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Mark’s Liked Places
Gallery of the Academy is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

1. Gallery of the Academy

9.0
(Galleria dell'Accademia)
Via Ricasoli 58, Florence, Tuscany
Art Museum · San Marco · 304 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great museum with David. Very impressive sculptures. Get the “Skip the Line” ticket/tours for faster entry. Our guide was very informative.

Al Bagolo is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

2. Al Bagolo

6.2
Italian Restaurant · 13 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great setting. Waiters very friendly with great service.4 cheese Gnocchi very tasty although the 4 cheese pizza was a little mushy. Overall a good place for a quiet meal away from the Venice crowds.

Saint Mark's Square is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

3. Saint Mark's Square

9.2
(Piazza San Marco)
Piazza San Marco, Venice, Veneto
Plaza · San Marco · 683 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Beautiful Square next to St. Mark’s Basilica. Can get crowded but we were lucky with light crowds today. Several museums close by as well as numerous restaurants and high end shops.

Trattoria Birreria Centrale is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

4. Trattoria Birreria Centrale

7.9
Piazza de' Cimatori (1-2r), Florence, Tuscany
Italian Restaurant · Centro · 15 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great food. Meats and cheeses are incredible. While they are called Birra Centrale they only have about 6 beers. Although, they are all very good brands!

Ponte Vecchio is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

5. Ponte Vecchio

9.0
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Tuscany
Bridge · Centro · 426 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great bridge with high end jewelry shops. Symbolic of Florence architecture during the Middle Ages.

La Bussola is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

6. La Bussola

8.7
Piazza dei Davanzati (Via Porta Rossa), Firenze, Fl
Italian Restaurant · Centro · 217 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great restaurant with good food and great selection of wine. Wait staff is excellent.

Piazza del Duomo is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

7. Piazza del Duomo

9.3
Piazza del Duomo, Florence, Tuscany
Plaza · Centro · 375 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very large piazza and a must see in Florence. The Duomo is magnificent architecture and art.

Hearthstone Bakery And Cafe is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

8. Hearthstone Bakery And Cafe

7.4
4212 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX
American Restaurant · Uptown Broadway · 18 tips and reviews
Chamberlains Fish Market Grill is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

9. Chamberlains Fish Market Grill

8.2
4525 Belt Line Rd, Addison, TX
Seafood Restaurant · 35 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great service. Portions are perfect. Had the 6oz filet with crab stuffed shrimp and asparagus and it was great. Nice upscale but friendly atmosphere.

Centerpoint Station is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

10. Centerpoint Station

8.1
3946 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX
Boutique · 38 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Cool restaurant with a large gift shop that has great selection of old store & commercial metal signs. Food is primarily burgers and sandwiches with a breakfast menu. Decent food.

Nike Factory Store is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

11. Nike Factory Store

8.1
3939 S Interstate 35 Ste 798, San Marcos, TX
Sporting Goods Shop · 16 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: If you love Nike, this is the place to go! Good selection with some decent sales. Clothing to shoes, plenty to choose from.

Oakley Vault is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

12. Oakley Vault

7.9
3939 S Interstate 35 Ste 191 (Prime Outlet Mall), San Marcos, TX
Shop & Service · 4 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great selection of sunglasses. While most are regularly priced they usually have a good sale. Recently, buy one full price get second pair (usually clearance item) at 50%. Got the second pair for $60!

Tommy Bahama is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

13. Tommy Bahama

8.8
3939 S Interstate 35 Bldg A, San Marcos, TX
Clothing Store · 3 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Pretty good prices for Tommy Bahama. Not like the fake Outlet stores that charge you full price. Good selection of shirts and accessories.

First Watch is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

14. First Watch

7.2
700 E. Sonterra Blvd, Ste. 314, San Antonio, TX
Breakfast Spot · Stone Oak · 3 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Used to be the Egg and I. Somewhat similar menu breakfast and lunch items. Chicken Chimiyanga was pretty good. Next time want to try the Avocado Toast.

