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Crown & Anchor Pub

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Crown & Anchor PubCrown & Anchor Pub
BA SCORE
87
very good

16 Ratings
Ratings: 16
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 9.89%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2911 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, Texas, 78705-3814
United States
phone: (512) 322-9168

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @crownanchoratx

Notes:
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(Place added by: julrey on 05-19-2005)
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Reviews by mltobin:
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3.88/5  rDev +3.7%

This place is fairly close to some of the universities in the area & attracts quite a few the students during the school year. A good sized outdoor seating area is available, as well as indoor seating and a small bar. It is a very casual atmosphere, with TVs, dartboard and a pool table to help out the entertainment factor. The staff is friendly and quick, busy nights do not seem to faze them. As far as beer, they carry a good variety of Texas beers such as Real Ale, Live Oak, 512 and then stuff from the rest of the country like Deschutes, Sierra Nevada and quite a few macro selections. I had a burger, which hit the spot and went well with some Texas craft brew. A solid option for some good local beer and casual pub fare while in Austin.

mltobin, Jul 11, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

bccocx, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

MikeD1013, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

charleslueg, May 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

greenspointexas, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Getalegup, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7%

Best cheap burger and fries in Austin. Fast food prices for excellent bar food. Great beer selection. It can get a little "collegy" for my old ass, this is to be expected due to its location, but generally, this is an awesome place to get a laid back beer and burger.

GibbonsTheBeerGuy, Jun 08, 2013
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3.33/5  rDev -11%

The entry was on San Jacinto at East 30th Street. A long, wide outdoor area encircled the outside of the place. Entering, the short 3/8 octagon-shaped, blue Formica bar was right with a cooler of 90 bottles and 30 drafts as the back bar. Colored chalkboards detailed all of the available beers. Headed left were a couple of green-felt pool tables and two English-style dartboards. Women's lavs to right, men's lavs out and left. Despite the selection, I was unimpressed by the service, plus I felt like I could drink more pleasantly elsewhere.

woodychandler, Dec 21, 2009
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3.6/5  rDev -3.7%

The Crown & Anchor pub, a UT grad-student staple, is a great little bar for grabbing a pitcher after a long day of doing whatever it is we grad students do. Most seating is outdoor, half of which is under a covered porch with some fans. Tables can be a bit hard to come by (and dirty) at times, especially during the more crowded hours. The bartenders/servers are courteous for the most part, although I wouldn't say service is the main focus of this place--nor should it be, really.

Selection includes the majority of local Austin micro's, such as Live Oak, (512), and Independence, as well as some other TX favorites like Real Ale, St. Arnold's, Shiner, etc. Several macros dot the selection board, but overall I'd say there are ~15-20 on-tap options that I would consider "beer-geek" appropriate. Bottled selection is roughly double that. The food? Standard pub fare, if but a bit sub-par. Burgers are good, though, but the nachos & tacos aren't.

wagenvolks, Jun 14, 2009
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Crown & Anchor Pub in Austin, TX
87 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.