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Old Jacinto Area

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Address: 6th Street between Western and Georgia streets, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 8063764442
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Historic Route 66 deteriorates

I have visited this area over the years and was sad to see that the area has lost much of its charm. It has more bars and less antique and other quality shops and restaurants than... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
David E
Kerrville, Texas
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Lubbock, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Old Jacinto Area has one shop I really like to visit. Amarillo Coin is owned and operated by a very unique family. Both the Father (Frank) and his son are some interesting people. Most Gold and Silver shops are out to take your money. This family owned business is first, to have your friendship then some of your money, but... More 

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Amarillo, Texas, USA
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Park the car and put on your walking' shoes! This is Amarillo's antique shopping district. You can walk for several blocks and check out the antiques, old books and yeah..junk too! Friendly proprietors for the most part. Vintage clothing, furniture and stuff! When you get tired, pop into Cowboy Gelato's for a brisket sandwich that's to kill for, old a... More 

1 Thank Tamarillo3
Kerrville, Texas
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have visited this area over the years and was sad to see that the area has lost much of its charm. It has more bars and less antique and other quality shops and restaurants than in the past. The long standing and historic Golden Light Cafe is still there, it doesn't shine like it once did!

2 Thank David E
Canyon, Texas
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Why would a neighborhood be considered an attraction? If it is, it would be a very sad one. I have lived in Amarillo my entire life and actually remind people to stay out of "San Ja-Ghetto". Don't go here unless you prefer crack deals on the corner and frequent drive-bys.

2 Thank kathi806
Amarillo, Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I love Amarillo, but the neighbors in the Old Jacinto Area are just old and grouchy. They contribute nothing to the area, but expect all the attention and respect of up scale neighborhoods. Most of them have lived there all their lives and don't like the area, much less the guest and visitors to the area. Secret, if they'd sell... More 

1 Thank UncleRoy1
Amarillo, Texas
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It was quaint back then...20 years ago. they had just put in new brick sidewalks and old-world looking lights on sixth Street (old rte. 66). I frequented the many second-hand shops. My mom bought a huge barrel of old buttons there when she came for a visit. I ate at Barnaby's. Seems like a lot has changed since then. The... More 

3 Thank InHisBalloon
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Years ago (1974) I came to Amarillo not knowing about the area I purchased a home there, only to find myself in "for no better word" hell. Due to circumstances I had to remain there with small children to long. They were destroyed by the area basically.. It was actually better than now. When I visit home "Austin Texas" I... More 

7 Thank Betty G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

You can find some good local homestyle food. Geleato cowboy, barnabys, braceros, and many more. You can find antique shops, and nick nac type shops, exotic animal shop and ofcourse this is the motorcycle #1 place in all of the Texas panhandle. Lots of bikes everyday and plenty of bars. Most popular is SCOOTERS. If you want a place where... More 

6 Thank BigMike amarillo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

6th street is only good if your looking for drugs or weirdos. Why not just tell people to take a walk up the boulevard while your at it..

6 Thank matteusimus
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181 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This is the old roote 66 area. It is okay but not an area ,as a local, that I visit often. There are some neat shops and restaurants but It isn't a lure for me.

2 Thank kiwitexas

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