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Big Vern's Steakhouse

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200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
+1 806-256-2088
11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly and accommodating staff. Good food. We had a great ribeye, nice salad, and baked potato. It was late but we were graciously served. Wonderful Route 66 experience. The neon lights in Shamrock are retro cool.

Thank zimbo50
Hudson, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed an evening meal at Verns Steak House. It was too close to bedtime to tie into a big ol' honkin' Texas steak but what we had, we enjoyed. CAUTION: Do Not even taste the Beer Bread Muffins unless you are ready to eat the whole thing, plus they will bring you more to trash your Low-Carb... More 

Thank ThePopeyeGuy
Elwood, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Small place on route 66. Had a great 16 oz ribeye steak. It comes with Vern's special steak sauce of which I was suspicious but it worked well. Finished the meal with their peach cobbler. The cobbler was okay but clearly was made with canned peaches and some commercial dough or biscuit mix. Overall I recommend you stop when in... More 

Thank tryingt0help
Douglas, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Disappointed that all steaks were listed as Market Value. Makes me feel travelers might get a bigger bill. The burgers were ok, but not fabulous bar burgers. The staff was surly and certainly not fun or inviting. Just avoid Shamrock as a sop when passing through.

Thank MassimoLido
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I had the grilled chicken on rice. Ice cold beer, friendly service. This was my second time to eat here, will definitely be back.

Thank Brian K
Grand Haven, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal...you come here for the food, not the ambiance! They were quite busy and service was a little slow at first, but the staff took care of us as quickly as they could. In spite of being busy, service was friendly, the food came out quickly and tasted great. Prices were quite reasonable, also.

Thank Steve M
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for the tesla charging and decided to give this place a try. Had the chicken fried steak. Was good and the prices were reasonable. Will stop by next time I come through!

Thank Brett P
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't feel like stopping at one of the chain restaurants along I-40 in Amarillo so we pressed on to shamrock tx and stopped at Big Verns. The food was great. Friendly service. One of the best baked potatoes I've ever eaten. Try this place!

Thank Mragan22
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Started with a local beer. Then beef and vegetable soup (just like grandma used to make) and beer bread which was amazing. We ordered the 12oz rib eye with baked potato, caramelized onions and mushrooms. The steaks were perfectly cooked. 1 rare, 1 medium. Service and atmosphere was delightful and so were the locals dining there too. I forgot t... More 

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Grant, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stopped in kinda late to an almost empty restaurant. One entrance door was broken, and neither door had the HOURS of operation on them. We did not know if we were too late or not, just got motioned in by a waitress. Place looked a bit tired. By that time we had seen enough and left without even seating ourselves.....we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?