This traditional American and Italian food grill offers guests a relaxed and friendly dining experience. Comfort food appetizers include the flame kissed nachos and the mozzarella sticks. For the main course, Italian dishes such as chicken pasta and a variety of pizzas with fresh toppings are available. For families, there is also a kids menu with mini corn dogs and sandwiches. This restaurant is perfect for an affordable yet delicious meal.
Since 1950, Whataburger has been making the classic All-American sandwich for hungry Texans. The whopping double patty or cheese and bacon Whataburger is perfect for hamburger-hungry visitors. Be sure to sample the famous home-cooked fries as well.
Available for catering and party services but mainly known for its delicious restaurant, Abuelo's Mexican Food Embassy is a fast growing establishment in the southern United States. From soups and salads, to marinated chicken and steak fajitas, Abuelo's has a dish that will suit anyone's taste.
Having opened in 2003, the Acapulco Mexican Restaurant has already established itself as a staple of Mexican eateries in Amarillo; a fact that is evident by its devoted regulars. Start the meal off with one of the popular fajita quesadillas that comes with salsa and guacamole. Enchilada plates and other main dish combos are available for affordable prices. Be sure to sample a margarita or a beer on tap.
The Kabuki Japanese Steakhouse is a delicious change of pace from the typical southern-style barbecue restaurants commonly found in Amarillo. The atmosphere is an upbeat, sophisticated one, with subtle lighting and Asian decor. The food is the best part though. The steaks are cooked to perfection with tasty marinades and sauces. Bring the family or have a romantic evening with a loved one. Also, be sure to try the sushi.
The Thai Orchid Cuisine provides a wide variety of dishes at reasonable prices. Some unique meals include the jalapeno fried rice with avocado and summer rolls with cilantro. The jasmine tea is also extremely popular with regulars. Don't miss this restaurant before or after exploring the Historic Route 66 District.
Macaroni Joe's could be the best-priced gourmet restaurant in all of Amarillo. The food is fresh and carefully prepared, yet lunch menu entrées go for as little as USD 9. Dishes such as the roasted red pepper soup keep loyal guests coming back for more. Be sure to ask your waiter about which of the 350 wines would go well with the food.
Nominated for the "City's Best Pizza" by AOL's 2007 city guide, Basil Doc's Pizzeria is one of the most popular pizza spots in all of Amarillo. Basil Doc's offers specialty east coast-style pies such as the "Tuscan" which comes with tomato sauce, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese. The appetizers are scrumptious as well; try the signature basil bread brushcetta for proof. Basil Doc's also does catering for events.
Henk's Pit Bar-B-Que serves up traditional, flame grilled Texas meats and sides. Sample one of Henk's popular hamburgers, available with a variety of toppings and sizes. Be sure to try the Texan beans and mashed potatoes. Henk's is open everyday except Sunday and serves lunch and dinner.
Home of the famous 72. oz steak challenge where brave carnivores must eat their four and a half pound steak, a salad and a roll in under in hour to receive their meal free, Big Texan Steak Ranch is one of Texas' most legendary steak eateries. The TSR is easy to spot by the antique, long-legged cowboy sign posted in front. Travelers and locals alike have been welcomed by the friendly staff for over forty years. Any visitor to Amarillo should be sure to sample one of the most famous steaks in Texas at the Steak Ranch.
Route 66 is a part of America's identity. The birth
of cars, Western freewheeling, traveling, Jack Kerouac and Route 66; these histories go hand in hand, and Amarillo features some truly iconic sections of the road. The Big Texan ...