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Allen Family Style Meals

1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
+1 325-235-2060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“peach cobbler” (40 reviews)
“pea salad” (14 reviews)
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1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this family style experience on our road trip. You get seated at any table with open seats, join strangers who quickly become neighbors, and immediately begin to break bread as bowls upon bowls of food begin arriving. Mains are fried chicken am's may...More

Thank Noah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through Sweetwater and checked for recommended places to eat lunch, and I'm so glad we did. The outside doesn't look like much but they have the best fried chicken and side dishes we've had in a long while. Served family style, the...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This food is great I will make a trip just to eat here Allen family is awesome folks too Chicken and brisket are the best

Thank BrianSerrano
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Allen's has two buildings with a parking lot between them. Lunch is served "family style" in the older, light green building on the west side of the parking lot. Dinner is served in the newer, red building on the east side. Dinner is served buffet...More

1  Thank Bluto B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You'll know you're in for a different experience as soon as you sit down. This is like a country cooking buffet in reverse - they bring all the selections to your table instead of you going through a buffet line. Refills keep coming as long...More

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is very unique. At lunch time, there's not a menu, they just start bringing your table (which you may be sharing with strangers) food - fried chicken, brisket, corn, potato salad, pea salad, yams, yellow squash, green beans, etc. It's a pretty fun...More

Thank ampty2017
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A group ate here on a 50th class reunion held over the weekend in May and we enjoyed the food and service. The waitress was good and put up with our loud and fun spirit! The appetizers were great, especially the fried jalapeños! Loved the...More

Thank SallyTurner49
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The evening buffet is $10, which includes your drink, all you can eat buffet and dessert. What a deal! Many dishes to choose from, and plenty of vegetables, which is what I was hungry for. The only disappointment was the peach cobbler, which was not...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

They must be doing something right. I used to eat there about 45 years ago and it doesn't sound like it has changed. Food was great then and oil field people always went out of their way to eat there if possible. Noone left hungry....More

Thank MPLCo
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The review of 3-11-17 obviously did not go to the same place for lunch that I did as the lunch at Allen's is not a buffet. I had heard about this place from friends and we were not disappointed. We sat down and they started...More

Thank kmbama
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 East Broadway Street, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 325-235-2060
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