Your Favorite Truck Stop

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Fatsquatch 's Comment
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Kwik Star, Brooklyn, IA, I-80 exit 201. I haven't been there in a couple of years since I started doing western 11, but they had an awesome restaurant. Last time I was there, they had a rib eye special. 16 oz rib eye, plus choice of potato, plus veggies, plus rice, plus soup, plus salad, plus bread. All for $14.99. I'm sure it's gone up in price a bit, but still a helluva deal. Decent parking too.

Another good one on I-80 is in Grand Island, NE. The Bosselmsn's Pilot there has like 400 parking spots and 25 or 30 showers. I haven't been there in a couple years either, but the restaurant used to have a special Saturday all you can eat prime rib buffet for $16.99.

One that I do get to visit (and sometimes make excuses just to do so) is Gordy's on US-97 in La Pine, OR. Big parking lot, and they have the most AMAZING beef stew on the planet.

Another good one in the left coast is Gee Cee's on I-5 at exit 57 in Toledo, WA. Tons of parking, and awesome food both in the restaurant and at the deli counter. Also one of the few truck stops within shouting distance of Seattle, Tacoma, and Portland that isn't a gigantic fustercluck by 2 pm.

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Tiger truck stop in Grosse Tete, LA. It's not much to see , well there's a tiger, but the diner has great food and all sorts of meat you'll never get anywhere else.

The Tennesseean in Cornersville, TN. Great bbq, really nice folks and $7 for a shower. Lots of parking.

JakeBreak's Comment
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Kwik trip in plover wi. I haven't showered there but the bathrooms are always sparkling and they sell real food not the typical truck stop junk food.

ChickieMonster's Comment
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Bosselman's in Grand Island NE. Tons of parking, huge store, vape shop if that's your thing, Little Caeser's pizza, Subway and a bomb digitty restaurant. Their breakfast is amazing and SOOOO much food!

Gore's Travel Plaza on Hwy 270 in Seiling OK. Kind of an out of the way place, but coming up from OKC to Dodge City it's one of the last places to stop. Always, always parking, Sonic, and amazing little bistro inside. We call it Paradise...

Kurt G.'s Comment
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"Bomb diggitty"? Does that mean it's good, or is that the name of the place?

ChickieMonster's Comment
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"Bomb diggitty"? Does that mean it's good, or is that the name of the place?

Hahaha! It means it's awesome! The name of the restaurant is Thunder Road. They have some pretty cool cars and racing memorabilia in there.

Kurt G.'s Comment
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You kids, alway using words that mean things.

Anchorman's Comment
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Bosselman's in Grand Island NE. Tons of parking, huge store, vape shop if that's your thing, Little Caeser's pizza...

But don't get your hopes up! You won't find a $5 dollar hot and ready pizza at this location! You will defiantly be paying extra!

Anchorman's Comment
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It has about 15 spots, half of those being reserved and directly behind the fuel island.

Oh wow! It was HELL when I was there and that was before reserved spots!!! I didn't know they had those now. Forget that place!

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Old School's Comment
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Hey Renegade, you've gotten some really good ones so far. I'll second Sambo's choice of Russels on I-40 in Mew Mexico - that's a really cool display they have inside of antique cars. The Russell family are big investors in antique automobiles, and they display some really nice pieces from their collection in there.

One that I haven't seen mentioned yet that I'm partial to is White's Truck Stop in Virginia on I-81. I think it is exit 205. Really nice place with about four different places to eat and a movie theater like room. It's always clean and just is a nice break from the road.

I'm going to run into G-Town one of these days, because I also like the Cabella's he mentioned.

One of my all time favorites is a restaurant in McGehee, Arkansas. It's called Hoot's BBQ. They have truck parking and don't mind if you spend the night. Their food is excellent, but you better be prepared to lay down some money. They're proud of it, and if you don't get there early enough it will be gone. They only cook so much BBQ for each day and when that's gone you are out of luck. You can also get an excellent Rib Eye Steak or a 35 dollar filet that will almost make you beg for more!

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