Texas BBQ

and So Much More!

bbq - seafood - salads - american favorites - since 1984

BBQ Restaurant & Catering in Texas

The Original Rib Tickler is a locally owned and operated BBQ restaurant specializing in slow smoked BBQ made of fresh, top quality ingredients. 

We serve the following areas - 

  • Greater Houston
  • Tomball
  • The Woodlands
  • Magnolia
  • Conroe
  • Cypress
  • Waller

What We Do

Take advantage of our drive-thru/call-in services, or dine in our family friendly, casual restaurant and patio.

Traditional, hickory smoked BBQ served with our Rib Tickler signature BBQ Sauce is our specialty. We feature salads, seafood and great American entrees to satisfy all your cravings.

Rib Tickler Catering offers BBQ and traditional wedding menu selections with full service packages customized to suit your tastes and fit your budget.


Daily Specials

  • TACO TUESDAY – Shrimp, Fish or Braised Brisket. Side and beverage
  • JALAPENO BURGER - Large beef burger patty seasoned and grilled. Fried jalapenos, pico de gallo, chili con queso on a toasted hamburger bun. Side and beverage.
  • CHICKEN FRIED STEAK - Angus USDA beef round, hand breaded in our very own Rib Tickler seasoned flour, flash fried. Served with white cream gravy, homemade yeast roll and your choice of two sides. Beverage
  • TED’s CHICKEN SANDWICH - Toasted buns with grilled seasoned chicken breast, smoked provolone cheese, hickory smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickles, red onions, mustard & mayonnaise. Zesty honey mustard served on the side. Choice of side and beverage.
  • TURKEY WRAP - Savory turkey with lettuce, tomato, white shredded cheddar cheese and mandarin oranges all drizzled with chipotle ranch wrapped in a soft tortilla. Choice of side and beverage.
  • RIBS - Order by the pound until we run out! BBQ sauce sliced bread, pickles & onions
  • CHICKEN FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH - Crispy fried chicken breast topped with lettuce, tomato, pickle & onion, mayo & mustard on a toasted bun. Choice of side and beverage.
  • PULLED PORK or PULLED CHICKEN SANDWICH - Slow smoked chicken or pork simmered in a spicy, sweet BBQ sauce topped with Memphis style coleslaw and pickles. Choice of side and beverage.
  • TURKEY SANDWICH - A slow smoked BBQ turkey sandwich. Choice of side and beverage.
  • Monterrey Pasta with grilled shrimp and chicken
  • Catfish and shrimp dinner
  • South congress special
  • Rib's by the pound
  • Monterrey pasta with grilled shrimp and chicken
  • Catfish and shrimp dinner
  • South congress special