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4970 W US 290 SVC Rd, Austin, TX
+1 512-366-8260
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Winnipeg, Canada
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Anita S
Austin, Texas
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank joseLuis_a_d
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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466 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank m2swim
Austin, Texas
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188 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Chris B
Austin, Texas
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352 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank La E
Wimberley, Texas
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank txsingleexplorer
USA
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116 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank JoshAlmighty
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank FrankWill
Austin, Texas
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156 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

We had been shopping in Spec's for wine and liquor ever since the store on Highway 290 West opened. They have good prices, huge inventory and weekly sales. But it wasn't until a few months ago that we decided to eat in their deli area. The store has a large sign out front that claims "Best Hamburger in Austin", so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?