The Pit Room

7 recent ratings
$$ • Barbecue Restaurant
Reported NOT to have a gluten-free menu, but gluten-free options may be available.
100% of 6 votes say it's celiac friendly
1201 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77006

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Celiac

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Staff was knowledgeable and very friendly, but the food was just ok at best. Ribs and brisket were just okay, and the corn on the cob was gross. My kids love corn and wouldn’t eat it. The bbq sauce was the “ketchup based” sauce versus a sweet molasses type. I didn’t care to the sauce at all. I had the cole slaw too, and it was average at best. I would say to pass on this restaurant and try another.

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Below Average

Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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This is our favorite restaurant. The food is incredible, particularly the brisket, pork ribs, beans and chips and queso. They always change their gloves, knife, cutting board and even slab of meat, when we let them know we can’t be exposed to gluten!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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They take a lot of precautions. They changed the gloves, the cuting board and the knife when I said that I am coeliac. I took brisket, ribs, sauce and potato salad. It was very good!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for lunch
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 4 months ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • None Listed

Categories

  • Barbecue
  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Keto Friendly
  • Kid Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Paleo Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Takeout
  • Tex-Mex

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Celiac

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Does not have a gluten free menu however do not be put off by that. I spoke with an employee who guided me as to what I could have. All the meats are good. Coleslaw and potato salad were fine as well. Excellent food, safe for celiacs in my opinion.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Updated 4 months ago read full review

Celiac

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After an eye roll, the guy working the counter changed his glove (yes 1), snagged a clean cutting board and delivered me fresh meat from the back for cutting. I guess I understand the eye roll. Awesome BBQ! Highly recommend!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for kids
  • Good for takeout
  • Offers outdoor seating
Updated 6 months ago read full review

Celiac

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When I walked up & said gluten free the employee didn’t know what that meant. A nearby employee jumped into action, verified no cross contamination & did everything right: fresh meat from the back, new board & knife & had everyone change their gloves. I’m highly sensitive & had no reaction plus it was the best bar-be-que I’ve ever had anywhere in the world! Next time I’m in Houston, I’ll definitely come here.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 1 year ago read full review

Celiac

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This place has excellent BBQ. Very few gluten items. Very friendly.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great gluten free BBQ - all meats & beans

Updated 2 years ago read full review

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