Costco is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

15. Costco

8.6
1225 State Highway 276 (at FM 549), Rockwall, TX
Warehouse Store · 17 tips and reviews
Angela Lynn Portraits is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

16. Angela Lynn Portraits

16008 N Evans Rd, Selma, TX
Miscellaneous Shop · No tips or reviews
Heroes Stadium is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

17. Heroes Stadium

8.1
Wurzbach Prkwy (Thousand Oaks), Bexar, TX
College Stadium · 10 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great athletic facility for football and track.

SAY Sí is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

18. SAY Sí

8.5
1518 S Alamo St (South alamo), San Antonio, TX
Non-Profit · Lone Star · 5 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very cool art gallery that features local artists in San Antonio. Recent Scholastic Art winners from local schools were displayed. Well done exhibit.

Bar-B-Cutie is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

19. Bar-B-Cutie

7.5
5603 Presidio Parkway (I-10), San Antonio, TX
BBQ Joint · Northwest Side · 3 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very good brisket and smoked turkey. Can be pricey for lunch. The fries come in a large portion and are also very good. Can’t complain about the onion rings either. They also cater.

Taco Palenque is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

20. Taco Palenque

8.2
13719 W Interstate 10 (UTSA Blvd), San Antonio, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Side · 6 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Pretty good traditional Mexican food. Love the Matamoros tacos. Can be on the pricey side though.

Freetail Brewing Company is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

21. Freetail Brewing Company

8.6
4035 N Loop 1604 W (at NW Military Hwy), San Antonio, TX
Brewery · Northwest Side · 117 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Decent food. Meatball sandwich was good but could have used a little more sauce. No frills sports bar restaurant. Can get crowded so get there early.

Taco Cabana is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

22. Taco Cabana

7.6
20720 U.S. 281 (281 & Evans RD), San Antonio, TX
Taco Place · Far North Central · 8 tips and reviews
La Villita is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

23. La Villita

8.0
418 Villita St (bt S Presa & Alamo Sts), San Antonio, TX
Plaza · La Villita · 32 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Awesome part of Old San Antonio. Lots of small shops with crafts and arts. Always something going on during the weekend.

Lawry's The Prime Rib is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

24. Lawry's The Prime Rib

8.8
14655 Dallas Pkwy (btwn Verde Valley Ln. & Spring Valley Rd.), Dallas, TX
Steakhouse · 32 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Very good steakhouse with lots of options. Tried the pork chop which was huge. Pretty good, but not keen on the seasoning. Great selection of bourbon in the bar! Can’t go wrong with George T Stagg!

San Antonio Grand Ballroom - Westin La Cantera Resort is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

25. San Antonio Grand Ballroom - Westin La Cantera Resort

San Antonio, TX
Ballroom · Northwest Side · 1 tip

Mark B.Mark B: Very nice venue. Good for large party events.

The Omelette Factory is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

26. The Omelette Factory

7.0
5270 Baltimore Dr, La Mesa, CA
Breakfast Spot · 19 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: A go to for breakfast. Very good omelettes. Next time will try the Texas Omelette with chili. Didn’t want to torment the family this time :)

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

27. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

7.9
5500 Grossmont Dr, La Mesa, CA
American Restaurant · 69 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: One of the better BJ’s I’ve frequented. Service was very good. Recommend reservations for larger parties as it gets pretty busy.

Sushi Zushi is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

28. Sushi Zushi

8.8
18720 Stone Oak Parkway, Ste 154, San Antonio, TX
Sushi Restaurant · Stone Oak · 81 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Always good food with variety. Higher end Sushi place with quality, fresh ingredients. Tempura vegetables a great appetizer.

Trilogy Pizza is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

29. Trilogy Pizza

7.9
19141 Stone Oak Pkwy (at Huebner), San Antonio, TX
Pizza Place · Stone Oak · 21 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Nice little pizza place in strip mall. They are expanding into the shop next door.Pizza was good, but the Caprese Salad left something to desire. Thin sliced tomatoes and underwhelming mozzarella.

Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse is one of Mark’s Liked Places.

30. Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse

7.8
18010 Dallas Pkwy (Frankford), Dallas, TX
Brazilian Restaurant · 37 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: Great salad bar. On the same par with Texas De Brazil or Fogo de Chao. Service is exemplary and the staff works very hard to take care of you. Take your time as the meat keeps coming.