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$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
14620 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77040-4031
+1 713-462-3337
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“creamed corn” (25 reviews)
“brisket” (104 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (11 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
14620 Northwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77040-4031
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was in town for business and wanted to try something new. So, I stopped here not once, but twice. I really love the concept of Alacart ordering and how darn good their BBQ is. I had baby back ribs, potato salad, and beans both...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Great brisket and BBQ served country style (order by the pound or a sandwich). Our favorite in Houston.

Thank George_from_Florida
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is certainly must try barbeque in Houston. Grab your chilled drink, pick half pound brisket, piece of bread and salad and enjoy smoky and charcoal taste of meet.

Thank miloszek
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

With me being a brisket fan. Rudy's brisket is by far the best brisket that I've tasted. I've been to several barbecue restaurants in Houston, to taste brisket and other BBQ Meats and Rudy's holds the title in my opinion of the best brisket in...More

1  Thank JEFFREY G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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

1  Thank Jordan P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

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 21 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 9 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
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Bobby B
27 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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