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Step down to a dark Cowboy Bar.

During a recent Bandera Bar Crawl my sweetheart and I joined good friends from Kerrville for a beer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beverley Z
The best fun ever!

We always go to Arkey Blue's for the jams--love the musicians and the place--Eat at Busbee's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

During a recent Bandera Bar Crawl my sweetheart and I joined good friends from Kerrville for a beer at Arkey Blue's Silver Dollar Bar. A dark, small bar with interesting decor and a working telephone booth. Bartender wasn't the friendliest but patrons were and we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Beverley Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

We always go to Arkey Blue's for the jams--love the musicians and the place--Eat at Busbee's Bar-be-que--can't be a better combination for a fun Saturday afternoon (2:00 pm).

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This place has been here forever It downstairs dark no ac no tap beer. Its dangerous to go on the front. Stairs to steep there is a back door.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harold4187
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The history of this place is incredible. So many singer/songwriters have been here the list is too long to mention. Stop in while you’re in our great town and enjoy the experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JudyE0413
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Cowboy boots all over the place here. A guy was setting up to play music. Ice cold beer the main attraction.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lvsutton
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

One of best hidden secrets in Bandera. If you sneeze you miss the entrance.... It's below a store, just look for the Silver Dollar sign and take steps down to visit history Arkey has played with some of the best including Hank Williams jr and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lindaf425
Reviewed 21 February 2018

sawdust on the floor, good live music, and real texas history a country music must see without a doubt

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Terry P
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Been there twice. Once with local live music; Outstanding. Last week during Cowboy Mardi Gras. Great atmosphere, cold beer and best juke box in Texas.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BobSavage
Reviewed 15 January 2018

There was no way we were going to Bandera and not hit Arkey Blue's Silver Dollar Bar. It's iconic. Classic honky-tonk, tons of history, country music, quirky decor, and friendly patrons. It's downstairs, just off the main street, and we actually drove past it a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Elise C
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Best sawdust bar in Texas. Dance the night away in this great place. If you like either of the two types of music, country or western, you will love it.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Larry R
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david k
12 April 2018|
Response from lindaf425 | Reviewed this property |
It's not our business, we only visited it while in town. Apparently it's really jamming on weekend nights.... It's your typical old honky tonk gathering place... Very quaint, nostalgic and reminds me of old prohibition days... More