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9061 Gaylord Street (map)
Houston, TX 77024
713-465-8200 - The Rub
713-467-9000 - Catering
Mon - Fri: 11:00am-2:00pm
5:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday: 5:30pm-9:30pm
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2011 "Best of Houston" Winner, "Best Hidden Treasure"-Houston Press

Named Memorial's 2010 Best Date Place-Memorial Examiner

2DineFor High Glass Award

*NOTE: This is a sample dinner menu. The categories and core entrees stay the same, but we shuffle around our menu items based on giving you what is freshest and what we get in that day.

 In the Beginning

Ceviche de Carmen
Baby shrimp in lime & lemon juice with cilantro, onions, tomato & peppers on a chipotle avocado mouse served with tortilla chips. 

Triple Smoke Fried Oysters
Topped with bacon crumbles & our adobo smoke sauce. 

Meatballs Marinara  
Marinara sauce & garlic bread. 

Dumplings
Pork & vegetable, Steamed or Fried with two sauces. 

Sweet Chili Shrimp
Encrusted in seasoned Japanese crumbs & sautéed, smeared with sweet chili sauce. 

Lobster Tacos
Lobster salad on tomatillo salsa on corn tortillas, avocado mousse & Aleppo. 

Lobster Sliders
Lobster salad, grilled Hawaiian buns, served open-faced. 

Santa Fe Chicken Eggrolls
The flavors of New Mexico served with jalapeno & chipotle ranch.

Barbecued Shrimp
Small Sweet shrimp in our Sriracha bbq sauce. 

Bruschetta Caprese
Garlic bread, 5 cheeses, basil & slivers of cherry tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil & grated cheese.

Maryland Crab Cakes
Chipotle aioli & tomatillo salsa.  

Mussels from PEI
Enjoy one of two ways: White Wine & Garlic Broth or Fra Diavolo Spicy Marinara. 

Gumbo
Chicken & Sausage. 

Soup de Julio
Chicken vegetables & rice, jalapeno cream, cilantro. 

New Houston Cuisine
Served with a House, Caesar or Greek salad & one side
** denotes sides incorporated in entrée

Wasabi Tuna
Pan-seared in sesame oil, finished in a citrus wasabi cream sauce. 

Tuna Osaka
Seasoned with ginger, encrusted in black & white sesame seeds, pan seared, sesame teriyaki pomegranate sauce. 

Shrimp Etouffee
Classic Maw Maw New Orleans style; jumbo shrimp on rice.

Red Fish & Shrimp Creole
Blackened Red Fish, on classic Cajun shrimp creole & rice.

Scallop Diane  
Broiled with bacon, white wine reduction, seasoned crumbs. 

Pasta Del Rio*
Sautéed vegetables, large shrimp, chicken, Andouille in a spicy chipotle adobo Alfredo sauce.

Pistachio Salmon Dijon  
Crust of Pistachio & Panko, a light Dijon coated filet, droplets of lemon garlic butter. 

Blackened Shrimp, Scallop & Grits*
Blackened shrimp, scallop & grits. 

Parmesan Encrusted Tilapia
Served with a stemmed artichoke heart. 

Tilapia Francaise
Lightly battered, pan seared, chardonnay caper reduction. 

Scallop St Jacques  
French country fare, gruyere sherry cream sauce, sautéed mushrooms, seasoned crumbs. 

Shrimp Calypso
Jumbo shrimp, magic rub, pan seared, cool mango slaw, avocado mousse. Scallop Calypso also available.

Hill Country Chicken, Oyster & Shrimp
Fried oysters, shrimp & chicken, sautéed jalapeños, bell pepper, onions, & bacon, finished with Sriracha cream sauce. 

Black Chicken Cool Tomatillo  
Spicy, blackened chicken breast over tangy, cool tomatillo cilantro salsa. 

Lamb Shank Osso Bucco  
Braised with herbs in a rich white wine tomato broth. 

Steak Gaucho*
Char-grilled 12oz sirloin, chimichurri & a puree of roasted garlic, jalapeños, basil, onions, olive oil & rub. Scallop Gaucho also available.

Jonathan’s Fried Chicken & Grits
Lots of bacon white gravy. 

Chicken & Crab Gruyere
Pan-seared chicken, sautéed onions, peppers mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, crab cakes, gruyere cheese sherry cream sauce. 
 
Chipotle Pork Rubbed & Wrapped  
Two tenderloin medallions, wrapped in bacon, roasted, chipotle hollandaise sauce. 

Houston Pork Chop
Char-grilled 20oz sautéed jalapeno, sweet onions, triple smoke spiced sauce. 

Blackened Pork Santa Cruz
Tenderloin medallions, jalapeno, cilantro cream sauce. 

Jerk Pork Cancun
Grilled spicy jerk rubbed tenderloin, mango pomegranate sauce. Jerk Chicken and Jerk Shrimp also available.

Lamb Chops Athena
Pan seared, three double chops (see sauces). 

Lamb Chops Pomberry
Pan seared, three double chops (see sauces). 

