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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18450 on: September 06, 2016, 03:52:17 pm »

Uber

This is what I'm doing as well. I am staying with my in-laws in Las Colinas and will have an Uber driver head south on PGB, Hit 30 W and exit on S. University. Take me right to my tailgate on W. Cantey.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18451 on: September 06, 2016, 04:20:08 pm »

We are going to game but looking for area to eat lunch, drink a few adult beverages and then head over to TCU area closer to game time.

If you haven't been to Joe T's go out and sit in the gardens there prior to the game. It's a must do. Some other good spots are Dutch's Burgers (across from TCU), Buffalo Bros (also across from TCU), Yucatan Taco Stand, Reata (roof top), Bird Cafe, Flying Saucer, La Familia, Chimy's, etc. Hope this helps. Those are all spots I like.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18452 on: September 07, 2016, 12:56:49 am »

Great info!  Thanks! 

Go Hogs, gig the Frogs!

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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18453 on: September 07, 2016, 09:47:08 am »

Here is the official gameday parking website from TCU:

http://www.gofrogs.com/gameday/parking.html

If you are not planning on tailgating or have friends/family with a tailgating spot, then some of these park and rides at churches and Paschal High School are very convenient.

Paschall High School ($15) borders the far east part of campus while the stadium is on the far west part of campus.  It is probably a 20-25 minute walk through campus from the high school to the stadium.  You could also park here and take the shuttle to the stadium.

You can always look around the neighborhoods and park on the street.  I usually have pretty good luck near the baseball stadium/ track complex.  You can also try the neighborhoods south of berry and east/west of University.

Let me know if you have any questions.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18454 on: September 07, 2016, 09:55:48 am »

Here is the official gameday parking website from TCU:

http://www.gofrogs.com/gameday/parking.html

If you are not planning on tailgating or have friends/family with a tailgating spot, then some of these park and rides at churches and Paschal High School are very convenient.

Paschall High School ($15) borders the far east part of campus while the stadium is on the far west part of campus.  It is probably a 20-25 minute walk through campus from the high school to the stadium.  You could also park here and take the shuttle to the stadium.

You can always look around the neighborhoods and park on the street.  I usually have pretty good luck near the baseball stadium/ track complex.  You can also try the neighborhoods south of berry and east/west of University.

Let me know if you have any questions.

TCU campus is super small... Parking anywhere on the East side of campus (S. University Dr.) will give you about a 10 minute walk at the max.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18455 on: September 07, 2016, 10:09:48 am »

TCU campus is super small... Parking anywhere on the East side of campus (S. University Dr.) will give you about a 10 minute walk at the max.

I could be over estimating walk times a bit. Paschall to the stadium is probably right about a mile.

I agree with you that our campus is very small, and if you can get a spot close to campus on the east side of university you should be fine.  Most of these streets fill up very early, and many of them have started restricting parking on gamedays with temporary no park signs.  It is definitely not as easy as it used to be to find free super convenient parking.

To your point, if people are looking for free parking, they can probably drive around campus for about 15 minutes to find a parking space with a reasonable walk.
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Re: TCU Tailgating
« Reply #18456 on: September 07, 2016, 10:54:12 am »

I live in Fort Worth but this will also be my first. I have a couple of TCU groups I'm going to hang out with. Where do you plan on setting up? #WPS
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Re: TCU Tailgating
« Reply #18457 on: September 07, 2016, 02:31:50 pm »

I'll be in lot 4 with a group of my college buddies (will have TCU fans there as well). From what I hear, Lot 4 is the party lot. Should be interesting! Go Hogs!
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18458 on: September 08, 2016, 09:59:48 am »

Some recommendations from a friend who lives in Ft Worth:

Fred's off Bluebonnet Circle
Woodshed
Dutch's (close to the university)

Hope this helps, and hope to see some of y'all on Saturday
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18459 on: September 08, 2016, 10:02:45 am »

