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Auntie Skinner's Riverboat Club

107 W Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2201
903-665-7121
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Ranked #11 of 27 restaurants in Jefferson
Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

On weeknights, and slow tourist times, this place seems to be the only restaurant open. They also stay open late, so it's convenient. It is a night club/bar that is frequented by motorcycle enthusiasts - like us! They feature live music, and karaoke nights, and their menu is varied. The burgers are quite good. Perhaps better than their hot plate... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The burgers were GREAT! Just a dive bar, but the service was good and food was better! We would go again!

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Shreveport, LA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had lunch on a weekday, since I have heard that weekends can be crazy at this restaurant. Auntie Skinner's was nowhere near capacity but had quite a few diners, with a fairly steady flow of customers. Our order was promptly taken; food took about twenty minutes. I wasn't looking for fast food, and the food was worth the wait. Want... More

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Houston, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We visited this place on our way back home from vacation. The building is huge and you can tell it holds a lot of local stories and history. We visited after the local lunch hour so it was not crowded. I can imagine it must hold a big Friday and Saturday night party crowd. Our wait staff got us seated... More

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Kemah, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Food was excellent. I got the chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, and fried okra. I ordered a dinner salad to start with but it didn't come until the main dishes arrived, which was a little disappointing. Also since it's a bar people were allowed to smoke anywhere, so there was a man smoking right next to us and it was... More

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Colleyville, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I guess I should have known when I walked in and saw the big bar at the front it would be a bar. I'm not used to that from the Dallas area. Most places that serve food are non-smoking. The food was great. Fun stuff to look at on the walls. If I visited I might go there for lunch... More

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Longview, Texas
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204 reviews 204 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Auntie Skinner's has a lot of good memories for me. I don't usually go to restaurants where smoking is prevalent but I have learned if you pick your time, it's not so bad. Not only that, the staff is courteous and efficient and the kitchen produces some great food. The chef will be inventive if you have a reasonable request.... More

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Denton, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We ordered chicken fingers and chicken fried steak. Both dinners were greasy and tasted burnt from the oil being to hot.

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Jefferson, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Skinner's has a great rollicking atmosphere. Friday or Saturday you see whole families eating and enjoying. live music and very friendly people. Try the Muffaleta. Best out side or New Orleans

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Longview, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We rode up to Auntie Skinners Riverboat club for a day trip. We stopped in for a cool drink and some munchies. Fixed us up for the ride home.

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