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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (189 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse
€€ - €€€
200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because we were traveling and did not want leftover food, we shared the 8 oz filet and baked potato. Salad bar was included with meal, and we told the manager that both of us would be going to the salad bar. She said there would...More

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I, for one, can't square all the 4 star reviews. 22 bucks for a 10oz steak with a skimpy salad bar and massacred carmalized onions and mushrooms is a bit much. Service was good but any of the myriad of chain steakhouses out there will...More

Thank c21bill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were traveling to Amarillo but based on favorable reviews stopped at Big Vern’s at 8pm on a weeknight for dinner. The restaurant and bar were about 1/3 full. We were promptly seated, our iced tea drink order taken and promptly delivered...More

1  Thank thetexaskid
Sonny123_13, Owner at Big Vern's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This is big Vernon I’m sorry about your inconvenience if you will tell me what time you were in the restaurant I can look at your ticket and know how long it took to take out I can also see what table you were on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here for our evening meal as it was only 5 mins away from our hotel, we were just staying the 1 night as we were driving along Route 66. It was not that busy mostly couples probably travelling too some were even...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

After a long day in the car, an ice cold shiner bock and friendly wait staff was exactly what we needed. The cuts of steak ordered were nominal in size and slightly over cooked (as ordered). The salad bar was small but well stocked. The...More

Thank heidi l
Reviewed 21 September 2018

There are few dining choices in this little town, so we ended up at Big Vern's, at the suggestion of the hotel. The atmosphere is nothing worth comment. Our server was not friendly and actually frowned when I asked for a glass of water. It...More

Thank kiery7
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We had an enjoyable dinner food was very good..Atmosphere was wonderful and loved all the paintings that was done by a local artist.

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Overall, the food was very average and rather high priced. The salad bar was good and had lots of choices. I had fish and chips, and the fish was mostly batter and the hush puppies were burned. Hubbie had a hamburger, and it was over-cooked....More

Thank Thea2
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We were traveling from Ohio to New Mexico and were looking for a place with character and good food and Big Vern’s delivered. Had the daily special, country fried chicken steak, green beans, salad and mashed potatoes and a piece of chocolate cake for $10.99....More

Thank 44dave56
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The food was cooked to order and took a while to come out. All our food was good, but I thought overpriced for the portion size. There were probably 8-9 onion rings on the plate for $7.99. The chicken fried steak was good , but...More

Thank Icontrolum
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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