The GameDay experience just walking around the stadium is pretty good. I've been to a couple of games (daughter went there) and there is plenty to do and see. Food and drink (beer!) is available to purchase.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18460 on: September 08, 2016, 10:25:49 am »

Some recommendations from a friend who lives in Ft Worth:

Fred's off Bluebonnet Circle
Woodshed
Dutch's (close to the university)

Hope this helps, and hope to see some of y'all on Saturday

Freds off bluebonnet is good place and kid friendly. Non-smoking great food and plenty of televisions.  I go.there frequently. Know the manager well.  Will actually be a Steeler watch party location this year as well.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18461 on: September 08, 2016, 10:29:50 am »

Angelo's Bar-b-que at 2533 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX is a great hole in the wall bbq spot and it is less than 10 minutes to the stadium from there........
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18462 on: September 08, 2016, 10:37:45 am »

If you want a great mexican meal without the glamor, try El Asedero, 1535 n. Main. St.  It is between Stockyards and downtown.  You won't be disappointed.  I could drink their salsa.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18463 on: September 08, 2016, 10:54:11 am »

If you can get to the stockyards, get you a burger from "The Love Shack." It's Time Love's little burger bar that is 50/50 filet and brisket. Get you a love burger with a quail egg, bacon, cheese, and "love sauce."  Fine dining is around the corner at Lonesome Dove, really good food. A lot of people love Joe T Garcias for tex-mex. The limited menu is just average, but the setting (patio) is pretty darn cool. I've also heard really good things about "Woodshed" for bbq, but havent been there.
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Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18464 on: September 08, 2016, 11:17:40 am »

My wife and I will be in Fayetteville this weekend.  I was hoping someone could tell me a good sports bar or restaurant to watch the game.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18465 on: September 08, 2016, 11:25:51 am »

I, personally, really like Grubs.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18466 on: September 08, 2016, 11:26:05 am »

Hard 8 BBQ
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18467 on: September 08, 2016, 11:36:27 am »

Was at the new JJs on Dickson last weekend a couple times and during the game, If the weather is nice, that's hard to beat. Big open patio and cool indoor seating also.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18468 on: September 08, 2016, 12:03:58 pm »

Foghorns across from Baum Stadium
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18469 on: September 08, 2016, 12:05:35 pm »

My wife and I will be in Fayetteville this weekend.  I was hoping someone could tell me a good sports bar or restaurant to watch the game.

Yeah.  I would go with Grubs.  It's a good atmosphere, and they have good food as well.  I would suggest the avocado burger.  But, I would go to the one on Shiloh Dr,  instead of Dickson.  I personally like that one better, and it isn't so much of a headache to park at.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18470 on: September 08, 2016, 12:24:58 pm »

Thanks for the info guys!
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18471 on: September 08, 2016, 12:25:36 pm »

The stockyards are more or less a cowboy/western theme park without the rides.  It is very gimmicky with average places to eat.

Near Southside/Magnolia has some really cool places to hang out and eat.  Casual places as well as some more upscale places.  Bearded lady is a pretty good spot.  Rahr brewery is in this area of town and has beer tours on Saturday.  During the football season they generally have football games on tv and have food trucks come to the brewery.  $10 for 3 pints of beer.

Dutch's Burgers and Buffalo Bros (wings/pizza) are right by campus.  Buffalo Bros has an amazing tv set up for watching games and great wings.  Fuzzy's has gone full on chain mode, but the original one is the one on berry street by TCU.  Fred's burgers on Bluebonnet circle has good food and pretty good tv set up as well.  These areas you will definitely get more of the "gameday" atmosphere as opposed to near southside/magnolia.

