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Big Texan Steak Ranch

7701 E Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79118-6915
+1 806-372-6000
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2,266 reviews)
“fudge” (130 reviews)
“prime rib” (197 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7701 E Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79118-6915
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Big Texan Steak Ranch is a steakhouse restaurant and motel located in Amarillo, Texas, United States which opened on the previous U.S. Route 66 in the 4500 block of East Amarillo Boulevard in 1960. It relocated to its present location on Interstate 40! The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
5  Thank 719cromero
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place had us at Hello. Until they did not take care of us. They served us an undercooked tough steak. To top it off the Manager was rude for no reason. We have read these articles on how a food critic gets treated one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are always looking for a good place to eat a good steak and The Big Texan was great. Fresh meat, clean and great service, would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Wgen
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We can't thank you enough for your 5 star review! We look forward to the next time you stop in.

Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't eat stake but they do have a good salmon dish. I here the stake is decent and the service is always friendly. Cute gift shop.

Date of visit: February 2018
6  Thank gotkeriedaway
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate you stopping in to see us! Our grilled salmon is the perfect option for non-beef eaters.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our third trip here proved much better. We both had steakscthe first two times. Tough flavorless poor slow service. This time we ordered burgers. Service was fast. Buffalo burger very good. Double beef burger very good. Service excellent. Chili was okay. Very touristy and stay...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank be2019
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What do you get when the Big Texan Steak Ranch and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile team (Hotdoggers) team up? FUN!!! The Hotdoggers, Anne Marie and Kyle are awesome ambassadors for Oscar Mayer and they took on the Big Texan Steak Ranch 72 Oz Steak challenge....More

Date of visit: January 2019
6  Thank 341joeo
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We absolutely loved hosting the Hotdoggers! It was a real treat for not only us, but for all of our customers as well. Thank you for taking the time to leave us with a great review and we hope y'all are able to come back...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I suggest you go to see the place just to say you have been. Food is not good. If you have to eat, split an entree. Hopefully while you are there, you will see someone taking the challenge. Otherwise you will be disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank bradysweetheart
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were actually her on our Wedding Anniversary December 27. Our food was just great. Our steaks were done exactly as we wanted. A group of men singing and playing instruments came to our table and found out is was our anniversary and sand several...More

Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank Robert S
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Happy belated anniversary! We're honored you chose to dine with us and glad to hear y'all enjoyed our one of a kind atmosphere.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must see attraction in Amarillo. Expect a wait if you are going to eat, but the wait is worth it. The gift shop is awesome and right on route 66.

Date of visit: January 2019
6  Thank bradd413
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for making us a must stop! We appreciate you coming by to see us and hope you got to meet our rattlesnake resident in our gift shop.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Traveling Route 66 and had an early dinner. Not busy. Server was excellent. The steak was great. Loved the atmosphere.They have a 72-ounce steak which you get free if you eat it all along with the salad and other sides. The server had time to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
6  Thank 530stanw
Lee_Family72, Owner at Big Texan Steak Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us with a great review! Since the 72oz steak challenge began in 1962, there have been 102, 257 people who've attempted to slay the beast, but only 9,759 have been victorious.

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rbenthal
2 December 2018|
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Response from Jags_On_Tour | Reviewed this property |
Yes but it is a rough time and you will still be asked to wait when you arrive. They give you a beeper and call you when ready. There is a gift shop, a bar and an amusement arcade to keep you occupied. As most people are... More
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5th o
26 July 2018|
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Response from Lee_Family72 | Property representative |
Our kitchen stays open until 10:30pm so if you walk in at 10:29pm we will gladly stay open later to serve you!
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goldbettyboop
14 July 2018|
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Response from Lee_Family72 | Property representative |
We do not take dinner reservations, since we are first come - first serve! We hope all of our guests never have to wait too long. We also have plenty of things to see while you wait including, our gift shop shooting gallery... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 35
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7701 E Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79118-6915
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Amarillo
  • Phone Number: +1 806-372-6000
  • E-mail
Description
Voted as the #1 Eating contest in America by Huffington Post.Voted as 1 of the top 10 places by Draft Magazine to drink a beer at.The list goes on and on. This place is full of action and what the Wild West was all about. 2,000 Square foot gift shop that even has a live rattlesnake in there. We have 12 Hand-Crafted beers made on site with a beer style to fit almost any beer drinker. From Raspberry Wheat to Whiskey Barrel Stout with Seasonal beers to fill in such as Oktoberfest Lager & Pecan Porter. Same Lee family for the last 54-years serving 3-generations of guests. Young man, We fed your grandfather! We're Glad your Here!
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