3546 U.S. Highway 280/431 North, Phenix City, 334-297-5664
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday
Atmosphere: Walls are decorated with various memorabilia, and guests can sit in the bar area, as well as neighboring booths and tables. On nights with good weather, check out the patio area — complete with tiki torches — at the restaurant's front entrance.
Beverages: In addition to the usual soda offerings, a full bar is also available. Specialties include margaritas and a wine list.
Starters: Options include, but are not limited to, onion strips, spinach artichoke dip, mozzarella sticks and grilled smoked sausage and pimento cheese spread. Most are approximately $6-$10.
Main dishes: Steak is a good option, and cuts range from sirloin to Porterhouse. Or, sample other popular entrees like chicken, prime rib or a pork chop. Feeling casual? Burgers and sandwiches are available, too.
Side items: Highlights include rice, fries, cheese grits and a variety of vegetables. Steaks are served with two sides, and the side dishes can be ordered individually as well.
Specialty diets: You can indulge in a variety of pastas, as well as grill specialties like salmon, shrimp and Mahi-mahi. Check out the restaurant's salads, and don't overlook the many vegetables on the side-dish menu.
What to wear: Anything — you won't be out of place if you're dressed up, but plenty of diners opt for the casual look, too.
The bottom line: Steaks are served in lots of different cuts to match a variety of budgets. Sirloin prices, for example, range from $8.99 to $12.99. Many of the other popular options, like pasta and seafood, are served in large portions and cost less than $15.
Desserts: Standouts include cheesecake, key lime pie and a chocolate volcano.
Crowds and waiting: The restaurant doesn't take reservations, but if you have a large party of diners, you can call ahead to ensure ample seating room is available when you arrive.