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Get the Best Tasting BBQ in Texas

Specializing in serving hickory, slow smoked BBQ, The Original Rib Tickler is owned and operated by Frank, Catherine and Family. It was established in 1984 by Ted and Sylvia Johnson, who now serve as ambassadors and will always be valued members of the Rib Tickler Family.

Made to Order

We are proud to offer our signature BBQ menu and our RT traditional menu. We cater formal or casual events of all sizes at your venue location or choose from our list of preferred venues.


Complimentary Tastings

As the owners of the Rib Tickler, we strive to be good stewards in terms of talents, time, and treasures. We use fresh ingredients for all our dishes and offer complimentary tastings. Our pricing is based on menu selection, guest count and the services requested. We offer a total cost before an event booking with no hidden fees.

Business Hours: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM from Tuesday to Saturday.

Call Us: (281) 255-8119

Catherine, Frank, or Cherrie will answer your questions and will book your complimentary tasting.

What Makes Us Special

  • Friendly, trained service team members.
  • All serving equipment needed for your event.
  • Buffet, beverage station set-up, and breakdown.
  • Beverage selection of unsweetened tea, sweet tea & lemonade.
  • Plates, cutlery, cups, and ice.
  • Homemade yeast rolls with butter.
  • Complete meal to include entrée, accompaniments, and condiments.

Additional Services Available

  • Appetizers.
  • Passed appetizers with servers.
  • Upgraded service ware.
  • Fresh floral arrangement buffet adornment.
  • Table bussing of dinner items.

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