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“Nice stop on long drive”

Rancher's Steak House and Grill
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Gatesville
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Houston, Texas
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nice stop on long drive”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

We made a spontaneous lunch stop here. Instead of driving on interstates, we took the "back roads" (which are actually quite good highways) from Houston to Amarillo, hunger pangs hit, we saw ""Rancher's" and said "why not?"

My catfish lunch was excellent. Fish was cooked perfectly. The country style, home style sides were a welcome change from what the national chains offer. The rest of our party enjoyed their lunches just as well. Service was very good and friendly from arrival to waitress to check out. We'd go back, we liked it.

  • Visited July 2013
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Hamilton TX
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Best in Gatesville!”
Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

We've been eating at Ranchers for years and we never get tired of the menu. We drive 30 miles just to eat the best hamburgers in a 90 mile area. Service is great and pies are sooo good!

  • Visited June 2013
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2 Thank Lynn P
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7 reviews
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“Not like it once was.”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

Used to eat here frequently with my family. Quality has gone down with openings of new restaurants. No desire to eat here again.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank G-villebornandrasied
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Gatesville, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Small town family restaurant”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

This was the first restaurant I went to eat at when I moved to this town. The portions are ridiculously huge. I ordered a ribeye sandwich, which was decent but chewy. I ended up taking two thirds of it home, and had two meals more from it. The dessert portion was also very large. We took a couple bites of it then took it home. Our waiter was very good about keeping our drinks refilled, which were already very large glasses.

The parking is ample. The wait was brief. The chit chat with the waiter and cashier was pleasant but not excessive. The service was friendly and expedient. I'd recommend this to people who are able to eat a lot in one sitting or like to take home leftovers. It's nothing special in the way of food and venue, but it is above the norm for the small town restaurant.

  • Visited May 2013
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3 Thank Sandy J
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Gatesville, TX
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wonderful home cooking”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Best hamburger in town. Great salad bar! Mexican food is good too. Desserts are homemade and you must have one! Wait staff is wonderfully friendly and take care of you.

  • Visited February 2013
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2 Thank MrsDasch
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