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Let’s Eat! Dining Guide
  • thumb Toppings runneth over at 575 Pizzeria, not to mention the specials that rotate every month. (Check the board when you walk in.) It’s family-owned and family-friendly, so it’s a great Friday night dinner choice.
    2803 Civic Circle
    331-3627
    575pizzeria.com
  • thumb Seven is the magic number at 7 Grill & Bar. The menu consists of $7 entrees, from burgers and sandwiches to pasta and seafood and every Thursday night, patrons can enjoy 77-cent beer specials. It’s the ideal setting for an evening out at a reasonable price.
    3130 Soncy, Suite 100
    358-2222
    7grillandbar.com
  • Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy
    The authentic atmosphere and generous portions make for an enjoyable lunch or romantic evening out. If you’re stumped by all the choices, try the Enchiladas de Cozumel, three crepes filled with guacamole and topped with bountiful seafood, fresh spinach and roasted peppers. As a rule, always get the queso.
    3501 SW 45th
    354-8294
    abuelos.com
  • Acapulco Mexican Restaurant & Bar
    When the weather’s nice, enjoy sitting on Polk St. while you enjoy a margarita and a traditional Mexican-style shrimp cocktail.
    727 S. Polk
    373-8889
    acapulcomexicanrestaurant.net
  • Aldaco’s Tacos
    Located on historic 6th street you’ll find this small, authentic Mexican restaurant. Aldaco’s is filled with pictures and old posters. The wait staff is always friendly, making sure you enjoy yourself. It’s easy to have fun here, especially on live music nights. Here’s a tip: Try not to fill up on the homemade chips and salsa so you can enjoy the rest of the delicious food.
    3623 6th
    374-4945
  • APD Café
    Tucked in the basement of the Amarillo Police Department, this café is open to all. Texas and Mexican classics such as chicken-fried steak and Cuban tortas keep downtown visitors coming back for more. Go early for the homemade cinnamon rolls and breakfast burritos.
    200 SE 3rd
    378-6104
  • Applebee’s
    We love the new smaller portion size options at Applebees, like the Sliders, a bite-size selection of easy to eat sammies each with a side of fries. Finish off your meal with Dessert Shooters, the just-enough dessert for every sweet tooth.
    5630 Amarillo Blvd. West
    677-7470
    2810 Soncy
    351-2810
    applebees.com
  • thumb Arnold’s is the place to visit for a hot, juicy burger. Try a variety of burgers - you name it, Arnold’s probably has it. You can even order a giant 24” burger. Just make sure you bring a crew to help you finish it. And for the kids, order the burger with a bun shaped like a teddy bear.
    1611 S. Washington
    418-2699
    arnoldburgers.com
  • thumb The intimate, cozy atmosphere creates the ideal date place, not to mention the food is plated perfection. Note: You might want to leave the kids with a sitter.
    2203 S. Austin
    355-7838
    blbistro.com
  • The Bagel Place
    thumbWhether for breakfast or lunch, the Bagel Place offers a wide variety of flavored cream cheese and bagel flavors. Zip through the convenient drive-thru for a great, lazy morning take-home breakfast. For lunch, try the bagel sandwiches made with Boars Head cheese and meat.
    3301 Bell
    353-5985
    bagelplace.net
  • Baker Brothers American Grill
    thumbEven a half order of a Baker Brothers sandwich or salad yields a generous portion and your bank book will appreciate the low price. Next time you drop in, try the Taos salad, chock-full full of roasted chicken and a spicy mixture of black beans, corn and diced tomatoes. Be sure to pour on the BBQ sauce with the Ranch. Only then is the salad complete.
    3300 Soncy
    352-6135
    1901 S. Georgia
    352-9000
    bakerbrosdeli.com
  • Bangkok Restaurant
    When you’re looking for authentic Thai, Bangkok delivers. Start with the sticky rice, move on to the cucumber salad and finish with the Chicken Larb. Your kids will love watching the big fish tanks while you wait for your table. Warning: Spicy means spicy. Bangkok means business.
    5901 Amarillo Blvd. East
    383-9008
  • Bangkok Tokyo
    This casual, quaint place is often packed, so visit for an early dinner or a late lunch. Try the Crispy Chicken with Basil or the Bangkok Tokyo Fried Rice. Neither disappoints.
    2413 S. Western
    353-4777
  • Beef O’Brady’s
    There’s something for every member of the family at Beef’s. Enjoy the game while you eat. If you’ve never eaten fried Oreos, it’s worth every calorie.
    7306 SW 34th
    358-0997
    beefobradys.com
  • Benjamin’s Donuts & Deli
    Family-owned and operated, Benjamin’s serves pastries, breakfast sandwiches and burritos for breakfast and lunch and dinner offerings such as sandwiches and homestyle hot plate entries like meatloaf, spare ribs and pulled pork and a salad bar.
    1900 SE 34th
    353.1100 benjamindonutsbakery.com
  • Belmar Bakery & Cafe
    thumbOpen since 1965, Belmar Bakery is an Amarillo tradition. Loyal customers abound and each one has a favorite treat they return for again and again (we’re big fans of the thumb print cookies). The café offers a cozy place to meet for early morning coffee and pastries or tasty lunch with friends.
    3325 Bell
    355-0141
    belmarbakery.com
  • Big Daddy’s Bar-B-Q
    This family-owned barbecue joint offers a variety of Texas barbecue in addition to non-traditional items, such as baked potatoes and garden salads. The homemade barbecue sauce perfectly complements the meats.
    400 E. Hastings
    383-9731
  • Big Texan Steak Ranch
    Everyone knows about the 72-ouncer, but did you know the breakfast buffet is only $8.95? Yes, you read that right. Every morning from 7-11 a.m. you can pile your plate high with pancakes, sausage, and skillet potatoes. Top it off with a trip to the Omelet Bar before leaving completely satisfied.
    7701 I-40 East
    372-7000
    bigtexan.com
  • Biti Pies
    Biti Pies are miniature versions of traditional pies everyone loves. It’s just the right size for one person and possibly a friend - that is if you feel like sharing. Don’t miss out on this bite-size treat that is melt-in-your-mouth good.
    604 S. Maryland
    367-6413
    bitipies.com
  • Blue Sky
    Blue Sky’s burgers and homemade fries are the perfect companions to a Lone Star Beer or an Oreo shake. Be prepared to share the one-size-feeds-a lot cheese fries.
    4201 I-40 West
    355-8100
    5060 S. Coulter
    322-3888
    blueskytexas.com
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    You can’t go wrong with Buffalo’s hot wings, especially on a Tuesday night. Keep busy with the interactive games and every televised sport under the sun.
    5416 S. Coulter
    359-4386
    9511 E Interstate 40
    335.2200
    buffalowildwings.com
  • Buns Over Texas
    If you’ve ever been to Buns, then you know that “Your buns are up” means dinner’s ready. The made-to-order burgers will fill you up fast. Pair one with some of the best cheese fries around, and you’ll definitely need a nap. Wet your whistle with refreshing iced tea.
    3440 Bell
    358-6808
    bunsovertexas.com
  • thumbThe Burger Bar operates on a straightforward concept and offers a simple, yet sweet menu that includes shakes, floats and of course, burgers and fries. You may be tempted to forgo the aforementioned and give the ripper, a deep-fried hot dog, a shot. Have your fill of feel-good food for an early lunch or late dinner.
    614 S. Polk
    376-4700
    burgerbaramarillo.com
  • thumb Tacos Garcia restaurateurs’ downtown grab-and-go eatery doesn’t just offer from-scratch burritos for breakfast or lunch on homemade tortillas. In addition to its hearty fare and vegan options such as soy chorizo and spinach tortillas, Burrito Stop boasts trained baristas that serve Roasters Coffee & Tea Co. beverages.
