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Riley's on the Backbone

9 Reviews
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Riley's on the Backbone

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Nancy F wrote a review Jan 2019
Canyon Lake, Texas17 contributions3 helpful votes
The new owners are really trying to get good music here. Wish they had food, but hopefully will soon. Love the bands they've had in the last few months, really had a good time. Reasonably priced beer, nice people, will go fairly often.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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scifi1952 wrote a review Apr 2018
Nashville, Tennessee78 contributions29 helpful votes
Just stopped in to have a cold drink...greeted in front to have a group picture taken, handed quarters to play and enjoy the juke box and greeted by and said hi to all patrons. Talked about going back just to have the same hospitality shown. Out of the way, but not out of friendliness
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Date of experience: April 2018
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txnikster wrote a review Sep 2017
San Antonio, Texas321 contributions53 helpful votes
After taking a drive around the Devil's Backbone in Texas, we stopped into Riley's for a bite to eat. What a fun experience. It's an old school Texas tavern that many people grew up knowing. We were greeted warmly by the bartender then found a nice table to sit and watch the locals play a round of pool at one of the two tables in the building. The burger was highly recommended, so we decided to give it a try. One of the best parts is that they offered fries along with it. So glad I followed the recommendation. Best burger and fries I've had in a long time. Cooked to perfection. I'm not quite sure what I enjoyed the most - the cold beer, the perfect burger, or the friendly environment. Either way, I'll definitely go back. That place and these people are what make Texas AMAZING.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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princessnannykins wrote a review Jun 2017
San Marcos, Texas84 contributions12 helpful votes
The place is 100 times better than it used to be, but it is still lacking. In the ladies room, neither toilet was working and there was no toilet paper. I ordered a burger and it was quite undercooked. However, the beer is cold and the view is great. If you are looking for a place to go to drink and watch the sunset, this is the spot for you.
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Date of experience: June 2017
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Liz J wrote a review May 2017
Santa Fe, Texas7 contributions1 helpful vote
Awsome spot for a cold beer. The people here are awsome. Met some really great new friends while here. The bartenders are excellent! A must stop if your in the area!!
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Date of experience: April 2017
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