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Jack Allen's Kitchen

At the intersection of Southern classics and Southwestern flavor, you’ll find Jack Allen’s Kitchen. After you shovel down that house pimento cheese, try slow-braised beef barbacoa enchiladas or chicken-fried meatloaf smothered in green chile gravy. Not only is this a safe space to dine out with the in-laws (don’t forget their small barrel whiskey program), but JAK and sister restaurant Salt Traders Coastal Cooking also give back to local farmers, brewers, ranchers, and other community workers who help make Texas food so damn good.

7720 Hwy. 71 W.

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