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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13550 on: October 06, 2014, 11:32:37 pm »

Don't have a Sam's in my little town.  Got to go to the big city for that.

And Dude, I hope your community can keep it that way!
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13551 on: October 06, 2014, 11:34:43 pm »

And Dude, I hope your community can keep it that way!

We don't even have a Wally, so Sam's is a lonnnnggg way off
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13552 on: October 06, 2014, 11:45:44 pm »

We don't even have a Wally, so Sam's is a lonnnnggg way off

We have a Wally World right next to a Depot here in Avon....and the Flag that is outside is as big as the stores put together!

Very sad....
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13553 on: October 06, 2014, 11:46:54 pm »

I would park off Dickson Street. You can grab some food/drinks and watch some games there. You can then enjoy a stroll thru the heart of campus to the game and back and not fight traffic. Cold beer will be waiting there for you after the game to help drown your sorrows of Alabama's 2nd loss in a row.  ;)
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13554 on: October 06, 2014, 11:59:24 pm »

Or you could do the free parking and then go find the Hogville tailgate in Lot 47, I think (Wayne, help me out here). Someone will ALWAYS have the games on at the tailgates. :)
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13555 on: October 06, 2014, 11:59:55 pm »

Park across from Baum stadium. Eat and drink at Foghorns. Take the free bus to the game.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13556 on: October 07, 2014, 12:08:12 am »

Don't park on or around Dickson Street. It gets crazy after a big win and you might have trouble getting back to your car and getting out of town.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13557 on: October 07, 2014, 01:04:56 am »

Park at Baum field and u can ride bus to gate one! Free parking there also!

Do NOT DO THIS !!!! The line for the bus is CRAZY AFTER THE GAME. I would tell you to go to Dickson Street HUGO's is just off Dickson and has GREAT BURGERS George's will probably have a band on Friday night and should be rockin (this too is on Dicpkson). And YES DOES's Eat Place is a must for AMAZING STEAKS. You could go to Dickson St on Saturday around 9:30-10:00 go to Common Grounds and have "The Buddah" and a Bloody Mary or three then get in your car around 1:00-2:00 and drive around Bud Walton Arena. There is always lots of paid parking around there or park At Fayettevile High school... Then come tailgate with us in the Gardens (across the street from Bud Walton Arena lot 56 B we are in the tailgate spot next to Razorback Road and the sidewalk to The Gardens. There will be other Bama fans at our tailgate... It you make it there just ask for "MOMMA Hog" or PigTails I hope you enjoy Fayetteille Except for the game Of course. I hope we curb stomp your LOL IN A NICE SORT OF WAY!!! I go to the Bama game every other  year in T-Town and I  have always had fun.... Well except for the game
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13558 on: October 07, 2014, 01:12:05 am »

I posted this on the other Bama thread so thought I would share the info with you

I would tell you to go to Dickson Street for music and bars. HUGO's is just off Dickson and has GREAT BURGERS George's will probably have a band on Friday night and should be rockin (this too is on Dicpkson). DOES's Eat Place on Dickson  is a must for AMAZING STEAKS. Bordino's also on Dickson has great Italian Food.  On Saturday morning you could go to Dickson St around 9:30-10:00 go to Common Grounds and have "The Buddha" and a Bloody Mary or three then get in your car around 1:00-2:00 and drive around Bud Walton Arena area there is always lots of paid parking around there or park At Fayettevile High school... Then come tailgate with us in the Gardens (across the street from Bud Walton Arena lot 56 B we are in the tailgate spot next to Razorback Road and the sidewalk to The Gardens. Lot 56B is across the street from Bud Walton and in front of The Gardens where there will be lots of people tailgating. We will have 1-2 TV's with the games on lots of good food and cold beverages. There will be other Bama fans at our tailgate... It you make it there just ask for "MOMMA Hog" or PigTails I hope you enjoy Fayetteille Except for the game Of course. I hope we curb stomp you LOL IN A NICE SORT OF WAY!!! I go to the Bama game every other  year in T-Town and I  have always had fun.... Well except for the game

Oh and after the game JJ's  on Weddington is ALWAYS FUN LIVE MUSIC ETC It's North of  I540
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13559 on: October 07, 2014, 01:42:53 am »

don't forget Farmers Table

and Maxine's Tap Room for craft cocktails & local beer
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13560 on: October 07, 2014, 01:43:18 am »

Catfish Hole

Doe's

Foghorns

Just a few good ones.

