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Address: 6th Street between Western and Georgia streets, Amarillo, TX
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+1 806-376-4442

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Historic Route 66 deteriorates

I have visited this area over the years and was sad to see that the area has lost much of its charm. It has more bars and less antique and other quality shops and restaurants than... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
David E
Kerrville, Texas
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Hart, Texas
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

nice place to stroll the afternoon away, with antiquing, good food, and at night, bands at some of the bars on the strip. i had a great time just people watching....seemed like people from all walks of life were there enjoying themselves.

Thank I2130DCrob
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Save your time and energy. They've freshened up store fronts & sidewalks, but it's still the same ole "boozer boulevard" it has always been. I keep going to this area over the years (1969-2015) just to see if it really has changed, but NO IT HASN'T.

Thank Rose T
Lubbock, United States
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Old Jacinto Area has one shop I really like to visit. Amarillo Coin is owned and operated by a very unique family. Both the Father (Frank) and his son are some interesting people. Most Gold and Silver shops are out to take your money. This family owned business is first, to have your friendship then some of your money, but... More 

2 Thank Kenneth S
Amarillo, Texas, USA
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Park the car and put on your walking' shoes! This is Amarillo's antique shopping district. You can walk for several blocks and check out the antiques, old books and yeah..junk too! Friendly proprietors for the most part. Vintage clothing, furniture and stuff! When you get tired, pop into Cowboy Gelato's for a brisket sandwich that's to kill for, old a... More 

3 Thank Tamarillo3
Kerrville, Texas
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I have visited this area over the years and was sad to see that the area has lost much of its charm. It has more bars and less antique and other quality shops and restaurants than in the past. The long standing and historic Golden Light Cafe is still there, it doesn't shine like it once did!

3 Thank David E
Canyon, Texas
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80 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2015

Why would a neighborhood be considered an attraction? If it is, it would be a very sad one. I have lived in Amarillo my entire life and actually remind people to stay out of "San Ja-Ghetto". Don't go here unless you prefer crack deals on the corner and frequent drive-bys.

5 Thank kathi806
Amarillo, Texas
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I love Amarillo, but the neighbors in the Old Jacinto Area are just old and grouchy. They contribute nothing to the area, but expect all the attention and respect of up scale neighborhoods. Most of them have lived there all their lives and don't like the area, much less the guest and visitors to the area. Secret, if they'd sell... More 

2 Thank UncleRoy1
Amarillo, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

It was quaint back then...20 years ago. they had just put in new brick sidewalks and old-world looking lights on sixth Street (old rte. 66). I frequented the many second-hand shops. My mom bought a huge barrel of old buttons there when she came for a visit. I ate at Barnaby's. Seems like a lot has changed since then. The... More 

4 Thank InHisBalloon
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Years ago (1974) I came to Amarillo not knowing about the area I purchased a home there, only to find myself in "for no better word" hell. Due to circumstances I had to remain there with small children to long. They were destroyed by the area basically.. It was actually better than now. When I visit home "Austin Texas" I... More 

8 Thank Betty G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2013

You can find some good local homestyle food. Geleato cowboy, barnabys, braceros, and many more. You can find antique shops, and nick nac type shops, exotic animal shop and ofcourse this is the motorcycle #1 place in all of the Texas panhandle. Lots of bikes everyday and plenty of bars. Most popular is SCOOTERS. If you want a place where... More 

6 Thank BigMike amarillo

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