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Living Room

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200 Lavaca St, W Hotel Austin, Austin, TX 78701-3928
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Temple, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

It is a great place during the day, but after hours on the weekend, look out the locals there and its crowded!!

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Thank tgrchrmom
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We had checked out of the W but they invited us to the 5th year anniversary party. The "living room" at the W actually is made up of several rooms with bar service. Fun, hip place to have drinks and listen to music either with the dj or with live music.

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Thank sandy l
Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Hubby and I had drinks here, and they were very good, despite the impression that the bartender didn't want to be there. These rooms are beautiful, and we enjoyed walking through them. The waitstaff were friendly, and checked on us at the right times. Good service.

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Thank Chandra X
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to people watch and lounge around and have a good conversation. The AC is super strong so a coat might help ;) waitstaff and bartenders are great. It's pricey but the drinks are good. The fries with brisket are amazing. Highly recommend trying those!

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Thank Debbie K
San Diego, California
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101 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Good happy hour, drink selection pretty good, tried the spinach dip with bread (kept needing more), loved the Guest DJ from LA, great early evening activity before dinner and/or live music.

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Thank Paul T
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

KELSEY RAE is the best server in The Living Room at the W Austin. I went there once and when I returned she remember my name, what I drink, and that while it is not on any of their menus, that yes, she would bring me a bagel and lox with extra capers (my go to meal at any time... More 

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Thank Margaux B
Simi Valley, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

I spent time in The Living Room all four evenings of our visit to The W Hotel. Very relaxing, great service, with delicious popcorn and excellent pulled pork tacos. Cheesecake was awesome. Fun to people-watch, as there were a couple of special events happening that brought out the "beautiful people"! A glass of Mumm bubbly was way over-priced, but it's... More 

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Thank bethiecarol
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

You can park your Maserati out front or you can park your Pinto on the street around the corner. Either way, at the right time of day, you can live it up at the Living Room at the W Hotel. They have a late evening happy hour if your budget prefers. The menu cocktails are delicious. The food provides either... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the W, so we decided to stop in here before going to dinner. We are not big "bar" people but this place is very comfortable. We sat on the couch and had a couple drinks and ordered some of the awesome pop corn and chips/dip. We didn't stay very late, so not sure how... More 

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Thank PurdueChris13
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

I loved the Living Room. Great staff and ambiance. Such a sexy bar with the fireplaces! The drinks were fantastic!

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Thank Tiffani M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Lavaca St, W Hotel Austin, Austin, TX 78701-3928
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • This restaurant is at W Austin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?