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319 E. Illinois, Vinita, OK 74301
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Will definitely go back

Amazing food! My son wanted me to order him another chicken fried steak to take home! Chicken and stuffing was delicious. Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Luci E
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food! My son wanted me to order him another chicken fried steak to take home! Chicken and stuffing was delicious. Highly recommended!

Thank Luci E
Kingman, Arizona
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146 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After almost nine decades of providing service to the local community and Route 66 travelers, this venerable old restaurant continues to offer friendly service, and good food at fair prices.

Thank AdventurerJim
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Chicken Fried Steak! Lightly breaded, well-seasoned, and golden brown smothered in delicious cream gravy with real potatoes and green been with ham is the best way to go at Clanton's. We drove all the way from Fayetteville, AR, just to give it a try. We were delighted with the experience overall and impressed by the down home customer service... More 

Thank Jacque H
Martinsville, Virginia
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166 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clanton's chicken fried steak was featured on the TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives a few years ago. It didn't disappoint. It was really good! Service was very friendly and it was only about 1/2 hour drive from where we staying on Monkey Island at Grand Lake O The Cherokees. We were too full to eat desert after the vegetable... More 

Thank PapaJerryW
Vinita, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good lunch specials, the breading on chicken, fish, is too hard but for some reason we order it anyway. dah!! seems like it is all corn starch and fries up like a board.

Thank bobbieanne_11
Vinita, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in Vinita for many years. It has been featured on Food Network and other magazines and shows. It is ran by a Vinita family, and has been passed down to newer generations. Their food is always consistant, very good and always prepared fresh. We have eaten there several times and always been pleased. The fact that... More 

Thank okman2015
Tampa, Florida
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Clanton's set aside 30 seats for our group to be able to eat together. Service was good and quick. Food was down home delicious and the portions large. Prices were very reasonable. This cafe was featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives.

Thank Muvsalot
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

By the way the place was packed, you knew that it must be a local favorite. The price was right and the food was excellent. Fast, friendly service. The Country Fried Steak and Mashed potatoes was the pick of our group and everyone thought it was great. My wife enjoyed the Swiss Steak. Don't miss this one if you are... More 

Thank Michael N
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Hubby had the chicken fried steak, fries and salad. He wasn't impressed, the fries weren't cooked all they way through so they were soggy and the chicken fried steak was chewy. I was surprised he didn't even eat half of it. I had the pot roast baked potato and the gravy was so salty I couldn't eat much of it,... More 

1 Thank girl4mx
Merrimac, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I am so happy we stopped here. I had seen this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Drives on Food TV. We happened to stop on a Sunday, which is only open for 3 hours from 11-2. We got there shortly after 11 and the place was packed. They have a Sunday menu that includes complimentary dessert. There were 4 of... More 

1 Thank julia_fisher

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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 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?