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Big Texan Opry

Address: Amarillo, TX
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Type: Dinner theater, Landmarks & points of interest, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Owner description: Each Tuesday, country western performers gather at the Big Texan Steak Ranch to perform for...
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Type: Dinner theater, Landmarks & points of interest, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Owner description: Each Tuesday, country western performers gather at the Big Texan Steak Ranch to perform for restaurant patrons.
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Fremont, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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156 reviews 156 reviews
62 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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139 reviews 139 reviews
15 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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177 reviews 177 reviews
64 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My friend couldn't wait to tell me about this place as soon as I mentioned we were doing Route 66. A 72oz steak challenge just seemed ridiculous but low and behold, two Australian chaps sat down up on the top table for the challenge. And wow what a steak! I enjoyed my dinner, the portion size was huge, I didn't... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Big Texan has been well known across America for serving for Free the 72 oz Steak to those that manage to Eat it. This was not my attempt but while I was there in a packed Restaurant 2 Gents from Australia gave it a try. I settled for the BBQ Platter which was good except for the Sausage which was... More 

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