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The Smokestack Restaurant

239 Private Road 741, Mingus, TX 76463-6200
+1 254-672-5560
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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239 Private Road 741, Mingus, TX 76463-6200
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Like the New York Hill this restaurant has been a familiar place to me for man years. Food is excellent and the service is great. The ambiance is better than the NYH because of the location in an old mercantile building.

Thank jeffbrown2018
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Offers a very good variety of old style comfort foods. Located in the old general store, The Texas and Pacific coal mining and brick making industry in Thurber,TX. Very generous portions. Food is cooked well and very tasty. Had catfish and onion rings both of...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Much thanks to the great folks in Thurber for the amazing meal and awesome history! The small, ghost town, has a thriving history. Even if you’re not hungry, stop by for some sweet tea and history!

Thank Gustin R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is our new go-to spot on the way to Lubbock. Nestled off the side of I-20 you'll find the Smokestack Restaurant. We'd driven past here for years and finally gave in to our curiosity (and hunger). The staff was all young and energetic and...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The staff is friendly and helpful. The food is really good. The atmosphere and historical photos are a bonus. Its right on I 20. I recommend a stop.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Homemade chicken strips with the best honey mustard on the planet. The make their own croutons from left over rolls. They are excellent. We’ve had a little bit of everything over the years and some of my favorites are the bacon chicken sandwich on the...More

Thank 888tjack
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Where it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, this place is always good. Great food, friendly staff and good portions. Take a break off I20 and enjoy.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Atmosphere was very cool and was truly a neat experience to eat where there once was a vibrant merchant store, selling everything from coffee to coffins! It's worth a look, but the food was very disappointing. The water tasted like chlorine. Take a tip from...More

Thank ViperJMav
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Took a pit stop off the road to stop in for breakfast. Loved the building and antique decor! Very friendly and quick service. A good variety of simple breakfast choices and everything we ordered tasted great! Everything is pretty reasonably priced too. Well worth the...More

Thank TexTraveler21
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The breakfast is always awesome....For lunch I'd reccomend the chicken fried chicken or the cheeseburger.

Thank mikecamfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Private Road 741, Mingus, TX 76463-6200
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mingus
  • Phone Number: +1 254-672-5560
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