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Stockyard Cafe

100 S. Manhattan St., Amarillo, TX - (806) 374-6024
Located in the big sale barn at the heart of the vast Amarillo stockyards, where several thousand head of beef cattle are auctioned every week, this is one sure-as-shootin’ cowpunchers’ haven with a mostly-steak menu plus honest hash-house breakfast every morning starting at 6.
75% Approval Rating (8 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Chicken Fried Steak
Fried Eggs
Biscuits and Gravy
huevos rancheros
steak 'n' eggs

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
" It was cattlemen from Amarillo who sued Oprah Winfrey for libeling the beef industry; and if you have any doubt that this is serious cow country, come have breakfast at the Stockyards Café. Located in the big sale barn at the heart of the vast Amarillo stockyards, ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

100 S. Manhattan St., Amarillo, TX
(806) 374-6024

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
The chicken fried steak isn't on the menu, though the waitress informed it is always available for breakfast.  Note how the thick cream gravy sits below the meat.
"The chicken fried steak isn't on the menu, though the waitress informed it is always available for breakfast. Note how the thick cream gravy sits below the meat."
Cliff Strutz





These are heavier, denser biscuits, which paired well with the excellent gravy.  These automatically came with my meal.
"These are heavier, denser biscuits, which paired well with the excellent gravy. These automatically came with my meal."
Cliff Strutz


In the late-afternoon shadows, a cowboy/trucker inspects a load of tasty-looking hay he has brought for cattle to eat.
"In the late-afternoon shadows, a cowboy/trucker inspects a load of tasty-looking hay he has brought for cattle to eat."
Michael Stern


Chicken fried steak before I topped it with their fabulous cream pepper gravy
"Chicken fried steak before I topped it with their fabulous cream pepper gravy"
BSamuelson


The door to Stockman's is just down the hall from the door to the arena where the auction takes place.
"The door to Stockman's is just down the hall from the door to the arena where the auction takes place."
Michael Stern


To Texans in the beef business, this building is the place to be.  The cafe is just inside.
"To Texans in the beef business, this building is the place to be. The cafe is just inside."
Michael Stern


Git yer boots cleaned up right outside the restaurant. They can handle all manner of exotics.
"Git yer boots cleaned up right outside the restaurant. They can handle all manner of exotics."
BSamuelson


The cook was apologetic for breaking one of my over medium eggs and brought over a completely unnecessary replacement.  These are nice people.
"The cook was apologetic for breaking one of my over medium eggs and brought over a completely unnecessary replacement. These are nice people."
Cliff Strutz


The back wall of Stockyard Café.  It doesn't get much more Texas than this scene.
"The back wall of Stockyard Café. It doesn't get much more Texas than this scene."
Cliff Strutz


One of the many cowboy photos on the wall.
"One of the many cowboy photos on the wall."
Cliff Strutz



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