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The best fun ever!

We always go to Arkey Blue's for the jams--love the musicians and the place--Eat at Busbee's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
A Bandera must see spot!!!

The history of this place is incredible. So many singer/songwriters have been here the list is too... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
Bandera, Texas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always go to Arkey Blue's for the jams--love the musicians and the place--Eat at Busbee's Bar-be-que--can't be a better combination for a fun Saturday afternoon (2:00 pm).

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This place has been here forever It downstairs dark no ac no tap beer. Its dangerous to go on the front. Stairs to steep there is a back door.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harold4187
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

The history of this place is incredible. So many singer/songwriters have been here the list is too long to mention. Stop in while you’re in our great town and enjoy the experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JudyE0413
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Cowboy boots all over the place here. A guy was setting up to play music. Ice cold beer the main attraction.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lvsutton
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

One of best hidden secrets in Bandera. If you sneeze you miss the entrance.... It's below a store, just look for the Silver Dollar sign and take steps down to visit history Arkey has played with some of the best including Hank Williams jr and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lindaf425
Reviewed February 21, 2018

sawdust on the floor, good live music, and real texas history a country music must see without a doubt

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Terry P
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Been there twice. Once with local live music; Outstanding. Last week during Cowboy Mardi Gras. Great atmosphere, cold beer and best juke box in Texas.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BobSavage
Reviewed January 15, 2018

There was no way we were going to Bandera and not hit Arkey Blue's Silver Dollar Bar. It's iconic. Classic honky-tonk, tons of history, country music, quirky decor, and friendly patrons. It's downstairs, just off the main street, and we actually drove past it a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Elise C
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Best sawdust bar in Texas. Dance the night away in this great place. If you like either of the two types of music, country or western, you will love it.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Larry R
Reviewed December 28, 2017

The door leading downstairs to the Silver Dollar Bar is nearly hidden, easy to miss. That said when you arrive at the bottom of the stairs it opens up to what makes Texas great, a honky tonk, sawdust on the floor, jukebox music ($1 for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Manbyk
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david k
April 12, 2018|
Response from lindaf425 | Reviewed this property |
It's not our business, we only visited it while in town. Apparently it's really jamming on weekend nights.... It's your typical old honky tonk gathering place... Very quaint, nostalgic and reminds me of old prohibition days... More