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Texas Joe's House of Ribs

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Waterfront Rd. | cor. Mc. Kinley St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Luzon, Philippines
+63 917 512 3461
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Texas Joe's House of Ribs is an authentic American Smokehouse restaurant...
Texas Joe's House of Ribs is an authentic American Smokehouse restaurant. We feature slow smoked US Pork Spare Ribs and Pork Baby Back Ribs. We also smoke US Certified Angus Beef brisket and US Pork Shoulder as well as Chicken. We feature several USDA Choice Steaks also. All of our food is prepared fresh using our own unique recipes. Over the years we have become a favorite place to eat in the Olongapo/Subic Bay area.
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  • 9
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Genuine BBQ in the Philippines

This is probably the best BBQ I've had in the Philippines. Definitely the only place I have been able to get good beef cooked to order. I will probably be back. Its certainly more expensive than most restaurants I've dined at in PH.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Stuart M
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  • Large groups
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This is probably the best BBQ I've had in the Philippines. Definitely the only place I have been able to get good beef cooked to order. I will probably be back. Its certainly more expensive than most restaurants I've dined at in PH.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Yum, we definitely enjoyed our dinner at Texas Joe's. Ordered the rack of baby back ribs with sides of mashed potato and fries. Also ordered a garden salad on the side. More than enough for my husband and I to eat. Their margaritas were delicious too! I was expecting the restaurant to be a lot more louder though. Turn the... More 

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Lubao, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Again we recently dined in at TJ's and we cannot imagine eating BBQ at any other place in the area. We cannot imagine anyone that can do better; all the meats were consistently done to perfection - tender, moist all the way through and of course delicious. We had spicy chicken wings for appetizer and we had bowl of chili... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

It was a perfect family dinner. Everyone enjoy the food, the ambiance was cool. The staff was friendly. It was a great dining.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Food is really good. It is big and it still tastes good! There's no compromise on quality. One thing though, service of food is a bit slow. We waited 45mins or so before the food arrived. The thing is, if you're really hungry, find somewhere else to eat! But if your hunger can wait, then this one is really worth... More 

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Paul T, Owner at Texas Joe's House of Ribs, responded to this review

Hello Tikong1, Sorry you had to wait so long for your food. Ordinarily service is much quicker with drinks out in 5 minutes, appetizers in 10 minutes and entree's in 20 minutes or less.. or when appetizers are consumed. I'm not sure what day you dined, but we were slamming down every day for the past week, due to the... More 

Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We only tend to go to Texas Joe's when we have guests in town. It's always popular. Last night we were a group of six. The restaurant was crowded on a Sunday evening at 7:30 pm but they managed to find us a table. The last one, I think. Service was good. Despite the crowd, the food was out pretty... More 

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Paul T, Owner at Texas Joe's House of Ribs, responded to this review

Hello Sandra T, Thank you for the kind words about our restaurant. Regarding the portion size of the shrimp, we recently changed our shrimp in order to improve the taste and quality. As a result the size is somewhat larger than what we formerly used so we had to reduce the number of shrimp on the skewer.... but I assure... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I love their baby back ribs and steaks are to die for. However I'd stick to their steaks and ribs since other dishes in their menu such as chicken or salads are not that good.

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Paul T, Owner at Texas Joe's House of Ribs, responded to this review

Hello Anne1217, All of us at Texas Joes sincerely appreciate your review of our restaurant. I am concerned that you were not overly impressed with our smoked chicken and the various salads, however. If you could send me a personal email which explains exactly what you ordered, and what specifically you didn't care for, we will give it our fullest... More 

Cavite City, Philippines
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67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This has got to be the only truly place for BBQ Ribs and sides, American style in the Philippines. Clean, customer service orientated and affordable and not some knockoff smothered in sauce to hide the taste. Great Ribs, Dirty Rice and Corn Bread and Cole Slaw and Beef Brisket. Great Job Joe!

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Tampa Bay, Florida
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Being from Texas and last having been in this building 43 years ago when I was in the U.S. navy and this was the NCO Club, I was very curious to check out Texas Joe's. The food was very good. I had the ribs, which were meaty and flavorful. My date had chicken wings that were delicious. The servers were... More 

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Paul T, Owner at Texas Joe's House of Ribs, responded to this review

Hello Texigator, Talk about a flashback... you realized that our property was formerly the Staff NCO Club at Subic Bay Naval Base. I also was a patron of the NCO club back in the 60's and 70's. We have made a few changes, as you can see... ha ha. Thank you for your comments about our food. We try very... More 

Rocklin, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We were there April 8, 2015. After my niece's college graduation, I said I wanted to try the Texas Joe's 'cause I know what Texas BBQ would be, yummy. Well, we ordered the family style 12-15 ribs with sides that could feed 4. Since there were 8 of us, I ordered two of those. To my surprise, the sides were... More 

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Paul T, Owner at Texas Joe's House of Ribs, responded to this review

Hello Merlie T, Thank you for visiting our restaurant, all the way from Rocklin California. I'm sorry that you were disappointed in the portion size of our side dishes that come with the meat. With our full slab, we offer 4 servings of rice and 4 additional sides of your choice (included in the price). We have never had any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waterfront Rd. | cor. Mc. Kinley St., Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Central Luzon Region  >  Subic Bay Freeport Zone
  • Phone Number: +63 917 512 3461

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Texas Joe's House of Ribs is an authentic American Smokehouse restaurant. We feature slow smoked US Pork Spare Ribs and Pork Baby Back Ribs. We also smoke US Certified Angus Beef brisket and US Pork Shoulder as well as Chicken. We feature several USDA Choice Steaks also. All of our food is prepared fresh using our own unique recipes. Over the years we have become a favorite place to eat in the Olongapo/Subic Bay area.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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