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Our Story

Our story dates back to the 1800s when millions of Longhorns roamed freely throughout Texas. With the taste for beef becoming a newfound favorite in the North, Texas ranchers prospered as never before. Each winter, the Longhorn were driven to the Texas Gulf Coast to graze on the rich coastal salt grass. And when they headed for market, they followed the legendary Salt Grass Trail, known far and wide for creating the best beef in the Lone Star State.

Our pledge is simple:

Honor the old legends, while making a little history of our own.

In 1952, this historic trail ride was revived by four riders to publicize the opening of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Today, the ride has become an annual celebration of the original Texas spirit. The first Saltgrass Steak House still stands along this historic trail.

Saltgrass Steak House recaptures the flavor of the open campfire. Steaks, chicken and seafood, chargrilled to perfection. Complete with breads, soups, and desserts, made from scratch daily. Come see us soon!

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An Award Winning Steakhouse

The Campfire-style fare of Saltgrass Steak House is no longer limited to the enjoyment of hungry diners in the Lone Star State. The original Texas steak house now brings great cuts of chargrilled beef and legendary down-home hospitality to Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, Arkansas, Alabama and Mississippi.

The menu captures the flavor of the open campfire, featuring Certified Angus Beef® steaks that sizzle alone, or with a choice of toppings.

Each steak is topped with fresh garlic butter and seasoned with the original Saltgrass-7 steak spice for mouthwatering flavor. Ranch Hand Favorites include Chicken Fried Steak and BBQ Baby Back Ribs. Grilled Chicken Breast and Chicken Laredo are the juiciest around, and our shrimp is prepared fried, grilled or stuffed BBQ enbrochette.

 Saltgrass Combos stir up an appetite by offering a fun mix of entrées. Appetizers include our signature Range Rattlers (jumbo fried jalapeños stuffed with whole shrimp and Jack cheese), feeds a crowd. All breads, dressings, soups and desserts are homemade from scratch, including the signature Beer Bread and Two-Fork Cheese Cake.

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