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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“This independent grocery store has all the basics. Avoid the Walmart lines. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Burgers and sides. Kitchen closed at 9 p.m. Bar open until midnight or later. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“It's a small-chain restaurant that is famous for its burgers and cheese fries. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“I may spend more of my time here than at home. The baristas are lovely and polite. The customers are even more welcoming. I come here almost daily to study and chat with the regulars from time to time. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
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“If you want to avoid McDonalds, try Texas-based Whataburger instead. Try the jalapeno cheddar biscuit with egg for breakfast. Roasted green chilies can be added to anything. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Medical Center
“Minute Clinic is CVS' brand of urgent care clinics inside CVS retail locations. Basic medical care for non-life-threatening conditions. Call 911 if you need more care than a clinic can offer. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Home Goods Store
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Night Club
“In Texas, the laws concerning alcohol can be different from what you might be used to. Ellis County is a partially dry county that allows only beer and wine in retail form. However, with the quick payment of a small "membership fee," you can drink hard alcohol at Woody's. Dancing. Pool table. Potential for fun Texas trouble right here, y'all!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This place is giving Cancun's, which is right down the street, a run for its money. Country cooking, reasonably priced. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“I would not normally recommend chains, but Dickey's Barbecue is an exception. Smoked on site and delicious. Try the loaded baked potato. Feeds two. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Good for breakfast. American coffee shop food and some Tex-Mex menu items. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
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  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
“Gourmet pizza with homemade crust, and they have a gluten-free option. Sandwiches, pasta and inventive salads. Order online for easy pickup. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Burgers and sides. Kitchen closed at 9 p.m. Bar open until midnight or later. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“If you want to avoid McDonalds, try Texas-based Whataburger instead. Try the jalapeno cheddar biscuit with egg for breakfast. Roasted green chilies can be added to anything. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This place is giving Cancun's, which is right down the street, a run for its money. Country cooking, reasonably priced. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“I would not normally recommend chains, but Dickey's Barbecue is an exception. Smoked on site and delicious. Try the loaded baked potato. Feeds two. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Good for breakfast. American coffee shop food and some Tex-Mex menu items. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends

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