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Real deal

Cash only, no pretension, fantastic jukebox, and good people. My kind of joint. This is the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Travis H
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Good ol' fashioned hospitality

We stopped into the Devil's Backbone on a Tuesday afternoon on our way to Wimberley. My husband and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
DawnMCox
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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6 Aug 2018
“Real deal”
9 Jul 2018
“Good ol' fashioned hospitality”
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4041 FM 32, Fischer, TX 78623-1816
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here many times in the past. Now under new ownership the prices doubled and tripled overnight. High prices for a place that only serves bottled beer for $4 and mixed well drinks for $7. Very proud of themselves. No wonder the place was empty....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Cash only, no pretension, fantastic jukebox, and good people. My kind of joint. This is the antidote to the corporate environs of Austin proper.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travis H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We stopped into the Devil's Backbone on a Tuesday afternoon on our way to Wimberley. My husband and I were looking forward to a cold brew in an authentic dive bar. Our 14yo daughter and 12 yo son were not so thrilled and decided to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DawnMCox
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Worth the stop! Visited with the locals, only stopped to have a quick brew, left a few hours later. It’s a treat to enter a bar and be greeted by the staff and patrons. They even handed us some coins to play the juke box,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Stopped for a cold beer. A very cool and eclectic interior surrounded us. There were dollar bills on the ceiling with names and comments on them. Memorabilia on the walls There were several friendly locals inside who greeted and welcomed us. The bar tender was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Originaldemonseed
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cold beer. Got a cold beer. Waitress friendly, as were the other patrons. Overwhelming stale smoke smell, part of the charm I guess. All kinds of cool things to look at inside.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Walking into this Tavern is like walking a back in time. It is rustic inside and seems like it has been untouched over the years. Kind of neat if you are into that kind of thing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 25 March 2015

During the early 1950s, my family lived in a small town on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. One of my childhood memories is of going to the Devil's Backbone Tavern with my parents on Saturday nights and playing on the shuffleboard table while...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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