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Big Vern's Steakhouse

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$$ - $$$
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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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Mountainair, New Mexico
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great service, personable waitress, Gail was amazing. Food very poor quality. I don't recommend it. Small town but better places to eat. I must say the decor had a charm all its own.

Thank Ray T
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner there one night. Good food. Their Chicken Fried steak was one of the best I have ever had.

Thank Steven P
Swartz Creek, Michigan
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner. Service was friendly, quick. We ordered the chicken fried steak and it was a good size portion. The potatoes and gravy were really good. We had the peach cobbler and it was big enough to split. This is a great local restaurant.

Thank fivestar98
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Chicken fried steak ~ it was very good ~onion rings were excellent. My husband had chicken fried steak and fries.

Thank Susan S
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 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
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 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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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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201 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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
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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200 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
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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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?