    14 SE 9th
    371-0411
    burritostop.com
  • Cafe California Bar & Grill
    For those diners who enjoy the food and service at English Field House Restaurant, you’ll appreciate the owner’s second location. The affordable eatery packs a big menu from melts and salads to steaks and burgers, and serves breakfast all day. The Amarillo Omelet stuffed with bacon and topped with cheese, sour cream and avocado with a side of home potatoes tops our list.
    3207 I-40 East
    220-0076
  • DAC Cafe
    Situated inside the Downtown Athletic Club is the DAC Cafe. The fresh fare ranges from gourmet paninis and sandwiches to burgers. Don’t forget to mosey over to the salad bar before you dive into your main course. Staying with the healthy vibe, the menu includes total calorie counts.
    320 S. Polk, Suite 350
    324-5554
    daclub.com
  • thumb Enjoy the quaint café atmosphere in an historic building on Polk. Café Marizon serves up great home-cooked taste with consistently tasty specials of the day. Go early so you can have a piece of the homemade pie or cake.
    6151 Hillside
    374-3058
  • Calico County
    An Amarillo favorite for decades, the home-cooked taste keeps people going back for more. You can’t beat the petite cinnamon rolls dripping in butter, the squash casserole and the chicken-fried chicken. Be sure to try the excellent waffles as well.
    2410 Paramount
    358-7664
    calicocountyamarillo.com
  • Carino’s
    For a taste of Little Italy, we recommend one of the house specialties like Angel Hair with Artichokes and Shrimp and an Italian Margarita. Don’t forget: Cheesecake is the perfect finish to a great meal.
    8400 I-40 West
    468-9375
    carinos.com
  • Cattleman’s Cafe
    For a hearty meal to start the day, Cattleman’s is the place to go. Order the Cowboy Breakfast to curb those early morning hunger pangs. Customers keep going back for the enchiladas or traditional chicken-fried steak.
    3801 Amarillo Blvd. East
    383-4818
  • thumb There’s a reason there is always a crowd at Cheddars. You’ll find outstanding American-style food at prices that won’t break your budget, which makes it the perfect place to bring the whole family. Treat yourself to a basket of buttery honey-kissed croissants with your meal, and no matter what you order, you’ll discover that everything’s good.
    3901 I-40 West
    358-2111
    cheddars.com
  • Chili’s
    Start with the bottomless chips and salsa while you ponder the rest of the menu. There are countless go-to meals at Chili’s, namely the Mushroom Jack Fajitas (with guacamole, please), as well as the Big Mouth Bites with sautéed onions and Ranch dressing.
    5016 S. Coulter
    353-2992
    3810 I-40 West
    359-5000
    chilis.com
  • Chop Chop Japanese Steakhouse
    Chop Chop’s slogan is “Simple. Fresh. Fast.” And that’s exactly what you get when you order the hot teppan-yaki-style Japanese cuisine. There’s a renovated dining room, quick drive-thru and delivery options so you can decide how you want to dine.
    3300 S. Coulter
    457-0700
    chopchoprice.com
  • Cowboy Gelato
    thumbWho says Italian-style gelato and cowboy hats don’t mix? We’ll admit that the saloon décor and “Hi ya’ll” greeting might throw you, but this isn’t your average ice cream shop (it is Amarillo, after all). After more than a few sample spoonfuls of gelato, we settled on the lime and the banana chocolate chip, but it’s all good.
    2806 6th
    376-5286
    cowboygelato.com
  • Coyote Bluff Café
    Don’t let the outside fool you. This is seriously good food. The full pound, green chili cheese burger is Southwest divine (add jalapenos for extra zip). Cool off with an ice cold beer.
    2417 S. Grand
    373-4640
    coyotebluffcafe.com
  • Cracker Barrel
    A home-cooked breakfast for supper says comfort food like nothing else, especially when there’s a chill in the air. We love Uncle Herschel’s Favorite. It’s almost too much to handle, but we’re not afraid to try!
    2323 I-40 East
    372-2034
    crackerbarrel.com
  • Crazy Larry’s Bar-B-Que
    A visit to Larry’s isn’t complete without an order of Frito pie - make it a “moose” with the works. The authentic Texas-style barbecue is finger-licking good, and everything on the menu is delivered by some of the friendliest service in town. The prices are reasonable, too.
    4315 Teckla
    359-3176
  • thumb Have you always wished for your very own Cheers? A place where everybody knows your name? Forget the beer and peanuts, Crush Wine Bar & Deli has that beat by a mile. The Saturday morning brunch is hard to beat, too.
    701 S. Polk
    418-2011
    crushdeli.com
  • Dale’s Grand Burger
    Looking for a quick stop to grab a tasty lunch? Then try locally-owned and operated Dale’s Grand Burger. You can’t miss with the famous Grandburger and homemade onion rings.
    1900 Bell
    358-8228
  • Dona Juanita’s
    If you’re in the mood for traditional Mexican dishes, give Dona Juanita’s a try. The guacamole is fresh and the ceviche is some of the best in Amarillo.
    2208 Amarillo Blvd. East
    220-2610
  • Doug’s
    For a quick and tasty meal, stop at Doug’s and try the chopped beef sandwich. The menu is reasonably priced and the barbecue sauce is fantastic.
    3313 S. Georgia
    352-8471
  • Dyer’s Bar-B-Que
    If you’re a meat lover, Dyer’s is the place for you. The all-you-can-eat lunch special is hard to beat. Wash it all down with sweet tea and finish up with a heaping bowl of hot fruit cobbler.
    1619 S. Kentucky
    358-7104
  • thumb The food at Eat-Rite isn’t just good for you, it’s delicious as well. Feast on the organic salad bar or choose from a variety of tasty sandwiches.
    2441 I-40 West
    353-7476
    eat-rite.com
  • El Jalapeño Café
    Simple Mexican and American dishes at this friendly café make El Jalapeño a great stop for breakfast and lunch.
    4400 S. Washington
    352-2879
    eljalapenocafe.com
  • El Manantial
    If seafood is what you crave, try El Manantial’s Camarones a la Diabla, shrimp simmered in red sauce, oranges and cucumber slices served with white rice and salad. And for something refreshing, wash it down with rice water (also known as horchata).
    3823 Amarillo Blvd. East
    383-1852
  • El Patron
    When you’re looking for friendly service and flavorful Mexican cuisine at a reasonable price, you can’t beat El Patron. Prepare yourself for its more-than-generous portions, such as the restaurant’s namesake, which includes a 10-ounce Ribeye steak, two enchiladas, rice, beans, lettuce, tomato and sliced avocados. Just looking to unwind? Then enjoy El Patron’s $1.50 cent draft beer and margaritas on the rocks during Happy Hour.
    5807 SW 45th
    352-2570
  • thumb Authentic Mexican food is definitely on the menu at El Tejavan. We love the homemade guacamole served up thick with onions and cilantro. The Ceviche makes for a great starter or a light meal. For authentic taste, try the soft corn tortilla chicken tacos. The recipes at El Tejavan have been passed down for generations, so everything’s good.
    3801 I-40 East
    372-5250
    3420 I-40 West
    354-2444
    eltejavan.com
  • El Vaquero
    Customers rave about the breakfast burritos at El Vaquero. The filling burritos served with beans and papas are a steal. You can even “super size” them. This restaurant is quite cozy, so if you want a seat, arrive for lunch early.
    2200 E. 3rd
    376-6585
  • thumb Embers offers an array of cuisine from hamburgers and steaks to mahi mahi and swordfish. We have our eye on the goat cheese and applewood smoked bacon burger. Enjoy the extensive wine list and food pairing suggestions while relaxing on the patio. Give Embers a warm, Amarillo welcome by stopping by for lunch or dinner, seven days a week.
