there or ever go there again for that matter. Jimmy the bartender/owner needs to take a step back, let someone else run the place that can not be an a-hole for 5 minutes.

Pros: smoking inside

Cons: horrible bartender, prices, and warm beer

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There are plenty of other good bars in town. No need to support a place where patrons are treated like dirt. I won't be back unless the bartender/owner is taken to jail. Everybody has horror stories of this place, best just to avoid this mess all together.

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★☆☆☆☆

There are plenty of other good bars in town. No need to support a place where patrons are treated like dirt. I won't be back unless the bartender/owner is taken to jail. Everybody has horror stories of this place, best just to avoid this mess all together.

Pros: nice building, free popcorn

Cons: rude bartender, expensive beer, horrible service

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I agree with all of the statements about the coolness of this bars patron's and atmosphere. And I do understand that the bartender doesn't always have to be your bestfriend. With that said, this bar staff crosses the line!. They go out of their way to be rude! They will arbitrarily change the prices of your drinks in the same night without explanation or remorse. They will purposly ignore you. Most importantly they will charge you for drinks you did not have! My Fiance' and I were there for two hours, when we decided to head downtown. When I asked for my tab he handed me a receipt for $153!!!! I very calmly asked for an itemization of the charges. He stated that just my girl and I had had 30 vodka 7's and 6 shots, in two hours!! I asked to see his documentation, he then handed me a piece of notebook paper that only had 15 total drinks on it. I calmly asked him why there was a discrepancy, at which point he agrily looked at me and yelled, "Then don't f'ing tip me, sign the paper and get out". Where did the additional drinks come from you might ask? Well, you might want to ask the folks that have posted on this site that he is just a "quirky" bartender that is really nice deep down. My sincere advice to anyone that might be thinking of visiting this establishment is, you WILL regret it.

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★☆☆☆☆

I agree with all of the statements about the coolness of this bars patron's and atmosphere. And I do understand that the bartender doesn't always have to be your bestfriend. With that said, this bar staff crosses the line!. They go out of their way to be rude! They will arbitrarily change the prices of your drinks in the same night without explanation or remorse. They will purposly ignore you. Most importantly they will charge you for drinks you did not have! My Fiance' and I were there for two hours, when we decided to head downtown. When I asked for my tab he handed me a receipt for $153!!!! I very calmly asked for an itemization of the charges. He stated that just my girl and I had had 30 vodka 7's and 6 shots, in two hours!! I asked to see his documentation, he then handed me a piece of notebook paper that only had 15 total drinks on it. I calmly asked him why there was a discrepancy, at which point he agrily looked at me and yelled, "Then don't f'ing tip me, sign the paper and get out". Where did the additional drinks come from you might ask? Well, you might want to ask the folks that have posted on this site that he is just a "quirky" bartender that is really nice deep down. My sincere advice to anyone that might be thinking of visiting this establishment is, you WILL regret it.

Pros: Atmosphere, people

Cons: The worst bar staff in Austin, BAR none.

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If you want to get totally ripped off go to the G & S lounge. He charged us $9 for two coors lights!
I have been there twice, years apart, and he was rude both times. There are to many other great bars in this town. I will never go back.

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★☆☆☆☆

If you want to get totally ripped off go to the G & S lounge. He charged us $9 for two coors lights!
I have been there twice, years apart, and he was rude both times. There are to many other great bars in this town. I will never go back.

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G&S lounge is one of the best bars in Austin if you are looking for friendly patrons, great prices, an awesome beer selection, and a misunderstood bartender. Contrary to what some of the other people have written, Jimmy (the bartender) has a loyal and well deserved following. Affectionately known as the "beer nazi" Jimmy doesn't put up with any crap but if you treat him with respect (and know what beer you want) he will reciprocate. On top of that he always has the newest beers available and has the best bottled selection in Austin for extremely reasonable prices. Draft beer is limited to 2 taps. Oh yeah, DON'T ask for Budweiser or you might see the "beer nazi" in action.

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★★★★★

G&S lounge is one of the best bars in Austin if you are looking for friendly patrons, great prices, an awesome beer selection, and a misunderstood bartender. Contrary to what some of the other people have written, Jimmy (the bartender) has a loyal and well deserved following. Affectionately known as the "beer nazi" Jimmy doesn't put up with any crap but if you treat him with respect (and know what beer you want) he will reciprocate. On top of that he always has the newest beers available and has the best bottled selection in Austin for extremely reasonable prices. Draft beer is limited to 2 taps. Oh yeah, DON'T ask for Budweiser or you might see the "beer nazi" in action.

Pros: great beer selection, great prices, friendly people

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The owner/bartender has major attitude and will kick you out for the most minor of offences. I try not to patronize this establishment, even though the patrons tend to be very friendly. The owner is rude and will get in your face. He poured my friend a completely wrong drink and when it was brought to his attention to fix it (in a nice way, not a rude way) he kicked us out. I've heard many stories of people getting kicked out in a VERY ABRUPT manner for no reason. I think he has a bad case of paranoia.

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★☆☆☆☆

The owner/bartender has major attitude and will kick you out for the most minor of offences. I try not to patronize this establishment, even though the patrons tend to be very friendly. The owner is rude and will get in your face. He poured my friend a completely wrong drink and when it was brought to his attention to fix it (in a nice way, not a rude way) he kicked us out. I've heard many stories of people getting kicked out in a VERY ABRUPT manner for no reason. I think he has a bad case of paranoia.

