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Babe's Chicken Dinner House

104 North Oak Street, Roanoke, TX 76262-6612
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Ranked #1 of 56 Restaurants in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Have you ever told your family what you’d do different if you opened a restaurant?  Well, that’s exactly why we opened Babe’s Chicken Dinner House. We wanted a sit-down restaurant where people really feel at home. Where your neighbors wait on you and your whole family.
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Grapevine, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I've been going to original Babe's Chicken in Roanoke since I moved to Texas over 10 years ago and they never disappoint. Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes, cream corn, biscuits and a salad (all the sides are all you can eat). I typically go with the chicken but I've had the chicken fried steak as well and it was up there... More

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Keller, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Family style dinning with a simple menu of two items, Fried Chicken or Chicken Fried Steak. Both come with all the fixings, Salad, Potatoes, Corn and Bread all for one low price.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

My advice is to cease eating a couple days prior to visiting Babe's as you will need to ensure plenty of room for all the food you will be served. A very simple menu, only two entrees, and five sides. Your choice is between plenty of fried chicken (most leave with a plastic bag of leftovers) or a huge, fill... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Babe's in Roanoke is the original chicken-fried steak or fried chicken restaurant. They serve whichever you order with lettuce only salad, cream style corn, mashed potatoes, and biscuits. Served family style, the vegetables are delicious. The chicken-fried steak had quite a bit of fat in it and I don't eat chicken on the bone. My husband said the chicken was... More

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Loveland, Ohio
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

You better be really hungry when you go to Babe's! The chicken is outstanding, the sides and biscuits are terrific! We left stuffed to the gills! Try it, you'll like it!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was surprised when we were seated after a short wait that we didn't receive menus. With only a few choices they were not needed. Not being a big fan of Fried Chicken I was the only one who ordered Chicken Fried Steak. The food was great. The mashed potatoes and gravy were the best I have ever tasted. With... More

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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176 reviews 176 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Babe's has been around for decades and one trip there and you can see why. It's a home style southern meal of either chicken or chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, creamed corn and biscuits. I try not to eat like this, but if you are going to, there's no better place than Babe's to indulge yourself.

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glen ellyn, IL
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87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

So cute, so friendly, always full, always delicious! 2 choices: Chicken fried steak or fried chicken. All you can eat! including the sides of Salad, rolls, mashed potatoes and gravy and creamed corn!! BYOB so the price is right and you will go home with a full meal in your doggy bag as well!

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North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Babe's is famous, and for good reason. GREAT place, limited menu, but who cares. You go there for good fried chicken (chicken fried steak too), and that's what you get, good fried chicken. Get there early, always a line after 6pm, ANY day of the week. BUT, if you've never been, it's worth the wait.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love Babe's, when our kids come to visit us from England, this is the first place that they want to go in Roanoke. Correction, it is the second place after a margarita at Tacos and Avocados. It never disappoints and is very good value.

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Additional Information about Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Address: 104 North Oak Street, Roanoke, TX 76262-6612
Phone Number: 817-491-2900
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Roanoke
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: American

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