    2721 Virginia
    350-3303
    amarilloembers.com
  • English Field House Restaurant
    Visit a piece of Amarillo history at the English Field House. Named for Amarillo’s first airfield, the restaurant offers great cooked-fresh café food. Take the family for Sunday breakfast. It’s worth the drive.
    10610 American Drive
    335-2996
  • Famous Dave’s
    If you live in a house that’s divided over which barbecue style is best, make peace at Famous Dave’s. Not only can you choose the type of meat, but you can choose your sauce as well. Dave’s truly has something for everyone.
    8518 I-40 West
    358-3283
    famousdaves.com
  • Fatcat Fish & Grill
    From seafood and coleslaw to cheeseburgers and steaks, Fatcat Fish & Grill offers fresh-cooked food at a reasonable price.
    1309 N. Fillmore
    373-3581
  • Fernando’s Restaurant & Cantina
    Family-owned and operated, Fernando’s serves up classic Tex-Mex with a twist. The self-serve salsa bar caters to the tastes of even the most delicate diner. From spicy to mild, zesty to sweet, there’s something for everyone, even cucumber and chipotle salsa.
    2740 Westhaven Village
    356-0342
  • Fire Slice Brick Oven Pizzeria
    You’ll know you’re in for a good time at Fire Slice when you see the menu. Choose from pizza specialties like “Tommy Boy” and “Hot Momma” or build your own. Each pizza is made fresh in a custom-built pizza oven.
    4706 34th, space 10 (behind Chop Chop)
    331-2232
    fireslice.com
  • Flame Mexican Bistro
    Located in the lobby of the Holiday Inn on Amarillo Boulevard, Flame offers upscale Mexican fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also has a cantina with multiple TVs to catch the big game.
    8231 Amarillo Blvd. West
    322-4777
  • Furrbie’s
    From the old-fashioned grilled onion burgers and array of sandwiches, to salads, seafood and ice cream treats, Furrbie’s has something for everyone. Hot dog enthusiasts will love the famous Nathan’s Hot Dogs, the originals from Coney Island, New York made with 100 percent Kosher American Beef. Looking to cool off? Choose from seven fruity-flavored ice treats.
    210 6th
    220-0841
  • GJ’s Café and Grill
    Take a trip to GJ’s during your next lunch break whether you’re in the mood to dine in or drive through. With the choice of four specialty burgers, seven specialty burritos and 11 Mexican entrees, you’ll be back to work full of energy and good food.
    3609 S.W. 45th
    355-5601
    gattispizza.com
  • Gatti’s
    Food galore is what you will find at Gatti’s with unlimited pizza, pasta, salad bar and desserts. You won’t have to tell the kids twice to finish their meal because once they do they can head to Gatti Town and feed their fun.
    4412 S. Western
    331-2233
    gjscafeandgrill.com
  • Gloria’s Oysters
    Gloria’s menu consists of seafood, Mexican, Tex-Mex dishes and Salvadoran food. The lightly spiced tamales are handmade, steamed in banana leaves and filled with chicken, potatoes, sweet pepper and tomatoes. The Sopa Siete Mares, a broth-based soup made with shrimp, scallops, halibut, perch and vegetables is full of flavor.
    1300 S. Grand
    373-2722
  • Go Burger
    This little joint serves up a delicious burger, fast. The drive-thru service makes it an easy stop on your lunch hour during the week. Top your burger with homemade chili for added flavor.
    4500 S. Washington
    353-6000
  • GoldenLight Café
    As the oldest operating restaurant in Amarillo, the Golden Light has been in business since 1947, all in the same location. For a great burger and fries, this is the place to go.
    2908 6th
    374-9237
    goldenlightcafe.com
  • Golden Lotus
    This Chinese, Lao and Thai eatery isn’t just loved for its food and great prices. The staff is friendly and always hospitable. In addition to traditional dishes such as pad Thai, sesame chicken and chow mein, Golden Lotus also serves dishes that require customers to branch out. The papaya salad and clams in black bean sauce or mango catfish are just a few of the out-of-the-ordinary menu items that will surely impress.
    2417 Amarillo Blvd. East
    331-7824
  • Gooney’s Bar and Grill
    You won’t get bored with Gooney’s menu. This downtown eatery and lounge cooks up pretty much every Asian dish you can think of – egg rolls, lettuce wraps, the always-reliable Charlie’s Special, chow mein, curry wings, even hot-off-the-grill rib-eyes and steak kabobs.
    705 S. Polk
    367-9585
  • Gorditas El Comal
    This little shop’s homemade gorditas are always a delight. The building is easy to pass by, so slow down and keep your eyes peeled; you don’t want to miss out on this hidden treasure.
    1210 Amarillo Blvd. East
    373-7090
  • Gram’s Burger Farm
    Beef burgers, green chile burgers, turkey burgers – you name it, Gram’s has it. This little joint on the outskirts of town (between Washington and Osage) also serves sandwiches and hot dogs.
    1505 F FM 1151
    622-9930
  • Grandma’s Burritos
    At Grandma’s Burritos, you’ll feel welcome. The staff is conscientious and the burrito options are endless. The chicken fajita burrito with a side of chips and salsa is generous – enough for two people.
    7012 S. Western
    355-0475
  • thumb As the owners say, the way you like it is the way they fix it. Hand-cut grilled steaks, excellent burgers and grilled chicken; you name it, Willy’s has it. And you can’t beat the country atmosphere for a relaxing, good time.
    13651 I-27
    622-2200
    greenchilewillys.com
  • The Ground Cafe
    Serving more than just your same old cup of java, The Ground Cafe offers organic air roasted espresso, chai tea, real fruit smoothies and fresh fare. Ride your bike down to the Chase Tower and grab a chicken salad croissant and a cream soda from the 1920s soda fountain.
    600 S. Tyler St # 12041 (ground floor Chase Tower)
    367-7399
    thegroundcafe.com
  • thumb Hayashi offers a fun atmosphere for a night out with friends or family. Cook tables allow diners to watch the chef in action or sit back and relax in the Tatami room with low tables and floor seating. The cuisine is Japanese-style with a sushi bar.
    3401 I-40 West
    322-8988
    hayashiamarillo.com
  • Henk’s Pit Bar-B-Que
    If you’re a local on a quick lunch break or a tourist driving through, stop at Henk’s. The barbecue is savory and sweet and the jalapeño cheese sausage makes for a tasty snack. And for you early birds, Henk’s also serves a satisfying breakfast.
    1508 S. Grand
    372-9011
  • Hoagies Deli
    Hoagies made a name for themselves with a delicious Philly steak sandwich. Now the deli has a new location and newly-expanded menu. Fill up at lunch or dinner with a warm Panini or a generously portioned Colossal Spud.
    2207 S. Western
    353-5952
    hoagiesdeli.com
  • thumb Family-owned Hoffbrau has been serving Texas-style steaks and beer for three decades. We recommend one of the Gr8 Steaks or something from the Hill Country Favorites list upon your first visit. Guaranteed, you’ll go back again.
    7203 I-40 West
    358-6595
    hoffbrausteaks.com
  • Home Plate Diner
    Take your favorite baseball fan out for a baseball-inspired meal. The walls at Home Plate are covered in local and national baseball memorabilia, and Home Plate serves everything you might order to eat at a game at prices that are easy on your wallet.
    5600 Bell
    359-4444
  • thumb Hang out with friends and eat your fill of Hummer's great appetizers. Start off with a platter of raw oysters and a bucket of beer. We highly recommend the steak.
    2600 Paramount
    353-0723
  • thumb This Sixth Street has “Some” of everything, as its menu states. Chicken fried steak, catfish, burgers, steaks, clubs, wraps, nachos – there’s a lot to choose from! The breakfast menu sounds tempting too, with chicken and waffles, and a steak and eggs plate. Don’t forget to build your own ice cream float, either.
