Ok, you know this one must be bad if I am telling you to avoid it. Would you believe the biggest tourist trap in Texas is a restaurant? Not only is it a restaurant, it is not even a bar-b-que joint.

If you know me at all, you would call somebody a liar if they told you I said to avoid an eatery. If there is one thing I know in my heart, it is you do not have to be hungry to eat. Unfortunately, my heart has probably learned I know this, and is begging for me to please stop eating so much.

How is the biggest Texas tourist trap a restaurant, but not a BBQ joint?

You are right to ask, especially if you have seen the lines at places like Franklin Barbeque. The line at Frank's is so long you could vote in two presidential elections, and still not make it inside to the counter.

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So, if it's not BBQ, it has to be Tex-Mex, right?

Um, shut your mouth, and while you're at it lose my number. Nobody has ever regretted Tex-Mex food, and it is quite literally unconceivable such a food staple could ever be considered a tourist trap. Bottomless chips and salsa alone make that impossible.

What is the biggest tourist trap in Texas?

Believe it or not, even inside the beef state, the biggest tourist trap is a steak house according to data acquired for this article with Fox 59. You'll find it in Amarillo at The Big Texan Steak Ranch.

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