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“Outstanding but the service is one of the worst I have ever had!”
Review of Youngblood's Cafe

Youngblood's Cafe
Ranked #30 of 532 Restaurants in Amarillo
Price range: $6 - $10
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Located just North of Interstate 40 at the Washington Street Exit (Exit 69), the nationally recognized Youngblood's Cafe has been a favorite restaurant of Amarillo residents for over 12 years. We serve the finest Texas Cookin' including: Breakfast, Burgers, Steaks, Chicken Fried Steak, Southern Favorites, Catfish, Sandwiches, Mexican Food, and Salads.
Reviewed June 15, 2009

After seeing the Stockyards Cafe on the Travel Channel, I had to try it. Even though I have lived in Amarillo all my life, that is one place I was not interested in going. One problem I had was the hours of operation. Luckily, the opened in the evening on Fridays. The chicken fried steak was one of the best I have had in a long time. It was very tender and the gravy had the wonderful homemade taste as if I had just made it. But that was quickly over shadowed by the horrible service that went with this wonderful meal. Not once did the waitress come back to my table. When I was almost done, she asked from another table area, if I needed anymore tea. I replied that I did not need any at the moment. After I finished, I started my stopwatch to see how long it would take for my waitress to come back and check on me. I wanted a piece of pie and order a chicken fry to go. After 12 minutes of being ignored, I aked another waitress to get my waitress. She passed my table many times, but never stopped to check on me. No service, no tip!

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Reviewed August 1, 2008

If you want to really eat where the locals eat - eat here. But remember who the locals are - west texas farmers and ranchers. The Cafe is section inside the actual Amarilo Cattle auction building. Cattle sales every Tuesday!

The food was good and our waitress was very kind.

It really is a trip back to the 1950s or 60s. Plastic plates and glasses, and the place probably has not been redecorated since the 60s.

It is what it is and as long as you expect that. We expected something a bit more quaint. There were also a couple of flies buzzing around.

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Reviewed November 8, 2007

We stopped here on our travels from the East to West coast. I found out about this through other web reviews. It was a bit hard to find, but once you did, it was fantastic. The restaurant isn't what you might expect, but sit down and you're treated very pleasantly!! The service was great, the food was fantastic, and the portions were huge. It's a complete meal in a flash - most meals even come with ice cream!! I'd recommend this to anyone and I hope to stop here again.

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Reviewed August 23, 2014
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