Music during SXSW

We will be hosting a few different acts during the big music event here in town.


First off on Wednesday March 18 while you are here to enjoy the Staropramen Pint Night, we will  have a music set from La Orquesta Vulgar .  Music will begin around 5:30 and wrap up by 7:30.  Free admission of course.


Next up, is our big showcase with Red House Records on Saturday March 21.


The times and line up are as follows:


12:30-1:00 Anthony Da Costa

1:10-1:40  Jimmy LaFave

1:50-2:20  Hal Ketchum

2:30-3:00  Ray
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Posted on March 10th, 2015

New Years Eve Party

Seared Scallop Appetizer
Buerre Blanc with Balsamic Vinegar

Choice of Soup or Salad
Roasted Butternut Squash with Cinnamon Crème Fraiche
Warm Goat Cheese Salad with house vinaigrette

Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Champagne Saffron Butter Sauce
Grilled Beef Filet Oscar
Bearnaise and Crabmeat
Potatoes Ana

Chocolate Terraine
Crème Anglaise Raspberry Pistacio

Champagne Toast

Posted on December 30th, 2014

Closures throughout December

We have several private parties and holidays that we will be closed.  Please see the calendar page for more details

Posted on November 29th, 2014

Closed for a private event Tuesday Nov. 18 at 4:00

We will be closed to the public on Tuesday November 18 starting at 4:00 for a private party.

Posted on November 01st, 2014

Oktoberfest Celebration 2014

Come on out to Zax on Thursday October 9 starting at 6:00.  Listen to some great music in our beer garden from the Austin Polka Band.  Oktoberfest beer will be flowing, and you can enjoy locally made Brats from Smokey Denmark made with Live Oak beer.

Posted on September 30th, 2014

Closed for a private event Monday July 21 at 4:00

We will be closed to the public on Monday July 21 from 4:00 on due to a private event.  Our lunch hours remain the same.

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Eleven Year Anniversary Party

That's right, we have been doing it for eleven years.  Come celebrate with us July 4 starting at 4:00PM.  We will have a complimentary buffet from 5:00 to 6:30 and anniversary cake for all to enjoy.  We will offer food and drink specials featuring $3.50 select pints.

Posted on June 23rd, 2014

Closed for Memorial Day

We will be closed on Monday May 26 in observance of Memorial Day

Posted on May 23rd, 2014

Red House Records Label Party Saturday 3/15/14

Here is the schedule for our 3rd Annual Red House Records Party


12:20 - 12:45 - Tim Easton

12:55 -  1:20 - Hal Ketchum

1:30 - 1:55 - Bill Kirchen

2:05 - 2:30 - Kevin Welch

2:40 - 3:05 - Sam Baker

3:15 - 3:40 - Carrie Elkin

3:50 - 4:15 - Jimmy LaFave

4:25 - 4:50 - Eliza Gilkyson

5:00 - 5:25 - Danny Schmidt

5:35 - 6:00 - Garrett Lebeau


Posted on February 28th, 2014

Valentine's Dinner Prix Fixe Menu


First Course


Seared Sea Scallop

Parmesan Polenta  Buerre Blanc




Second Course 


Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Dijon Vinagrette   Crouton




Butternut Squash Soup

Cinnamon Sour Crème Fraiche   Chives




Third Course


Beef Tenderloin ($55)

Jumbo Lump Crabmeat  Béarnaise

Potato Ana  Asparagus




Sautéed Gulf Redfish ($50)

Cajun Crab  Cream Sauce  Spinach Orzo  Asparagus






Chocolate Terrine

Crème Anglasie  Pistachio 
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Posted on February 11th, 2014

Karbach Brewing Company Kickoff Event

Come on out on Wednesday Jan 15 and get to know Karbach Brewing.  We will have several varieties available and knowledgable brewery reps to tell you all about this new Houston based brewery.

Posted on January 06th, 2014

New Years Eve Prix Fixe Dinner Menu

On new year's Eve, we will be offering our full menu and in addition we will offer the following 3 course Prix Fixe menu.

1st Course   

Warm Goat Cheese Salad


Butternut Squash Soup w/Crème Fraiche and Chives




Beef Tenderloin($55) Topped with Lump Crab and Béarnaise


Red Fish($50) Topped with Lump Crab with Lemon butter sauce


Potatoes Ana





Bittersweet Chocolate Terrine with crème Anglaise and Pistachio

White Chocolate Bread Pudding with
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Posted on December 29th, 2013

Closing early Dec. 14 for a Private Party

We will be closing at 5:00 on Saturday Dec. 14 to host a private Christmas Party.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted on December 06th, 2013

Upslope Brewing Texas Debut

We have a very special Pint Night planned this week with Upslope Brewing.  It is the Texas premier of their beer.  We will have brewery reps on hand and glassware to keep.  We start at 6!!



Posted on September 30th, 2013

9th Annual Oktoberfest party

We are ready to go.  Don't miss it on October 17  from 6:00 until 10:00.  We will be drinking Oktoberfest beer, eating brats and dancing to some polka music.  Don't be late.

Posted on September 18th, 2013

Zax 10 Year Anniversary Party July 10

That's right, we are turning ten this year.  Come by and help us celebrate with food specials and select $3 pints.  The party starts at 4:00 and runs to close.  Hope to see  you then!!

Posted on June 28th, 2013

July 4th at Zax

Don't forget to plan to stop by Zax on your way to see the fireworks display at Auditorium shores.  We will be open all day running cool a/c and offering cold beverages to help you celebrate.

Posted on June 28th, 2013

Celebrate beer of Brazil Thursday May 2 at 6:30

We will have some special beers tapped this Thursday night from Cervejaria Colorado, one of a few rare craft breweries in Brazil.  We will offer specially priced flights of all 3 beers and the owner/brewer will be available to talk about the brewery and very unique beers. 

Unique styles include Bertho, an amber ale brewed with Brazil nuts, Guanabara Imperial Stout, and the Vixnu Imperial IPA brewed with Rapadura sugar.

For more information on the beers, follow this link: Cervejaria Colorado

Posted on May 01st, 2013

Stop by after the Statesman 10K this Sunday

For the first time ever we will be open to the public after the Statesman 10K.  Stop on by and refuel after you are done running.  We open at 11:00 AM

Posted on April 02nd, 2013

Shows at Zax during the big Music Fest

This Saturday, March 16, Zax is happy to welcome back the Road Records/Red House showcase for a third consecutive year. 

Music will run from Noon until 6pm with the following artists set to perform:

12:20-12:45  Garrett LeBeau
12:55-1:20    Danny Schmidt
1:30-1:55      Ray Bonneville
2:05-2:30      Kevin Welch
2:40-3:05      Carrie Elkin 
3:15-3:40      Slaid Cleaves
3:50-4:15      Jimmy LaFave 
4:25-4:50      Sam Baker
5:00-5:25      Ruth Moody 
5:35-6:00      Eliza Gilkyson

On Sunday, March
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Posted on March 10th, 2013

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