Butterflied Veal Chop
16oz seasoned crumbs, sautéed.
Country – on grits, bacon white gravy
Classic – veal mushroom demi-glace

Stuffed Quail
Two boneless breasts, Andouille, jalapeño, wrapped in bacon. 

Duck Breast
Wild Magret game duck - pan seared, crispy skin. 
    
Sauces for Texas Game:
Cherry Bourbon
Sesame Ginger Mandarin
Pomegranate Mango

 From the Sea
Served with a House, Caesar or Greek salad & one side

Gulf Red Fish
8oz blackened. 

Ahi Tuna
8 oz grilled, blackened, pan-seared (Hawaii). 
 
Scallops
U-10, broiled, blackened, pan-seared, fried. 

Salmon
Pan seared, blackened, grilled, poached (Canadian Aqua-culture, North Sea). 
 
Shrimp
U-10-15’s grilled, broiled, blackened, fried (Diamond Blue – Gulf of California). 

Chilean Sea Bass
Broiled, pan seared, blackened, poached (Antarctic, Wild). 

Gulf Red Snapper
Pan seared, grilled, blackened (Wild). 

The Sauces - Create Your Own Masterpiece

  • Tampico – citrus rubbed, avocado, fresh mixed aromatic chili peppers, in a cilantro lime sauce
  • Mandarin – tangy soy based citrus sesame ginger sauce
  • Santa Cruz – aromatic rub, jalapeño cilantro cream sauce
  • Asada** - chili rubbed, over rice & a black bean, corn queso tamale sauce
  • Cancun – spicy rubbed served in our Mango Pomberry sauce
  • Athena – rubbed with spices in a citrus sauce with kalamata olives, capers & feta cheese
  • Vera Cruz – served with olives, capers, jalapenos, & tomatoes, in a chardonnay reduction  
  • Pontchatrain – with shrimp & chunks of crabmeat in cream sauce with sautéed vegetable over rice 
  • Pomberry – raspberry and pomegranate puree with white wine

Grilled Steaks and Chops
Served with a House, Caesar or Greek salad & one side


Beef Porterhouse
The best of bone-in steaks, 20oz 

Sirloin Steak
12oz center cut 

Rib-Eye
20oz Bone-In 

Rib-Eye
Boneless 16oz or 20oz
 
Filet Mignon
Prime 10oz

New York Strip
Prime 12oz or 16oz 

Lamb Chops
3 Frenched double wide chops (New Zealand)

Veal Chop
20oz 

Sauces & Styles for your Steaks and Chops 

  • Au Poivre – encrusted with cracked pepper, pan seared, topped with a mushroom red wine reduction
  • The Black & Blue– pan seared in our blackening rub & topped with sautéed onion and blue cheese
  • Béarnaise – a variation of the Mother sauce Hollandaise, with sherry, tarragon & fresh lemon juice
  • Au Jus – sautéed onion in a red wine beef gravy
  • Vera Cruz – served with olives, capers, jalapenos, & tomatoes, in a chardonnay reduction

 

South Brooklyn Italian
Served with a House, Caesar or Greek salad, & your choice of angel hair, fettuccine, pappardelle, penne, spaghetti, or rice

Eggplant Parmesan
A melt in the mouth experience, cheesy savory goodness by the forkful. 

Chicken Parmesan
Breaded & sautéed in olive oil with four cheeses, our marinara & a meatball. Veal, Shrimp or 16oz Bone In Veal Parmesan also available.

Pasta with Crab and Clams
Petite lump crab, little neck clams in a fresh tomato anchovy butter sauce.

Pork a Grigio
Small pork medallions with vegetables and white beans in a spicy white wine marinara cream sauce. 

Chicken Piccata
Sautéed with lemon, white wine, capers, mushrooms, and an artichoke heart. Salmon, Veal or Shrimp also available.

Chicken Marsala
Sautéed with mushrooms in a Marsala demi-glace sauce. Veal also available.

Pasta and Meatballs 

Pasta Bolognaise
Ground veal, sausage, & beef in a spicy red wine tomato sauce with carrots, shallots ricotta cheese & basil.

Veal Saltimbocca
Breaded and sautéed veal cutlet in a butter white wine and caper sauce covered with sautéed onions & spinach, topped with fresh mozzarella & Prosciutto ham. 

Cioppino
Fisherman’s stew w/shrimp, mussels and clams and scallops, in a white wine & tomato fish stock flavored with Andouille.

Shrimp Scampi
The classic dish, butter garlic white wine sauce, slices of cherry tomato & basil.

Seafood Fra Diavolo
Shrimps, clams, mussels, scallops in spicy marinara sauce. 

Our Sides

Yukon Gold Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Mushrooms, Sautéed Spinach, Glazed Carrots, Creamy Cheese Grits, Smokey Mac-N Cheeses w/bacon, Basmati Rice, Jalisco Black Beans, Roasted Corn, Grilled Asparagus, Blue Cheese Broccoli, American Fries, Roast Cauliflower



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