    1301 SW 6th
    331-7985
  • Ichiban Noodle Bar & Asian Cuisine
    With the inner workings of its kitchen on display, Ichiban makes you feel like you’re right in the middle of a bustling noodle bar on a street in Asia. Endless choices of cold noodles and hot dishes make your dinner decision a tough one.
    3309 Wimberly Road
    355-5031
  • Indian Oven
    thumbThe moment you enter Indian Oven, you’ll be enveloped by the fragrances of cardamom, ginger, anise, garlic and chili wafting from the kitchen. Start your meal with a generous portion of naan as you work your way through the extensive menu. Feast on chef specials like Chicken Tandoori and Chicken Tikka Masala or try a little of everything on the generous buffet. Finish up with the to-die-for rice pudding. Don’t leave without sipping the Mango Lassi.
    5713 SW 34th Ave.
    335-3600
  • Jacobo’s Café
    The shrimp tostadas with pico de gallo, cucumber, avocado and rice, and Don Jacobo Burger, two ½-pound patties with ham and asadero cheese caught our eye at Jacobo’s Café. But if you’re in early enough for breakfast, the Belgian waffle or breakfast burrito will surely satisfy.
    3701 Olsen Blvd., Suite L
    418-8850
  • Jason’s Deli
    The options at Jason’s are endless - sandwiches, paninis, wraps, baked potatoes, soups, salads, po’boys... The menu might leave you a little overwhelmed, but take heart. Everything is good. And there’s even free ice cream at the end.
    7406 SW 34th
    353-4440
    jasonsdeli.com
  • Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches
    A recent addition to Amarillo, Jimmy John’s prides itself on its fresh ingredients and friendly service. Feeling healthy, but can’t bear to pass up the homemade French bread? Then try the 8-inch vegetarian sub layered with provolone cheese and packed with alfalfa sprouts, cucumber, lettuce, tomato and real avocado spread.
    2330 S. Soncy Rd., Suite 500
    354.9200
    jimmyjohns.com
  • Joe Daddy’s
    If you’re in need of some comforting, we suggest drowning your sorrows in Joe Daddy’s home-style fare. The hot dog fries, ribs or homemade Nanner Puddin’ could be your new best friends. For a weekend brunch, you just can’t turn down the chicken and waffles.
    2108 Paramount
    353-1227
    joedaddys.net
  • Joe’s Pizza & Pasta
    Joe’s has been an Amarillo favorite for years thanks to its dependable, prompt service and generous, satisfying Italian fare. The combination of the New York style pizza’s crispy, thick crust with the perfect amount of sweet and zesty sauce is irresistible.
    19151 I-40 West
    356-8191
  • thumb Great atmosphere and a variety of Southwest favorites make Joe Taco a great place to sit and relax. Especially while enjoying a signature margarita.
    7312 Wallace Blvd.
    331-8226
    joetaco.net
  • Jorge’s Mexican Bar & Grill
    thumbIn the mood for fajitas? Look no further than Jorge’s Mexican Bar and Grill, specifically the location at Hillside and Bell. Portion sizes are generous and prices are reasonable.
    6051 S. Bell
    354-2141
    jorgesmexican.com
  • K-N Root Beer
    If you’ve tried K-N’s yummy burgers and floats, then you know why it’s been a success for more than 40 years. The K- N Special, a double meat, double cheese burger melts in your mouth. You can’t beat the old-fashioned icy mug of root beer!
    3900 Olsen
    355-4391
  • thumb Who says you can’t enjoy fresh sushi aboard a boat in the heart of the Panhandle? Kabuki Romanza serves teppan-style cooking and fresh-sliced sushi in a dining area that resembles a boat, surrounded by special effects that add to the tropical feel.
    8130 I-40 West
    353-4242
    kabukiromanza.com
  • The King & I
    Feast on authentic Thai food at The King & I. The restaurant specializes in soups and stir-fry dishes and offers an extensive all-you-can-eat buffet for both lunch and dinner. If you’re ordering off the menu, we recommend the Cashew Chicken.
    2300 Bell
    355-1016
  • Kolache Café
    If you like authentic beirox, you’ll be delighted with the Kolache Café. And it doesn’t stop there. Choose from a variety of meat and fruit fillings for a satisfying breakfast, lunch or dinner. Everything on the menu is baked fresh daily and so affordable that you can grab a dozen kolaches to go for a quick and tasty meal.
    2207 S. Western, Suite B1-90
    322-3279
    kolachecafe.com
  • thumb Fusion is the concept of Amarillo’s new Asian restaurant, Kushi Yama. The name is a union of two elements: Kushi refers to a Japanese skewer and Yama derives from the last name of owner Tadamichi Tayama. Revolving around Asian tapas, the menu offers sushi and a variety of seasoned and sophisticated meat and seafood dishes.
    43319 I-40 West
    358-2900
    kushi-yama.com
  • La Campana
    La Campana offers flavorful, inexpensive Tex-Mex with options that will please the entire family and the salsa is made fresh daily. We suggest the Manchacas and Huevos Rancheros served with beef sauce. Don’t overlook the Papas Frijoles covered with cheese.
    2220 Canyon Dr.
    373-4486
    lacampanamexicanrestaurant.com
  • La Fiesta Grande
    Authentic taste and a lively atmosphere make La Fiesta a great place to take the whole family. From nachos to barbacoa, there’s something for every taste.
    2200 Ross
    374-3689
    7415 SW 45th
    352-1330
    lafiestagrande.com
  • La Frontera
    La Frontera has served the Amarillo community for more than 20 years, offering the true taste of authentic, traditional Mexican food. With a cozy atmosphere, great service, friendly staff and delicious food, what else could you ask for?
    1401 S. Arthur
    372-4593
    eatatlafrontera.com
  • La Laguna
    This authentic Mexican restaurant keeps patrons full all day long with breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Try one of the yummy enchiladas or chile rellenos.
    2916 Wolflin
    356-0298
  • Leal’s
    Leal’s serves dishes that blend the traditional flavors of Mexico with a few new twists that will delight you. Try excellent non-traditional items like quail and salmon along with new sauce combinations and desserts. Let’s not forget about the fresh-squeezed lime margaritas, some of the best margaritas anywhere.
    1619 S. Kentucky
    359-5959
    lealsmexicanfoods.com
  • La Quinta Bar & Grill
    This authentic Mexican restaurant is popular for its enchiladas and flautas, but also its shrimp and tilapia. With alternating lunch specials every day, La Quinta keeps its menu fresh and exciting.
    2028 Paramount
    640-8066
  • Lemongrass Sushi and Wok
    The thought of fried spring rolls, steamed gyoza dumplings and tempura shrimp is enough to make anyone’s stomach rumble, but the fare at Lemongrass can easily halt that hunger. Chef Lee Doan offers Asian specialty dishes straight from the wok such as stir-fried udon noodles and Mongolian beef. The enticing sushi menu is ample. Keep water within arm’s reach when sampling the Red Hot Cajun and Flying Dragon.
    2207 S. Western, Suite B1-80
    352-5535
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
    Visit Logan’s Roadhouse for everything from quick lunches, take-out options and party platters to mouth-watering, hand-cut steaks and a variety of entrees for health-conscious diners like Mesquite Wood-Grilled Salmon or a Health Nut Grilled-Chicken Salad. Everything’s made with the freshest ingredients and served in a casual, upbeat atmosphere.
    8310 I-40 West
    467-8015 logansroadhouse.com
  • Lone Star Bar & Grill
    Visit Lone Star Bar & Grill for classic American grill-style food including savory steaks, burgers, chicken sandwiches and more, all at an affordable price. You’ll also enjoy down-home friendly service. Lone Star’s guarantee: no hot beer and no small steaks.
