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Ranked #1 of 5 Nightlife in Bandera
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Arkey Blues is what a Texas honky tonk should be. this is definitely an original. Good music, cold beer and enough atmosphere to make the moon inhabittable. A must see in Bandera.

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Reviewed May 13, 2012

Stopped by for a Lone Star. It was early afternoon/late morning so the place was empty except for 3 patrons (Arkey, Hoot Gibson and another gentleman.) This place is a dive and awesome. They even had Lone Star light. Hoot Gibson introduced himself and let me tell you he's a HOOT! Definitely stop by for a beer.

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Reviewed March 10, 2011

We visited this bar several times during the few days we spent in Bandera last year. We really enjoyed the music and the general friendly atmosphere of the place. We hope to return someday.

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Reviewed January 20, 2011

In the 60's and 70's, my favorite times of the year for a trip to Bandera and Arkey blue's Silver Dollar Saloon......were Memorial Day, Labor Day and Hunters's Week....week-ends.Such great times and fun. Our favorite thing was to get Arkey to sing his party songs, like 'The Sewing Machine' and lots of others he wrote. If you get him started on those, you are in for a hilarious treat!

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Reviewed October 29, 2010

As a child I learned to two step at Arkeys. That was way back before the fireplace came in and the "Trapshoot" game was on the wall.
Not much has changed.
Saturdays offer a great jam session with local musicians which begins at 2:00 and usually lasts till 7:00 pm.
You owe it to yourself to give Arkey's a try. It's one of the few places that still serves coke in the little bottles and I like that.

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