Catfish Hole, Foghorns and Hermans ( Bring cash to Herman's)
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13561 on: October 07, 2014, 01:59:36 am »

Mama Deans
GreenHouse Grill
Briar Rose
Damon's California BBQ
Fayetteville Trail System
Summit Hill Cottage



Did Mama Deans close or relocate?
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13562 on: October 07, 2014, 03:10:27 am »

Visit: Crystal Bridges, Shiloh Museum, Pinnacle Hills Promenade.

Eat:
Italian: Mama Z's in Tontitown
Steak: Does on Dickson
Catfish: Catfish Hole
Seafood: Powerhouse off Dickson
Mexican: Las Palmas in Springdale
Burgers: Hugo's or Feltner Bros in Fayetteville. Patrick's in Springdale.
Pizza: Tim's in Fayetteville or Guido's in Springdale / Tontitown
Ribs: Hermans
BBQ: WholeHog or Penguin Eds
Wings: Foghorns
Chicken: AQ Chicken
Need to add Lucky Luke's for ribs.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13563 on: October 07, 2014, 04:00:48 am »

Hey Bama fans...Here's a tip. When you get to Conway, take Hwy 65 North though Harrison and Conway. It's a beautiful drive this time of year and will save you an hour.  ;)
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13564 on: October 07, 2014, 05:57:01 am »

Or you could do the free parking and then go find the Hogville tailgate in Lot 47, I think (Wayne, help me out here). Someone will ALWAYS have the games on at the tailgates. :)


That's a good plan if, but will Wayne still be awake by kickoff is the question. Old timers ya know :).   

Had to Wayne!
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13565 on: October 07, 2014, 05:57:52 am »

Hey Bama fans...Here's a tip. When you get to Conway, take Hwy 65 North though Harrison and Conway. It's a beautiful drive this time of year and will save you an hour.  ;)


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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13566 on: October 07, 2014, 05:58:16 am »

The McDonald's is fantastic!
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13567 on: October 07, 2014, 06:54:50 am »

Do NOT DO THIS !!!! The line for the bus is CRAZY AFTER THE GAME. I would tell you to go to Dickson Street HUGO's is just off Dickson and has GREAT BURGERS George's will probably have a band on Friday night and should be rockin (this too is on Dicpkson). And YES DOES's Eat Place is a must for AMAZING STEAKS. You could go to Dickson St on Saturday around 9:30-10:00 go to Common Grounds and have "The Buddah" and a Bloody Mary or three then get in your car around 1:00-2:00 and drive around Bud Walton Arena. There is always lots of paid parking around there or park At Fayettevile High school... Then come tailgate with us in the Gardens (across the street from Bud Walton Arena lot 56 B we are in the tailgate spot next to Razorback Road and the sidewalk to The Gardens. There will be other Bama fans at our tailgate... It you make it there just ask for "MOMMA Hog" or PigTails I hope you enjoy Fayetteille Except for the game Of course. I hope we curb stomp your LOL IN A NICE SORT OF WAY!!! I go to the Bama game every other  year in T-Town and I  have always had fun.... Well except for the game

Thanks for the invite, we just might stop by as say thanks.   We are not spring chickens anymore so you do not have to worry about us.  Thanks.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13568 on: October 07, 2014, 07:55:58 am »

The walk from the Stadium back to Baum Stadium is about 1 1/2 miles and pretty flat.  Used to do it until a few years ago.  Old age caught up with me.  It is a interesting walk, especially if we (Hogs win.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13569 on: October 07, 2014, 08:11:03 am »

Sam's Club.

