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Big Vern's Steakhouse

200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
+1 806-256-2088
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“beer bread” (24 reviews)
“steak” (166 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed in Shamrock during our Route 66 so found Big Vern's Steakhouse, not far from our accommodation. One would expect quite a first experience of a real 'Texan steak', however we were very very disappointed. The waitress was fairly annoying (a bit of 'fake' enthusiasm)....More

Thank Lesly V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always try to stay in Shamrock when we are traveling, especially to eat at Big Vern's. We had a steak and it was good, as usual. They didn't have the filet, that we have had before and liked, but they recommended the rib-eye and...More

1  Thank Mamasans
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Texas and in a Texas Steakhouse so were looking forward to a great meal. The waitress was very friendly. We had a salad, steak and French fries and some muffins. The service was good as was the salad but from there the...More

Thank happyhikersNewJersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So first of all we went to steak house and didn't order steak so I can't speak to that. What we did have was okay but wouldn't go back. Service was good.

Thank thorno2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed food after long drive and decided on Big Verns. Chicken Fried steak is very good! Very nice crust. Our server took great care of us and price was reasonable.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Verns wife greets you and could'nt be more friendly. Best steaks around , nice atmosphere. Would love to go back.

Thank Kathy317553
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're staying in Shamrock for the night, then this is the place to go. I was told by the waitress that this is the only place within a 60 mile radius that also serves alcohol, which surprised me (I haven't fact-checked that, but interesting...More

Thank rdavid74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, and salad. The steak tasted good but was a little tough. The potatoes were very tasty. The beer bread was a bit chewy. We were surprised to need to add pepper to the gravy and...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We were there on a Saturday night and we were met at the door by the hostess and told there were only two options for dinner, because they were low on help. So we left.

Thank fheinss
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal, steak was perfect and staff were lovely, sits nicely in the quiet town of Shamrock

Thank Burgo8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Shamrock
  • Phone Number: +1 806-256-2088
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