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2410 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79109-1706
806-358-7664
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 36
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family lunch

Normally get the chicken fried steak but I can honestly say everything from hamburger to sandwich to chicken pot pies is made from scratch. When we need a good home cooked meal this is the place to go. Oh and don't forget the desserts the pies are pretty dang awesome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
johnmcd2
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Amarillo
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  • Families with children
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Woodward, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Friendly and helpful waitstaff, handmade chicken fry (that's country-fried steak to most of you), and from-scratch veggies/sides. Located just off I-40.

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Been on the road for 3 weeks and I was really missing a home cooked meal, found this place on trip advisor and it is as good as the reviews. I had the pot roast with potatoes and carrots, it was like being home on a Sunday night, roast beef was fork tender. My coworker had the pork chops and... More 

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Roland, Arkansas
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved the menu options. I had baked cod, salad, red bean and rice. I consumed every bite. Everyone in our group of 16 were pleased with the food and service.

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Every bit of food here is excellent. We had the chicken fried chicken. The breading is perfectly fluffy and crunchy but not over salted like it is at other places. Not greasy either. The chicken tasted fresh. Glazed carrots were succulent. The complimentary rolls and cinnamon rolls were amazingly addictive. Mashed potatoes were delicious, and I could tell they were... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Calico is a standard stop every time I visit Amarillo, known for its complimentary cinnamon rolls and wonderful menu from breakfast to dinner, filled with unique Calico items like eggs your way with three option including one for the garden/veggie lovers, one for the meat folks and me who like a bit of both and you pick the style and... More 

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Amarillo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Normally get the chicken fried steak but I can honestly say everything from hamburger to sandwich to chicken pot pies is made from scratch. When we need a good home cooked meal this is the place to go. Oh and don't forget the desserts the pies are pretty dang awesome.

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Whitney TX
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Wonderful home cooked food. Visited with a party of 6 and everyone rated the food as some of the best they had eaten. Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I'm in Amarillo for work. This restaurant made me feel like I was having dinner at mom's. I ordered the liver and onions. The best I've had. The food was hot and moist and they give generous servings. You pick two sides, I had cabbage and green beans; delicious.they serve both spectrums of nutrition; satisfying either your healthy side or... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A friend suggested we try this restaurant, it was great. So glad I ordered the "lite" size salad as it was big! Very delicious food, friendly service. A no frills place so you don't have to dress up

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Calico County Restaurant is always a stop when we pass through Amarillo since there is easy on and off access from I40. The 5 friends that I took there enjoyed every bite from the homemade breads to the cobbler dessert. Several of us ordered the chicken fried steak sandwich which was tender and filling. The fresh onion rings were hot... More 

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Address: 2410 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79109-1706
Phone Number: 806-358-7664
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
Average Prices: USD 8
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2410 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79109-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: 806-358-7664

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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