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TGI Friday's

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12895 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77034-4807
(281) 481-0932
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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My visit to this restaurant 1.5 weeks ago was exceptional; the food, drinks, and service were all top-notch. However, today's visit was filled with one disappointment after another. Upon arrival, the hostess was nowhere to be found so we stood and waited. Upon being seated, we were ignored and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Janice F
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League City
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Houston, Texas, United States
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110 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Service was slow. Had to ask for drink refills while she was standing right there at table. Paying bill took half hour and we were second people there after doors opened. Had to wait way too long to get ticket, get ticket corrected, get a manager to address our waiting problem( we weren't only ones frustrated at this issue either)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

First impression: it's sooo cold here. But the delicious food and the outstanding service (from Hector) let us forget about that. Unfortunately we don't have a Friday's in Germany, so we enjoy it in the US. We had the Bruschetta Chicken and the Memphis Ribs... DELICIOUS!

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League City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My visit to this restaurant 1.5 weeks ago was exceptional; the food, drinks, and service were all top-notch. However, today's visit was filled with one disappointment after another. Upon arrival, the hostess was nowhere to be found so we stood and waited. Upon being seated, we were ignored and finally had to ask someone to find us a server. From... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

So disappointed after years of dining at THIS location. No one showed up to work both literally and figuratively. Shame on management for not caring about her quality of the food coming our of their kitchen. It was more like "put something, anything on the table" was all that was important after 30-40 minute wait. Even the drink refills, my... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went here two times in the past 3 months and received bad service both times, first time I saw my waitress 4 times in 50 minutes(order/drink/food/ticket) I thought that was bad then I had to wait the following time 20 minutes for a waiter/waitress, I lost patience and left. Worse service I have seen south of the border.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went in to this Friday's after a horrendous experience at the next door Chili's (see separate review). We were seated promptly. Then we waited. The waiter who was apparently taking care of our area walked by our table at least 3 times, once making eye contact with me, but never saying a word. We watched as a couple who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The host who seated us was very friendly and turned the heat up for the area we were seated in because we were cold. Our waitress, Katie, was very cheerful and friendly and was very attentive. The food was very tasty and prepared well. We thoroughly enjoyed this experience and would recommend this location. Thank you for a nice meal... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

I've had TGIs a couple of times all over and this particular place isn't anything special. The food was just ok and atmosphere was not bad. Service was a bit above average. If you want a burger I'd go elsewhere.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Great food and could not have asked for better service.

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Yate, South Gloucestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Went here on a Friday as the nearby Olive Garden had a 45 minute wait time. Good food pretty quick and freindly service. Price was a bit higher than Texas Steakhouse but it was nice as the atmosphere was a bit more laid back and was just what we were looking for.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12895 Gulf Fwy, Houston, TX 77034-4807
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: (281) 481-0932

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?