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Riley's on the Backbone

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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What a friendly bar

Just stopped in to have a cold drink...greeted in front to have a group picture taken, handed... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
scifi1952
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Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Cold Beer; Great Burgers

After taking a drive around the Devil's Backbone in Texas, we stopped into Riley's for a bite to... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
txnikster
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San Antonio, Texas
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Apr 18, 2018
“What a friendly bar”
Sep 5, 2017
“Cold Beer; Great Burgers”
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3971 Fm 32, Fischer, TX 78623-2500
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

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....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank scifi1952
Reviewed September 5, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank txnikster
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

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!!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed October 20, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CFFC777
Reviewed September 27, 2014

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...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank JChapa
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