The Most Complete Guide to Pub and Bar Trivia in Austin

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We’ve scoured the internet forums and all the trivia company pages to build a one-stop shop for finding trivia in town. We even threw in a color-coded map so you don’t have to read if you don’t want.

Please help us keep up-to-date on this. If a new one shows up or an old one goes away … please let us know.

Monday

Tuesday

There is lots of trivia on Tuesday night.

Wednesday

  • Wednesday is by far the most popular night to host trivia.  Every Pluckers (7:30) location is doing trivia and they have locations all over Austin. One is near you. The only exception is the Lakeline location, they don’t do it.
  • In central Austin, you can head to Mister Tramps (8 PM) right off of 183.  There is trivia at Wings-N-More  (7 PM) too. You can also check on Billy’s on Burnet (7 PM) right off of….well….Burnet.
  • Near Hyde Park, the Waterloo (on 38th) (8 PM) is an option.  Closer to campus, Posse East (7 PM) is an option.
  • A little closer to downtown is The Tavern (8 PM) which is relatively popular sports bar in town.
  • Several places do trivia in downtown proper as well.  BD Riley’s (7:30 PM),  Ginger Man (8 PM), and Trifecta on 3rd (8 PM) cover the west side of downtown. Gourmands (8 PM) and Violet Crown Social Club (8 PM) have you covered on the east side.

Thursday

Saturday

It’s thin on Saturdays.  Opal Divine’s (Marina) (10 PM) is up north and Opal Divine’s (Penn Field) (10 PM) way south. There is also Tiniest Bar in Texas at 9 PM.

Sunday

  • Spinners does trivia up north starting at 7 PM.
  • The Black Star Co-op (8 PM) is a neat brewery concept in central Austin
  • Hole in the Wall (8 PM) is a dive bar right on The Drag where you can get your trivia on.
  • Ego’s (8 PM) is normally a karaoke spot but they turn the mic over to questions on Sundays on South Congress.
  • Even further south is Strange Brew (7 PM).

Map of Trivia Locations

Its color coded by day of the week.

  • Dark BlueMonday
  • RedTuesday
  • GreenWednesday
  • Light BlueThursday
  • YellowSaturday
  • PurpleSunday

Again … PLEASE let me know if I missed anything


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58 Comments

  1. Jay

    Big Daddy’s on Tuesdays is no more.

  2. Chris L

    Confirmed and deleted. Thanks Jay

  3. Sophi

    Violet Crown Social Club is doing Trivia wednesdays at 8pm, and starting next week The Corner Bar on S. Lamar will be doing it on Tuesdays.
    FIV

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Sophi. Have them both added.

  4. Brix

    Ego’s on S. Congress has trivia on Tuesday nights too. 8pm-10pm. 🙂

    1. Chris L

      Confirmed. Page and Map Updated. Thanks Brix.

  5. Lisa

    Maria’s Taco Express doesn’t have trivia anymore!

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Lisa. Confirmed and Deleted.

  6. Karin

    Bacon no longer has trivia on Wednesday nights. =(

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Karin. Confirmed and deleted.

  7. sophi

    There is also Stump Trivia on Tuesdays at Jo’s Coffee on South Congress, starts at 7pm

    1. Chris L

      Got it Sophi. Thanks.

  8. mike

    Star Bar no longer does sunday night trivia.
    Saturday night trivia at Opal Divine’s Marina starts at 10, not 9pm.
    Sunday night trivia at Black Star Coop starts at 8, not 7pm.

    1. Chris L

      Awesome Mike. Thanks. Updated

  9. Anna

    South Austin’s Baker St. Pub & Grill (3003 S. Lamar Blvd.). At Baker St., Trivia Tuesdays happen each week from 8 – 9 p.m. Teams or individuals compete for $100 cash prize.

    1. Chris L

      Got it…Thanks

  10. Ben

    Icenhauser’s no longer has trivia on Thursday’s.

  11. Scott

    Wings ‘N’ More on Howard Lane has it on Wednesday nights from 7 to 9.

    1. Chris L

      Thanks for the heads up. I called and its actually on Thursdays. Its added now.

  12. Basile

    Lion & Rose at 360/Bee Caves is no longer doing anything, let alone trivia 🙁

    1. Chris L

      Thanks…it is gone now

  13. Leslie

    Third Base in Round Rock doesn’t do trivia anymore. 🙁

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Leslie. Confirmed and deleted

  14. Lars Hansen

    Hello – one to add to your list!:

    Trivia night:

    Rockin Tomato, Wednesdays 7.00pm – 9.00pm
    3003 South Lamar Blvd (between Kirby Lane and Baker St. Pub)

    British style (rounds, not questions!) – 5 rounds (3 spoken, one visual, one music round)

    Hope to see you there – Thanks!
    Quiz Master Lars

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Lars….got it

    1. Chris L

      Got it. Thanks.

  15. Najla

    No more trivia at Frontier.

    1. Chris L

      Thanks. Deleted.

  16. Anna

    Trivia at Waterloo on 38th is now on Thursdays, according to the worker we just spoke to on the phone! Just a heads up 🙂

    1. Chris L

      Got it. Southpark Meadow is still on Wednesdays though 🙂

  17. Chad

    Rockin tomato doesn’t do trivia on Wed

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Chad. Confirmed and deleted.

  18. David R

    Mellow Mushroom trivia has been discontinued

    1. Chris L

      Hey David, Thanks for the heads up. I called to confirm and they said they only discontinued over the summer. It starts up again next week. Enjoy.

  19. Nic

    Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar is no more 🙁

  20. Anna

    FYI Waterloo trivia is Wednesday not Thursday 🙁

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Anna

  21. Chad

    Wings N More has trivia on Wednesday nights 7-9p. I’m sorry whomever you spoke to was mistaken. I host it myself, though I wish I could play because it’s the best! Same questions and time as Posse East. 8 rounds of 10 questions each. R1: Film Quotes, R2: Arts&Entertainment, R3: Literature & Language, R4: His & Hers, R5: Math & Science, R6:Social Studies, R7: Theme Songs & Jingles(audio) R8: Name That Tune(audio) [Always something for everyone. NEVER a theme round.]

  22. Miguel

    Spinners North on I-35 has trivia on Sunday evenings now, 7-9:30.
    $100 bar tab to the winning team. All questions are
    Visual and on the tv screens.

  23. Ronnie

    Homefield is a no go on Wednesday and so is Twin Peaks. Ayayay! Someone has got to do trivia up north besides Pluckers…too loud and guy has his mouth on the mic the entire time. Haha

  24. Danielle

    How Do You Roll? Plaza Volente
    11521 Ranch Road 620 N Suite 1500
    Austin, Texas 78726
    Tuesdays from 6-7pm
    Prizes= Free Food

  25. Dave

    Pinthouse Pizza is now on Tuesdays.

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Dave. Updated.

  26. Margot

    There is great trivia at the Tiniest Bar in Texas on Saturday nights as well.

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Margot.

  27. Chad

    BD Rileys on Wed moved from 8:00 to 7:30 start.

    Thanks for your efforts!

    1. Chris L

      Got it. Thanks.

  28. Chandler Lucius

    Hey Chris, this list is awesome, thanks for doing this!

    It looks like the third base (dowtown) off the mopac has permenantly closed 🙁

    Thanks!
    Chandler

    1. Chris L

      Got it Chandler. Thanks.

  29. Kevin

    El Mercado no longer has trivia on Sundays

    1. Chris L

      Thanks Kevin.

  30. Ben M

    Alamo on Slaughter moved their trivia from Thursday to Monday.

  31. Chandler Lucius

    Hey Chris,

    The Waterloo Ice House on 38th has closed permanently.

    Thanks,
    Chandler

  32. Chandler Lucius

    Hey Chris,

    North by Northwest stopped hosting trivia.

    Thanks,
    Chandler

  33. Seth

    Yelp reports Hickory Street closed.

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