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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.
Music Venue
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“It is really the only place I have seen in the area. It is a dance hall/bar. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Art Museum
“Stop by this local gem. On display are pieces of local art! Various exhibits, collections, and events are just around the corner! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great choice for burgers or breakfast. It also has a great bakery, Thursday special after 2:00: Buy a burger get free fries and drink free, Monday special after 2:00: Buy a burger get a burger for $1”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Spacious. Inviting. Great COFFEE! Beer on tap. This is a computer friendly coffee shop, place to read, or chat with friends! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Interesting museum with information about the Caddo Indians and the history of Longview. Well kept and worth a visit.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome Chicken Fried Steak & Steak! Music in the back room. There is smoking in the saloon/restaurant if that bothers you. I believe Thursday is smoke free. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Longview's own micro-brewery! Check out their website for events like trivia night, beer & yoga, and more! The non-alcoholic rootbeer is amazing! They have a great selection and service! Check them out and tell them we sent you! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Call ahead! This is a local favorite with great pizza and surprisingly cold beer mugs! It has a classic diner feel with the Hot Rods, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe décor. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Cafe Barron’s is wonderful mix of local hospitality and delicious food... favorite lunch spot with quality apparel and gifts!”
  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Bistro
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“French chef...menu changes every few weeks. A small, locally owned downtown restaurant. Awesome reviews”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This is the original Bodacious BBQ serving up some of the best in Texas since 1968. Every five years, Texas Monthly publishes the top 50 Barbeque places throughout the state and this one-of-a-kind made #4. #meatatarian #Carnivore #nomnom”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Check out "Downtown Live Music on Heritage Plaza" on Facebook. Free shows all the time and the local food trucks are usually there too! You can borrow our lawn chairs if you need them! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“This Greyhound bus station is co-located with the Amtrak station, and city bus stops. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Great choice for burgers or breakfast. It also has a great bakery, Thursday special after 2:00: Buy a burger get free fries and drink free, Monday special after 2:00: Buy a burger get a burger for $1”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Call ahead! This is a local favorite with great pizza and surprisingly cold beer mugs! It has a classic diner feel with the Hot Rods, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe décor. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome Chicken Fried Steak & Steak! Music in the back room. There is smoking in the saloon/restaurant if that bothers you. I believe Thursday is smoke free. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This is the original Bodacious BBQ serving up some of the best in Texas since 1968. Every five years, Texas Monthly publishes the top 50 Barbeque places throughout the state and this one-of-a-kind made #4. #meatatarian #Carnivore #nomnom”
  • 1 local recommends
Bistro
“French chef...menu changes every few weeks. A small, locally owned downtown restaurant. Awesome reviews”
  • 1 local recommends
Steakhouse
“For the true Texas experience, you must try Texas Roadhouse. The rolls with cinnamon butter are to die for and they make a mean ribeye. Call ahead for reservations to skip the wait.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 2 locals recommend

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