A lengthy lineup of traditional game-day fare and a sports atmosphere captivate fans at Fox and Hound - Bailey's, where the kitchen remains open as late as its neighboring fully stocked bar. Chefs cook until the wee hours of the morning and always until the bar closes, baking Bavarian pretzel starters, crafting towers of onion rings, and preparing hand-battered chicken tenders that are cooked until they are golden brown. They blend their own seasonings to sprinkle over grilled-to-order burgers, and draw from a diverse roster of cheeses and toppings to crown their wood-oven-inspired flatbreads.
While manning the bars, bartenders tap into a stash of libations, such as UV Whipped vodka and Patron Silver tequila, to mix their specialty cocktails. To further foster a sporting ambiance, high-definition TVs glow with sports games and custom music-video playlists, and guests partake in pastimes of ump bashing, billiards, or competitive people watching.
At BoomerJack's Grill & Bar, diners feast on spicy and savory dishes, complemented by refreshing drinks and the frequent shouts of cheering sports fans. Appetizers include hand-battered and fried mushrooms, pickles, and the restaurant?s eponymous Boomer chips, freshly sliced jalape?os served with a homemade sauce. Chefs also sculpt a half pound of ground beef into a behemoth of a burger, adorned with aged cheddar or blue cheese crumbles. Lemon pepper or Cajun seasoning spices up a fillet of farm-raised catfish, while grilled peppers and onions top Ray?s sizzling sausage sandwich made from ground filet mignon and pork.
The Pour House's menu, like the heart of the mastodon or the wingspan of the wind, is massive, consisting of familiar appetizers, salads, pastas, burgers, sandwiches, and house favorites. Bundle up with a BLT avocado wrap ($7.99) or boldly combine cuisines with the chipotle chicken linguini ($10.39). The Baja fish tacos ($8.99) engulf tortillas with layers of sautéed white fish, creamy Baja sauce, freshly shredded napa cabbage, jack cheese, and fresh pico de gallo, while the chicken fried steak ($9.59) shows up for the hunger hoedown with its friends, mashed potatoes and the vegetable of the day. Brunchwise, early-day eats include the jalapeno-cilantro-pesto'd green eggs and ham ($8.29), a breakfast-sized portion of chicken-fried steak and eggs ($8.99), and the hangover-hurdling huevos rancheros ($8.49), sizzling with spicy ranchero sauce.
Serving hungry local grub hounds for more than 18 years, the Big Apple Café dishes out a menu of demonstratively delicious wings, burgers, pizzas, and more within its intimate, down-home confines. Catch the big game while sidling up to a plate of wings smothered in a sweet or spicy sauce such as lemon pepper, jamaican jerk, and 911 ($7.99 for 10). Forgo nibbling on a manhole cover in lieu of a Big Apple blackened-chicken alfredo pizza ($13.99 for 12", $19.99 for 18") or deliciously massage palates with a piping-hot cup of Jose's chicken cilantro soup ($3.99).
Blue 32, a sports bar located on Longhorn Road, offers up a meaty menu of juicy steaks, customizable burgers, meatloaf with gravy, and other American classics. Bartenders fill pitchers with cold beer and mix cocktails for patrons to sip while unwinding on the patio or watching a game. The spot stays open until 2 a.m. every night of the week, keeping crowds entertained with karaoke on Thursdays, bingo on Tuesdays, poker on Mondays, and live bands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Walls lined with school memorabilia and local trinkets envelop patrons with a warm neighborhood vibe at the independently owned Buck n' Loons, and the welcoming embrace extends to the restaurant’s varied menu of homespun comfort cuisine. Nosh a half-pound slab of juicy steak burgers, such as the green-chile-covered New Mexico ($7.99) and the bacon cheeseburger ($8.49). Or wield a knife and fork and tame a growling stomach with the decadent one-pound animal burger, which tops double meat and cheese with a sliced hot dog, chili, and Fritos ($10.99). A rivulet of gravy floats alongside a shoreline of chicken-fried steak ($10.99), and mountains of mashed spuds and vegetables round out the protein topography of the meat loaf dinner ($9.99). Personable staff members help idle hands find solace in wholesome handhelds such as the breaded pickles and jalapenos ($5.49) or the loaded Irish chicken nachos ($8.99).