 Walk around the sample booths for salad and appetizers, then hit the front concession for a Hot dog, slice of pizza, large fountain drink.  Back to the dessert sample. Grab a box of wine.  Wah la, easy 5 course meal.
I think they were looking for something different than what they get at home.....
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13570 on: October 07, 2014, 08:18:21 am »

Drive to the ruins of Monte Ne near Rogers on Saturday, about noon or 1:00pm....
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13571 on: October 07, 2014, 08:19:27 am »

lol

Susan's in Springdale
Sunset Café in Springdale
Neal's in Springdale
Wagon Wheel Café in Springdale

Springdale rules in the breakfast category.



I would add this and you should try it if you haven't, but Penquin Ed's on Crossover serves breakfast from 7 till 11 on Saturday and Sunday mornings and it is amazing.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13572 on: October 07, 2014, 08:25:46 am »

Park in the big parking lot across the street from the Walton Arts Center at Dickson and West $5. Eat, drink on Dickson. Walk to intersection of Dickson and Arkansas, Take sidewalk through the Old Main lawn toward Old Main, Take sidewalk that runs west right beside old main straight to the stadium. Your seats should be on this side of the stadium also. Go back the same way after the game. Hit Dickson until the traffic clears.
This is where I park and It is an easy, beautiful walk and easy to get out after the game even if you don't hit the bars after the game. Use the parking lot exit on West ave (SE corner of lot) to get out easy. You pay when you leave the lot. 
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13573 on: October 07, 2014, 08:26:01 am »

Visit: Crystal Bridges, Shiloh Museum, Pinnacle Hills Promenade.

Eat:
Italian: Mama Z's in Tontitown
Steak: Does on Dickson
Catfish: Catfish Hole
Seafood: Powerhouse off Dickson
Mexican: Las Palmas in Springdale
Burgers: Hugo's or Feltner Bros in Fayetteville. Patrick's in Springdale.
Pizza: Tim's in Fayetteville or Guido's in Springdale / Tontitown
Ribs: Hermans
BBQ: WholeHog or Penguin Eds
Wings: Foghorns
Chicken: AQ Chicken

I would add Geraldi's off Dickson for Italian.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13574 on: October 07, 2014, 08:27:01 am »

You cannot go wrong with market place grill.

Usually go there every single time we go to a game in fayetteville. Basketball or football.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13575 on: October 07, 2014, 08:27:38 am »

Hey guys. I'm making my first visit to Fayetteville this weekend. What are the best local places to eat and visit while I'm in town?

Eat: Hermans, Hugos, Tims Pizza

Visit: Crystal Bridges, Dickson Street/Fville Square, UA Campus, War Eagle Mill, Eureka Springs
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13576 on: October 07, 2014, 08:30:55 am »

If you like craft beer, hit up Core Brewery in Springdale
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13577 on: October 07, 2014, 08:37:55 am »

The McDonald's is fantastic!

The one in Huntsville?

I've seen AQ mentioned a couple of times.  From a fellow who is right by it right now, it's not what it used to be.  I'd replace it with something else mentioned.  If you have to have chicken and want local, head to Rogers and go to Monte Ne.

Tims is voted the best pizza in town pretty much every year for a reason.

Feltners Fayetteville is pretty good for a quick burger, fries, and a shake, but that's about the extent of it.

Hermans is still very good.  I keep meaning to try Z's pizza (owned by Zach Painter former hog).  He bought the college avenue Tims but haven't had the chance yet.  Glad to see Hammon trees getting some love.

I haven't seen mentioned but are really good: Cafe Rue Orleans, Hawaiian Brians, Mesa Luna, Geraldis, and Teatro Scarpino.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13578 on: October 07, 2014, 08:42:56 am »

If you like craft beer, hit up Core Brewery in Springdale

And if you like good craft beer, hit up one of the other 8 or 9 breweries.

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« Reply #13579 on: October 07, 2014, 08:49:01 am »

And if you like good craft beer, hit up one of the other 8 or 9 breweries.



Yes.

http://www.saddlebock.com/

They have music on the patio on occasion.  Really good people.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13580 on: October 07, 2014, 08:54:11 am »

Not much difference in distance between walking to Dickson and walking to Baum when you consider the elevation changes FWIW.  There's more options on Dickson and you can see the campus.  No brainer.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13581 on: October 07, 2014, 08:56:12 am »

Hey Bama fans...Here's a tip. When you get to Conway, take Hwy 65 North though Harrison and Conway. It's a beautiful drive this time of year and will save you an hour.  ;)

Not sure about saving an hour, unless you plan to arrive just in time for kickoff and want to avoid traffic on 540.  Otherwise, any route through the Ozarks coming in from the east is going to take longer.  However . . .

