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Rattler's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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26495 Golden Valley Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91351
+1 661-251-4195
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At least that's what we were told. It could use an update. The salad bar was nice. The famous tritip cut was not very good to me. Hubs thought it was okay. The chicken was good. Staff was kind.

Thank Golulumax
Newhall, California
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been going to Rattler's for years. Although their food is really delicious, I think their prices are too high, and cocktail drink prices are too high. It's a bit of a loud place, for families and large groups. I love their Tri-Tip chopped salad, and I only order that. But, people like barbecue for sure,... More 

Thank B S
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great service. Best ribs ever. Often a special for the dinner menu. Their special is regular food at a lower price for that evening. Go there often.

Thank Traveldork39
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a recommendation. The service was quick the meat good the sides were less than warm. Over all a good experience for BBQ.

Thank James S
Grand Prairie, Texas
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Rattlers in search of good BBQ in CA. Our waitress told us how they slow roast the BBQ over night so we were ready to eat. We got a combination of Tri tips ( roast beef), baby back ribs, and beef ribs. All the meat tasted like too many wood chips were used. The... More 

Thank Dequitta F
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Around the Santa Clarita Valley, most people know of Rattler's, as it has quite a legacy. Being a lover of smoked meats, I was anxious to try the mesquite-smoked offerings, and started right in with their ribs, but found them a bit boring and under-seasoned. The smoked chicken fared a bit better, but still felt uninspired and challenged to be... More 

Thank Kaisertod
Abbotsford, Canada
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385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We don't often go to BBQ restaurants anymore as my husband says he generally finds them very disappointing and the food not that good. The room is very nice and has a very warm vibe to it. It is not as casual as some BBQ restaurants We started off with happy hour at the bar and they gave us yummy... More 

Thank vbrother
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Give you plenty of food and it is very good. They also have a great salad bar. The fresh hot rolls are so yummy

Thank Dawn H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

LOVE this bbq. The shredded onions rings are a must have. BBQ chopped salads are so good. Great atmosphere when dining with friends.

Thank S M
Florence, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times before but this recent visit was disappointing. We had a party of 7 adults and called ahead. We specifically asked to be seated inside and not on their pseudo patio which is only partially protected from weather. After waiting 45 minutes they announced our table was ready and then marched us through the entire... More 

Thank Larry F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26495 Golden Valley Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clarita
  • Phone Number: +1 661-251-4195

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