Texas Roadhouse, Inc. operates a chain of casual-dining restaurants catering to blue-collar families, offering a menu of steak, chicken, side dishes, and made-from-scratch rolls. Texas Roadhouse operates 182 restaurants in 34 states. The company's restaurants feature a southwestern décor, hand-painted murals, neon signs, and jukeboxes, offering patrons a free, unlimited supply of peanuts and inexpensive entrées. The per guest check average is $13.53, roughly two-thirds less than the per guest check average of the company's largest competitor, Outback Steakhouse, Inc. Texas Roadhouse targets secondary markets for expansion, preferring communities with populations above 60,000 and a high concentration of working-class families. The company is controlled by its founder and chairman, W. Kent Taylor, who owns approximately 60 percent of Texas Roadhouse stock.




Original Roadhouse Grill: Jim Beam Ribeye

Jim Beam Ribeye

Original Roadhouse Grill Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

1 cup water
2/3 cup bourbon whiskey
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons pineapple juice
4 (6 oz.) beef rib-eye steaks

Original Roadhouse Grill: Texas Egg Rolls

Texas Egg Rolls 

Original Roadhouse Grill Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

Egg Rolls: 
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
12 jalapenos, chopped
1 pound egg roll wraps or 1 pound wonton skins
oil, for frying
water, small amount, mixed with
1 tablespoon flour

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly:
3 green bell peppers, minced
8 ounces diced canned jalapeno peppers
1 1/2 cups distilled white vinegar
6 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
6 ounces liquid pectin
5 drops green food coloring

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon: Iron Skillets

Texas Steakhouse & Saloon serves a cast iron skillets filled with sautéed mushrooms, red bliss potatoes, green and red peppers, onions and tomatoes. You can choose from flame-grilled chicken, steak or the Texas Skillet with chicken, steak and blackened shrimp.Prices range for $13.99 to $17.49 depending on the type of meat included in the skillet.

Jack Daniels & Coke Steak Marinade

Jack Daniels & Coke Steak Marinade

1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup bourbon whiskey (such as Jack Daniels)
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup cola drink (such as Coca Cola)

In a mixing bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Place 1 1/2 pounds of steak in a large zipper bag. Pour the marinade into bag and seal. Marinate for 6 to 8 hours in the refrigerator. Grill the steaks to desired doneness.

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

Grilled Vegetable Skewers

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

Serves 2-4

4 short skewers
1⁄2 cup extra light olive oil
2-3 fresh garlic cloves, minced
1-2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
1 vine ripe tomatoes, cored and seeded
1⁄2 small green pepper, cored and seeded
1⁄2 small white onion
1 small zucchini

Mesquite Grilled Pork Chops

Two 6 ounce Boneless Pork Chops served with
 Cinnamon Apples  at Logan's Roadhouse

Cinnamon Apples

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

4 apples, peeled and sliced
2 tablespoons Butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Peel and slice the apples, set aside. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Once melted add in remaining ingredients and cook until the apples are golden and soft. Serve warm or keep in the fridge until ready to serve and reheat either on the stove or in the microwave.

Southern Onion Tower


Deep fried Onion Rings with a side of southern dipping sauce
 & buttermilk ranch served at Logan's Roadhouse

Restaurant Style Onion Rings

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

Makes 3-4 servings

1 quart vegetable oil
1 large Vidalia onion, cut into 1/4 inch slices
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup dry bread crumbs
seasoned salt, to taste

Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or pot to 365 degrees.  Separate the onion slices into rings and set aside.

In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Dip the onion slices in the flour mixture until completely coated and set aside.  Whisk the eggs and milk into the flour mixture.  Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat and place on a wire rack to let excess batter drip off.  Pour the bread crumbs in a large bowl.  Gently toss battered onions into the bread crumbs and and coat evenly.

Deep fry a few rings at a time for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown.  Place the finished onion rings on paper towels to drain.  Season with seasoning salt and serve.

Fried Green Beans

Fried Green Beans

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

Serves 6

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons salt, divided
2 teaspoons garlic powder, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1 large egg
1 tablespoon baking powder
vegetable oil
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
ranch dressing

Logan's Roadhouse: Potato Chip Nachos


Crispy house-made Potato Chips topped with Beef Chili, 
Cheddar Cheese, Tomatoes, Jalapeños, Sour Cream and Green Onions.

Logan's Roadhouse: Santa Fe Tilapia

Santa Fe Tilapia with Roasted Corn and 
Black Bean Salsa at Logan's Roadhouse

Santa Fe Tilapia

Logan's Roadhouse Copycat Recipe

1 ( 4-6 oz.) tilapia fillet per person
roasted corn
black beans
jalapeno or green chilies
tortilla strips
Southwestern or Creole seasoning

Cilantro Chipotle Dressing:
4 teaspoons garlic, minced
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon powdered sugar
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 chipotle chile in adobo
1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce (from the canned chilies)
1 cup mayonnaise

To make the Dressing:  Add all ingredients, except the mayo, to a blender or food processor.  Blend on low speed, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon until blended.  Add the mayonnaise.  Blend on low speed stirring occasionally until mixture is smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes.  Serve immediately or refrigerate until served.

For the Fish:  Season the tilapia with the spices and grill until done. Top with salsa, beans, corn and tortilla strips.