Dining

Dine at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™! There is something for everyone to enjoy. Be courageous and taste the variety of delicious foods available at the Rodeo.


Gold Buckle Foodie® Awards

Gold Buckle Foodie

Try each award-winning dish from the Gold Buckle Foodie awards! Download the RODEOHOUSTON mobile app and check out Rodeo Rally for more information on the Gold Buckle Dishes.


2022 Winners



Best Fried Food

  • 1st Place: Deep Fried Jambalaya Roll – Cajun Cowboy (Rodeo Plaza 55)
  • 2nd Place: Funnel Cake Monte Cristo Basket – Sills Concessions Inc. (Rodeo Plaza 120)
  • 3rd Place: Chicken Tender Basket – Holmes Smokehouse (Rodeo Plaza 60)



Best Food-on-a-Stick

  • 1st Place: The Berry Racer Caramel Apple – Munch-oes Bakery (NRG Center, Hall E 6119)
  • 2nd Place: Beef K-BOB on a Stick – Saltgrass Steak House (NRG Center Lobby 63)
  • 3rd Place: The Spice Corn Dog – CornDog with No Name (The Junction 303)



Classic Fair Food

  • 1st Place: Harlon’s All Meat Stuffed Potato – Harlon’s BBQ (The Junction 508)
  • 2nd Place: Pulled Pork Baked Potato – Saltgrass Steak House (NRG Center Lobby 63)
  • 3rd Place: Brisket Cheese Fries – Spring Country Kitchen (The Junction 596)



Most Creative Food

  • 1st Place: The Bonfire Funnel Cake – CornDog with No Name (The Junction 303)
  • 2nd Place: Harlon’s Stuffed Turkey Leg – Harlon’s BBQ (The Junction 508)
  • 3rd Place: Steak Salad – Saltgrass Steak House (NRG Center Lobby 63)



Best New Flavor

  • 1st Place: Bacon Mac & Cheese Egg Roll – The Finer Diner (Rodeo Plaza 47)
  • 2nd Place: Brisket Bacon Melt – Spring Country Kitchen (The Junction 506)
  • 3rd Place: Island Slaw – Island Noodles (The Junction 404)



Best Dessert

  • 1st Place: Fried Red Velvet Cupcake – Sills Funnel Cakes (Rodeo Plaza 120)
  • 2nd Place: Chocolate Turtle Cookie Sandwich – Munch-oes Bakery (NRG Center, Hall E 6119)
  • 3rd Place: The Yellow Rose Funnel Cake – CornDog with No Name (The Junction 303)

Hours

  • NRG Arena | NRG Center | NRG Park
  • Daily, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Monday, Feb. 28 - the grounds open at 2 p.m.)

Maps

Plan your dining experience at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo with these maps.

Listing

Dining vendors with unique Rodeo food options are readily available to you to enjoy during the Rodeo.

2022 Dining List

Mobile App

Want to know more about each dining option? Download the RODEOHOUSTON® mobile app for a complete list of the dining options.