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Gabby's Ribs & Bar-B-Q

3101 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018-8333
+1 713-864-5049
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good56%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (7 reviews)
“baked potato” (2 reviews)
“smoke flavor” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
3101 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018-8333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

BRISKET, FRIES, RIBS VERY NICE PEOPLE. This is one of the better BBQ restaurants in Houston. The best thing was the fries. I got the loose (more fatty) cut of brisket. It was good but I know one or 2 other places in Houston with...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 30 July 2017

texas style, with western pics and things on the wall, bbq with ribs, live music (on weekend) good meat and good price. tha's it. 70 dollars for 4 people. No reservations, no line on july sat night

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Closest barbeque to our Sons place and a good choice for barbeque. Smoke flavor is a bit light and sauce a little sweet compared to the Hill Country, but it's good and right here!

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 3 July 2016

While on business trip to the Houston Area, I found Gabby's for dinner. you order at the counter. (not what I really like to do) If you order a baked potato they charge more to a already expensive meal. Now for the good part. I...More

Thank RippedOff42
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Read some mixed reviews beforehand, but was pleasantly surprised. Very fast service bar and excellent food. Staff was really friendly. Great environment for any occasion.

Thank Tom-N-Merita
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It was very friendly and had exactly what we were looking for - Texas BBQ. Great selection of sides and meats and even a tremendous salad that my wife ordered. You want Texas BBQ - This is it!

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We were in search of a dinner spot close to the interstate that was not a chain, so we chose Gabby's. My boyfriend had a lean brisket plate with ranch beans and I had pulled pork with the same. We ordered 2 Shiner's to wash...More

Thank Nora O
Reviewed 15 October 2015

IMO the sausage and brisket were really good, the chicken was good; however, I wasn't a big fan of the ribs. Over all, I would recommend Gabby's because there were four people in our party and all three of my guests were happy with their...More

Thank Moe214
Reviewed 22 August 2015

First time to Gabby's (N Sheperd location), fantastic ribs, very nice beer, loved the chips.My first experience with Texan BBQ, wonderful, just wonderful! Friendly staff too!

Thank TGSA
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Always love Gabbys. The sauce is fantastic. Wish they would do something about their french fries - way way to greasy. Had the chicken fried steak today - it could be split between 2 people.

Thank dcallawaytx
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018-8333
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-864-5049
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