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319 E. Illinois, Vinita, OK 74301
918-256-9053
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food

We were heading south and hungry. Fortunately our DDD app directed us here. The food was so good! I ordered the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes, green beans and a salad. The salad was a tad old looking, and the mashed potatoes were cold, but oh my goodness the chicken fried steak was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
SonriseBMD
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Indian Mound, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Montezuma, Kansas, United States
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I was hoping for a truly outstanding chicken fried steak from this homey dinner after reading the reviews. The chicken fried stead was okay, but nothing really special. The mashed potatoes where real, hot, and served with a nice gravy. My grandson ordered a bacon cheeseburger, which turned out to be very disappointing. The pressed patty was quite small compared... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The food was good but the service was bad. My wife return her pie because the crust was too thin and server through a fit. The cashier Dennis was the most unfriendly and didn't ask about our food or thank us.

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Springfield MO
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

An old fashioned restaurant with good fried food and friendly service. The salads are simple, but the fried chicken was excellent.

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Indian Mound, Tennessee
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120 reviews 120 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were heading south and hungry. Fortunately our DDD app directed us here. The food was so good! I ordered the chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes, green beans and a salad. The salad was a tad old looking, and the mashed potatoes were cold, but oh my goodness the chicken fried steak was awesome! Hubby ordered pot roast, which... More 

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Missouri, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food at Clanton's is really good. It is as close to home cooking as you can get. Their service is fast and the waitresses are very friendly. Lots of meal choices. Check it out at http://clantonscafe.com/

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Port Townsend, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There are not a lot of choices for food in Vinita, OK so thank goodness there is Clanton's. Warning - on a Saturday at 1pm this restaurant was packed with locals! They were featured on Diner's, Drive-in, and Dives for their Chicken Fried Steak. I found it very good, but not the best that I had in Oklahoma. However, while... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday lunch while traveling through OK. The food was delicious, the waitress was very sweet and it was a neat, small town atmosphere. Loves reading all the articles on the wall about being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives!

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We were doing the Route 66 trip and on our way we stopped at Clantons. The Chicken fried steak was INCREDIBLE, as was the mashed potatoes and cream gravy. It was just simply the best REAL Chicken fried steak we have ever had. This was not a piece of meat that was frozen and dropped into a deep fryer. This... More 

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argonia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Guy is right. This place is "the money!" Very clean, friendly wait staff, & super good food that is moderately priced. Went around lunch time and it was very busy but still got seated quickly. Food was attractively plated, hot, and flavorful. Would love to visit again and try something else from menu. Everyone in our group said their food... More 

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Columbus, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

OMG the chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and green beans were so good! Once again Guy and Triple D didn't let us down! We even tried the calf fries!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 319 E. Illinois, Vinita, OK 74301
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Vinita
  • Phone Number: 918-256-9053

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?