Just Oxtails Soul Food

4207 Reed
Houston, TX 77051
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  • Daily 11am-9pm
  • $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Catering, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
This stand-alone restaurant could do with some updating and cleaning, but the food is downright glorious. Just Oxtails serves down-to-earth soul food, and lots of it. The menu changes daily but, as you might imagine, the wonderful oxtails are featured every day. The smothered pork chops are excellent, as well as the ham hocks and chitterlings. All are served with corn muffins and three sides, such as collard greens, mustard greens, yams, rice, beans or corn. The homemade coconut cake is just like Mom used to make.

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