Rodeo Food

All types of food can be found, from traditional barbecue to fine cuisine. There is something to please everyone’s palate throughout NRG Park.

2015 Dining Guide

NRG Arena


  • Daily: 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Vendor Location
Maine-ly Sandwiches AR908
Vendor Location
Marble Slab Creamery AR906
Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls AR903

NRG Center


  • Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Vendor Location
Burton Sausage L0075
Holmes Smokehouse L0262
Saltgrass Steak House L0063
Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls L0259
Texas Sized Pizza By The Slice L0252
Texas Skillet 2 L0247
Vendor Location
New Braunfels Smokehouse L0067
Oakridge Smokehouse Gifts L0073
Yoakum Packing Company L0256
Vendor Location
Alamo Tamale & Taco L0070
Vendor Location
Fields of Corn L0066
Vendor Location
Cobbler Cafe L0250
Dippin' Dots L0246
Dippin' Dots L0078
Granny's Cheesecake & More L0255
Marble Slab Creamery L064
Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls L0259

NRG Park


  • Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Vendor Location
Blue Ribbon Grill RP45
Belgian Waffle KC306
Fletcher's Corny Dogs & Funnel Cakes KC303
Holmes Smokehouse RP60
Kettle Korn of Texas KC506
Paradise Burgers RP90
Ranch House Burger Barn RP110
Texas Pride Grill RP105
Texas Sized Pizza By The Giant Slice RP140
Texas Skillet RP30
Vendor Location
Goode Company Bar-B-Que RP50
Harlon's BBQ KC508
New Braunfels Smokehouse RP125
Oakridge Smokehouse RP25
Pappas Bar-B-Q RP80
Ranch House Meat Company #2 KC301
Triple J's Smokehouse KC501
Yoakum Packing Company RP100
Vendor Location
Daq Shack KC305
Daq Shack SA140
Margaritaville RP70
Half Moon Saloon RP135
Joe's Ale House RP82
Joe's Ale House SA130
Joe's Ale House KC507
Ranch House Lemonade KC300
Vendor Location
Polonia Restaurant KC500
Vendor Location
Berryhill Baja Grill RP85
Freebirds World Burrito RP130
Go Tejano Diner RP40
Pappasito's Cantina
Tad's Bodacious Burrito RP65
Vendor Location
Swain's Pizza On A Stick KC504
Texas Sized Pizza By The Slice RP35
Vendor Location
Cajun's Unlimited RP55
Sudie's Catfish House RP95
Vendor Location
Fields of Corn KC400
Popcorn Cowboys CD203
Vendor Location
Aunt Edmoe's Homemade Cookies CD205
Bahama Buck's RP20
Crown Cinnamon Rolls II CD207
Custom Confections CD201
Dippin' Dots KC502
Fried What! KC302
Kona Ice KC505
Kona Ice CD202
Marble Slab Creamery CD206
Once Upon a Cone KC403
Piches Beignets KC503
Sills Funnel Cakes RP120


Gold Buckle Foodie Awards

Try out the finest food that the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has to offer! The Gold Buckle Foodie Awards are presented to the best of the best in eight different categories.

2014 Winners

  • Best Breakfast Food
    Stubby’s Cinnamon Rolls – Big Stone Breakfast Sandwich
  • Best Value Food
    Triple J's Smokehouse – Baked Potato with Chopped Beef, Sausage and Ribs
  • Best Food-on-a-Stick
    Saltgrass Steak House – Grilled Chicken Kabob
  • Classic Fair Food
    Saltgrass Steak House – Pulled Pork Stuffed Baked Potato
  • Most Creative Food
    Custom Confections – Lemon Cream Frosty Bite
  • Best Fried Food
    Kettle Korn of Texas – Fried Pie
  • Best New Flavor
    Stubby's Cinnamon Rolls - Cinnamon Roll Pancakes
  • Best Dessert
    Aunt Edmoe's – Cookie Dough Parfait