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Fun Stuff for the Hipster
 

 

Fun Stuff for the Hipster

You are 'in the know' of all things cool and hip. You are the first of your friends to try the latest 'it' thing and are at the forefront of experiencing all that is new and interesting.

 

Eats & Drinks


The Warehouse Depot
357 Walnut
325-675-9644

www.warehousedepotcompany.com

Enjoy cocktails at this fabulously decorated, fun martini lounge. It always offers live music and specialty drinks every Thursday and Friday evening, 7 p.m. to midnight.
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Cypress Street Station
158 Cypress St.
Mon-Sat., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tues.-Sat. 5 p.m. to late
325-676-3463
www.cypress-street.com

This downtown restaurant serves fine dining in a lovely, historic setting.
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Fat Boss's Pub
216 Pine St.
Sun. - Fri., Noon - Midnight, Sat. - Noon - 1:00am
325-245-8508

Have a few drinks in a restored historic building with over 15 beers on tap and a fully stocked bar
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Abi - Haus
959 North 2nd St.
Sun.:10am - 3pm, Mon & Wed. - Fri.: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm, Sat. 10 - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm, Closed Tuesdays
325-672-7452
www.good-haus.com

Eclectic food staples--that when paired with our extensive pre-Prohibition cocktails, local Texas craft beers, and incredible wine list--guarantee you a one of a kind memorable dining experience.
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The Zone
4638 S. 14th St.
Mon. - Fri., 5:00pm - 12:00am; Sat., 5:00pm - 1:00am
325-232-8485
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Copper Creek Restaurant
4401 Loop 322
325-692-4424

www.coppercreekrestaurant.com

Enjoy happy hour in the bar area and if your timing is right, you might hear some live acoustic music in the outdoor courtyard.
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El Fenix Café
3241 S. 1st St.
Closed Mondays
325-677-3996

Enjoy a TexMex brunch in the outdoor courtyard.
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Ann's Thai Kitchen
820 S. 1st
Abilene, TX 79602
325-673-9972
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Shopping Excursion

The Arrangement, 357 Walnut, for stylish and unique fashionable finds. 325-670-0061
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Fabulous Finds, 715 Grape St., for cool vintage and antique items. 325-677-5110.
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Monks Coffee Shop
233 Cypress St.
325-437-2984

Pick up an iced latte and a kitschy Abilene T-Shirt. Be sure to check out their website to see their live music calendar as this is one of Texas’ most unique venues for indie music artists.
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Drive South Just A Few Miles To The Quaint Town Of Buffalo Gap

Lola’s Mexican Food Café
2709 FM 89
325-572-3731

Have a New Mexico-style lunch, Navajo fry bread and honey, and don’t be surprised when they send you to the kitchen to fetch your own iced tea. It’s part of the fun.
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The Purple Buffalo
2701 FM 89
325-660-2632

Browse through The Purple Buffalo, right next to Lola’s, for antique items and one-of-a-kind hanging mobiles made from old kitchen utensils.
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Buffalo Gap Pottery & The Plaza
534 Vine St.

Roam around Buffalo Gap Pottery for some great gift ideas. Owners George and Wanda Holland may even give you a personal pottery lesson!
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Wind Farms

Drive out a country road to the wind farms and see high-tech windmills all along the Callahan Divide.
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  Rancho Loma
Open Fridays and Saturdays 6:30 p.m.
325-636-4556
www.rancholoma.com

OK, this fabulous place is an hour’s drive away but well worth it! (Think Texas Tuscany and divine food!)It is truly destination dining. Your reservations (required) ensure that a table is yours all evening. Check out their website for directions and the five-course set menu for the weekend. Then choose your own wine and hit the road.
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Sunday

Brunch at Perini Ranch Steakhouse
Hwy 89
Buffalo Gap
325-572-3339 (reservations recommended)

www.periniranch.com

Start with some spicy Bloody Mary's then choose from the hearty menu or lunch buffet -- all you can eat and THE BEST chicken fried steak ever! Sample some of the best Texas wines from their extensive wine list also. This restaurant on a working ranch is famous throughout the state. Founder Tom Perini is a frequent cook at The White House.
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  Other ideas:

Record Guys
701 South Leggett Drive
Hours: Tues - Sat, 10am - 6pm
325-370-7306

Explore the extensive inventory of records and unique music. Can't find what you are looking for? Let the guys search their storage collection of over 50,000 vinyls.
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Healthy Skin
4501 S. 3rd St.
Hours: Tues - Fri, 10am - 6pm; Sat, 10am - 2pm
325-692-3611

See the specialists for high-tech skincare, massages and free chocolates and wine!
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