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Goode Company Armadillo Palace
Goode Company Armadillo Palace

Goode Company Armadillo Palace

9.08 reviews
$$$$
American, Seafood, Barbecue, Bar
Ranked #40 in Houston restaurants
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5015 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098
(713) 526-9700
http://www.thearmadillopalace.com/
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Leon “Pappy” Selph just may have been the best fiddle player that ever lived. He was the inventor of Texas swing and is best known for having written "The Orange Blossom Special." Back when the ... Read more
Original Goode Company BBQ opened on Kirby Drive, he'd play the first Friday of every month for a flat rate of $65 and a bottle of Jack Daniels. He'd always take the whiskey upfront. And at the end of the evening when Jim handed him the money, the fiddle player would quietly fold it up and stick it in Jim’s shirt pocket. He'd tell him, “Jim, things will get better. You just stick with it.” It was a kind gesture and good advice. This all left quite an impression on Jim's son, Levi. So it was no surprise, when years later, Levi decided Houston needed a dedicated home for Texas music and created the Armadillo Palace right across the street from the original barbeque place that Pappy played all those years ago.

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If you like live entertainment and DANCING plus great fresh food DON'T MISS THE DILLO!

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Local from Houston, Texas

Do not miss any of the Goode Company Restaurants. They are all excellent. When people move away from Houston, the first thing that want to do is go to Goode Company BBQ!!!

That says a lot.

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New York City, New York State, USA
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Goode's Armadillo Palace is good comfort food with a Texas twist. The interior has a working ranch feel with modified saddles for seats at the bar. The venison chili (especially in the Frito pie) is good. The rest of the menu is a combination of TexMex, sandwiches, and burgers.

Goode's has several restaurants on Kirby, but this one has the giant Armadillo out front. Across the parking lot is Goode Company BBQ.

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Try the Venison chili for a taste of Texas!

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Local from Sugar Land, Texas

Good food and fun

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Burns, Kansas

Great chili

Recommended for:Foodies
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Spring, Texas
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Aliases: Armadillo Palace

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