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Gabby's Ribs & Bar-B-Q

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3101 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018-8333
+1 713-864-5049
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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164 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 got a chicken fried steak, Baked potato. In all fairness to Gabby's the baked potato... More 

Thank RippedOff42
Saraland, Alabama, United States
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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
Mio, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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
Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 it down. Sadly, the bill for this order was $40! The portion for the plates... More 

Thank Nora O
Dallas, TX
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 meals on each of our visits.

Thank Moe214
Udon Thani, Thailand
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93 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
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
Houston, Texas
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121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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
Tyler, Texas
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141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I had the sliced beef sandwich. The meat was VERY tender (+++), I personally didn't care for the sauce - a little too sweet/ketchup-ie. In fact, the sauce, for me, killed it. I'd be a 4 + star on this place otherwise. Place seemed very clean and well maintained. Atmosphere just fine... lots of folks diggin 'n...with smiles.

Thank gsanbrook
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Reasonable prices. Brisket and sauce is very good. Staff is very nice. Nice area.

Thank FrankSiman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?