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Get your sips on Route 66

This “steak ranch” and motel proves everything’s bigger in Texas: Test your mettle with a 72-ounce steak—finish the whole thing, and it’s free. An onsite brewery makes a slew of beers; take a growler of the nutty, maple-sweet Pecan Porter to go.
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72ozsteak

Roadside America

No matter how you slice it, 72 ounces is four-and-a-half pounds. That’s a lot of meat.At the Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo, it’s free. If you can eat it in an hour. While everyone else in the restaurant watches. View Full Article


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The Day Tripper

Chet heads to the Texas panhandle to visit the historic stockyards, see a cattle auction, view a ranch made for Cadillacs, and attempt to eat the legendary “free” 72oz steak. View Full Article


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Huffington Post: Food Challenges

From Man vs. Food to Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, it seems the U.S. is a bit obsessed with pushing the limits of food consumption. But lucky for amateur extreme eaters, you don’t have to be Adam Richman or Joey Chestnut to participate in some of the craziest food challenges out there. View Full Article


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What Amarillo place poured most drinks in June?

The Big Texan Steak Ranch served the most alcohol in June, according to mixed-beverage tax receipts sent to the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
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The King of Food Challenges

So do you fancy yourself an eating machine? Do you laugh at a huge plate of food when lesser ones would cower and beg for mercy? Well, Texas has the food challenge for you! View Full Article


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The Guardian: A Musical Roadtrip

One step beyond: the Big Texan Steakhouse, which serves beer in plastic cowboy boots. View Full Article


Maxim Magazine: Top 10 Steakhouses in America

Maxim magazine has named The Big Texan Steak Ranch to its Top 10 list of American steak houses. View Full Article