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Allen Family Style Meals

1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
+1 325-235-2060
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (44 reviews)
“fried chicken” (58 reviews)
“okra” (19 reviews)
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1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Allen's is located on Business I-20 in Sweetwater. It is located across the street from Ace Hardware. The sign and building sit down low and you could miss the drive on the first pass. The building where lunch is served is to the left. Enter...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want good home cooked chicken with about 10 home cooked side dishes this the place. You sit where ever with whom ever and they start bringing the food. If you leave hungry it's your on fault. Wow some of the best peach cobbler ever. Just...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Not what I expected even after reading the reviews. First off jammed pack parking lot - good sign, second off....one could stand unknowingly outside the wrong door for a table that would never get you inside and seated at a table and never know it...More

1  Thank Mholloway08
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Anyone traveling near Sweetwater who has never experienced a classic Texas family-style restaurant meal should plan to stop at Allen's for a midday treat! Allen's is located on Business IH 20 / US 80 east of downtown and the intersections with Hwy 70. Wife and...More

Thank J H M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The most amazing fried chicken i have ever had! Lots of good choice of sides ! Every home made dish you can think of! To top it off home made peach cobbler!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We had our first visit to Allen’s and it will be a regular stop if we are in this area again! The fried chicken was fabulous, the sides (which were too many to count) were great! It was like the brought the buffet to my...More

Thank danielmZ47WU
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is a throwback to much simpler times and if you just pass by you will miss out on a unique dining experience. The building is plain, the interior has probably looked like this for decades, but the food is like coming home to...More

Thank CucaSean
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I have a relative who has tried to get me here a couple of times. He goes way out of his way to eat here. I've heard others rave about this restaurant. My wife, Mother and I finally got our chance. Easy to find. Walked...More

1  Thank noplacetogo
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We loved this family style experience on our road trip. You get seated at any table with open seats, join strangers who quickly become neighbors, and immediately begin to break bread as bowls upon bowls of food begin arriving. Mains are fried chicken am's may...More

1  Thank Noah G
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were passing through Sweetwater and checked for recommended places to eat lunch, and I'm so glad we did. The outside doesn't look like much but they have the best fried chicken and side dishes we've had in a long while. Served family style, the...More

Thank Patricia L
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6 December 2015|
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Response from Demishirley |
We are open on Saturdays.. Our only true website is on Facebook... The only day we are closed is on mondays
19 January 2015|
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Response from confirmedrealist | Reviewed this property |
Obviously clicked on the wrong Allens. This is a Restaurant in Sweetwater Texas not a hotel and nowhere near a port.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 E Broadway St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-4721
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 325-235-2060
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