If you plan to drive Friday and get to Fayetteville before or soon after dark, or go halfway Friday and have lots of time Saturday, consider these routes:

65 is a good choice.  Stop in Eureka Springs and explore a bit.  An hour here will probably add 2 to the drive on the interstate.

Highway 7 north at Russellville is listed repeatedly as one of the Top 10 most scenic drives in the U.S.  Pull over for a pit stop at Rotary Ann overlook, and stop at the Cliff House Inn, even if only for the view of the canyon.  Good place for lunch on Saturday.  This route will take you through Eureka, also.  If you really want some Ozarks culture and scenery, head west on 74 at Jasper and down into the Upper Buffalo River canyon.  After you cross the river at Ponca, head south for a few miles on 21 to the whitewashed church and turn around and head towards Fayetteville.  Watch for elk and people on the side of the road taking pictures of elk. 

Highway 23 at Ozark.  No need for directions here.  Arkansans have referred to this stretch as "The Pig Trail" for generations.  Direct route over and through the Ozarks.  Nice place for a sandwich at Turner Bend just before the Mulberry River.

Highway 71 at Alma.  The most direct route to Fayetteville before 540 was completed about 15 years ago.  My least favorite of the four alternate routes. 

If you take 540, it's not like you won't see some beautiful scenery.  540 passes through canyons and has a great tunnel.  In it's own way, this may be the prettiest route of all.  It just doesn't go over the mountains or through the quaint little towns.

For restaurants and bars, there are myriad good choices on Dickson.  Parking is usually not hard to find nearby.  It isn't a bad walk to the stadium.  Hugo's and Maxine's would be my choice, but that's driven by nostalgia.  Another nostalgic choice is The Venesian Inn at Tontitown.  Nice short drive northwest of town.  Sort of the old equivalent of Dreamland BBG.  Sort of.  If you want a steak, try Herman's, but be prepared to wait.     
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« Reply #13582 on: October 07, 2014, 09:01:39 am »

Not sure about saving an hour, unless you plan to arrive just in time for kickoff and want to avoid traffic on 540.  Otherwise, any route through the Ozarks coming in from the east is going to take longer.  However . . .

If you plan to drive Friday and get to Fayetteville before or soon after dark, or go halfway Friday and have lots of time Saturday, consider these routes:

65 is a good choice.  Stop in Eureka Springs and explore a bit.  An hour here will probably add 2 to the drive on the interstate.

Highway 7 north at Russellville is listed repeatedly as one of the Top 10 most scenic drives in the U.S.  Pull over for a pit stop at Rotary Ann overlook, and stop at the Cliff House Inn, even if only for the view of the canyon.  Good place for lunch on Saturday.  This route will take you through Eureka, also.  If you really want some Ozarks culture and scenery, head west on 74 at Jasper and down into the Upper Buffalo River canyon.  After you cross the river at Ponca, head south for a few miles on 21 to the whitewashed church and turn around and head towards Fayetteville.  Watch for elk and people on the side of the road taking pictures of elk. 

Highway 23 at Ozark.  No need for directions here.  Arkansans have referred to this stretch as "The Pig Trail" for generations.  Direct route over and through the Ozarks.  Nice place for a sandwich at Turner Bend just before the Mulberry River.

Highway 71 at Alma.  The most direct route to Fayetteville before 540 was completed about 15 years ago.  My least favorite of the four alternate routes. 

If you take 540, it's not like you won't see some beautiful scenery.  540 passes through canyons and has a great tunnel.  In it's own way, this may be the prettiest route of all.  It just doesn't go over the mountains or through the quaint little towns.

