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The Backyard Grill

#594 of 7,265 Restaurants in Houston}
££ - £££American,
9453 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065-4412
+1 281-897-9200
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (19 reviews)
“fajitas” (5 reviews)
“queso” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
££ - £££
9453 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065-4412
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our couples group enjoyed a dinner out and the staff was very friendly and very prompt. The food was good but it didn't come out all together so by the time it all arrived some of ours got cold. My ribs were good and so...More

Thank MrsPattiP
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My friend's memorial gathering was held here, so we met for drinks and tortilla chips. They have a great variety of beers, some of which I have never seen before. There was something to satisfy everyone. The atmosphere was welcoming and the service was good....More

Thank dickerin
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Good location, great service, good. I had grilled fish, not bad, not great, just good. A little bit more expensive than other places but will not break the bank.

Thank Genghis K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We had our dog with us and wanted to get a decent meal before leaving Houston. Thankfully we found the Backyard Grill. They provided our little dog water and a shady spot to sit and enjoy our meal. Unfortunately it was a pretty hot day,...More

1  Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Good food, don't host a party here, EVER. I called a month in advance to inquire about reserving the private room. I was told there was no minimum. After confirming the date with family and friends, I called back just a few hours later to...More

Thank Ally J
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This burger joint wasn’t quite what I’d hoped it would be. Ample free parking was out front. An enclosed outdoor patio gave shelter in the early evening heat. Cooler indoor dining was at booths or tables; I sought an indoor booth and got one –...More

Thank mainemountainbear
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I go here regularly with my friend. Love the chicken fried steak and chicken and the service. Bring your friends and family here.

Thank Trieu H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a regular place for us. Wide selection of food choices at reasonable prices. Wait staff is friendly and wait to get seated is never long. Some dishes are better than others but all is good.

Thank Barry and Kris H
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Always great service and menu....burgers are the best. Have been eating here for over 10 years and keeps quality consistent.

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is my thrid time in this place. I need to admit I only come here when it is Crawfish season here in Houston because they are sooo good. The only thing that prevents me from rating this as "Excellent" is a bit of inconsistency...More

Thank Marifer C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9453 Jones Rd, Houston, TX 77065-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-897-9200
  • E-mail
The Backyard Grill is a family owned business in NW Houston that supports in local community. Home of the Beast (a six pound burger challenge), The Bucket of Destruction (BYG Texas Sauce and Seasonings) and the BYG Brew Crew (Drink all 55 beers and get you name on the wall). Three patios with plenty of TV's throughout the restaurant. Non smoking inside with one smoking beer garden patio.
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