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Things to do in College Station

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.
Mexican Restaurant
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“Order delicious tacos at the counter and have them delivered to your table. Margaritas are delicious and strong! Chips and quest are a great starter. Patio dining with heaters is available.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Great place for getting some groceries for your trip. They also have a good selection of ready-made food. Most essentials can be found here.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Because you won't find another spot where movies are as inexpensive for a long time!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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“A great local coffee shop that has good sweet treats too. Try ones of the scones!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Very popular and delicious! Will be crowded during peak hours but service has always been good, as well as the food!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Easily one of the more popular places in town! Though it is a chain it is still delicious! However it caters to a healthy breakfast crowd. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of our favorite local casual restaurants. We often go for their fresh bagels in the morning or a unique pizza and salad for dinner. The south College Station location has an outdoor play area for kids that’s fun when the weather is nice!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Chain burger joint that started here in College Station by local Aggies! Amazing unique burgers and to die for virgin and liquor shakes!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to hike, take in nature, and bird watch! This is an off leash park as well so be aware that there are regular joggers/hikers and you may run into their four legged pets. The nature center is great and offers yoga classes as well as other classes.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Tacos a-la-carte with some really funny names! If you want the "Trailer Park" by adding it "trashy" means adding queso! Super DELISH and the salad with Salmon is so good. A really good drink is the Sandia, so refreshing with watermelon vodka. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Big love the Tap Classical hamburgers with regular fries. Fair price than you think and have variety of domestic and imported beer.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Don’t let the ramshackle exterior keep you from checking out this local hamburger joint. All the fun of it’s more famous sister, The Dixie Chicken, but with a more family friendly atmosphere. We recommend the Tijuana Fries with your order.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You can't come to college station without trying our Layne's and famous sauce! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
University
“Football and Baseball, Corps of Cadets Museum, Rudder Theater, Albritton Tower, and the college atmosphere of University Drive business establishments.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“They have great concerts on Friday and Saturday nights... make sure you get your tickets.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun bar with good bar food. The cheese fries are delicious. Wide draft beer selection.”
  • 8 locals recommend