Comfort Suites University
1902 East Overland Trail
Abilene, TX 79601
Phone: (325) 672-0338
Fax: (325) 672-7629
The Hickory Street Cafe is a must-visit spot when in the city. This quaint cafe has a warm interior which is decorated with interesting paraphernalia that gives the place an old-school charm. Salads, baked goods and refreshing coffee are all served here till mid afternoon. In addition, the place has a number of items for sale ranging from lamps, candles, scarfs, soaps, toys to jams, sauces and more which gives the Hickory Street Cafe a one-of-kind character. Come here with your friends or bring a date, the cafe is simply perfect for quiet conversations.
Tucked away on Ambler Avenue, Los Arcos is an unassuming restaurant. This Mexican diner believes in quality and serves delicious Tex-Mex as well as traditional Mexican fare that are very affordable. Their salsas come in mason jars and patrons swear that they are the best. They also vouch that everything on the menu is delicious and will satisfy your appetite.
Cypress Street Station is a sophisticated brew pub and American restaurant. It has a dim and cozy ambiance suitable for date nights. Sample their unique ales and indulge in beer flights for the best experience. The menu has gourmet sandwiches, salads and pastas prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients. This restaurant also caters for parties.
There is no better place to enjoy barbecue than in Texas and Joe Allen’s Pit Bar-B-Que lives up to the expectations. Enjoy a traditional meal of brisket sandwich, pork chops served with green chili sauce and rib-eye steak. The dishes are grilled to perfection and plated beautifully. This joint also caters for parties.
Copper Creek Restaurant is an upscale steakhouse and wine bar, ideal for formal business meetings. It has classy decor with mounted animal heads and vintage chandeliers. The dishes are infused with rich Texan flavors and paired with fruity cocktails and wines from the cellar. The patio hosts live music events on Saturdays.
The Zone Grill and Bar is the ideal place for youngsters to enjoy a combination of good music, games and after-work drinks. It doubles as a concert venue and invites famous bands on Fridays and Saturdays. On weekdays, participate in the karaoke sessions and test your musical prowess. If gaming is more your style, then this bar has a plethora of pool and billiard tables, dartboards and arcade games. 20 television screens telecast live sports action for baseball and football enthusiasts. So grab a chilled beer along with delicious American finger food and enjoy a night of music and games.
There are many burger chains in the United States but Whataburger offers distinct Texan burgers with eclectic toppings and tangy sauces. Try their tacos, chicken dishes and hamburgers that come with a local twist and order one of the colorful shakes to complement the snacks. This joint also offers breakfast options.
Chili's is a popular chain restaurant for Tex-Mex food and good libations. This branch attracts casual diners as well as sports enthusiasts to watch games on the television screens. Try gourmet burgers in varieties like Guacamole and Southern Smokehouse. Do not miss the Boneless Buffalo Chicken Salad and the Molten Chocolate Cake with a shell shape for dessert. The menu also lists combos and has a separate section for kids.
Olive Garden is a famous restaurant chain that serves Italian dishes with hints of American influence. This branch too maintains the quality of fusion food and offers a variety of seafood specialties, breadsticks, soups, pastas and chicken wings. The delicious desserts with rich chocolate are certainly the icing on the cake.
Chelsea's Street Pub is a trendy bar that resembles a nightclub. It is most popular for concerts that feature prominent local bands. It is not the pub to enjoy privacy as it is always bustling with a young and buoyant crowd, out for good beers, comfort food and contemporary music. The good acoustics and mood lighting make the gigs all the more enjoyable.
El Chico is situated within the Mall of Abilene and has eye-catching, vintage decor. It serves tangy Tex-Mex dishes that score high on flavors and visual presentation. Try items such as Santa Fe Quesadillas, Tres Banditos, Chicken Fajita Chimichanga and Beef Fajita. The combination of re-fried beans, rice, green vegetables and Mexican spices create flavors that are unforgettable.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is famous for American comfort food that appeals to all age groups. At this branch, guests can either create their own burgers or opt for prepared varieties such as Black and Bleu Burger and Red's Tavern Double. The menu also has plenty of salads and mains such as Arctic Cod Fish and Chips.