    FM 1151
    622-9827
    lonestarbarandgrill.com
  • thumb >For more than 10 years, Braceros has provided hungry patrons with delicious meals and great, traditional Mexican food. The Nachos con Carne appetizer and a Michelada are a must. If you have big eaters to feed, try the Parrillada.
    3303 Bell, 355-0889
    2822 SW 6th, 220-2395
    2116 S. Grand, 373-4788
    braceros.com
  • Luigi’s Pizzeria
    Luigi’s menu overflows with a selection of subs, gyros, pasta, calzones, and of course, pizza pies. They even have hamburgers and hot wings so customers always have a new dish to try. On your first visit, start off with a crisp Greek salad then move on to the steak bomb (you can get it as a calzone or sub). When you come back for seconds, order the gyro with authentic tzatziki sauce.
    2648 SW 34th
    331-6508
  • Lupita’s Grill
    Lupita’s comes from a long line of restaurants in Amarillo, all springing from the original Tortilleria Lupita. If you want to play it safe, order the chile rellenos. If you’re willing to go out on a limb, then brace yourself for the green chile Puerco torta, a basket brimming with pork, lettuce, tomato, onion and avocado.
    3221 S. Western
    350-7638
  • thumb Macaroni Joe’s isn’t just a place to eat a great meal. The Tuscan-inspired rooms are the perfect place for creating memories. Whether for a first date, the start of a new life together, or celebrating important milestones, the restaurant offers excellent service and an exquisite food and wine menu. It’s at the top of our list.
    1619 S. Kentucky, Suite 1500
    358-8990
    macaronijoes.com
  • Malcolm’s Ice Cream & Food Temptations
    Malcolm’s offers the ultimate in classic soda-fountain food: burgers, sandwiches and salads - everything’s good. Be sure you save room for dessert. Better yet, start with a treat. After all, it’s the most important part of the meal at Malcolm’s.
    2100 Paramount
    355-3892
  • Marybel’s Mexican Restaurant
    This is bona fide Mexican food, and the atmosphere is about as authentic as it gets. Another plus: the corn tortillas are homemade.
    1015 S. Arthur
    374-5488
  • McAlister's Deli
    McAlister’s is not just another deli. Its made-to-order menu is chock full of fresh sandwich and salad options that make for a quick and tasty lunch. And let’s not forget the Famous Sweet Tea that is handcrafted in house daily.
    8605 SW 34th
    355-7500
    mcalistersdeli.com
  • Mexico Lindo Restaurant
    Mexico Lindo has a friendly staff that delivers excellent service with a smile. The appetizing food comes at reasonable prices and the restaurant offers several popular items like the gordita plate, crispy rellenos and enchiladas.
    4515 S. Georgia
    355-1851
  • thumb Memories of Route 66 come alive at Moe Dogs Grill. What once served as a filling station now serves hot dogs, burgers and other Americana classics. Decorated with memorabilia yet updated with flat screen TVs, Moe Dogs patrons have the opportunity to win a free meal –that is if they can down eight jumbo hotdogs piled with chili, cheese and jalapeños within 30 minutes. And yes, there are fries with that.
    3515 SW 6th
    3220-2198
  • Mulligans Sports Pub
    Mulligans offers an energetic atmosphere, covering every sports game and team imaginable on more than 15 screens so you don’t miss an important play. The Pub also offers live music and daily drink specials. From great old-fashioned finger foods to ice-cold beer, Mulligans has options for everyone’s taste buds.
    2511 Paramount
    367-8428
    mulligans.com
  • My Thai
    It’s hard to find authentic Thai cuisine that compares to My Thai. We recommend the Angel Noodle with sautéed tomatoes and mushrooms for a tasty alternative to fried rice.
    2029 S. Coulter
    355-9541
    mythaiamarillo.com
  • thumb Nordic Galley’s menu includes dishes such as cinnamon streusel cake for breakfast and Swedish meatballs for lunch. The King Olav’s truffles and sea salt caramels sold at the bakeri (yes, with an “i”), are dangerously addictive.
    7402 SW 34th, Suite 4
    358-0008
    nordicgalley.com
  • Napoli's
    Napoli's has created an oasis in Amarillo that cannot be missed. Indulge yourself in the homemade bread while you browse the ample menu. We gently nudge you toward the Amarillo Special or a personalized New York-style pizza.
    700 S. Taylor
    373-0927
  • Nu-Castle Diner
    Patrons gather at Nu-Castle for classic American cooking. The small, downtown lunch spot is usually crowded with regulars so arrive before the clock strikes noon. You can’t go wrong with one of the hamburgers on fresh buns or chicken fried steak breakfast.
    518 E. 10th
    371-8540
  • Ocha Seafood and Thai Cuisine
    Ocha’s chicken curry and hot and sour soup stand out among a sea of Thai dishes. This inconspicuous eatery is easy to pass by, but you certainly won’t want to. The spicy seafood soup is not like anything you’ve ever sampled.
    4502 S. Washington
    353-4414
  • thumb Set in downtown Amarillo, OHMS serves lunch buffet style and dinner in style. The chefs feature specials each week that range from seafood to smoked duck to grilled beef tenderloin. Excellent cuisine and service make this a delightful place to linger.
    619 S. Tyler
    373-3233
    ohmscafe.com
  • Olive Garden
    Olive Garden will tell you, “When you’re here, you’re family,” and that’s the absolute truth. Dinner feels like a meal at your Italian Grandma’s, and the portions couldn’t be more generous. With endless salad and breadsticks, no matter the entrée, you’ll leave full.
    4121 I-40 West
    355-9973
    olivegarden.com
  • On the Border
    Become a part of the revolution at On the Border. The fajita revolution, that is. Made-to-order fajitas will knock your socks off. Of course, good Mexican food is even better with a cold beer. Go ahead, indulge.
    2401 Soncy
    468-9800
    ontheborder.com
  • Oscar's Mexican Grill & Cantina
    For those who want to sit down and enjoy the Oscar family’s burritos, you’re in luck. The expanded location will still offer burritos and grill favorites as well as fresh pastries and empanadas from the panaderia, a Mexican bakery.
    4214 SW 45th
    350-4400
  • Outback Steakhouse
    Let’s just start with the Bloomin’ Onion. We could actually end there and be completely satisfied, but what’s a trip to Outback without a Wallaby Darned and Pepper Mill Steak? Speaking of completely satisfied, leave room for the Chocolate Thunder from Down Under.
    7101 I-40 West
    352-4032
    outback.com
  • Outlaws Supper Club
    Looking for a steak-lover’s paradise? Drive over to Outlaws Supper Club and you’ll discover just that. With a casual environment, you’ll find some of the finest steaks in Texas. We recommend the prime rib with tasty calf-fries but get there early because they go fast.
    10816 SE 3rd Ave
    335-1032
  • Pacific Rim
    Pacific Rim offers a variety of Asian-Fusion cuisine in a unique setting. One of the best things about this place is the greeting you’ll get from Andy, the owner. But let’s talk food. The lettuce wraps are outstanding. In fact, everything is good. Pacific Rim even offers speedy delivery.
    2061 Paramount
    353-9179
    pacificrimam.com
  • Pancake Station
    With breakfast this good, you’ll be glad to know that the Pancake Station serves it all day long. The restaurant also offers great café-style meals. We recommend the huge omelets and fresh pancakes.
    2800 Virginia Circle
    355-0211
    pancakestation.com
  • thumb Kick your lunching experience up a notch at Pan-Handlers. Settled in the basement of Amarillo National Bank Plaza One, this family-run restaurant supports the community by using farm-fresh produce. With a list of daily specials ranging from Mexican to seafood and cleverly concocted sandwiches (try the ANBLT on ciabatta bread), your dining experience will be anything but bland and boring.
