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Rattler's BBQ

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26495 Golden Valley Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91350-2973
+1 661-251-4195
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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263 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rattlers consistently has some of the best BBQ in Santa Clarita. Their beef and pork ribs are meaty with great BBQ taste. The rolls are warm and very good. The beans are a perfect match for the meat. Good food at reasonable prices with great service.

Thank Jerry K
Santa Clarita, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While the BBQ at Ratlers is simply great, do not overlook a hidden treasure from the appetizer section. The Baja Fish Tacos are the best fish tacos around. It is a moist, flaky white fish seasoned with a bit of spice, but not too hot. I have these everytime. The baked beans and creamy coleslaw are really good. My wife... More 

Thank DVader8
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Rattler's is a great spot for BBQ. Went there for a family birthday and had a great time. Waits for tables can take some time, but worth the wait.

Thank Michael F
Santa Clarita, California
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The ribs are the best, great salad bar as well. The staff are very attentive and this restaurant has been known to give back to the community.

Thank MaryE44
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a must if your dining on the East side of Santa Clarita. Fantastic bbq flavors and a good variety on the menu. Prices are a bit high, but quality and portions make it a good value.

Thank H9926LBmichaelp

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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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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 91350-2973
  • 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?