Van Horn, Texas: Mexican Restaurant John Madden Tribute

Sports announcer John Madden is celebrated in an unusual shrine featuring his throne-like chair and a mural of Jesus smiling down on the restaurant as Madden's tour bus arrives.

Chuy's Restaurant

Address:
1200 W. Broadway St., Van Horn, TX
Directions:
Chuy's Restaurant. I-10 exit 138. On the west edge of town, on the north side of W. Broadway St./Business I-10.
Phone:
432-283-2066
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Madden bus and Jesus mural. Mexican Restaurant John Madden Tribute

Madden stops by every year to this place and the owners are grateful. Food is good, servers are sweet and you should stop by if hungry.

[Mike, 05/05/2011]
Mexican Restaurant John Madden Tribute

Chuy's Mexican Restaurant is a bizarre shrine to sports announcer John Madden. "By the grace of God, John Madden visited our restaurant," begins the story on the back of the laminated plastic menu. Look around the dining room to appreciate the full details of the shrine, including a throne-like chair emblazoned with Madden's name and a mural depicting Jesus smiling down on the restaurant as Madden's tour bus pulls into town.

[Meredith Deaton, 08/06/2008]

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