Riley's on the Backbone

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Riley's on the Backbone
4.5
Bars & Clubs
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Kristi K
Plano, United States2 contributions
Apr 2017 • Couples
Bartender was awesome! Locals very friendly. Dog friendly as well. Great beer choices! My husband and I had a great time. Female owner needs a class on how to treat the staff,very unprofessional, but the staff under stress...shined! Thanks for the great time.
Written April 24, 2017
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Nancy F
Canyon Lake, TX17 contributions
Nov 2018
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.
Written January 15, 2019
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scifi1952
Nashville, TN80 contributions
Apr 2018 • Couples
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
Written April 18, 2018
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princessnannykins
San Marcos, TX77 contributions
Jun 2017 • Couples
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.
Written June 6, 2017
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txnikster
San Antonio, TX319 contributions
Aug 2017 • Friends
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.
Written September 5, 2017
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Liz J
Santa Fe, TX7 contributions
Apr 2017 • Couples
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!!
Written May 2, 2017
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Rhonda S
4 contributions
Jan 2017 • Couples
We were on our way home from visiting our friends in Canyon Lake and needed to find a place for a bite to eat. We weren't on motorcycles, but stopped at Riley's because the sign said "open". We're always up for an adventure. It was smokey and a typical tavern, but let me tell you...we had the best cheeseburgers/fries we'd had in a long time! The burgers were huge, cooked fresh, had great flavor, were cooked perfectly, the lettuce/tomatoes/pickles were cold and fresh. French fries were piping hot and really great. To top it off, their beer was served in ice cold glasses and was so good! Staff was very attentive. We'll definitely stop there again!
Written January 25, 2017
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CFFC777
Austin, TX1 contribution
Oct 2016 • Couples
11 curves - great road - lot's of room and outstanding Tejas scenery. To top that off there is Riley's on the Backbone - remodeled and very friendly folks combined with a great and growing combination of on-tap brews. The burger is the best! Tuesday night steak night and more.......if you haven't stopped in here you haven't ridden the backbone.
Written October 20, 2016
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JChapa
Edinburg, TX19 contributions
Jul 2014 • Solo
It's your road side biker bar ambience. It has that "smokey filled bar" appeal with dim lighting. The Biker Burger combo hit the spot! The bar keep provided good service and was friendly. Picked up one of there Riliey's on the Backbone T-Shirts will I was there. Good place to hangout with the boys, a few couples were present.
Written September 27, 2014
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Riley's on the Backbone is open:
  • Sun - Fri 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Sat - Sat 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM