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Rudy's

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6101 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-4009
+1 361-906-0327
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:30
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistent fare with good menu choices. Turkey and prime rib (on Fri, Sat, and Sun) are terrific. Pulled pork sandwiches and ribs are good. Moist brisket is very tasty. A tad expensive.

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Thank brentrourk
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average BBQ, it's mystique is tired. Lunch for $19 for a sampler and OMG the flies... Surprised they did not charge for the white bread slices, but did for the onion and pickles, are you kidding me? Over rated and over priced!

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Thank BK K
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't had Rudy's in years after moving to the Midwest so I was looking forward to this meal. In Illinois there is a Texas BBQ chain called Hickory River. I guess I got spoiled with them because their meat has nice beautiful smoke rings yet still juicy. I ordered the prime rib, turkey, jalapeño sausage and Rudy's beans. Jalapeño... More 

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Thank Sam F
Hartland, Wisconsin
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202 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time I have visited Rudy's, and it was even better than I had remembered. The moist beef brisket is to die for! Thank god they don't have a Rudy's in Wisconsin or I would weigh 400 pounds!

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Thank NWTFTOM
Tampa, Florida
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling from Florida.. got recommendation for this restaurant. Went about 3pm, super friendly, employee greeted us at door, told us how restaurant service happens and sent us to cashier. They gave us samples at cashier of all meats and side dishes. When walking thru line there is a cooler with all cold sides and all hot sides are served at... More 

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Thank darla p
Saint Marys, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Rudys is an ala carte BBQ palace. Order upfront, waot for order so quickly to your table. Its 8 out 10 taste. Brisket is fabulous. Baby back, although meaty, lack a full flavor smoke taste. Great ambience, picnic table seating.

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Thank Patrick S
Corpus Christi, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place has all kind of bar b que and sides but each is individually priced so it can get expensive.

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Thank Coach6767
San Antonio, Texas
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We are long-time customers of Rudy's in Leon Springs, so when I needed gas while visiting Corpus, I saw their gas pumps and thought I'd get some gas there. I racked up over $12 really quick before I noticed the price: $2.459 per gallon, when everyone else in Corpus was around $2.099. I guess it's always "Buyer Beware", but I'm... More 

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Thank Phil S
Kelowna, Canada
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347 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I can't say enough about this place right from the time you walk through the doors. You are greeted and asked if you have been there before. If not, they give you samp,es of their different meats. You grab your own drinks, deserts if you like and salad as well if you choose. You place your order, and when out... More 

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Thank Virginia H
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I do love Bar-b-Que so was delighted to be taken to this restaurant! Amazing brisket, to die for ribs and sausage!! Creamed corn was wonderful! It's served by weight along with the requisite white bread. It's not fancy, but it sure is good!!

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Thank Lynn N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6101 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-906-0327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?