Reopening June 3rd, Facemasks Required

We're reopening June 3 with social-distancing measures - Facemasks required for entry, limited capacity, 6 ft between patrons, hand-sanitizer, and "contact-less ordering." Scan the QR code at your table to order drinks and we'll bring them straight to you! On top of that, El Perrito ATX taco trailer will also be serving fresh, tasty tacos and hot dogs right to your table.

Austin's East Side Gem

Come to the Sahara Lounge to meet interesting people, hear a wonderful diversity of live music, lounge on our outdoor patio, play billiards, drink signature cocktails, and get FREE parking.

We are a 21 and over venue unless you are with a parent or spouse.

Africa Night

Every Saturday 7PM - 2AM


Winner of the 2020 Austin Music Award for “Best On-going Residency” and the 2019 Austin Chronicle “Best Of” Nightlife Wildcard, Africa Night is a Saturday night favorite. People love the fabulous music, diverse crowd, and backyard conversations covering global politics, social concerns, personal challenges and triumphs.

Buffet Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not currently serving our normal Saturday night buffet.

Doors Open at 7pm

Check our calendar to see the lineup for each Saturday.

Learn More About Africa Night

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