Big Texan Steak Ranch - Amarillo, Texas

Big Texan Steak Ranch - Amarillo, Texas

The Big Texan Steak Ranch, located along the legendary Route 66 in Amarillo, has become an icon in Texas because it is Texas to generations of cross-country travelers.

“We’ve been very fortunate that the Big Texan has always been a phenomenon,” said Bobby Lee, the son of founder R.J. “Bob” Lee. “We grew up in the carnival business so it’s perfect; this is all we’ve ever known.”

  • Year founded: 1960

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