Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas

Here’s hoping this Texas Route 66 roadside attraction doesn’t get the boot anytime soon! Find this Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas.

Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction

Located in a former CITGO station, Big Vern’s Steakhouse was once a Shamrock institution. Known for their juicy steaks and scrumptious beer bread, the restaurant offered a delicious night out for cross country travelers and locals alike.

Inside Big Vern’s, the Western decor featured Texas-themed murals and outside the Shamrock, Texas attraction a giant big red cowboy boot is the centerpiece attraction.

Unfortunately, the titular Big Vern passed away in 2019 and the steakhouse closed in 2020. The property has seen better days and the future of the restaurant is yet to be seen. While you can still find this big boot outside it might be forced to take a stroll someday soon.

Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction
Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction
Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction
Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction
Big Red Cowboy Boot at Big Vern’s Steakhouse in Shamrock, Texas Route 66 roadside attraction

There are even more things to see in Shamrock, Texas! Check out these other Texas Route 66 attractions in town: Blarney Stone Plaza, the Fake Blarney Stone, the Texas-Shaped Monument, the Welcome to Shamrock Sign, the Shamrock Mural, and the Conoco Tower Station and U-Drop Inn Café.

And if you’re looking to spend the night in town, you have to stay at the Shamrock Country Inn motel!

Big Red Cowboy Boots

Address: 200 E 12th St, Shamrock, TX 79079
Hours: Always Visible
Cost: Free to See

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VAL BROMANN

Founder & Head Road Tripper

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited hundreds roadside attractions across the United States and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!