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Otto's Barbecue & Hamburgers

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500 Dallas St Ste T24, Houston, TX 77002-4701
+1 713-659-6886
06:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here twice to meet a friend for lunch. The first time, we had hamburger and today, we had Santa Fe salad with cilantro lime dressing. It had sliced chicken, lettuce, chunks of avocado, quartered tomatoes, cilantro, other greens topped with shredded cheese and corn tortilla chips. The cilantro lime dressing was so good. It wasn't that crowded at... More 

Thank Venust
Houston, Texas
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549 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Came across this in the Tunnels in downtown Houston. Hungry male teens. Great food. Wasn't sure about it but glad we stopped. Just like an old fashioned burger.

Thank survivor5804
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

They have good food but a little overpriced compared to how many bbq restaurants are in Houston. They have excellent burgers!! My personal favorite is the mushroom swiss burger

Thank rockportmom
Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

During a recent visit to Houston, I had the opportunity to try Otto's BBQ. I thought the ribs were really good. However, the baked beans were not very flavorful and the potato salad was not creamy. It was priced reasonably, especially for lunch, so I would go back and try something different for the sides. Not great, but definitely a... More 

Thank Rose R
Houston, Texas
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210 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Here's a place that you can get a great breakfast taco at a good price. I like the brisket taco and ask for it to be made with egg whites only. No problemo....special orders don't upset them. The salads and baked potatoes for lunch are very good as well. This location also caters to the downtown businesses and does a... More 

Thank texaswinesnob
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Food is a 2-3 star affair - all cook offsite and delivered to the commissary kitchen but the people are great.

Thank Winglow
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

One of the better BBQ places around, and I think it beats Pappa's. It is less expensive, better BBQ sauce (to me), and good location in the tunnels, makes for easy eating even if it is raining outside. They have all of the tables down in the tunnels with a newly remodeled food court. Otto's even worked great to serve... More 

1 Thank Chris H
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

try their bbq, best in town, hamburgers also fine meaty. good friendly service always a treat. dying to try the chicken blt recommended, thank you.

1 Thank ahvolare
Katy, Texas
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

Stopped in at Otto's for lunch a couple of times. I've had both the BBQ and their hamburgers. All is good and hot. You can't go wrong.

2 Thank SpringTxDigger
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

We had hamburgers one day and we had baked potatoes another. Both were great! Friendly staff, decent prices. BIG potatoes and very tasty!

3 Thank RoseBriar22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Dallas St Ste T24, Houston, TX 77002-4701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-659-6886

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