When looking for that perfect spot in town to relax, have a cold one, and enjoy some good company there are plenty of new places in town that might grab your attention. Sometimes though, it's better to go with legacy.
That leads to the question, what's the oldest bar in Amarillo that's still open today?
The Oldest Bar In Amarillo Is?
A fantastic question that doesn't seem very easy to answer. While no one seems to really be out there screaming from the rooftops, "We're the oldest watering hole in Amarillo," there are plenty of people who have opinions.
Circus Room's Facebook page gets close to making the claim to being the oldest, but just leaves it at "one of the oldest."
Looking online you can find all kinds of stories about Circus Room dating back to the 60s.
Polly's Pub is another one that gets brought up often in the conversation. The sign definitely gives you some vintage, heritage vibes. Plenty of felt to shoot pool on, and it's a cozy enough spot to enjoy a cold drink in.
Cattleman's Club gets mentioned a lot when you ask around. Some make the distinction between bar and dance hall. In their defense, there is a thin line that sometimes separates the two.
Do You Know What The Oldest Bar In Amarillo Is?
If you do, I would love to know. Who knows, I might buy a round if I see you there. I love old bars, especially dive bars. Which, oddly enough, most old bars seem to turn into at some point.
Let us know. Send us a message. What is the oldest bar in Amarillo?