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Old 07-21-2021, 01:54 PM   #1
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Cattleman’s steakhouse Fabiens,TX

Has anyone tried the overnight boon dock option at Cattleman’s steakhouse in Fabiens TX (off of I-10). Thinking of stopping for dinner - and hoping not to hot after dark. With all the exhibits thinking they must have overnight security.
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Old 07-21-2021, 02:09 PM   #2
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To directly answer your question, no, we have not stayed there.

But, we were stationed in San Angelo, Tx for about 10 years courtesy of the US Army. I spent many nights "Camping Out with the Army" back in those days in Texas. Of course, I was much younger then, but was still miserable. There's no way we could boondock in West Texas this time of year. Just too hot.

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Old 07-21-2021, 02:53 PM   #3
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We boondock in Texas this time of year….but only with dual Honda eu2200i generators to power 2 air conditioning units. Both AC run all night long, even without direct sun. Based on your statement, I take it that you assume the temperature drops during the evening hours. Um…not really. This time of year, the low overnight temperature could still be in the mid-80s with high high humidity. If these conditions are appealing to you, then go for it. Otherwise, Plan B is something to consider….
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We’re boondocking, moochdocking, and Crackerdocking in various spots in Texas, Alabama, and Arkansas right now. Thank goodness for a propane powered 3400 watt generator and air conditioning. It’s impossible otherwise.
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Just to correct the heat and humidity element, I lived in southern New Mexico and west Texas and I know where this restaurant is. Fabens is in the desert so it will get cooler at night than suggested above and not very humid (typically anyway). But that said, it is likely to be very hot and I would not find it comfortable without A/C. Call the restaurant about security.
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Old 07-21-2021, 05:21 PM   #6
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Well, it's 102 right now, and should drop to the lower 70's by morning. And being in the Chihuahua desert, the humidity should be < 20 percent. Got a swamp cooler on your TT?


Grew up 20 miles from Fabens. Don't go for the BIG steaks.



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Old 07-25-2021, 02:39 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the responses - I think I will just do a drive by and get the “Cowboy Steak” to go. I have a Honda generator and was thinking of stopping as the sun went down, but as posted elsewhere in the forums - Airstreams take a while to cool off. Plus wife not giggy about boondocking anyway- will press on to a Van Horn RV park. (Finishing up 4 weeks in Colorado in the 25’ globestotter and headed back to East Texas). Just FYI: as a graduate of UTEP - cattlemens steakhouse steaks and their grilled green chiles are the best (worth a short detour off I-10 - plus a cool ranch as well). Thanks for all the replies.
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Old 05-17-2022, 02:37 PM   #8
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Back in my M&A days, I spent time in El Paso leading a “greenfield” startup of a plastic injection molding venture. Coddling prospective out-of-town investors involved running them out to Fabens to enjoy a great steak at Cattleman’s. If you got there around dusk, you could enjoy your steak inside and watch the coyotes gnaw on steak bones the help placed on picture window sills outside.
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