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“Peach Cobbler” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Original Rib Tickler

The Original Rib Tickler
28930 State Highway 249, Tomball, TX 77375-4241
281-255-8119
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Ranked #3 of 108 Restaurants in Tomball
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Magnolia, Texas
1 review
“Peach Cobbler”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Get it! Nothing better than great BBQ with a tasty dessert & their peach cobbler does the trick! Everything is fresh. Employees are awesome. Its somewhere you want to eat.

Visited January 2013
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Magnolia, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best in Tomball”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This restaurant has been a favorite for years. It's now back in the capable hands of the original owner and founder. They really know how to deliver good food for the money.

Visited August 2012
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126 reviews 126 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Authentic Texas BBQ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This is a must visit if you want to have truly amazing BBQ. They do it right and it is mouth-watering good!

Visited March 2012
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Orginial Rib Tickler is back to great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Original Rib Tickler is back to great. The daily specials and the perfectly smoked and seasoned chicken, beef, pock, and those not to be missed ribs are the best bar b que in or near the Tomball area. Great prices, friendly service, and wonderful ice tea round out the dine in (or take out) experience.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Still the best BBQ to me!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Being from Tomball, we used to go to Rib Tickler all too often when it was the original owner (Sylvia). Both my siblings and many friends worked there throughout high school. I don't live in Texas anymore but go back to Tomball/Houston about 2-3 times a year to visit family and for work and NEVER miss a trip to the Rib Tickler. It's burned down several times and changed hands several times as well, but I hear it's back to the original owners. I still think it's the best BBQ I've had, but maybe I'm biased a bit. Meat aside, hands-down it's the BEST baked potato you will ever eat! I think the downside is the limited hours on certain days of the week, if I remember correctly. Sometimes the lines, especially at the drive-through, can be VERY long.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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