Pros: friendly patrons

Cons: rude staff, kickout patrons, over charge

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This is a great bar! Okay, so maybe the owner is a little rough around the edges. Just have your order ready when you get to the bar. The refrigerator is right there, so there's no excuse not to know what you want. He has quite a selection of imports, which, being a beer lover, I highly appreciate. The fridge with self-serve frosty glasses is a nice touch. There's more parking and a rear entrance around back.

The people you will meet here are friendly, cute, and young. One word of advice: get here after 9pm. You will be sorely disappointed if you show up right after work to meet people as the young crowd doesn't materialize until dark.

There are only three pool tables, so get there early if you want to play all night or be prepared to challenge for and defend a table.

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★★★★★

This is a great bar! Okay, so maybe the owner is a little rough around the edges. Just have your order ready when you get to the bar. The refrigerator is right there, so there's no excuse not to know what you want. He has quite a selection of imports, which, being a beer lover, I highly appreciate. The fridge with self-serve frosty glasses is a nice touch. There's more parking and a rear entrance around back.

The people you will meet here are friendly, cute, and young. One word of advice: get here after 9pm. You will be sorely disappointed if you show up right after work to meet people as the young crowd doesn't materialize until dark.

There are only three pool tables, so get there early if you want to play all night or be prepared to challenge for and defend a table.

Pros: Great beer selection, lots of games, hot chicks

Cons: , late turnout

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G&S is a relaxing place to go in a large or small group. It is a great place for chatting with friends and watching some mean air hockey competition!

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★★★★★

G&S is a relaxing place to go in a large or small group. It is a great place for chatting with friends and watching some mean air hockey competition!

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I used to live close by and frequent G & S regularly, however I can attest to being over charged on my credit card several times. Jimmy is an odd, but sometimes pleasant guy that runs a tight ship. Figure over a few years I spent $1000 or more there. Can't remember one beer on the house in that whole time. All in all, if it's by where you live, you might want to hang there a bit. If not, go somewhere that appreciates their loyal customers.

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★★★☆☆

I used to live close by and frequent G & S regularly, however I can attest to being over charged on my credit card several times. Jimmy is an odd, but sometimes pleasant guy that runs a tight ship. Figure over a few years I spent $1000 or more there. Can't remember one beer on the house in that whole time. All in all, if it's by where you live, you might want to hang there a bit. If not, go somewhere that appreciates their loyal customers.

Pros: cheap, pool & games, good people

Cons: getting ripped off, rude bartender

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This place can get a little smokey at times, but you can't beat the cold beer and the cool peps.

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★★★★★

This place can get a little smokey at times, but you can't beat the cold beer and the cool peps.

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(10:30) 2 beers=$5.00
(11:30) 2 beers=$5.00
(1:00) 2 beers=$6.00 !!!
getting threatened and kicked out after asking "why the extra dollar?"= priceless.
i don't attend bars to pander to the emotional whims of the barkeep. i think all the so called "friends" need to pitch in and buy the guy a vacation and some valium. i was absolutely appalled at the unprofessional behavior that was exhibited towards my group.(*note 3 out of 4 were women, not a group of physically threatening men) DO NOT SUPPORT THIS ESTABLISHMENT.

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★☆☆☆☆

(10:30) 2 beers=$5.00
(11:30) 2 beers=$5.00
(1:00) 2 beers=$6.00 !!!
getting threatened and kicked out after asking "why the extra dollar?"= priceless.
i don't attend bars to pander to the emotional whims of the barkeep. i think all the so called "friends" need to pitch in and buy the guy a vacation and some valium. i was absolutely appalled at the unprofessional behavior that was exhibited towards my group.(*note 3 out of 4 were women, not a group of physically threatening men) DO NOT SUPPORT THIS ESTABLISHMENT.

Pros: bartender; visits tab, le/gets in face/assis, ts with exit. ;-)

Cons: nights i don't get m, y special visit from, the lively bar men:-(

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One of the kewelst bars in South Austin! Jimmy is a good guy and he respects good customers! He even recalls your name and the drinks you prefer!!! You can't beat that!!! The bar is crowded many a time and the people are friendly! Days to remember- Wednesday- Pool Challenge Night Thursday- Tie Night Rest of the days- Great Nights!!!

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★★★★★

One of the kewelst bars in South Austin! Jimmy is a good guy and he respects good customers! He even recalls your name and the drinks you prefer!!! You can't beat that!!! The bar is crowded many a time and the people are friendly! Days to remember- Wednesday- Pool Challenge Night Thursday- Tie Night Rest of the days- Great Nights!!!

Pros: good Jukebox, Good Service, Good pool, air hockey

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...at the guy from north Austin who didn't like this place because there are no drink specials! The G&S has $2 beer all the time. No stupid gimicks. And if you want to have a cozy chat with the bartender, go find Isaac on the Love Boat. This is a place to hang out with friends and make new ones, not schmooze the staff. Get a clue, nerd boy. No, you won't impress your Saks 5th Ave clad date here. But if you want to relax in a truly casual atmosphere and soak up the second hand smoke of a thousand Camels, this is the place.

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★★★★☆

...at the guy from north Austin who didn't like this place because there are no drink specials! The G&S has $2 beer all the time. No stupid gimicks. And if you want to have a cozy chat with the bartender, go find Isaac on the Love Boat. This is a place to hang out with friends and make new ones, not schmooze the staff. Get a clue, nerd boy. No, you won't impress your Saks 5th Ave clad date here. But if you want to relax in a truly casual atmosphere and soak up the second hand smoke of a thousand Camels, this is the place.

Pros: inexpensive fun, good jukeboxes, lively crowd

Cons: smoky, smoky, smoky

 

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