    410 S. Taylor
    352-2590
    thepan-handlers.com
  • Pattaya
    Searching for great Thai food and attentive service? Look no further than Pattaya. Begin with the tasty Crabby Cheese Rolls, then move on to the sticky rice with Pattaya’s special sauce. Be sure to end your meal with delicious, homemade coconut ice cream.
    6204 Hillside
    354-8292
  • Pei Wei
    Pei Wei is always busy, but it’s certainly worth the wait. Your dining experience isn’t complete without the lettuce wraps. From there, delight your taste buds with Beef Ginger Broccoli.
    3350 Soncy
    352-5632
    peiwei.com
  • Pepito’s Mexican Restaurante Y Cantina
    Happy hour, live music and delicious Mexican food makes Pepito’s the perfect place to hang out with friends. Pair the taquitos al carbon or marinated fajitas with a cold Michelada.
    3333 S. Coulter
    353-7373
    pepitosamarillo.com
  • thumb Come ready to linger when you visit Pescaraz. From the charming décor and impressive bar area to the array of entrees, soups, salads and impressive wine list, you’ll want to take time to savor every bite. Enjoy excellent service and live music in the evenings.
    3415-K Bell
    350-5430
    pescaraz.com
  • Pho Van
    thumbWhen we say Pho Van is the place in town to find authentic Vietnamese food, we mean it. You’ll find spring rolls, Pho (noodles in Vietnamese), and delectable pork chops in this small hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Owner, Em, stands by his wife’s garlic chicken wings, promising you won’t find their equal anywhere.
    5625 Amarillo Blvd. East
    383-6552
  • Pink Sports Bar & Lounge
    Pink isn’t just a spot for after-work drinks; its menu attracts a crowd for lunch and dinner, too. Order a chilled cocktail or cold beer to start, but be sure to keep the other hand free for a juicy burger and fries.
    814 S. Taylor
    373-4453
  • Pinoy’s Filipino Restaurant
    At this affordable Filipino restaurant you’ll find a variety of pork dishes, such as the small pork and vegetable eggrolls, which make for a perfect appetizer, and pork adobo (braised pork). Ask about Pinoy’s signature sauce.
    3700 SW 6th
    418-8624
  • Pizza Planet
    For dine-in or take-out, Pizza Planet offers some of the best pizza in town. If you like a good chef salad, this is your place. Be prepared to share — it’s huge.
    2400 Paramount
    353-6666
    pizzaplanet.com
  • The Plaza
    A long-time Amarillo favorite, the many loyal customers of the Plaza attest to the great food and affordable prices. Eat your fill of fresh chips and hot sauce and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. Perfect for a family night out, the menu offers enough variety to suit the pickiest eaters.
    2101 S. Soncy
    358-4897
    theplazaamarillo.com
  • The Potato Factory Too
    Come hungry to The Potato Factory where you can fill up fast on huge baked potatoes loaded with a variety of toppings from veggies to chili. The resturant also has some of the best chili dogs and Frito pie in town.
    2808 SW 34th
    463-7783
    thepotatofactory.net
  • Rain
    Rain lights up Polk Street with its sleek, energetic ambience and exceptional menu of contemporary Asian cuisine. Grab the gang for an evening of flavor and fun.
    817 S. Polk
    331-1155
    rainsushiamarillo.com
  • Real Food Café
    Real Food Café is Sixth Street’s hottest lunch spot. Chefs T and Andy Price serve a selection of fresh, from-scratch crepes, from savory cordon bleu and chicken tarragon to sweet cherry and apple dessert crepes. Dip into the scrumptious salads and soups of the day and the delectable desserts, such as bread pudding, flourless chocolate cake or a lemon tart – they are to die for.
    3208 SW 6th
    322-2297
  • Red Lobster
    Seafood is a real treat in the Texas Panhandle and Red Lobster is an old stand-by when you have a hankering for shrimp. Our favorite? The scampi swimming in delicious garlic butter complemented by tasty garlic cheese biscuits.
    3311 I-40 West
    353-9596
    redlobster.com
  • Red Robin
    We recommend one hand for a gourmet burger and the other for the bottomless fries and onion rings. (And plenty of napkins.) You’ll leave happy if you finish with a raspberry shake. It’s creamy goodness. If your family needs room to spread out, Red Robin is perfect for large gatherings.
    8720 I-40 West
    359-9800
    redrobin.com
  • Robinson’s BBQ
    Robinson’s has mastered the art of barbecue. We especially love the barbecue sandwiches. But don’t limit yourself to just a sandwich; try the tasty Frito pies. If you’re in time for breakfast, try the excellent breakfast burritos.
    5920 Hillside
    358-2194
  • thumb Roosters offers more than just a good Cup of Joe. Stop in and plan on staying for a hot breakfast pastry or one of the delicious lunch specialties. It’s the perfect place to relax with your friends for lunch.
    3440 Bell
    353-7309
  • Rosa’s Café & Tortilla Factory
    Perfect for take-out or a quick, satisfying meal, Rosa’s offers Tex Mex favorites and a fun, upbeat atmosphere. You can’t beat the homemade tortillas, made fresh everyday.
    4312 SW 45th
    351-1194
    rosascafe.com
  • Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen
    Ruby’s is Tex-Mex at its finest. Fajita burritos, crispy tacos, stuffed poblanos and savory meats off the grill are just a short list of what the Kitchen offers. Every Wednesday evening, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere with a margarita in hand.
    2001 S. Georgia
    358-7829
    3616 Soncy
    463-7829
    rubytequilas.com
  • Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q
    Rudy’s serves up the same original recipes that they’ve used since 1989: brisket, ribs, turkey, pork loin and sausage slow-smoked over an oak fire, seasoned with a secret dry-spice blend and topped with “Sause.” Plenty of sides and delicious desserts ensure that you’ll need lots of napkins.
    3751 I-40 West
    677-7452
    rudys.com
  • Sabaidee
    Sabaidee offers a fusion of Asian tastes along with delicious, authentic Laotian dishes like sticky rice with beef jerky, chicken wings and tomato sauce and papaya salad. Try the Sabaidee Special for a guaranteed taste-treat.
    2313 S. Georgia
    331-6720
  • Saddle Brook Jockey Club
    Saddle Brook has enough satisfying fare to keep you hungry during your wagers. The Growler, a quarter-pound hot dog with chili, cheese and onions, and Stacked BBQ Burger will keep you on top of your game.
    4332 SW 45th
    367-9586
    saddlebrookjockeyclub.com
  • Saffron
    You can experience the rich culture of the Middle East right here in Amarillo. Saffron’s menu consists of traditional Greek, Persian and Mediterranean dishes. The dining area is small and simple but this really adds to the authenticity. Leave room for the Baklava.
    1511 S. Nelson
    367-8899
  • Saigon
    If you’re in the mood for authentic Vietnamese cuisine, this is the place to dine. Even the pickiest eater can find something they like at Saigon. The extensive menu, which consists of traditional Vietnamese fare and other Asian favorites, such as Pho, spring rolls and Korean barbecue ribs, is vegan friendly, too.
    2909 I-40 West
    373-3456
  • Sakura
    Choose from an extensive sushi menu that includes Nigiri style, cut rolls, special rolls, spicy rolls, sushi salads and for the beef lover, Texas sushi. At Sakura, get ready to be entertained by chefs who prepare your meal at the table. We wholeheartedly recommend the swordfish.
    4000 Soncy
    358-8148
    amarillosushi.com
  • Saltgrass Steak House
    Certified Angus Beef + Sidewinders = mouthwatering taste. Saltgrass has plenty of steaks to choose from and you can pair it up with juicy Gulf shrimp or try the Seafood Fondeaux with Shiner Bock Beer Bread. Take our advice: Save room for the Two-Fork Cheesecake. It’s a piece of heaven that melts in your mouth.
