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“Love it!”
Review of PBK Stem & Stein - CLOSED

PBK Stem & Stein
Price range: US$8 - US$18
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Within the walls of PBK, our friends will find three unique experiences celebrating the best of life, people, food, drink, and music: The Lounge, The Loft, and The Patio. A terrific wine selection. An outstanding mix of Texas craft beers. Delicious Southern comfort cuisine. Authentic Austin musicians.
Pflugerville, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Love it!”
Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

Have been here several times for various events - girls night out, happy hour, dinner with my hubby. Never disappointed! Good beer and wine selection. Great food. Had the $10 beer and burger special last night - who'd a thought of putting fried pickles on a burger? Delish!

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
“Best in Pflugerville!”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Wonderful renovation of an old building with very nice outdoor space good on almost any night as cooled in summer and heated in winter. Food is unusual combinations of things, but they work! The meatloaf is very tasty and the chicken fritters were awesome- moist and tender......decent wine list too. Staff is casual, as is the atmosphere and prices are very reasonable. Great for groups and anyone looking for a good meal in Pflugerville......

Visited August 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“It's Not The Same”
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Our dinner last night was a disappointment starting with the appetizer to the main course. The crab cakes were soggy and too salty. The pork chop was grilled to my specification but again too much salt. My colleagues ordered the fish tacos, one was perfectly seasoned and taco 2 was too salty. The chicken quesadillas were missing the chicken. This experience was so bad that we did not want any dessert. What a shame. This restaurant in the past was excellent and we followed the previous chef and manager from their humble beginnings. We all agreed we will not dine here again. The wine was excellent!

  • Visited November 2013
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Pharr
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Well...”
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere was a lot of fun. We enjoyed sitting inside up top. Food was mediocre and kinda pricey. Dessert disappointing. However, we went when it first opened and it probably just needed some time. We will be back again because we've heard better things, perhaps a better review will be in order.

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Ambience, Food..............Not So Much!”
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We received excellent service from Jarrah, wine and beer was good. Live music was amazing, sitting out on the patio on a Friday night as the sun went down was lovely. Very attentive staff, can't say enough about that. We ordered the crab cakes, they were cold and had no flavor. (Jarrah, please serve appetizer plates with appetizers). I ordered the meatloaf, it was burned and dry, also cold with this horrid barbecque sauce smothered on top. Mashed potaoes were ok, green beens were WAY overcooked. Hubby ordered hamburger, fries were EXCELLENT but burger was overdone and dry (maybe give the customer a choice of how they want it cooked)? Best part (besides the wine) was the dessert. Creme Brulee. It was phenomenal and I'm not a sweets person. Portions are very generous. We will go back maybe just for happy hour which looks fantastic, they are also starting Sunday Brunch. For a 100.00 tab, the food just wasn't worth it but the atmosphere and the service was. Kitchen just needs a little fine tuning. I need to emphasize again that service and Jarrah were outstanding and we will ask for her when we go back.

  • Visited September 2013
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