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Allen Family Style Meals

1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
+1 325-235-2060
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (47 reviews)
“fried chicken” (60 reviews)
“okra” (20 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you are in Sweetwater for any reason, you've got to go here at least once. It is a unique experience, you just sit at a table with a bunch of people, and they keep bringing all the home style cooked food that you want....More

1  Thank BRFrequent
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Literally a family style restaurant. You sit with a group and enjoy an awesome meal. Sides are what you would find at a home Sunday meal. Do save room for the peach cobbler

Thank Dragonwhisper
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Ok, went to Sweetwater, Texas on a wild boar hunt with my eldest son. Asked our guide where to go for lunch. He said if we like fries chicken and we said of course. Then go to Miss Allen's. When we found the place we...More

3  Thank James P
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Where to start with Allen’s Fried Chicken. To start with the same family has owned this place for about 50 years and I have been eating at this place for about 35 years. If I am traveling anywhere near the town of Sweetwater, Texas. I...More

1  Thank Jester2525
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Allen's is located on Business I-20 in Sweetwater. It is located across the street from Ace Hardware. The sign and building sit down low and you could miss the drive on the first pass. The building where lunch is served is to the left. Enter...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Want good home cooked chicken with about 10 home cooked side dishes this the place. You sit where ever with whom ever and they start bringing the food. If you leave hungry it's your on fault. Wow some of the best peach cobbler ever. Just...More

Thank Ricky L
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Not what I expected even after reading the reviews. First off jammed pack parking lot - good sign, second off....one could stand unknowingly outside the wrong door for a table that would never get you inside and seated at a table and never know it...More

2  Thank Mholloway08
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Anyone traveling near Sweetwater who has never experienced a classic Texas family-style restaurant meal should plan to stop at Allen's for a midday treat! Allen's is located on Business IH 20 / US 80 east of downtown and the intersections with Hwy 70. Wife and...More

Thank J H M
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The most amazing fried chicken i have ever had! Lots of good choice of sides ! Every home made dish you can think of! To top it off home made peach cobbler!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had our first visit to Allen’s and it will be a regular stop if we are in this area again! The fried chicken was fabulous, the sides (which were too many to count) were great! It was like the brought the buffet to my...More

Thank danielmZ47WU
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Response from Demishirley |
We are open on Saturdays.. Our only true website is on Facebook... The only day we are closed is on mondays
19 January 2015|
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Response from confirmedrealist | Reviewed this property |
Obviously clicked on the wrong Allens. This is a Restaurant in Sweetwater Texas not a hotel and nowhere near a port.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 325-235-2060
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