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“Very good chicken fried steak!”

Green Chile Willy's Grill
Ranked #19 of 511 Restaurants in Amarillo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Steakhouse
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Erwin, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Very good chicken fried steak!”
Reviewed June 9, 2014

Being from "back east", I make a habit of remembering where the good chicken fried steak places are at when I travel in Texas. This place has an excellent recipe for the stuff so I go to Willy's for chicken fried when I'm in Amarillo. The chicken fried pecan pie is well worth trying too if you save enough room.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank S W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Best ribeye steak in Amarillo. All 3 chicken fry steaks are awesome. The Buffalo is excellent. Great place to hang out with family and friends.

1 Thank Bill L
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Level 6 Contributor
155 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Interesting Chicken Fry”
Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

Chicken Fried Steak is too small for the price. Menu says "Texas Sized" but it is obviously not. I had the model with the jalapeño cream gravy. I enjoyed it but will go with a regular next time. Our burgers were fairly bland. I will try a steak next time before giving up on the place as a go to destination.

Thank hoopsman86
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The Woodlands, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
814 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 687 helpful votes
“Loved the Green Chili Sauce”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

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Hubby and I visited Willy's on a weekday in the late afternoon. Only a few people were in the restaurant so our service was excellent. Hubby had the chicken fried steak with chili sauce and said it was very tasty. Meat was tender, coating wasn't excessive, size was not "Texas Size" as it is at Mel's Country Café, Goodson's Country Café or even Black Eyed Pea but it was enough. Veggies were done right and very good. Salad was crisp but drenched with dressing so that it puddled in the bottom. Not something that either of us enjoys, although some may, it's overkill for us. Maybe they could put it on the side?

I had the Chili Cheese Burger and asked that they use strips instead of salsa with seeds, no pickles, ketchup or mustard. Burger came out perfect and just as ordered. Meat cooked just right, fresh veggies, very tasty. Beans were very good, just the right amount of spice.

Price was reasonable, food was very good, would be comfortable recommending this down home grill to friends.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Rebekajean
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Jenks, OK
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great place to eat. Don't miss it!!!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

And, WOW!!! what a variety on the menu. And if you like Jalepenos and chilis with your food, be sure to tell them. They serve you anyway you want it. I had the Jalepeno Chicken Fried Steak and it was awesome, especially the Jalepeno gravy to top the steak. My wife had the Rib Eye sandwich and you could cut the meat with a fork and it was some of the best rib eye we have ever had.

Visited July 2013
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