    8300 I-40 West
    351-0349
    saltgrass.com
  • thumb If you are a fresh oyster connoisseur, Scott’s is the place for you. Even though it’s a little on the small side, the quick service and excellent seafood make it one of our favorite places to hang out.
    4150 Paramount
    354-9110
    scottsoysterbar.com
  • thumb Savor the Italian dishes at Sava. Delicious, distinctive dishes such as the prosciutto and arugula brick oven pizza with truffle oil, creamy five cheese polenta and pumpkin ravioli will make you want to keep Sava to yourself; however, with a fun atmosphere and live music on Saturdays, it would be selfish not to share.
    74000 I-40 West
    418-8150
    savaitaliano.com
  • Sharky’s Burrito Company
    Think of Sharky’s as a burrito assembly line, a place where you call the shots and load a tortilla (flavored or not) with all your favorite toppings. Start with the meat and work your way through a plethora of options including beans, rice, veggies and cheese. The endless combinations will keep you going back for more.
    1612 S. Georgia
    359-7330
  • Smokey Joe’s
    A welcoming bar and grill located in the historic antique district on Route 66, Smokey Joe’s is one of Amarillo’s best-kept secrets. With an outside patio and live music on the weekends, this is the place to be. When you visit, ask for the Legendary Spink. You won’t regret it.
    2903 6th
    331-6698
  • Spicy Mike’s Bar-B-Q Haven
    Diners won’t leave Mike’s hungry; they’ll leave licking their fingers. With chopped brisket sandwiches, tender pork ribs and more, Mike’s is a meat lover’s paradise.
    7028 S. Western
    352-7011
  • Stretch’s BBQ Barn
    This unassuming little joint will not disappoint barbecue lovers. It’s not fancy by any stretch, but when you order the ribs and a side, or two, of the potato salad and coleslaw, you’ll leave satisfied.
    3319 Bell
    352-9715
  • T.G.I. Friday’s
    T.G.I. Friday’s new right portion, right price menu fills you up even when your wallet’s a little on the light side. Try any of the Jack Daniels glazed steaks, ribs, chicken or shrimp for a juicy, flavorful treat.
    3100 I-40 West
    468-8000
    tgifridays.com
  • Tacos Garcia
    At Tacos Garcia serving authentic Mexican food is a family affair. In the same location since 1999, the Veloz family serves up traditional favorites that keep loyal customers coming back time after time. Try the Swiss enchiladas or the Chile Relleno Lampriados. You won’t be disappointed.
    1100 Ross
    372-0411
    tacosgarcia.com
  • Tango’s Taco Shop
    Welcome Tango to town. The fast-casual eatery flaunts more than 10 tacos (not including the six served for breakfast), wrapped in your choice of fresh corn or flour tortillas. While the variety of beef and chicken tacos are tempting, we find ourselves lured to The Stella, a grilled or fried lemon cracked-pepper tilapia with red cabbage, cilantro and homemade Cholula crema sauce.
    2207 S. Western, Suite B1-70
    457-8226
    tangostacos.com
  • Taqueria El Tapatio
    Taqueria El Tapatio serves up authentic Mexican flavor in every dish. It’s just plain good food. The generous portions and affordable prices are easy on your pocketbook, too.
    3410 S. Coulter
    331-6248
  • Taqueria Rivera
    This unassuming little place is easy to miss. But don’t let the exterior fool you. The chorizo is well worth going a bit off the beaten path.
    2602 SE 3rd
    373-0652
  • Taste of Thai
    Taste of Thai serves traditional Thai cuisine and a variety of chef specials for lunch and dinner. Enjoy fresh-cooked taste and friendly service.
    1900 SE 34th
    373-9995
    tasteofthai.com
  • Texas Chicken Wok
    Texas Chicken Wok offers fast service with even lower prices. The always-fresh vegetables compliment one of our favorite dishes, the house stir-fry. No matter what you choose, the restaurant delivers an experience that seasons anyone’s taste buds.
    2406 Paramount
    351-2600
    txchickenwok.com
  • Texas Firehouse Sports Bar & Grill
    More grill than bar, Texas Firehouse offers everything from a delicious fried green bean appetizer to steaks, all in a family-friendly smoke-free environment. Watch all your favorite sporting events while you eat.
    3333 S. Coulter
    351-1800
  • Texas Roadhouse
    This is one place that you don’t have to worry about your kids leaving a mess. Everyone does; it’s okay to throw your peanut shells on the floor at the Roadhouse. Bread lovers will rejoice over the rolls and steak lovers will drool over the meat on display as soon as you walk through the door. Be ready for a wait, but the food’s worth it.
    2805 I-40 West
    352-7427
    texasroadhouse.com
  • Thai Arawan
    You’ll get your fill of fresh, authentic Thai cuisine at Thai Arawan. We recommend the Angel Noodle and the Chicken-Fried Rice. Consistently good flavor and friendly service make this one of our favorites.
    2834 Wolflin
    463-7167
    thaiarawan.com
  • Thai Star
    Thai Star has some of the most flavorful Thai dishes around, and people from all over rave about this little hole in the wall. The pad Thai is a favorite among many, but if you want to challenge your taste buds, we recommend the pad piek. And if that’s not hot enough, we triple dog dare you to try the ghost pepper.
    3800 E. Amarillo Blvd.
    383-4727
  • Thai Taste
    If you’re feeling a bit finicky, Thai Taste will fix that. With more than 20 lunch and dinner entrees, you’ll certainly find a dish that satisfies you, whatever your craving. To spice up your night, try the or Chili Special.
    7710 Hillside, Suite100
    352-4444
  • The Grill
    This Southern, soulful diner is a hot spot for downtown lunchers. On the campus of Park Central Retirement Community, Jackson Square Grill’s specials change daily and are always popular. The homemade hamburgers and hand-breaded chicken strips are a tasty bet.
    1400 S. Van Buren
    337-4156
  • Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse
    Sit back and enjoy the show at this Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar. The steak and yakitori are tender and juicy, and the seafood choices, like the shrimp and soft shell crab, are cooked just the way they should be.
    5807 SW 45th
    358-3300
  • Tortilleria Lupita
    Authentic Mexican fare at your service. Spicy and full of flavor, the Chile Verde has proved to be a fan favorite at this hole-in-the-wall eatery where the scrumptious tortillas, flour and corn, are made fresh.
    4013 SE 10th
    372-3537
  • Tsunami
    Tsunami offers traditional Japanese steakhouse fare at affordable prices. Start out with Southwestern Egg Rolls then fill up on the Salmon Teppan Meal or Teppanyaki Steak. We guarantee you won’t leave hungry.
    1108 Bell
    352-2688
  • Tyler’s Barbeque
    Going back to the basics, Tyler’s Barbeque combines a straightforward menu with a relaxed atmosphere. We suggest the mouth-watering Man-Sized Double Meat Sandwich. But don’t forget to save room for the delicious cobbler before you leave.
    2014 Paramount
    331-2271
    tylersbarbeque.com
  • Tyler Street Café
    Café’s menu consists of American classics such as chicken fried steak and cheeseburgers. Open for breakfast and lunch, the downtown joint serves breakfast burritos in the morning and daily specials throughout the week.
    900 S. Tyler
    373-5440
  • Vickie's Grill
    Terrific food and service make Vickie’s Grill the perfect dining spot. The well-seasoned cheeseburgers, tender chicken-fried steak and cheesy enchiladas are our top picks.
    4517 State Highway 136
    381-9826
  • thumb The Village offers a large selection of handmade European pastries and breads to complement fresh, gourmet-style breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The casual bistro setting makes it the perfect place for a special lunch date.
    2606 Wolflin Village
    358-1358
    villagebakerycafe.com
  • Vince’s Pizza
    Vince’s calzones are some of the best we’ve had. The pizzeria also offers wonderful Greek salads, Giro and a huge family-sized pizza. The quirky atmosphere will make you feel like you’re in Little Italy.
