Marys Cafe

Searching for the best chicken fried steak in Texas? We'll we've found it for you. Travel west on I-20 and you'll come to a small town named Strawn, Texas, which is located just 80 miles west of Fort Worth (Three miles off I-20 at exit 361)in Palo Pinto County. Once in Straw navigate your way Mary's Cafe and get in line you see rumor has it, Mary's is the place for the Best Chicken Fried Steak in the entire great state of Texas.

You'll be happy to know that Mary's Chicken Fry, as she calls it, is severed up daily and is large enough to serve several grown men. Served with cream gravy, toast and your choice of side dishes, this mouthwatering icon of food is sure to fill you up.

If good food makes you want to take a siesta you may want to ask for a box. There are no hotels in town.

Although Mary's Cafe is synonymous with chicken fried steak you'll find something for everyone in on the menu . In addition to the World famous chicken fried steak diners can enjoy steaks, seafood, appetizers, Mexican food, salads, sandwiches, a light menu, and a hefty hamburger, cheeseburger and hamburger steak. They also have a child's menu, great calf fries, chicken livers and gizzards. On Wednesday night they serve all you can eat fried catfish or peel and eat shrimp.

Mary Tretter has owned Mary's cafe since 1986. She has renovated the restaurant on occasion and the newest addition is an area that has a patio feel to it.

Make sure to call and let them know your coming if you're going on the weekend. They're busy all of the time but the weekends are something to see. Don't worry if you for get to call they'll find room for you eventually.


Strawn, Texas

- Marys Cafe -

119 Grant Avenue
Strawn, Texas

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