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Clay's Restaurant & Hall

#1,893 of 7,259 Restaurants in Houston}
$$ - $$$Barbecue, American,
17717 Clay Rd, Houston, TX 77084-3903
+1 281-859-3773
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  • Terrible12%
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“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“pony rides” (6 reviews)
“great burgers” (5 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Grill, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17717 Clay Rd, Houston, TX 77084-3903
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paratore Family Reunion.. 47 first cousin had a great clan meeting with great food awarding winning service and drop dead deluxe brownies. Everyone ran a tab ordered what they wanted to eat and drink... no messy splitting ticket for who had what. We love the...More

Thank Jeri Lutz C
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a busy day shopping and stopped in here on our way home, just what you need after a busy day, great burgers all cooked to order so you can add or let them know what to leave out. Very friendly relaxed atmosphere, even...More

Thank INeedmyholiday
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I can't think of a better place to take the kids and get out of the house. The food is fantastic, feeding the animals in a controlled safe atmosphere is priceless. Let them run it all out and you can all ho home full and...More

Thank 926denisab
Clays R, Owner at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thanks for your review! We are happy that the whole family enjoys the experience. We can't wait to serve you again.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great outdoor joint out of town. The food is made to order so don't be impatient. Nice outdoor area for kids to run around and see the animals.

Thank DharmaDV
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The crawfish was not good at all, I was expecting something better, they were very small and we got a lot of them dead maybe a pound, no flavor. All my comments about the crawfish were deleted, if you can't take criticism regarding your restaurant,...More

Thank leonardoa1978
Clays R, Owner at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. We assure you that we take the feedback of our guests very seriously and appreciate you taking the time to share it with us. We pride ourselves in delivering only the freshest seafood for our guests,...More

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...More

Thank houstonphotojourney
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...More

Thank zlls04
Clays R, Owner at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

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!

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
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
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...More

Thank JanaMae
Clays R, General Manager at Clay's Restaurant & Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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