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“was ok... will not be back”

The Great American Steak & Chicken House
Ranked #163 of 388 Restaurants in Branson
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations
Description: Driving down 76 Country Blvd., you can't miss the 3 1/2 - story Rooster looming over the big red barn, home of The Great American Steak & Chicken House.Breakfast begins at 7a.m. and includes everyone's favorites from Flapjacks, Omelets and homemade Biscuits & Sausage Gravy to the fresh Farmer's Makret Fruit Bar.Lunch and dinner features, All-American favorites and appetizers that range from Chicken Wings, Fried Green Tomatoes and Fried Pickles to Grilled Chicken Nachos and the yummy Onion Hay Stack.The menu is filled with delicious.home-style cooking, beginning with the homemade Chicken and Dumplings, Broasted Chicken, Beef Liver & Onions, Fried Pork Steak and even Frog Legs! The tender, juicy steaks range from an 8oz. Filet to a 16oz. Porterhouse! Side dish choices include Fried Okra, Black Eyed Peas, Mashed Potatos & Gravy, Collard Greens, Baked Sweet Potatoes and much more.Add the Heartland Soup, Salad & Bread Bar to your entree or make it a meal on its own. One of the best parts of dining at The Great American Steak & Chicken House is the FREE "Hen House Handouts" with the purchase of an entree!
Reviewed December 20, 2013

service was good and it is a nice place with lots of room, but the food was just ok...i had the chicken and a baked potato with the green beans... have had better lots of other places...

Thank mcboyd
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Reviewed December 12, 2013

We were not impressed with this place at all. My husband had very dry fried chicken that tasted very bland and my grilled chicken was also dry and bland. The waiter was very good, but the food was awful. Won't go back.

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Reviewed December 9, 2013

We used to love eating here but the last 2 times we have been the food quality and service has gone down. It seems like the items on the food bar are not fresh and the bread was stale. I think that we have made our last trip there. It took forever to get the food that we ordered and the wait staff was not friendly like they used to be. I even saw the staff arguing with a gentleman at a table next to us because he complained about his steak being too tough to eat. Very unprofessional

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Thank Steve W
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had reservations in the private dining area for a large group. The service was very slow (even though the main dining room did not appear too busy). Soup and salad bar available as well as large menu; HOWEVER, food taste was mediocre at best. When I found a very long hair baked into my peach cobbler, I told the waitress; and she offered to get me another bowl of it! HAHA, no I just wanted it taken off my bill. She said she couldn't do that without the manager's OK, and it took another 40 minutes to get that done. No apology either! With all the dining options in town, we would never go back here.

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Thank wacotx46
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Researched quite a bit to try to find a good Thanksgiving day buffet. We were very disappointed in the buffet they had. Nothing redeeming about it really. There is so much good food in Branson and so many great restaurants that this was the only bad meal we had the entire week. Not sure if their regular buffet would be better, but to be letdown on Thanksgiving day was a real bummer. Turkey seemed like sliced processed turkey, the ham was thin and dry, chicken looked amazing, but it was flavorless. No traditional dinner rolls -- just dry cornbread. Even their pumpkin pie was bad. It was the only the desert they served on the buffet and as we walked pass the tables we saw several partially eaten pies left on the table, so it was not just us. The highlight of the experience was going into the ladies room and getting a free sample of the coconut sea salt hand scrub. They sell it for $25 for a mason jar! If you Google this on the Internet you can make it yourself for about three dollars a jar. LOL! At least I have a good idea for gifts for Christmas for friends.

Thank lamblake
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