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The Roaming Redneck's Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Reviews by Brenda Wingo
(Mrs. Steer Commander!)

Frilly's Seafood Bayou Kitchen
Denton, Texas

Dave found this restaurant by searching for blackened catfish.

Dave and Carl started with the Crispy Frog Legs appetizer. Dave ordered blackened catfish topped with crawfish and crabmeat in an herb butter cream sauce called Blackened Catfish St. Charles. I ordered the Crawfish Trio which was crawfish etoufee`, fried crawfish and sautéed crawfish in the same herb butter cream sauce. Carl ordered chicken fried steak.

Tasty food, terrific service plus live entertainment - a one-man-band playing Cajun music. If you like seafood, add this restaurant to your list of places to eat when you are in the area. We will definitely be going there again.

1832 Steakhouse
Choctaw Casino & Resort
Durant, Oklahoma

For an elegant dining experience the 1832 Steakhouse is a wonderful restaurant. The meal started with four different types of bread with three different “flavored” butters. Dave had one of the steaks, house salad and the largest baked potato you can imagine. I had tomato basil soup with mini white cheddar grilled cheese points, Pacific prawns sautéed scampi style with wilted baby basil served over linguini.

Delicious food, beautiful décor and live music by an accomplilshed pianist. There are many other things on the menu that I want to try so we will be returning – the sooner the better for me.

Hard 8 BBQ
Stephenville, Texas

As you enter the Hard Eight, you see “the pit” where you order the meat of your choice – and there are a lot of choices.  There are also a few side orders from the pit including corn on the cob and baked potatoes.

After placing your order outside, you go indoors and select from many other side dishes.

Dave and Carl ordered ribeye steaks and I ordered prime rib.  I was somewhat confused by my meat as after it was sliced they put it on the grill so it wasn’t like a traditional prime rib.  I did have a delicious cornbread salad.

The décor is western and seating is picnic style with long tables and stools.  We were there on Saturday night and there was a live band. We will go there again – I will just try something different next time.

Sweetie Pie's Ribeyes
Decatur, Texas

We went to this restaurant on a Sunday at lunchtime. The starter was their great homemade yeast rolls.

Carl ordered a chicken fried ribeye with salad and macaroni and cheese.  He had high praise for the macaroni and cheese.  He also ordered fries (probably so he could put ketchup on his plate without a comment from me). Dave ordered a ribeye steak, salad with their “house” dressing, which was Hot Bacon Vinaigrette, and a baked potato. The menu says that the baked potatoes are lowered into a vat of boiling pine tree rosin where they are baked and wrapped in brown paper for serving. The potato was served with butter that had cheese and seasonings added. I ordered the lunch filet, broccoli soup, and yellow squash in a cream cheese sauce. Both of our steaks were cooked perfectly and delicious. The soup was very good. There are only three dessert choices.  We tried the fried apricot pie which was wonderful.

Terrific service paired with an interesting décor and atmosphere. According to The Steer Commander, you can’t go wrong when Jerry Clower is playing in the men’s restroom! This restaurant should be on your list of places to eat when you are in the area. 3 Thumbs Up!