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Valley Ranch Grill & Barbecue

22548 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1531
+1 281-376-1588
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
22548 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1531
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't expect to find a lot of options for vegetarians at a BBQ restuarant, and this place is no different. They do not serve mac & cheese, so baked potato is pretty much all you can get. Serving size is pretty good, but not...More

Thank TravelGuest707
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Houston for a couple of days, and had to visit what had been our favorite BBQ restaurant anywhere. We hadn't eaten there in two years. Maybe it was our faulty memories, but it wasn't as good as we had recalled. We had...More

Thank tlahuele
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We ordered the Thanksgiving dinner so that we wouldn't have to cook. The "brown gravy" was a grey, gelatinous mess. Tasteless, and would not heat up even after being on the stove for an hour! It was still just a grey chunk of gelatin! I...More

Thank Solosailorgirl
Reviewed 22 November 2017

yummy ribs, veggies, peach cobbler little pricey, fun to watch the little train go around the room, place for kids to play, friendly helpful staff, con no sweet tea

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always love the food and great grilled catfish, BBQ and best ribs ever. Plsy area for the kids and nice menu selection.

Thank jlc1520
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Recent experiences at Valley Ranch Grill have been average at best. Meats have seemed bland, BBQ sauce watery, sides lukewarm, weak tea, bad coffee and no longer serving beer. Not sure what happened since our 4/21/2015 review, but disappointing lately.

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A couple of us grabbed dinner here one evening. It is pretty much cafeteria style - place your order, walk through the line, get your food as it comes up, pick a table that suits you, and chow down! :-) The food (yes, the menu...More

Thank 75070KP68
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We always love to get our carry-out BBQ from Valley Ranch. Everything we ever tried has been fantastic. Recently got some carry out to avoid cooking chores for Sunday Night Football...sliced brisket, sausage and of course, their fabulous onion rings!!!

Thank brycet510
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We are regulars at the Valley Ranch, and although I would not characterize it as inexpensive they consistently turn out good BBQ with good service. We especially love their ribs and smoked turkey breast. The brisket is very good, and all the sides are great....More

Thank BryanBHouston_Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ate here twice on my last trip to Houston - was looking for a good texan BBQ/smoke house, and was not disappointed. Had the 2 meat combo plate with beef and links. Onion rings were good, though not great.

Thank mibo888
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22548 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070-1531
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-376-1588
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