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Lowake Steak House

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$$ - $$$
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12143 US-67, Rowena, TX 76875
+1 915-442-3201
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Graham, North Carolina
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were passing by and stopped for a late lunch, after hearing about this legendary place. The tea is weak. The onion rings are phenomenal and the portion is huge, although they could do with some salt. Two in our group ordered the ribeyes, and they were huge, but fatty. My husband prefers a grilled steak so there was that... More 

1 Thank gigigray032447
Abilene, TX
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I drove an hour to Lowake Steakhouse. He was told they have great steaks, so he had to check it out. TOTALLY WORTH THE DRIVE!! Brandy was our waitress. She was very helpful suggesting some items on the menu. She told us to try the onion rings so we did. The rings don't have any seasoning, but... More 

Thank sweetnuttmegg
Level Contributor
8 reviews
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

On our way to a school event, we stopped to enjoy a place we had heard about. We were seated but kind of forgotten. Two different people took our drink order & an order for an appetizer, someone different took our food order, and then we helped ourselves to the salad bar. The appetizer was brought out, and we enjoyed... More 

Thank NancyNJerry
Dallas, Texas, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

On a recent business trip to San Angelo, Texas, one of the people in my party who knew about the Lowake Steak House mentioned that it was "within driving distance" of our destination that day. When we finished our business meeting, we ventured out into the farmland and eventually found this hidden gem practically in the middle of nowhere. Luckily,... More 

1 Thank Dave D
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Everyone knows Lowake's legendary history: oilmen flying in from Houston just to eat a steak...steaks larger than the plate...etc. After several ownership changes, the quality and taste is back. Seven of us who grew up in West Texas made the trip and were not disappointed. Ordered KC for 4 with three extra setups and had enough sirloin for everyone plus... More 

1 Thank Chris T
Littlefield, Texas
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182 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016

My family would come to Lowake just to eat a meal. My father and Phil were friends and anytime we were headed down south this is were we stopped for a meal both on the way and from our destination. The old days when people would fly in just to have one of Phil's steaks or hamburgers are long gone.... More 

Thank janalee63
Hurst, Texas
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208 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This place bills itself as the “famous” Lowake Steak house. I’d testify that it once was famous, but by today there’s no fame about it. It’s filthy and a shadow of the former steak house the brand built it’s reputation upon. It’s rated #1 in Lowake because it’s the only operating business in this ghost town short of the Post... More 

1 Thank Arnold_Ziffel
Lubbock, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We have been going to Lowake Steak House for several years. We have even planned trips around getting to Lowake first. The building is a little vintage and could use updates, but the food was still good.

Thank HaveGranmaWillTravel
Brownwood, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Travelling to football games this past fall, my family and I had the opportunity to eat at this restaurant three times. My parents and I used to eat at this restaurant in the 70s at the height of Lowake's popularity so it has a special place in my heart (and stomach). The steaks are tender, juicy and plentiful. The KC... More 

1 Thank Pat C
Abilene, Texas
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We try to take a 1 1/2 drive to Lowake's Steakhouse whenever we can (not often enough!). The strip for 2 is amazing.The seasoned rub makes the meat moist and flavorful and there is plenty to box up and take home for another meal! The salad bar is average. Service is good. I hesitated reviewing Lowake's because it is such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12143 US-67, Rowena, TX 76875
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rowena
  • Phone Number: +1 915-442-3201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?