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Rattler's BBQ

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26495 Golden Valley Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91351
(661) 251-4195
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Loved the Ambiance and the Food

Rattler's BBQ didn't look like anything special from the outside. However, when we got inside we were impressed with the ambiance. Nice salad bar, excellent BBQ, and good selection of craft beer. We'd highly recommend Rattler's.BBQ.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
haztaz69
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AZ
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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AZ
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242 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Rattler's BBQ didn't look like anything special from the outside. However, when we got inside we were impressed with the ambiance. Nice salad bar, excellent BBQ, and good selection of craft beer. We'd highly recommend Rattler's.BBQ.

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Valencia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had out of town guest and they wanted Meat and a salad bar, well Rattlers is the best place for miles. The salad bar is great and the special of the night was 1/2 BBQ chicken with tri-tip and two sides and the salad bar for $15.95. The salad bar alone was $9.95, but we wound up having fantastic... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Rattler's is a SCV favorite....friendly staff, lots of delicious food.....been more times than I can begin to count. They are always busy!

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Newhall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Rattlers is a staple in the SCV. They are always busy and the food is always good. Been there more times than I can count, including both the current and previous locations. Need catering? No problem. They handle all sizes of parties. Excellent choice for a casual night out. In fact were headed there for my birthday dinner tonight.

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great place for dinner and families. Lots of variety, big portions. We love their weekday deals, especially the prime rib dinner. The garlic rolls are amazing but don't eat too much of them because you need to save room for the rest of the food. The salad bar selection is okay (nothing spectacular). It can get pretty busy during dinner... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have lived in Santa Clarita off and on for the last 20 years. Rattlers has always been a great restaurant. Like all BBQ Restaurants it's not really inexpensive, but it is worth the price. I tend to go to restaurants in "off hours," early in the afternoon if I am on my own. So it is usually not terribly... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The ribs were ok; not the best that I've had (I prefer Famous Dave's), but the sauce was good and the ribs were tender. The tri tip was very good and very tender. We will eat there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

One of my favorite bbq joints. The tri-tip is the best I've ever had, melt in your mouth. The fried onions are also a must have. I've been going here for 30 years and always leave happy. The week night specials cannot be be. Busy and loud most nights with a wonderful patio to use with the right weather. Highly... More 

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

For Mother's Day I knew it would be busy everywhere, so I decided to pickup takeout and go to a park with my kids. I ordered a week in advance and hoped nothing would be forgotten in the rush of an obviously very busy day for restaurants. Instead, it was all GREAT. The service was quick and efficient for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Average eatery with various choices of bbq entrees. Average salad bar with good selections of greens and vegetable offerings including cold cuts etc. Fairly large restaurant with ample seating. BBQ is above average but nothing to rave about. Good value for your buck.

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Additional Information about Rattler's BBQ

Address: 26495 Golden Valley Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Phone Number: (661) 251-4195
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clarita
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26495 Golden Valley Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clarita
  • Phone Number: (661) 251-4195

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?