For restaurants and bars, there are myriad good choices on Dickson.  Parking is usually not hard to find nearby.  It isn't a bad walk to the stadium.  Hugo's and Maxine's would be my choice, but that's driven by nostalgia.  Another nostalgic choice is The Venesian Inn at Tontitown.  Nice short drive northwest of town.  Sort of the old equivalent of Dreamland BBQ.  Sort of.  If you want a steak, try Herman's, but be prepared to wait.     
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13583 on: October 07, 2014, 09:04:01 am »

Not sure about saving an hour, unless you plan to arrive just in time for kickoff and want to avoid traffic on 540.  Otherwise, any route through the Ozarks coming in from the east is going to take longer.  However . . .

If you plan to drive Friday and get to Fayetteville before or soon after dark, or go halfway Friday and have lots of time Saturday, consider these routes:

65 is a good choice.  Stop in Eureka Springs and explore a bit.  An hour here will probably add 2 to the drive on the interstate.

Highway 7 north at Russellville is listed repeatedly as one of the Top 10 most scenic drives in the U.S.  Pull over for a pit stop at Rotary Ann overlook, and stop at the Cliff House Inn, even if only for the view of the canyon.  Good place for lunch on Saturday.  This route will take you through Eureka, also.  If you really want some Ozarks culture and scenery, head west on 74 at Jasper and down into the Upper Buffalo River canyon.  After you cross the river at Ponca, head south for a few miles on 21 to the whitewashed church and turn around and head towards Fayetteville.  Watch for elk and people on the side of the road taking pictures of elk. 

Highway 23 at Ozark.  No need for directions here.  Arkansans have referred to this stretch as "The Pig Trail" for generations.  Direct route over and through the Ozarks.  Nice place for a sandwich at Turner Bend just before the Mulberry River.

Highway 71 at Alma.  The most direct route to Fayetteville before 540 was completed about 15 years ago.  My least favorite of the four alternate routes. 

If you take 540, it's not like you won't see some beautiful scenery.  540 passes through canyons and has a great tunnel.  In it's own way, this may be the prettiest route of all.  It just doesn't go over the mountains or through the quaint little towns.

For restaurants and bars, there are myriad good choices on Dickson.  Parking is usually not hard to find nearby.  It isn't a bad walk to the stadium.  Hugo's and Maxine's would be my choice, but that's driven by nostalgia.  Another nostalgic choice is The Venesian Inn at Tontitown.  Nice short drive northwest of town.  Sort of the old equivalent of Dreamland BBG.  Sort of.  If you want a steak, try Herman's, but be prepared to wait.     
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« Reply #13584 on: October 07, 2014, 09:04:55 am »

All the babes are at Bottom's Up.  Thank me later Bama fans.

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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13585 on: October 07, 2014, 09:16:12 am »

you really need to go to Catfish Hole it is great
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« Reply #13586 on: October 07, 2014, 09:16:58 am »

Yes.

http://www.saddlebock.com/

They have music on the patio on occasion.  Really good people.
By far my favorite. Core has gotten ahead with so so beer but excellent marketing and packaging.

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« Reply #13587 on: October 07, 2014, 09:22:59 am »

Visit: Crystal Bridges, Shiloh Museum, Pinnacle Hills Promenade.

Eat:
Italian: Mama Z's in Tontitown
Steak: Does on Dickson
Catfish: Catfish Hole
Seafood: Powerhouse off Dickson
Mexican: Las Palmas in Springdale
Burgers: Hugo's or Feltner Bros in Fayetteville. Patrick's in Springdale.
Pizza: Tim's in Fayetteville or Guido's in Springdale / Tontitown
Ribs: Hermans
BBQ: WholeHog or Penguin Eds
Wings: Foghorns
Chicken: AQ Chicken


We quit going to Mama Z's when they quit letting us bring our own good wine. We have now gone back to going to Venetian Inn.
The best chicken sandwich I've ever had was the Derick's Special at Hugo's. Herman's had gone downhill but I'm told it is better again. I'm willing to give it another chance since it was always one of our favorites before. I always got the ribs but my wife loved the Garlic Chicken.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13588 on: October 07, 2014, 09:23:53 am »

Sshhhhh....I was trying to make the Bama fans late for the game

LOL. I'm a little slow. 
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13589 on: October 07, 2014, 09:33:32 am »

I would park off Dickson Street. You can grab some food/drinks and watch some games there. You can then enjoy a stroll thru the heart of campus to the game and back and not fight traffic. Cold beer will be waiting there for you after the game to help drown your sorrows of Alabama's 2nd loss in a row.  ;)

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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13590 on: October 07, 2014, 09:43:17 am »

Do NOT DO THIS !!!! The line for the bus is CRAZY AFTER THE GAME.

