United States > Texas > Austin
jimmie65 (28) Texas | June 18, 2012
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Hipster meets biker bar.
I give it a 3 on ambiance, just because it’s rather unique on sixth street. Several dozen bikes were parked in front when we came in, anything from 400cc crotch rockets to harleys. Inside, there was no music because motor GP was on the TV. (And the minute the race ended, the bar went from 80 or more patrons down to 10 almost instantly).
Bartenders were very helpful. A decent selection of beer on tap, including a couple of their own.
Worth a stop on a visit to Sixth Street.
Cavie (80) Fort Worth, Texas | March 14, 2011
8 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 1/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 1/20
I’ve literally tried to go to this place twice and both times they have been closed because their hours SUCK! Are they ever open? I’ve tried to go on a Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Until you get better hours my rating will stand.
vodka4blood (13) Milton, Vermont, Vermont | November 12, 2010
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 13/20
I cant remember this place but I know they let me drink beer for cheap many years ago so I like it over all...?
suprchunk (70) Heinsberg, Germany | May 16, 2010
32 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 2/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 8/20
Is this place even still open? It is horrible. The self-made beers on tap tasted like an infection had made its way into the beers, or maybe the lines were never cleaned. I would bet on the lack of clean lines as this place is just dirty all around. Horrible selection of other beers beside their own. But the staff was at least somewhat friendly. At least Gingerman is close.
sroberts (26) Columbia, Missouri | September 7, 2009
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
The atmosphere is not what you would expect for a brewpub. The ambiance is that of a grunge or biker bar. The staff was knowledgeable of the beers brewed at the location. The house beers were mediocre but the establishment also offered many other choices.
hopeye101 (11) Draughthouse, Texas | February 13, 2009
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Best beer in Downtown Austin. Ambience is biker bar. Everybody smokes in here, even though it is against code.
The House beers have sucked but they have a great selection of locals and Euros. A nice spot to have a real beer when in the 6th street area.
spaceycasey (10) , Texas | January 21, 2009
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Love the atmosphere at this place. Dark, dingy, a little bit metal, a little bit punk. A much welcome escape from the frat and party girl vibe on 6th. The bartenders are super friendly, as is brewer Todd, who I spoke to. As far as beer goes, however, I must say that it needs some work. Maybe a lot of work. There is a certain funk to their beers that I cannot place, but it cannot be intentional. Score may improve as Todd brings the beers back to life.
SudsMcDuff (174) .....Manchester United.........., Texas | August 15, 2008
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
a great bar to get away... good beers and some interesting music with a cool different vibe... the staff is great too... I always stop at lovejoys when I am even near Austin.. Keep Austin Weird, Lovejoys must have started that....
ansermadide (9) Kyle, Texas | June 12, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Love the ambiance! A great place to escape the college kids on 6th street - just shifty-looking enough from the outside that most people would pass it up... that’s what I love about it. Great patrons, great staff, laid back, friendly environment. Short lines at the bar. I always enjoy stopping by Lovejoys while in the neighborhood, and it’s not hard to convince friends to come with. Oh, and they sell cheap growlers to bring home their house brews. Not too incredibly impressed with their house beers, but they have a few that are pretty good.
BiddleBrau (76) Fort Washington, Pennsylvania | May 9, 2008
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
My friends and I enjoyed our quick stop at Lovejoy’s. Can’t get more casual, more like grunge, than this. Bartenders were real nice and walked us through some of the different selections. Great prices. Most expensive was Bro Theleonius at $4. House $2, others $3. Good selection overall. Wasn’t super impressed on the house brews but take them for what they are. Was there on a Monday night so it was slow. I can imagine on busy weekends it’s full of a younger crowd. I would return without hesitation.
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