Sleep Inn & Suites University
250 Killough Cove
Abilene, TX 79601
Phone: (325) 437-9601
Fax: (325) 437-9602
Bars & Cafes
Fat Boss's Pub, as its quirky name suggests, is a neighborhood bar for enjoying after-work drinks. It is housed in a historic building and its location in Downtown Abilene is convenient for busy professionals. The libations are served with large portions of burgers, cheesesteaks and chips, hence it is also ideal for a quick lunch.
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.
Legends Sports Bar is more than just a sports bar, it has the bohemian vibe of a nightclub, replete with theme parties, trendy DJs and ladies nights. Whether you favor retro beats, heavy rock and hip hop or offbeat Spanish music, the DJs will spin groovy tracks to get you on the dance floor. Of course, it has plenty of television screens for sports enthusiasts as well and it is exciting to cheer for favorite sports teams in the company of buoyant guests. Some parties have a stringent dress code and offer VIP tickets. Check their Facebook page for the event schedule and ticket booking.
La Nueva Luna is a Spanish and Mexican-style nightclub and boasts some of the city's most stylish parties. This club is meant for the discerning customer who desires VIP service, advanced mood lighting and sound systems and famous DJs. There are two floors with distinct music, dance and bar styles so that guests can choose the parties that appeal to them. There is a strict dress code; check the website for details.
Southern Nights is an authentic honky-tonk, or live music saloon, located in the heart of Abilene. It lives up to its name with an eclectic program of live gigs, theme nights and music events that offer arguably the best in Texan entertainment. With one of the most happening dance floors in town, this place is a great platform for local bands and country artists. Drink specials, open mic Thursdays and their weekly pool league are a big draw among patrons.
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.
Breakers Sports Bar hosts pool tournaments everyday and attracts both amateur and semi-professional pool players. Head here to improve your game, and settle down with a chilled beer after the tournament to watch live sports on the television screens. The best discounts are offered during ladies nights and happy hours, when patrons can play pool for free.
Guitars and Cadillacs is a trendy nightclub for teens and young working professionals. To encourage a young and vibrant crowd, it holds college nights, ladies nights and groovy celebrations on occasions such as Valentine's Day and New Year's Eve. Even if you don't wish to dance, it is a lively place for after-work drinks and shots. The dress code is casual and guests can comfortably don their individual fashion styles.
The Ugly Lime Tequila Bar is not just a bar for tequila connoisseurs. It is a trendy pub to play pool and dance in the company of fashionable people. The semi-shaded, patio with psychedelic mood lighting is the best place to enjoy their delicious margaritas.
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.
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.
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.