The Smokestack Restaurant is a very popular stop on Interstate 20 between Dallas-Fort Worth and Abilene. It is located at the ghost town of Thurber, Texas. It also seems to be a popular place for people to gather for lunch after church on Sunday.
Perhaps the most distinctive feature of the restaurant is the building itself. The restaurant is located in a historic brick building a short distance from the smokestack that has become such a landmark on I-20. Indeed, this is a beautiful old building both inside and out.
I have only eaten here once. I would describe it as being very much of a down home restaurant. It is not fast food, so please do not expect to grab a quick bite and then get right back on the road promptly. The service was excellent however. The waitresses were outstanding.