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Spanky's Bar & Grill

1703 N 16th St, Orange, TX 77630-3307
409-886-2949
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Ranked #7 of 64 Restaurants in Orange
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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74% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Texas
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We live in this area and have ate here many times, but no longer, because this place is gross inside. The bar in the back allows smoking, and the doors stay open, allowing the smell and smoke to drift into the dining room. Food was just okay.

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Baytown, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We've eaten here twice; the first time I had fried shrimp, my husband had BBQ both times. The shrimp was good, a little over-priced. The second time I had crawfish, which was awesome, but very over-priced; I shouldn't have gotten it, but it was early in the season and I was craving crawfish! But...the food there is really very good.

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Honey Grove, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have been visiting the region and eating in Spanky's for many years, and the food seems to have declined in quality in recent times. My last trip was a big disappointment. The food was severely overcooked and was not tasty at all. The salad bar had a lot of flies and gnats inside it. The service was okay, but... More

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Denver, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We heard Spanky's was a local tradition, so we tried it and liked it. I had the butterfly shrimp basket which, while a good value, wasn't the best shrimp I've had. The catfish basket was great, however, and high marks for the onion rings and the fact that you don't pay extra for them! Plus we had good service from... More

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Cumming, Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Most everything on the menu was fried. I ordered the ribeye and it was thin and chewy. I didn't feel it was worth the money.

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Orange, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I go once a week they have great food and a good variety. Everyone is nice and the atmosphere is for everyone.

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Nacogdoches
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Susan and I went to Orange for a Saturday road trip to visit the Stark Museum, and stopped first at Spanky's, close to noon. Susan says her shrimp po' boy and waffle fries were very good. I got a combo of fried shrimp and oysters and it was ok, not excellent, but not bad. My side of "dirty rice" was... More

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Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Food was good-nothing really special. Great service! Very casual and seemed to be a good place for family and friend get togethers.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Got there at lunch time with a few buddies. Service is awesome very quick and didnt have an empty glass. Good was ok at best.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We were seated quickly and server was soon asking us for drinks. Drinks came out quickly. Drinks were not mixed strong. Got steak and chicken entrees. Both were good cuts of each animal. Salad bar did have a large selection to go nuts on building your salad. Would go back.

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