LIST: The 20 most haunted places in Texas, according to Yelp

These Texas locales have have a little extra spirit, if you know what we mean.

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Whether you subscribe to the supernatural, or you merely enjoy a spooky story, you don’t have to try too hard to find either in Texas. Several of the states most popular hotels and restaurants purportedly play host to the unknown. This information comes courtesy of Yelp, the crowd-sourced review website we’ve all turned to for recommendations of some sort at one point or another (Though we admit, we were intrigued to learn ghost-plagued places were among the things Yelp ranked.)

Yelp mined its data to determine which Lone Star State locations were most strongly associated with the paranormal, then ranked the spooky spots based on the total volume and ratings of reviews, among other factors. The final product -- a concise list of the 20 creepiest Texas sites perfect for the occult-curious. Haunted houses and ghost tours were not considered.

From an Austin Indian restaurant to a Galveston hotel, here are 20 Texas places you can visit if, for some odd reason, you harbor a strong desire to consort with supernatural forces or unearth latent fears of the unknown.

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These are the most haunted places in Texas, according to Yelp:

  1. The Driskill - Austin, TX
  2. The Driskill Bar - Austin, TX
  3. Menger Hotel - San Antonio, TX
  4. Clay Pit - Austin, TX
  5. Miss Molly’s Hotel - Fort Worth, TX
  6. Monteleone’s - El Paso, TX
  7. The Emily Morgan Hotel - San Antonio, TX
  8. The Alamo - San Antonio, TX
  9. Jefferson Hotel - Jefferson, TX
  10. The Tremont House Hotel - Galveston, TX
  11. 1886 Cafe & Bakery - Austin, TX
  12. The Tavern - Austin, TX
  13. Faust Brewing Company - New Braunfels, TX
  14. Faust Hotel - New Braunfels, TX
  15. The Esquire Tavern - San Antonio, TX
  16. The Crockett Hotel - San Antonio, TX
  17. VFW Post 76 - San Antonio, TX

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Have you had a run-in with the paranormal at one of these Texas locations? Tell us about your experience in the comments below.


About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.