Rodeo Goat Ice House – a casual beer and burger joint – is slated to open Spring 2017 in Houston’s popular East Downtown (EaDo) District on the corner of St. Emanuel and Dallas. This is the third location for the concept from restaurateurs Shannon Wynne, Keith Schlabs and Larry Richardson who debuted Rodeo Goat in Ft. Worth in 2012 followed in 2015 by its Dallas counterpart.

Not a fancy place, Rodeo Goat Ice House serves fresh grass-fed beef burgers ground in-house daily from Texas beef raised at 44 Farms in Cameron, TX. A creatively crafted menu includes over 20 signature burger selections including the popular Chaca Oaxaca (beef and chorizo, avocado, pico de gallo, fried egg, quest fresco and Tobasco mayo), Terlingua (havarti, brisket chili, onion, corn chips and garlic-herb mayo) in addition to a handful of meaty tribute burgers named for local personalities.

Wynne has not given the nod to which Houston personalities will have burgers named for them, but in Dallas the mayor and a popular sports announcer both got burgers, and in Ft. Worth a local band and well known cowboy made the grade.

The extensive drink menu offers domestic and imported brews with a large selection of curated American and Texas craft beers, a list of hand-selected wines, and a quirky cocktail menu featuring signature concoctions such as the “Fainting Goat” crafted from Revolver Blood and Honey, vodka and orange juice and the “Moontang” with Firefly Moonshine, Tang and “other things”.

Information and image provided by Amity Thomas.

Shanna Jones

Shanna is the co-founder and editor of Urban Swank. She focuses on food and travel.


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