Dazed and Confused Filming Locations – Austin, TX / 1993
If you’re a fan of the classic movie “Dazed and Confused,” you won’t want to miss out on the ultimate HollywoodFilmingLocations.Com tour. Join us as we take you on a journey through the iconic filming locations of the movie, all located in the vibrant city of Austin, Texas. Get ready to immerse yourself in the nostalgia and excitement of this cult classic as we explore the spots where your favorite scenes were brought to life. Don’t wait any longer to become a part of this unforgettable experience!
Top Notch Burgers
The HollywoodFilmingLocations.Com tour kicks off with a visit to the famous Top Notch Burgers, where the crew of “Dazed and Confused” hung out in the movie. This iconic restaurant is located on Burnet Road in Austin, Texas, and still serves up delicious charcoal burgers and fries to this day. As you step into the diner, you’ll feel as if you’ve been transported back in time to the 70s, with its retro decor and authentic vibe. Don’t miss the chance to snap a photo and grab a bite at this must-see location. You can even preview the spot on Google Street View by checking out the address: 7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757.
First stop on the tour is where the crew hangs out at the Top Notch Burgers. The “Top Notch Restaurant” on Burnet Road in Austin Texas is still there and serves some great Charcoal burgers and fries. View here on google street view 7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
High School Scenes
One of the most memorable scenes in “Dazed and Confused” is when Slater, played by Rory Cochrane, goes on a hilarious, rambling monologue about George Washington and the “American Dream.” Did you know that this scene was filmed at Georgetown’s Everette Williams Elementary School, which is still open and functioning as an elementary school to this day?
Located in Georgetown, Texas, just outside of Austin, the school proved to be the perfect setting for Slater’s entertaining rant. As you visit the school, you can imagine the character wandering around the hallways and delivering his iconic lines. Don’t miss out on the chance to step into the world of “Dazed and Confused” and experience this memorable location for yourself.
Ah yes, the iconic high school football scene at the end of “Dazed and Confused.” Did you know that the football stadium featured in the movie is actually the Toney Burger Center in Sunset Valley, Texas? Located in Austin, this stadium is a popular spot for sports events and other community gatherings. As you walk onto the field, you’ll feel the excitement and energy that the characters experienced in the movie’s epic final scene. Don’t miss out on the chance to step onto this historic field and create your own memories. You can even preview the location here on Google Street View at 3200 Jones Rd, Austin, TX 78745
The Pool Hall
The Emporium pool hall is another iconic location from “Dazed and Confused” that you won’t want to miss on the HollywoodFilmingLocations.Com tour. Did you know that both the interiors and exteriors of the pool hall were shot at a spot in what was then known as the Violet Crown Shopping Center in Austin, Texas?
Although the location has undergone a transformation and is now home to Stiles Switch BBQ and other small local businesses, you can still see remnants of the pool hall’s original charm. As you explore the area, you can imagine the characters hanging out and playing pool, just like they did in the movie. Don’t miss out on the chance to step into this historic location and relive the magic of “Dazed and Confused” for yourself.
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MOVIE FILMING LOCATIONS
‘Dazed and Confused’
When: 2/10/1994, Gramercy Pictures
Starring: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey
Directed By: Richard Linklater
Written By: Richard Linklater
First Published May 10, 2017, 9:55am