The Big Texan Is Considered One of the Craziest Restaurants In America
One of the most iconic spots in Amarillo was featured on Food Network's Craziest Restaurants In America.
Billboards for the Big Texan can be found as far away as Colorado. Tourists who come to visit Palo Duro Canyon and Route 66 can't resist the restaurant that resembles a Wild West saloon and attracts competitive eaters with their 72-ounce steak.
Even if you aren't planning on making a stop in Amarillo, it's hard to travel on I-40 without being tempted by the Big Texan. Its location makes it the perfect roadside attraction.
It has drawn national attention for its 72-ounce steak competition. What some people might not know is that the Big Texan has also gotten national attention for being, well, crazy.
Food Network's show Craziest Restaurants In America covered the Big Texan in their episode "Big, Bigger, Biggest."
This fits the profile of the Big Texan, which is described as a "must-see" in most of its Yelp reviews.
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