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“Secret Sangria”
Review of Railroad Blues

Railroad Blues
Ranked #2 of 2 Nightlife in Alpine
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Right on the railroad tracks in Alpine with an antique firetruck out front. This west Texas honky-tonk is a mecca for live music and brings in some big names from the Texas music scene on a regular basis. Rustic old hardwood plank building that houses a stage and plenty of room to do some boot scootin' boogie.
If you should visit there during the day, try a glass (or four) of their sangria. Not only is it refreshing after a day in Big Bend or chasing the nearby Marfa lights when there are none, it has a really good flavor that is a house secret. Strangely addictive, you will want more than one. Oh . . . and they have some pretty cold beer too.

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Reviewed September 29, 2012

It was a cool and drizzly September night. A bonfire roared out front, and the members of the band Cow Bop were havin a brew and talkin to those of us huddled in front of the fire. We had a glass of wine and followed them in for some fantastic old standard western swing music. Several people were dancing, with the ages of patrons ranging from 20 something's to 60 something's. We enjoyed a few drinks and the music.

Beer and wine only, but you can byob and they have set-ups. This is a don't miss, genuine west Texas road house folks!

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Reviewed July 29, 2012

Had a great time there during the #VivaBigBend Festival. There was so much great music and the staff was really on top of their game. I don't think they anticipated the crowd they had, but they sure tried to make it work. I hope that they will move the tables out of the way next year to make room for the dancers!

Can't wait to go back for next year's festival!

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Reviewed April 9, 2012

We arrived in town on a Sunday night and just missed the lives sessions that had been advertised. Unique place and great branding.

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Reviewed June 13, 2011

Visited Railroad Blues in April 2011 with friends and enjoyed the entertainment, dancing, people watching and having a cold drink!

We were there on a Friday night and things didn't really get going until around 10pm so don't go too early!

Great Band was there..... "Two Tons of Steel" from San Antonio, Texas.

No fee is charged unless there is a special venue.

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