Railhead BBQ on Montgomery is a mile or two from campus and is probably my favorite quick bbq place in the area.  Usually full of people getting ready to go to the game.  Has great food and cold beer. This is where Gary Patterson does his weekly radio show on Thursdays.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18472 on: September 08, 2016, 12:47:56 pm »

Thx to all  for the input. Go Hogs!!!!!
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18473 on: September 08, 2016, 01:09:44 pm »

Farrell's is a good spot!
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18474 on: September 08, 2016, 01:13:19 pm »

You can't go wrong with any of these options.  I prefer Farrell's.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18475 on: September 08, 2016, 02:13:04 pm »

I'd be all over US Pizza.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18476 on: September 08, 2016, 02:16:18 pm »

Foghorns is my favorite place to watch the hogs play if I can't be at the game.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18477 on: September 08, 2016, 02:17:24 pm »

Oh and the spicy garlic parmesan wing are amazing.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18478 on: September 08, 2016, 02:44:16 pm »

Lucky Luke's on Garland.  Good food, cheap beer, hot waitresses.  Get some wings and fried Pickles and tell them Rob sent you.
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18479 on: September 08, 2016, 02:49:23 pm »

Maybe it's just a preference but I prefer Foghorns off College on Green Acres Rd. Since the Hogs play at 6 if you get there around 4ish you should be able to find a number of great views to watch the game.
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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18480 on: September 08, 2016, 02:53:39 pm »

Just noticed your screenname

The Fixx!

BeeCee, you are correct!  I just saw them play live in Dallas and they were fantastic!


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Re: TCU game: Where is the best place to park?
« Reply #18481 on: September 08, 2016, 02:54:46 pm »

I could be over estimating walk times a bit. Paschall to the stadium is probably right about a mile.

I agree with you that our campus is very small, and if you can get a spot close to campus on the east side of university you should be fine.  Most of these streets fill up very early, and many of them have started restricting parking on gamedays with temporary no park signs.  It is definitely not as easy as it used to be to find free super convenient parking.

To your point, if people are looking for free parking, they can probably drive around campus for about 15 minutes to find a parking space with a reasonable walk.

Thanks MAcFroggy!
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Re: Where is the best place in Fayetteville to watch Ark-TCU?
« Reply #18482 on: September 08, 2016, 06:47:52 pm »

Maybe it's just a preference but I prefer Foghorns off College on Green Acres Rd. Since the Hogs play at 6 if you get there around 4ish you should be able to find a number of great views to watch the game.

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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18483 on: September 09, 2016, 04:35:48 am »

How many hog fans can be expected at the game? Hoping for us to come blaring through the TV in their back yard like the LSU Ole Piss game last year. 
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« Reply #18484 on: September 09, 2016, 05:51:50 am »

How many hog fans can be expected at the game? Hoping for us to come blaring through the TV in their back yard like the LSU Ole Piss game last year. 


I was wandering what our ticket allotment was considering stadium holds 45,000
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« Reply #18485 on: September 09, 2016, 06:06:25 am »

No...that's a chain...there are much better alternatives

Heaven forbid a chain restaurant be a reputable business or have good food/service!!!

Disclaimer:  I have no affiliation with said taco chain I just find it hilarious these days that all my friends are so adamant about "eating local" out of town.

Went to Austin a few months ago and that was the most repeated phrase, anywhere we went, "is it local"?  Look man I don't care it smells good and it all makes a turd!
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« Reply #18486 on: September 09, 2016, 08:46:38 am »

Heaven forbid a chain restaurant be a reputable business or have good food/service!!!

Disclaimer:  I have no affiliation with said taco chain I just find it hilarious these days that all my friends are so adamant about "eating local" out of town.

Went to Austin a few months ago and that was the most repeated phrase, anywhere we went, "is it local"?  Look man I don't care it smells good and it all makes a turd!
I perceive its merely a bit of "snobbery" from supposed extreme diners...     What they don't know is that many of the "local" joints get a pass from public health departments (since there are too many of them in a big metro area like Dallas) from formal inspections and reviews, whereas the health departments beat the chains to death with inspections and visits because I believe they think that if they inspect 1, they have served notice to 100's in the chain. (I'm not saying that chain restaurants are all pristine because like the locals, they simply aren't).    I've worked in real estate for over two decades in the restaurant business nationwide and know this as a fact.

