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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” (27 reviews)
“steak” (174 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 1 week ago via mobile

Alexis was absolutely wonderful! Her recommendations were excellent. The food was delicious and well worth the price. Nothing frozen. All freshly made. Good portions. One of the best Hole-in-wall restaurants ever. A definite go to if you're in the area!

1  Thank Didi G
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Big Vern's was a recommendation from our motel management. My husband and I had dinner here on Wednesday evening around 6:00pm. Our waitress was a little inattentive considering the small number of people in the restaurant. The food was good, not great, but the prices...More

Thank kathy216
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were staying in Shamrock for an evening on our road trip from Toronto to Tucson Arizona. We had read about this Steakhouse on line, so thought we would give it a try. The steaks were excellent. Our whole dinner was excellent. Great service, nice...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t drive by. It is much better inside than your first opinion from the outside. Interior a lot of neat posters and decorations. Food was excellent we had the filet. Also their beer bread is a must

Thank JBRetired
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dined at Big Vern's expecting a great stake and a unique atmosphere. A dimly lit dining room, old tables and chairs, a few neon beer signs was about as quaint as it got. Ordered the best stake on the menu. It was cooked medium rare,...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot for locals and for those who, like us, are just passing through. After a long day of driving, we were pleased to find this spot close to the Best Western there in Shamrock. Friendly service, EXCELLENT food prepared just as...More

1  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I travel Route 66 frequently and often look for the local-owned places to try. Now that I've been here, Big Vern's is one I'll always stop at when I'm in the area. My steak was cooked perfectly and had an excellent flavor. The 'beer bread'...More

1  Thank rhysfunk
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This was the only decent place we had found for supper between OK City and Amarillo. On this last visit, it appears that the management has changed. The server told my wife they couldn't provide oil and vinegar for salad dressing and at the end...More

Thank LarryKinc
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent!! Beer bread was fantastic! I had the lemon chicken and it was so tender and juicy. Had the homemade French fries that were so good and cooked perfectly. My husband had the rib-eye which was cooked to perfection, so juicy and tender too. Definitely...More

1  Thank Hounddog56
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at Big Vern's after checking in at the local Sleep Inn. We had steak and chicken fried steak dinners. Gail, our server, was pleasant and attentive. Great experience!

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