We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Swinging Door

3818 Fm 359 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-9118
+1 281-342-4758
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (27 reviews)
“turkey” (29 reviews)
“ribs” (59 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3818 Fm 359 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-9118
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (231)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent place, good food. I wish my food had been hot instead of warm but it was still very good. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. $38 for two people, can't complain about that. Overall a good experience and will be back.

Thank HajriziR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been getting take out from here the last couple years. Last time I ordered enough to serve a Christmas party and everyone enjoyed the meal. The sides were very good as well. The food is consistently well prepared and tasty. It’s great BBQ...More

Thank Mortbri
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Before I start I must mention that I live in Michigan and I enjoy a smokey rib and brisket. I came here because everyone I talked to in Richmond gave it kudos. I love NC BBQ and St. Louis BBQ. I know Texas BBQ is...More

Thank Frenchie814
Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is a good BBQ restaurant. The meats available are the usual and the sauce is a vinegar based sauce. Over all it is good. If you get the chicken, they will give you 1/2 a bird. The brisket was very good, but the ribs...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed Swinging Door for over 30 years. Great, consistent BBQ with small hometown atmosphere.

Thank MellohYellow
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This place is concrete floors, wooden tables and fun. There was 12 of us but they handled the big group easily. The service is usually good and friendly and the food was served family style. Plenty of meat, potato salad, beans and "fixins". Food was...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been here twice while visiting Houston. Great BBQ and sides. Good service and atmosphere. Would eat here again.

Thank 2TwoFloridians
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This place is known for its BBQ. It was my second time here. The service was excellent. I was seated promptly and received my meal within 3 minutes after ordering. I had the Combo Plate. It is made up of 2 meats and 2 sides....More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 21 January 2018

our food was great, the place was clean, and we loved it.My husband was very pleased with this choice and says we will be going back for more.

Thank 165pamelan
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem. After a long long time in the pecan smoker, they do a great job of trimming the beef before it is served. The sauce is about perfect. The sides are as you would expect from a great BBQ place. And...More

Thank hughconway
Nearby HotelsSee all Richmond Hotels
Hampton Inn & Suites Houston-Rosenberg
342 reviews
8.93 km away
SpringHill Suites Houston Rosenberg
171 reviews
9.82 km away
Knights Inn Rosenberg
24 reviews
10.16 km away
Best Western Sugarland Inn
279 reviews
10.72 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pier 36 Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar
146 reviews
4.61 km away
Clancys Public House
58 reviews
3.81 km away
Niner's Grill
57 reviews
2.72 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santikos Palladium AVX Entertainment
161 reviews
5.31 km away
Fort Bend Museum
27 reviews
5.24 km away
Texian Brewing Co.
21 reviews
3.06 km away
Morton Cemetery
16 reviews
4.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Swinging Door staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3818 Fm 359 Rd, Richmond, TX 77406-9118
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 281-342-4758
  • E-mail
We make it as easy as we can for you to enjoy our Bar-B-Q. We also have lots of sides and fixins', not to mention our homemade desserts. So come on in for a casual dining experience, or call us up to plan your next event or take home feast. If you want to party with us, we have three rooms where you can book your next party or event. We will also come to you - we cater functions and events - and no event is too large. Please let us know how we can serve you best! Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing