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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 good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beer bread” (23 reviews)
“steak” (165 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
200 E 12th on Historic Route 66, Shamrock, TX 79079
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal, steak was perfect and staff were lovely, sits nicely in the quiet town of Shamrock

Thank Burgo8
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Big Vern's was just a short walk from our hotel - a real plus after driving more than 500 miles that day. We both ordered the filet mignon, the only steaks on the menu suitable for our limited appetites. The steaks were excellent quality and...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The meal was good but over priced. I think is the only place that is open in the evening. Looks to have a good bar business.

Thank enolaknight
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

When we stopped by on a Friday afternoon. The ladies across the street said the hours have varied lately. :( they did direct us a mile across the road to the Mesquite Canyon Steak house it was really good.

1  Thank Yosoygaby
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in from out of state and I got the 12 oz Ribeye. Let me just say I savored every single bite! And their beer bread, so delicious! Our waitress was so good and everyone there was so friendly. We will DEFINITELY be back....More

1  Thank MommaLife
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The steak was tender and delicious. Cooked perfectly with that wonderful searing. Vern and his wife came in while we were there and we had a nice visit with them. They were very friendly and inviting. Too bad we couldn't include it on our return...More

2  Thank marygM6129SX
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent diner. The beer bread is awesome. Steaks were great, as was the chicken fried chicken, and catfish. Cold beer.

1  Thank 1823sue
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

From the friendly greeting, to the huge salad, beautifully tasty tender steak, crispy fries, endless soft drinks Big Vern's won our hearts and stomachs. More expensive than we had anticipated for a small town but when you cut into those steaks (with the biggest steak...More

1  Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Don't look for ambiance at this restaurant, but enjoy the juiciest mouth watering steak you will ever have - even above some "premium" steakhouses. Easy access Just off route 40 and on route 66 . Pleasant and friendly staff.

1  Thank cflrdh
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice clean restaurant. Had lots of choices on menu. Agree with one viewer the steak prices are to high! Had Lemon Chicken which was very good. Side salad and grilled vegetables was also very good. Waitress was very nice and polite. She hustled to...More

1  Thank SaraD81956
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, 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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