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What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Not sure if this is a wide spread chain or what, but anyone been to one and can recommend something? Been there a couple times and always loved the atmosphere and good food imo. So want to try something new when I go tomorrow night. Thinking of the pulled pork dinner but not sure.

What have you gotten and how was the overall experience?

https://m.texasroadhouse.com/menu/
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Never had pulled pork?

Oh, they are everywhere. Even other countries. But then I know you are allergic to Google.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

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Never had pulled pork?
Not there...
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I think i've only had steak there. Love the bread and spread that they have.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Originally Posted by fumanstan View Post
I think i've only had steak there. Love the bread and spread that they have.
Oh yeah, the sweet rolls and cinammon butter!!
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Not there...
You said you wanted to try something new.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Originally Posted by TomOpus View Post
You said you wanted to try something new.
Sorry, I meant new at TR.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

You can buy their rolls and butter on the cheap frozen there and cook 'em at home whenever.

Other than that, they are pretty much standard generic steakhouse fare.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

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You can buy their rolls and butter on the cheap frozen there and cook 'em at home whenever.
Really?
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

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Sorry, I meant new at TR.
How are we supposed to know what you've had before? That's like someone in Movie Talk asking"Recommend a good comedy I haven't seen."
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

This pretty much answers the question.

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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

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How are we supposed to know what you've had before? That's like someone in Movie Talk asking"Recommend a good comedy I haven't seen."
Calm down chief. I apologized for not clarifying...
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Really?
Just ask them when you go there. I can't remember exactly how much, but they are cheap. We got 4 dozen last year for some holiday dinners.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Bah, it's no Logan's.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I almost got into a fist fight at a TR.

This is 10 years ago now but We went to one for dinner, I was in a bad mood because my dog died.

We went in and tried to walk past the front desk were you check in.

A woman was blocking it and I said excuse me like anyone would.
She didn't respond so I said it again a little louder.

She finally allowed us to go past.

A few minutes later a man got right in my face and asked me what I said to his girlfriend.
I asked him who he was and he just stood in my face and continued to verbally assualt me.
I just stood there and kept asking him who he was.
Finally he threw his fist up at me as if he was going to punch me.

I didn't budge an inch and he finally gave up.

The owner came over and asked what happened, I told him he threatened
me and he apologized. He didn't see it but the other people standing there backed me up.

He gave us a table immediately when it was an hour wait and a couple of free drinks.

Unfortunately he didn't ask the guy to leave.

Wasn't a fun dinner.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

A Texas Roadhouse recently opened here, my wife and I have visited several times. The first time we went we had ribeyes and they were melt in your mouth good. 2nd & 3rd times we went we ordered ribeyes and they weren't nearly as good; kind of tough/chewy/sinewy. We definitely need to find a better place for steak, but options in this town are limited. Our Outback sucks. Maybe next time we'll try Longhorn or Lonestar. Seems like they don't sell good steaks anywhere, anymore.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I always have the 16oz Sirloin, cooked medium, and smothered with mushrooms and onions. Love it. They always cook it perfectly. Of all the franchise restaurants, this one is my favorite by far. And the girls that work there are cute too.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Ordering steaks at restaurants always seems like a crapshoot.

It seems that, more often than not, when you get a steak at someplace like Applebees, TGIFridays, Chili's, or Outback it's going to be so tough that it's inedible. And even then, it's probably going to be overcooked or undercooked. I used to cross my fingers and order it medium.

I don't go to the local-owned places either; they're either run-down shitholes that look like they're stuck in the 1960s, or "chophouses" where you're going to pay $60 (before tax and tip) for a steak.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I love Texas Roadhouse. It's certainly not high class and I'm not sure how much I'd trust it for a great steak but I almost always get the ribs and have rarely been disappointed with them. Their chili is good as a side but I'll usually get a garden salad and sweet potato.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
I almost got into a fist fight at a TR.
Makes me feel better about my one visit to TR. The power went off shortly after we arrived. The wait staff brought out a ton of candles and told everyone not to worry, because the kitchen ran almost entirely run on natural gas. So we ordered, and the steak & potato was pretty good. At the end of the meal I discovered that the waitress had comped our alcohol... had I known that, I woulda drank a few more beers! Still tipped her on the full amount, though. She was a trooper.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I went to one last year or in late 2014 up in Idaho and the service was mediocre. Me and my GF were sitting there and it probably took 10 minutes of sitting there before our server came to take our orders, because she was busy talking to some regulars. She literally said "I'm so sorry, I was talking to some regulars," as if that's some shit you tell folks that are not regulars.

The marshmallow yams are awesome. I didn't have the steak, because I was not in the mood and it can get pricey for a such a cookie cutter steakhouse. I had something called the "roadkill," which is basically a mini-steak topped with a mushroom sauce and a baked potato topped with cheddar and bacon. I also had the chili, which was actually damn good.


Here's the yam:




I have not been there since then and don't necessarily want to go back. Another thing that pissed me off was that their menu items, in terms of drinks and what alcohol they have, differs from location to location. Tito's is my favorite vodka and they apparently serve it except at the location I was at, because according to our server, "the menu items differ from location to location." Fire the fucking marketing team. Why have a picture of products that you do not serve?
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Tiffany, the swing shift waitress.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

I went to one in December before Christmas and had the Bacon Cheeseburger. It was huge and delicious. I really liked the fries too, but my favorite things were the rolls and cinnamon butter.
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Re: What's good @ Texas Roadhouse?

Originally Posted by whotony View Post
I almost got into a fist fight at a TR.

This is 10 years ago now but We went to one for dinner, I was in a bad mood because my dog died.

We went in and tried to walk past the front desk were you check in.

A woman was blocking it and I said excuse me like anyone would.
She didn't respond so I said it again a little louder.

She finally allowed us to go past.

A few minutes later a man got right in my face and asked me what I said to his girlfriend.
I asked him who he was and he just stood in my face and continued to verbally assualt me.
I just stood there and kept asking him who he was.
Finally he threw his fist up at me as if he was going to punch me.

I didn't budge an inch and he finally gave up.

The owner came over and asked what happened, I told him he threatened
me and he apologized. He didn't see it but the other people standing there backed me up.

He gave us a table immediately when it was an hour wait and a couple of free drinks.

Unfortunately he didn't ask the guy to leave.

Wasn't a fun dinner.
So, you met Mabuse at Texas Roadhouse and didn't invite any other Otters. Hmm.

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