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Spec's Finer Foods

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4970 W US 290 SVC Rd, Austin, TX
+1 512-366-8260
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Memphis, Tennessee
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Never though I would review a liquor store but here it goes! Went here December 31,16 though it was packed at 2pm lines weren't long and there was plenty of staff to help! We went in for 1 bottle of champagne and one bottle of wine and came out with 2 cases of various liquor! Sad I know! I was... More 

Thank jhowar32
Winnipeg, Canada
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place has everything you need when staying at the Holiday Inn Express just down the street. Food, snacks and beverages!

Thank Anita S
Austin, Texas
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I always visit SPEC's on Friday to get my Gold Sapporo Beer and some gourmet food like Jabugo Ham from Spain and cheese from europe.....today I found a new item :Spreadable Gouda Cheese...this was delicious with a cracker at home. They have always samples to try before you buy. Of course the variety of wines is excellent and the Malt... More 

Thank joseLuis_a_d
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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509 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Combination deli, finer foods and a great liquor, beer and wine selection. It was easy to see why it has its own stoplight to get in to the store. The employees were real friendly.

Thank m2swim
Austin, Texas
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192 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

It's a shame more people aren't aware that inside this liquor store is an amazing little grill. Actually, maybe it's a good thing, because there is rarely a crowd (delay). They've changed the menu since last year, and now it's all displayed on digital boards behind the counter, but there are printed copies available as well. Mostly sandwiches, but there... More 

Thank Chris B
Austin, Texas
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357 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I am not a fan of Specs in general, but they have some of the uncommon spirits I seek out. The problem I keep running into bad information in the wine department who will tell me there is no such wine that exists when I have had it many times or wrong information regarding vineyards. However, I get the wines... More 

Thank La E
Wimberley, Texas
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Great selection of wine and spirits at reasonable prices. Lots of good canned gourmet items, cheese choices are just ok. Best part is the 5% discount you get for cash or debit card use!

Thank txsingleexplorer
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117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

What can you say about a liquor store with a great beer and wine selection that also has a quick service restaurant. I went here looking for wine, found caviar for New Years Eve and was able to pick up a quick lunch at the same time.

1 Thank Sail_or_Dive
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104 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

I've been to Specs a billion times. Everyone in Austin has. Bit I had never thought to try the deli. Me and a friend went. She had a Reuben that was so delicious and deeply flavorful. Each bite allows you yo focus on another aspect of the sandwich. I had the gyro. I can not remember having such a fresh... More 

Thank JoshAlmighty
Austin, Texas
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Want a different beer, wine or whiskey, this is the place to go. If they don't have have, don't bother

Thank FrankWill

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4970 W US 290 SVC Rd, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-366-8260

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?