    2413 S. Western
    352-2656
  • Western Bowl
    The next time you’re looking for dinner and some fun with the family, swing by Western Bowl. The diner strikes up five different bowling specials throughout the week. After you’ve worked up an appetite from all the bowling, head to the restaurant for some old-fashioned American food like a patty-melt or a B.L.T.
    5120 Canyon Drive
    352-2737
    western-bowl.com
  • Wesley’s Bean Pot
    Loyal customers return again and again to Wesley’s. The atmosphere is friendly and the barbecue is genuine Texas style. It’s a bit out of the way, but the baby back ribs and brisket are definitely worth the trip.
    6406 River Road
    381-2893
  • thumb You’ll feel like you’ve gone back in time to a quaint old-fashioned diner when you visit Wheels. The inside is covered with vintage car memorabilia and wheels galore. We love the southern-fried chicken with waffles. The mix of savory and sweet is delicious. Save room for dessert when you dine because you won’t want to miss the waffle cheesecake: a big Belgian waffle piled high with cheesecake filling, whipped cream and both chocolate and caramel syrup.
    2710 10th
    342-5400
  • Wild Bill’s
    Decorated like a classic gas station, Wild Bill’s offers American food and friendly service. Bring the whole family since there’s plenty of seating inside and out. The Green Chili Cheese Burger with hand-cut seasoned fries is our personal favorite.
    3514 6th
    372-4500
  • Wing Stop
    Wing Stop cooks up some of the best chicken wings around. There’s a flavor for every palate. And if you haven’t had sugared French fries, you just haven’t lived.
    6000 SW 45th
    356-9464
    3300 I-40 East, Suite P
    331-9464
    wingstop.com
  • Ye Olde Pancake Station
    With breakfast this good, you’ll be glad to know the Pancake Station serves it all day long. The restaurant also offers great café-style meals. We recommend the huge omelets and fresh pancakes.
    2800 Virginia Circle, Suite A
    355-0211
  • Yellow City Street Food
    Formerly catering and making late-night deliveries to bars in a food truck, YCSF has a new home base where it serves gourmet eats. The diverse, vegan-friendly drive-thru boasts veggie burgers, poblano pork won tons, quinoa cakes and fish and tofu tacos, and serves breakfast all day.
    909 S. Madison
    223-2882
  • Young Sushi Rocks
    The friendly greeting you receive when you walk into Young’s is your first clue that your experience will be a good one. The helpful staff is always willing to offer suggestions regarding the sushi. If sushi’s not your thing, try the authentic Thai cuisine.
    202 SW 10th
    371-7200
    youngssushi.com
  • thumb >Experience the Western heritage of Amarillo at the Stockyard Café. The Café serves up excellent chicken fried steaks that will surely satisfy your craving for beef. Plus, the Stockyard also offers a hearty breakfast every day starting at 6 a.m.
  • Canyon
  • Asian Garden
    The menu at Asian Garden goes on and on and on, but some of the most popular dishes are the cashew chicken, the shrimp tempura roll and the spicy General Tso's Chicken. With the ability to peruse the menu at your leisure and order online, Asian Garden is super convenient.
    102 23rd St.,
    655-4635
    asiangardencanyon.com
  • Best Thai
    Open seven days a week, there’s always something on the menu at Best Thai to satisfy your cravings for good Thai food, such as the vegetarian Curry Joe with yellow curry and steamed rice. Check out the Canyon’s Favorites menu; the pineapple fried rice and Charlie special is full of flavor.
    210 23rd St
    655-7299
  • Buffalo's Southwest Café
    Buffalo’s offers traditional Southwestern fare with hardy ingredients like corn, black beans and chili in a number of the specialties. Everything’s tasty but we recommend starting with the famous hot wings.
    2811 4th Ave.
    655-4400
    buffaloscafe.com
  • Eddie’s Napoli’s Italian Restaurant
    Enjoy customer favorites such as Lobster Ravioli or New York-style pizza inside Eddie’s charming bistro. Excellent customer service means your experience will be a pleasure.
    2301 12th Ave.
    322-2346
    eddiesnapolisitalianbistro.com
  • El Patio Mexican Restaurante
    Sometimes the only thing that will satisfy pesky hunger pains is great Tex-Mex and that’s exactly what you’ll find at El Patio. The comfortable atmosphere and exceptional service add up to a perfectly satisfying meal.
    1410 Hereford Hwy.
    655-4300
  • El Rodeo
    The El Rodeo specialty fajitas with chicken, beef and shrimp are to die for. Open seven days a week, the specials Monday through Friday are copious and affordable.
    1202 23rd St.
    557-4139R
  • Fat Boy’s BBQ
    Fat Boy’s has been dishing up delicious Texas-style barbeque since 1988 so it’s safe to say they know what they’re doing. The meat has the perfect amount of smoky flavor. Top that off with sweet barbeque sauce and a few homemade sides and your taste buds will thank you.
    104 23rd
    655-7363
  • thumbStep into Feldman’s and you might wonder where you are: Gilligan’s Island, a model train shop or an eatery. As soon as you catch a whiff of the classic American food, you’ll know. The fun, casual atmosphere and model trains that run a course along the ceiling make Feldman’s a great place for the whole family. Try the made-fresh burgers or the Tortuga chicken, satisfaction guaranteed.
    1701 5th, Canyon
    655-2700
    feldmansdiner.com
  • Hil’s Burgers
    Situated south of town, this burger joint’s menu is pretty snazzy. The Philly cheese steak sandwich pairs perfectly with a side of sizzling, thinly sliced onion rings, but you can’t go wrong with the chicken-fried steak sandwich topped with chili either.
    1302 23rd St.
    656-0810
  • The King and I
    Craving fresh sushi? The King and I will surely satisfy. Try the customer favorite, the Canyon roll, and savor every scrumptious slice of crab, tempura shrimp, avocado, cucumber and cream cheese topped with red tuna, white tuna, shrimp and eel. If you still have an appetite, order the fried bananas covered with powdered sugar and strawberries.
    104 15th
    655-2491
  • thumb Morning Glory offers a charming eatery for your next special occasion or lunch out with the girls. While you’re there, browse through their furniture and accessories while you wait for your food. The tea room serves breakfast or lunch Tuesday through Saturday with a menu that changes weekly.
    1608 4th
    655-7221
  • thumb The Ranch House Café has a small-town, home-cooked family atmosphere. The Café offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and take-out as well as specials seven days a week. Don't forget to save room for the homemade pies.
    810 23rd
    655-8785
    theranchhousecafe.com/
  • Rock N Roll Soda Shoppe
    Located on the square in downtown Canyon, the Rock N Roll Soda Shoppe offers classic soda shoppe fare along with Southwestern treats. The Chick-a-Dilla, a chicken fajita quesadilla served with hot sauce and guacamole, is particularly good along with any of the specialty drinks. A visit isn’t complete without a Trash Can Lid Sundae Sampler, a smaller portion of all the sundae flavors served up on a trash can lid.
    404 15th
    655-3381
  • Sayakomarn’s
    Sayakomarn’s offers a variety of traditional Thai dishes with daily lunch specials that won’t empty your wallet. Be sure you try their Boba tea made with tapioca balls and shaken into fruit flavored or milk tea. It’s yummy.
    419 16th
    655-2698
  • Vega
  • thumbChef Rory, a Jersey native, features her signature recipes at Boot Hill. She’s been a guest on “The Rachel Ray Show” and worked with chefs Bobby Flay, Giada Delaurentis and Paula Dean, to name a few. So when you visit, you know you’re in for a treat. The food is superb, a mixture of great culinary skill with a Texas twist, and the“Sweet After Thoughts” are to die for.
    909 Vega Blvd.
    267-2904
    boothillvega.com
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