EAT at Clanton's on Route 66 in Vinita Oklahoma
Clanton's Cafe on Route 66 in Vinita Oklahoma

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Rt 66 Chicken Fried Steak

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Clanton's Cafe in Vinita Oklahoma

"A Family Tradition"

     Clanton's has been a family tradition in Vinita Oklahoma since 1927. Generations of Clanton's have prepared meals for their neighbors. It is the oldest continually owned family restaurant on Route 66 in the state of Oklahoma. The Clanton's family have been deeply involved in the community of Vinita and have given countless hours and dollars to support  various school, community and charitable organizations.

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Clanton's Featured in
Gourmet Magazine

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Rt 66 Chicken Fried Steak

     Clanton's has been featured in Gourmet Magazine for its outstanding Chicken Fried Steak. Columnist Michael Stern was traveling through Vinita in search of the best Chicken Fried Steak on Route 66. He had tried many steaks of various qualities and was impressed with the delicious Chicken Fry served at Clanton's. You can find the article in the February 2006 issue of Gourmet Magazine. A wide variety of home style meals can be found at this restaurant. Chicken fried chicken, hearty hamburgers, home made french fries, creamy mashed potatoes and calf fries, yes calf fries. If you don't know what calf fries are then you really need to come and give them a try.

Sculpture of the Cafe

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Take a look at this amazing sculpture commissioned by Clanton's Cafe and designed by artist Jerry Berta. More...


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