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Buffalo Gap

Perini Ranch Steakhouse

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Fri, 10/18
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Start your meal w/ a bite-sized taste of Texas
Rack of Ribs
Dry rubbed & smoked over mesquite coals.
Quail Legs
Hearty Texas farm-raised quail legs, lighty breaded w/ a kick of flavor!
Jalapeño Bites
Fresh jalapeños, stuffed w/ cream cheese, wrapped in bacon & roasted. Handmade w/ the help of Disability Resources, Inc. Served by the Dozen
All steaks are hand cut & trimmed from USDA choice aged beef, rubbed w/ Perini Ranch seasoning & grilled over glowing hot mesquite coals. Served w/ a ranch salad, choice of vegetable & sourdough bread
16oz. Ribeye
Tom’s choice. Well-marbled w/ lots of flavor.
22 oz. Cowboy Ribeye
A Bone-In "Cowboy" Ribeye. The bone adds even more flavor!
12oz. Peppered Strip
A center cut lean strip crusted w/ cracked peppercorns.
8oz. Filet
A center cut from the tenderloin. Lean & tender
Ranch Roasted Prime Rib
A whole ribeye, rubbed w/ our special seasoning & pit roasted over mesquite coals. Served w/ Perini’s horseradish sauce. Limited Availability
Hamburger Steak
Half-pound of beef, seasoned, hand patted & grilled. With Cheddar or Provolone cheese & topped w/ grilled mushrooms, green chiles & onions
Served w/ a ranch salad, choice of vegetable & sourdough bread
Grilled Cajun Catfish
Basted in butter & lime juice, then tossed in Cajun seasoning. Grilled & spicy!
Mesquite Grilled Chicken Breast
Seasoned & grilled over glowing hot mesquite coals
Fried Catfish
Farm raised filets rolled in seasoned cornmeal. Crisp, flaky & served w/ homemade chunky tartar sauce.
Dusted Jumbo Shrimp
Eight large shrimp lightly dusted & fried to perfection
Just like you would expect on a chuck wagon, but even better
Green Chile Hominy
White hominy w/ bacon, green chile, & cheddar cheese
Old Fashioned Green Beans
Green beans the way you remember.
Zucchini Perini
Sliced zucchini rounds baked in an Italian meat sauce & topped w/ grated Parmesan cheese
Vegetable Plate
Any three vegetable dishes
Cowboy Potatoes
Skin-on potato wedges, seasoned, & roasted w/ butter & garlic
Ranch Salad
Hand torn lettuces w/ fresh mushrooms, radishes, cherry tomatoes, red onions & homemade buttermilk ranch dressing
Chopped Blue Cheese Salad
Chopped fresh lettuce w/ crispy bacon, tomato & blue cheese dressing
Indulge your sweet tooth w/ one of these scrumptious home-style favorites
Perini Ranch Bread Pudding
With Jack Daniels Whiskey Sauce. The secret is sourdough bread & pecans.
Jalapeño Cheesecake
Sweet cheesecake drizzled w/ savory jalapeno jelly. A great mixture of flavors -- sweet, spicy & rich
Strawberry Shortcake
Just like Tom’s great-grandmother made. Homemade sugar biscuits topped w/ warm strawberries. Heavy cream served on the side
Texas Chocolate Cake
The Texas tradition w/ a touch of cinnamon & covered in chocolate pecan frosting. A chocolate lovers dream
Cool red center
Medium Rare
Warm red center
Pink center
Medium _ Wall
Slidhtly pink‏ center
Well_ Done
We are not responsible for steaks cooked well done
Fried Catifish
One filet w/ vegetables
Grilled Cheese
Served w/ chips or add bacon
Three Dusted Jumbo Shrimp
Grilled Mushrooms & Onions
Chopped Blue Cheese Salad
Fried Chicken
Chicken Fried Steak
Smoked Ham
Plus all the trimmings
Since 1983, Perini Ranch Steakhouse has served as home to the best chuck wagon style food in America. Perini Ranch Steakhouse is proudly located on the Perini Ranch in Buffalo Gap, Texas.
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about Perini Ranch and when we were close in the area we decided to stop. We both love ribeye - and the smallest boneless is 16 ounces but we went for it. That was THE BEST steak I have EVER...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank PamWhitmire
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Ordered the porterhouse, it was very much worth it. Service was great, staff was friendly, and the ranch was awesome.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

I had Perini's Steakhouse recommended to me earlier today. It was a 20 minute drive and I really wasn't feeling it after a long day of work but I chose to make the trip to Buffalo Gap (population just under 500). When I arrived to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Don G
Reviewed July 17, 2019

My husband and I ate here last weekend. We both had the filet and agreed that they were the best steaks we have had in the Abilene area. So tender and the seasoning was great! We had the breaded quail legs for an appetizer and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Hollaleigh
Global18957024096, Manager at Perini Ranch Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

We are so happy to hear that you enjoy your dinner on the ranch. We would love to talk with you more regarding your experience. Please call us at 800.367.1721.

Reviewed June 27, 2019

Four of us ate dinner here a couple of nights ago. This was our second visit over a period of a couple of years. Our first visit was out of this world. This one, not so much. We all ordered steaks. I had the 16...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dan F
Reviewed June 8, 2019

I was down from New Jersey visiting freinds in Abilene. We had some great Texas steaks, and I highly recommend the Perini Ranch Stealhouse.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Brandi S
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Great steaks, drinks, and ambiance in West Texas. Reservations are a must, recommend inside after dark since the bugs start to come out (especially after some rain). Visited with friends and had a blast!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark N
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went for our anniversary. We made a reservation and when we arrived we were seated very quickly. We ordered their famous Today Show burger. If you like burgers you’ll love this one. We also ordered the ribeye steak. The first steak...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Travler2010
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Buffalo Gap isn’t a place I would normally expect for a great steakhouse but Perini Ranch didn’t disappoint. My ribeye was cooked to perfection. The catfish was also extremely tasty. All in all a great place for a delicious lunch.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank B5394AWsteveb
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Always a great place to eat. Very accommodating staff. Our waitress was super. The food is always 5 stars.

Date of visit: May 2019
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September 4, 2018|
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Response from romonab857 | Reviewed this property |
Tom Perini and his wife Lisa, have for as long as I know of, owed Perini's Steakhouse.
August 13, 2018|
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Response from SherriToddStatler | Reviewed this property |
They may call it Sunday brunch , but it’s really more like Sunday dinner your grandmother’s. Buffet includes fried chicken, chicken fried steak, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy , black-eyed peas, green beans, corn, ranch salad... More
January 27, 2018|
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Response from TravelinAmigos | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall, but I didn’t think the prices were high. The food quality was excellent.
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