Diners flock to Tyler’s for a choice of one, two, or three meat platters, featuring barbecued pork, beef, and ribs for visiting carnivores to feast on. For the slightly less hungry, there is a selection of sandwiches available, which come filled with all manner of smoked meats including sausages, chicken and pork chops.
Tyler’s, 2014 Paramount Boulevard, Amarillo, TX, USA, +1 806 331 2271
Jorge’s Tacos Garcia sits in the middle of Amarillo’s art district and serves up the very best in partisan Tex-Mex dishes; so guests can expect hearty fusions of American and Mexican food to tuck into. These days, this Amarillo Tex-Mex joint serves up an array of burritos, filled with rice and beans; fajitas and tacos; larger plates such as huevos rancheros (Mexican-style eggs with beans), as well as all-American burgers, which are served with a Latin American twist.
Jorge’s Tacos Garcia, 1100 Ross Street, Amarillo, TX, USA, +1 806 371 0411
Smooth and sophisticated The 806 is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy a relaxing coffee, tea, or snack with friends by day; or something a little stronger by night. The coffees are the real star of the show, with an array of espressos, creations and long drinks to choose from. One drink, known as The Black Mamba, is a thick iced espresso brownie and is guaranteed to put a spring in your step at any time of day or night.
The 806, 2812 SW 6th, Amarillo, TX, USA, +1 806 322 1806
Big Texan: big by name and big by nature. As well as being a fantastic burger and ribs venue, this place is also home to the 72 ounce steak challenge, which pits one human against just less than 2 kilos of beef; no easy feat, that’s for sure. Competitors must consume the whole meal in one hour, without becoming sick, or pay the full price of $72.
Big Texan, 7701 Interstate E 40, Amarillo, TX, USA, +1 806 372 1000