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$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
14620 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77040-4031
+1 713-462-3337
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“creamed corn” (25 reviews)
“brisket” (102 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (11 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
14620 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77040-4031
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you think you have had BBQ food you can guess again. This place is SOOOO freaking good. The staff is awesome the food is tasty and favorable, the portions are good this is a place you can't just go once its a multiple visit.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have Rudy's cater our events for work and I always make it a point to bring some home. I had never had them before moving to Houston and I'm pleased every time. My favorite is the cream of corn and the mild BBQ...More

Thank Jordan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their BBQ brisket is excellent, and the loaded baked potato with meat is to die for. The beans and the cream corn are really tasty. The line during meal times can get long, but it moves fast.

Thank judynmx
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My all-time favorite BBQ joint in all of Houston and surrounding suburbs. I was hesitant on my first visit here because of the fact that it's also a gas station. That hesitancy went flying out the window around the time of my first taste of...More

1  Thank yellowrose1288
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Good selection of sides and the bbq is good too they are originally an Austin concept... Pricing is good too

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Rudy's is a staple lunch place for many people at my office and we go here pretty regularly. Service - Not much to say here as you order at the counter, get your food, then sit down like most BBQ joints. The staff are usually...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Came in after a meeting with one of my coworkers. Enjoyed everything about the place from the moment walked in greeted at the door to the people helping us bring the counter The food was awesome! Can't get much better brisket, ribs, or pudding around...More

Thank Jesse M
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Although a chain, it is since of the best BBQ around. If you go with a group, order a little bit of everything and share. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank g8tortravel
Reviewed 26 July 2017

As a KC BBQ fan I would say Rudy's is definitely a place you should try. The meats I had were the brisket and ribs. Compared to what I'm used to eating I would say the meat was a little under seasoned, and not terribly...More

Thank Snowman2232
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

At first it looks like a gas station but .... the food is awesome.... i just moved to Houston from Miami and the food was great

Thank Mario C
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Bobby B
26 May 2016|
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Response from FoodyMama | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea--have you written to the owners or asked at the restaurant? We don't live in state and were just passing through.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14620 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77040-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-462-3337
We'll set up and serve for one hour, buffet style so you can enjoy your event. All caterings include sliced pickles, onions, jalapenos, fresh bread, Rudy's "sause", plates, plastic cutlery, and napkins. Tea, sweeteners & lemons included. Must be ordered at least one day in advance. Group meals include any combination of Brisket, Turkey, Chopped Meat, Pork Loin, or Sausage and your choice of 3 sides. Includes sliced pickles, onions, jalapenos, fresh bread, Rudy's "sause", plates, plastic cutlery, napkins, tea, sweetners, lemons, cups, and ice. Ask about our Breakfast Tacos.
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