This is not accurate information. I have done this for several years now, and have never had more than a 5-10 minute wait for a shuttle. Also, it is SO much easier leaving and getting back on interstate from down there.

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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13591 on: October 07, 2014, 09:59:54 am »

The Blue Oyster Club.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13592 on: October 07, 2014, 10:14:32 am »

If  you don't like any of the previous ideas... and they are good ones.... there is 20 dollar parking in yards right by the stadium....
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13593 on: October 07, 2014, 10:15:41 am »

Reminder that it depends on what kind of shape you are in.  Walking around Dickson and then up through the campus and on down to the stadium is great this time of year..... as long as you don't mind long walks up and down hills.

Anyone warn you that the stadium only sells Pepsi products? 

 
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13594 on: October 07, 2014, 10:25:54 am »

We quit going to Mama Z's when they quit letting us bring our own good wine. We have now gone back to going to Venetian Inn.
The best chicken sandwich I've ever had was the Derick's Special at Hugo's. Herman's had gone downhill but I'm told it is better again. I'm willing to give it another chance since it was always one of our favorites before. I always got the ribs but my wife loved the Garlic Chicken.

I can tell you are old like me, my kids up there never go the Venetian, I don't think they get past Dickson. As far as Herman's I've been at least once a year for the last 4, never a complaint. The only problem with Hugo's is it will be slammed, long wait, but good.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13595 on: October 07, 2014, 10:26:39 am »

Park on or around Dickson before the game.  It's pay by the hour parking but much cheaper than parking by the stadium and you get to walk across campus before going to the game.  The most you will end up paying for the entire night is like $5.

Dickson has the bars/restaurants so you can eat drink and watch games before the game.

The best part is after the game.  As others have said waiting for a bus after the game is like waiting on a ride at Disney.  Then they take you to your car and if you want to party after the game you will be going to Dickson anyway so why bother driving there when you can park your car there in the first place.

Leaving Dickson St. after a game is much easier than any of the parking places around campus, but if you are interested in having fun and not just going back to the hotel then you will want to be on Dickson anyway and then an hour or two after the game you can go anywhere you want very easily.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13596 on: October 07, 2014, 10:31:38 am »

If you Park at Baum, you'll want to give yourself plenty of time before the game. Maybe a small tailgate. Definitely take the bus to the game, all up hill, but you can walk easily down hill if the buses back are slow.
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« Reply #13597 on: October 07, 2014, 10:40:15 am »

I can tell you are old like me, my kids up there never go the Venetian, I don't think they get past Dickson. As far as Herman's I've been at least once a year for the last 4, never a complaint. The only problem with Hugo's is it will be slammed, long wait, but good.

Yep. I'm old! I remember when Herman was actually cooking. When PJ and Bruce (friends of mine) took over it was still good IMO. When they left it went down some. Friends in NWA tell me it's come back up. Ironically with this being Bama week I remember one of my regular visits there the night before we played them when Kenny Stadler was eating there with some Bama people and ESPN came in and everyone called the Hogs! Stadler's smile was funny. I remember a lot of the old clubs like the Brass Monkey (both locations), The original Old Post Office, The Library, The Gazebo. A friend of mine owned Doc Murdocks.
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13598 on: October 07, 2014, 10:41:24 am »

I haven't seen mentioned but are really good: Cafe Rue Orleans, Hawaiian Brians, Mesa Luna, Geraldis, and Teatro Scarpino.

I loved Mezza Luna. Went there on a few special occasions. Didn't it shut down tho?
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Re: Road Trips
« Reply #13599 on: October 07, 2014, 10:44:02 am »

Don't park on or around Dickson Street. It gets crazy after a big win and you might have trouble getting back to your car and getting out of town.

If we win why would you want to get out of town!
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