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Allen Family Style Meals

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1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
+1 325-235-2060
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“peach cobbler” (42 reviews)
“fried chicken” (58 reviews)
“potatoes” (19 reviews)
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1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing fried chicken i have ever had! Lots of good choice of sides ! Every home made dish you can think of! To top it off home made peach cobbler!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

We had our first visit to Allen’s and it will be a regular stop if we are in this area again! The fried chicken was fabulous, the sides (which were too many to count) were great! It was like the brought the buffet to my...More

Thank danielmZ47WU
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This place is a throwback to much simpler times and if you just pass by you will miss out on a unique dining experience. The building is plain, the interior has probably looked like this for decades, but the food is like coming home to...More

Thank CucaSean
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I have a relative who has tried to get me here a couple of times. He goes way out of his way to eat here. I've heard others rave about this restaurant. My wife, Mother and I finally got our chance. Easy to find. Walked...More

Thank noplacetogo
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We loved this family style experience on our road trip. You get seated at any table with open seats, join strangers who quickly become neighbors, and immediately begin to break bread as bowls upon bowls of food begin arriving. Mains are fried chicken am's may...More

1  Thank Noah G
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Sweetwater and checked for recommended places to eat lunch, and I'm so glad we did. The outside doesn't look like much but they have the best fried chicken and side dishes we've had in a long while. Served family style, the...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed July 15, 2017

This food is great I will make a trip just to eat here Allen family is awesome folks too Chicken and brisket are the best

Thank BrianSerrano
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Allen's has two buildings with a parking lot between them. Lunch is served "family style" in the older, light green building on the west side of the parking lot. Dinner is served in the newer, red building on the east side. Dinner is served buffet...More

1  Thank Bluto B
Reviewed July 10, 2017

You'll know you're in for a different experience as soon as you sit down. This is like a country cooking buffet in reverse - they bring all the selections to your table instead of you going through a buffet line. Refills keep coming as long...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This place is very unique. At lunch time, there's not a menu, they just start bringing your table (which you may be sharing with strangers) food - fried chicken, brisket, corn, potato salad, pea salad, yams, yellow squash, green beans, etc. It's a pretty fun...More

Thank ampty2017
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December 5, 2015|
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Response from Demishirley |
We are open on Saturdays.. Our only true website is on Facebook... The only day we are closed is on mondays
January 19, 2015|
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Response from confirmedrealist | Reviewed this property |
Obviously clicked on the wrong Allens. This is a Restaurant in Sweetwater Texas not a hotel and nowhere near a port.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 325-235-2060
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