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Clay's Restaurant & Hall

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17717 Clay Rd, Houston, TX 77084-3903
+1 281-859-3773
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Your kids will love you for taking them there. Often pony rides are available for a couple bucks too. Let them feed the animals and play in the play area while you eat some great burgers that are reasonably priced. This is a super popular place too for team sports lunches for kiddos too.

Thank houstonphotojourney
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I've been eating at Clay's since I came to Houston in 1987, and I think they have the best I've eaten. The place has grown, and continues to grow, but the quality of the burgers hasn't slipped a bit. The waitstaff is friendly, and the service is fast. You can schedule group events here, including events you might not think... More 

Thank zlls04
Clays R, Owner at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! We appreciate your feedback and are so happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again sometime soon! More 

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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Took some friends and had the time of my life enjoyed the food the ambience and everything that surrounded it.

Thank GarethMarkey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Seems like it has been here forever, down and around the street from small airport (West Houston - IWS), Clean/ Rustic, conduct business, hang with family....

Thank William S
Katy, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My son's wedding rehearsal dinner was held at Clays on July 22, 2016. The staff was so helpful, accommodating and easy to work with. Everyone had a great time, but the most important part was the food. It was wonderful! We had the chicken fried steak buffet and they were hot and cooked to perfection. So delicious! That is no... More 

Thank JanaMae
Clays R, General Manager at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us! We truly enjoyed being a part of your son's wedding rehearsal and are very pleased to hear that the event was enjoyed by all. We look forward to having you and your family back again soon! More 

Grapevine, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I recently visited Clay's while I was in Houston. They recently upgraded some of their facilities and WoW ! Pleasant servers , spacious facility, and really good food . The weather was good , and it was FUN. Lots to see and LOTS to choose from on the menu. Try the off the menu specials , I thought the portions... More 

Thank mwbeauty
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant for making up for not taking kids for any weekend outing. This places has a poultry farm with horses and peacock was the limelight along with cute fat rabbits. Sweet potato with Martini turned out to be a good combination. We went Sunday evening for supper. ..not much crowd but decent place to spend time. They... More 

Thank Saurabh G
Houston, Texas
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311 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

They are remodeling now and have a limited menu, but the taste is still big. The weather was beautiful and the seating was outside. Several of us had the burgers and they knocked it out if the park (so to speak). One pulled pork sandwich was ordered and it was really good. We were looking forward to their Chicken Fried... More 

Thank Rosalyn D
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Went to a birthday party for small children. They had a pony ride that the kids really enjoyed. The staff brought out a propane heater to keep everyone warm. The serving line had sliders, veggies with dips and chicken fingers which were very good. Look forward to coming back for some live music some time.

Thank VOjoe
Scott, Louisiana
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We've been to this place several times and during the weekends it can be quite busy with kids chasing animals all over the place. We are empty nesters and enjoy the quietness of no children. I've never been there that I haven't seen a parent trying to get a child to wash up and eat. The place has an interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Barbecue, American, Grill, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17717 Clay Rd, Houston, TX 77084-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-859-3773
Our story starts in 1985....Clay's Restaurant was just a small Ma & Pa's place serving comfort food off the beaten track of Clay Road and Hwy 6. Owned and operated by Houstonian Damian Seaback who set out to build Clay's into a great family restaurant full of fun for kids of all ages. Word soon spread about Clay's award winning burgers, chicken fried steak and comfortable family atmosphere. To meet demand Damian had to expand, adding quaint old school houses nestled among the trees at the rear of the property for separate function spaces. Clay's continues to grow and change, adding new menu items and features to improve the quality and service for their customers and friends. One thing will never change, though, and that's the family fun values that are the cornerstone of Clay's Restaurant. It's as much fun for the kids as it is for you, so pack 'em up and bring 'em on over! Kick back, grab a burger and a cold one. Each year we sponsor several sports teams and the Future Farmers of America (FFA). We also continue to make donations to area schools & churches.

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