Channel 8 did an expose many years ago here in Dallas on Chinese restaurants (the majority were "local", and it was unbelievable what little sanitation and health procedures they followed, if any at all).   Some of the restaurants even had their open bean and other vegetable storage bins located right next to the employee toilet, weren't washing their hands, or taking other safety precautions, etc....  blechhhhh.......
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18487 on: September 09, 2016, 08:51:09 am »

On your way to Fort Worth, stop at Moni's Italian in  outside Arlington. You will be filled with goodness and not have to get concessions or half cooked burgers from a grill.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18488 on: September 09, 2016, 11:42:52 am »

To be honest I been in the Fort Worth area since 1993 and I never had a bad meal in any eating place in Fort Worth.  We have great BBQ Steaks and Seafood and Texas staples like Chicken fried steak.
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Re: Ft Worth area gameday
« Reply #18489 on: September 09, 2016, 12:07:23 pm »

Angelo's Bar-b-que at 2533 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX is a great hole in the wall bbq spot and it is less than 10 minutes to the stadium from there........

Second This !!!! Great BBQ  :razorback: :razorback: :razorback:
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« Reply #18490 on: September 09, 2016, 04:50:54 pm »

Heaven forbid a chain restaurant be a reputable business or have good food/service!!!

Disclaimer:  I have no affiliation with said taco chain I just find it hilarious these days that all my friends are so adamant about "eating local" out of town.

Went to Austin a few months ago and that was the most repeated phrase, anywhere we went, "is it local"?  Look man I don't care it smells good and it all makes a turd!
The ONLY Fuzzys to go to is the original on Berry. The others are inconsistent with food and drink options.
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« Reply #18491 on: September 09, 2016, 09:12:45 pm »

Angelo's Bar-b-que at 2533 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX is a great hole in the wall bbq spot and it is less than 10 minutes to the stadium from there........
Coldest beer in schooners in Ft Worth.  If you like and icy cold bear and good que do this.
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« Reply #18492 on: September 09, 2016, 09:14:47 pm »

On your way to Fort Worth, stop at Moni's Italian in  outside Arlington. You will be filled with goodness and not have to get concessions or half cooked burgers from a grill.
Moni's is good Italian food and byob on west randol mill in Arlington.   
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« Reply #18493 on: September 09, 2016, 11:08:10 pm »

Check out a burger joint called Rodeo Goat. You're welcome.
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« Reply #18494 on: September 10, 2016, 12:08:31 am »

Check out a burger joint called Rodeo Goat. You're welcome.
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« Reply #18495 on: September 10, 2016, 12:10:56 am »

To be honest I been in the Fort Worth area since 1993 and I never had a bad meal in any eating place in Fort Worth.  We have great BBQ Steaks and Seafood and Texas staples like Chicken fried steak.

Look dont lie. Its the worst seafood selection if any major metro area in tbe US
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« Reply #18496 on: September 10, 2016, 12:12:46 am »

Moni's is good Italian food and byob on west randol mill in Arlington.   

I dont know where you guys get this crap  pesto cafe i  Fayetteville has better italian than anything down here.
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« Reply #18497 on: September 10, 2016, 07:26:34 am »

Babes Chicken House in Roanoke on Sunday.  Great home cooked chicken.
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Places to watch in Frisco
« Reply #18498 on: September 14, 2016, 05:36:57 pm »

I am going to be stuck in Frisco, TX during Saturday night's game.  Anyone know of place that Hog fans frequent to watch?  Thanks!
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« Reply #18499 on: September 14, 2016, 05:37:31 pm »

I am going to be stuck in Frisco, TX during Saturday night's game.  Anyone know of place that Hog fans frequent to watch?  Thanks!

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