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Lester Earl
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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Trying to do something different


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looking for something different


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just wanting something different



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just kind lounge and see some stuff different



frickin chill bro


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HoustonGumbeauxGuy
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
Dinner at Justine’s

Go see skyrocket play



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offshoreangler
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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Wine is the only good thing going for it



Wine...and Otto's.


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Zappas Stache
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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Am I the only one who thinks Fredericksburg is disgusting and overrun by people of WalMart ?


It's totally over run by tourists and not someplace I like to spend much time in. But if you and your SO like wine then you will probably enjoy the area for a weekend.


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rilesrick
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
They just passed the homeless can camp anywhere law. Bring your shovel that vermin is everywhere in that shithole


roach3
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
Just returned from Austin. Mehhhh probably won't be back soon. Stayed at the new Fairmont, fantastic hotel and spa. Unbelievable the homeless people there. Had some kind of video game convention there. Was a really strange crowd. Highlight of the trip was Perry's steakhouse, incredible food. The Domain was nice as well. Lake Travis was nice too


roach3
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
On another note that Terry Blacks BBQ was terrible, everyone raved about it. Maybe we just went on a bad night. Either way it was terrible


PurpleGoldTiger
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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The Oasis Restaurant on Lake Travis is touristy but has great views. Good place to grab a drink.

Steiner Ranch Steakhouse is a good option if looking for a good meal with a view.


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keeper007
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
roach3 did you go to Terry Blacks on Barton Springs or Blacks BBQ?


roach3
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
It was Terry Blacks


Statsattack
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
going here for a bachelor party


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Teddy Ruxpin
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
Damn, I know it isn't Franklin's or La Barbecue but I think T. Black's is more than adequate.

Maybe my taste buds suck.


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Hou_Lawyer
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Houston, TX
Member since Jun 2019
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
Used to be a cool getaway, now it's overrun with tourists and overpriced trinket shops. Not worth it.


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Crow Pie
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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Unbelievable the homeless people there.
It's really quite incredible that so many nice cities want to screw it up by encouraging the homeless to camp/beg/steal/OD in the best spots. Austin, San Diego, San Fran, Portland ,LA, NYC etc.. These people, God bless em, should be out in the "rural areas"... not in prime downtown real estate by design.


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Winston Cup
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re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
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Fredericksburg

if you can make it out to the Gillispie Fairgrounds it is a fun time with live horse racing. lots of locals. not your typical main street crowd.

imo the wine has jumped the shark. used to be less crowds and more intimate at places. you could really meet and greet with the owners and operators. a lot of the newer wineries feel too commercial.

i enjoy it. walking down main street with a beer is neat. i am more of an antiques in Cuero or Gonzales than knick knacks in F'burg or Granbury though.


keeper007
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Austin
Member since Feb 2008
1465 posts

re: Anyone every took a weekend trip to Austin
I’m with you Teddy. I quite enjoy Terry Blacks and consider it up there with some of the best I’ve had. Micklethwaites is solid and Valentina’s is great as well.

To each their own.


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