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Address: Amarillo, TX
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: Each Tuesday, country western performers gather at the Big Texan Steak...
Each Tuesday, country western performers gather at the Big Texan Steak Ranch to perform for restaurant patrons.
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Really good Prime Rib

I had a really good big prime rib. If passing through or staying in town you should try it out. You may get to see some idiot try a 72 oz steak with all the fixings. Also on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
DannyR73
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Cypress, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had a really good time, the food is real good and priced fair. My family and I had a great time. It is a tourist attraction so understand that when you go.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was not pressed with the Big Texan. There is a large gift shop that offers all the usual souvenirs. I just would not eat here again. It is one of those been there done that places. The food was seasoned with so much pepper I could not eat my meal.

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Fremont, Nebraska
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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Would definitely recommend to stop and see what it is about nice atmosphere but don't eat the steaks. I can only say Nebraska has better steaks

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Austin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We aren't usually up for tourist type places, but had see this on TV and thought it would be fun. So we stopped in passing through town and split a 18oz rib eye. It was cooked nicely, service was better than average for sure, and we liked the rustic fun atmosphere.

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US expat in Middle East
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5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here to give our German exchange student the quintessential Texas experience and were not disappointed - watching the 72 oz steak challenge, the decor, menu, music - all of it was over-the-top Texas. The highlight though was my son getting to add 'mountain oysters' to his list of exotic foods that he's eaten. Like others have said, the... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It's a must stop on Route 66! Food is just average but all in all it's a fun experience and the place itself has some really cool stuff outside!

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I thought the name was "THE BIG TEXAN" or "THE BIG TEXAN STEAK RANCH"? When I ate here as a kid I think it was more like a cafe facility. But back to this century: The steaks are not prime. I never will try to eat that monster steak to see if I can get it for free. A tourist... More 

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Havelock, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The staff was friendly, our Waite was good, but both steaks came over cooked and when the waiter told the cook he blamed the waiter. For a 20 oz ribeye, it was very thin and they made no attempts to corrected the over cooked steak. I left half of it.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had to stop here during out Route 66 trip. Well, I can at least say I've been. The food was average, the same can be said of the service. My prime rib was barely warm, my friend's medium rare steak was overdone, my husband's order was completely wrong but he ate it anyway so that he didn't have to... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had a really good big prime rib. If passing through or staying in town you should try it out. You may get to see some idiot try a 72 oz steak with all the fixings. Also on occasion they have live music.

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