Ritual

Modern Southern

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Overview

With an emphasis on community, Ritual is a warm, welcoming space sporting long, family-style tables, rustic brick walls and a casual attitude. Smoked meats hang from the butcher’s room, while the menu offers Southern favorites like sourdough hush puppies with jalapeño jelly, chicken & dumplings or boudin corn dogs.

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ACCOLADES

  • The 10 Hottest New Bars in Houston 2016 — Zagat
  • Hottest Restaurants in Houston 2016 — Zagat
  • Winner: Diners' Choice 2016 — Opentable

Menu for Ritual

Main Menu

Dipping & Sharing

  • Chile Con Queso White cheese, charred chiles, onion & tomato, tortilla strips
    $6.75
    $11.75
  • Street Jicama Marinated jicama, cucumber, pina, lime juice, chiles, smoked salt
    $3.95
  • Campechana Shrimp, sweet tomato, avocado, olive
    $13.75
  • 9-Layer Dip (It's 11 but Who's Counting) Black beans, cheddar, jack cheese, sour cream, guacamole, tomato, black olives, jalapeno, taco sauce, lettuce, cilantro- ranch
    $10.50
  • Baked & Blazed Oaxaca Cheese Mexican rum, lemon zest, smoked pepper & sea salt, chiles, flour tortillas
    $11.50
  • Dressed Avocado Avocado oil, apple wood smoked sea salt, lime
    1/2 $3.95
  • Smashed Guacamole Chunky avocado, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic, tomato, & avocado oil
    $7.00
    $11.00
  • Nachos Solamente 10 Individual built tortillas, black beans, asadero cheese, fresh jalapeno pico de gallo, cilantro ranch, choice of smoked brisket, fried chicken, fajita beef or chicken
    $11.95
  • Fajita Beef or Chicken Quesadilla 4 cheese blend
    $11.95
  • Bbq Pork Rib Quesadilla Pulled ribs, oaxaca cheese, chiles, cilantro ranch, garlicky- herbs
    $12.95
  • Veggie Quesadilla Portobello, onion, bell pepper
  • Local Seafood Escabeche Local fish & shrimp, toasted orange, pina vinegar, avocado oil, chiles
    $10.75

Soup & Salad

  • Deluxe Sopa Azteca (Tortilla Soup) Rich chicken, dark chile broth, squash... Build own bowl with sides of fresh chiles, grilled lime, avocado, pico, queso fresco, mexican crema tortilla strips
    $6.00
    $10.75
  • Cobb-O Chilled romaine mix, cheddar & oaxaca cheese, smoked pork belly, black olives, cooked egg, avocado- choice: brisket or chicken, shrimp add $2
    $12.95
  • Gorilla Style Burrito Bowl " Salad" Black bean & fries with your choice of brisket, pork belly, fajita steak or chicken burrito over romaine heart, 3 cheese, avocado, tomato, red onion, fresh jalapeno,chile con carne, fried egg, cilantro ranch, queso
    $16.75

Specialties

  • Hamburguesa Con Queso Double griddled beef patty, white american cheese, sliced onion, shredded lettuce, mayo, mustard, fries or chile & queso fries for $2.25
    $10.75
  • Smoked Carnitas Peppery smoked and fried pork shoulder & brisket, flour tortilla, pico de gallo, fresh chile & onion, lime, side of tomatillo sauce
    $16.95
  • Tequila Lime Shrimp Brochette (14) Grilles onion & pepper, refried black beans, tomato rice
    $21.95
  • Ei Rancho Carne Asada Marinated skirt steak, grill roast chiles & tomatoes, roasted spring onion bulbs, smoked sea salt, pinto beans, tomato rice
    $16.95
  • Smoke 2 J's Relleno Naked poblanos (2) stuffed with our smoked brisket & 3 cheese, roasted tomato sauce, refried beans 7 tomato rice
    $16.95
  • Chipotle Carne Asada Chipotle marinated skirt steak, with refried black beans- cotija, tomato rice, house made flour tortillas
    $16.95

Burritos & Monster Fried Steaks

  • Caballo Chicken Fried Steak Tortilla crusted, chile con carne gravy, 3 cheese, onion
    $15.75
  • Tex Mex 'Plate' Burrito Taco beef, cheese enchilada (inside), black beans, tomato rice, sauced with chile con carne, chile con queo, 3 cheese
    $14.95
  • Ei Jefe's Chicken Fried Steak Tortilla crusted, chile con queso, sour cream, guacamole, fried egg
    $16.75
  • Ei Teniente Coroneles Fried Chicken Burrito Pulled fried chicken, jack cheese, street corn salad, black beans, chipotle hot sauce syrup, topped with chile con queso & salsa verde
    $15.75

Sizzling Fajitas

  • Skirt Steak
    1/2b $24.95
    11b $35.95
  • Chicken
    1/2b $22.95
    11b $32.50
  • Combo Beef & Chicken
    1/2b $24.95
    11b $34.95
  • Vegetable & Mushroom Grilled portobello & exotic mushrooms, firm tofu, squash, grilled onions & peppers
    For One $15.95
  • Beef or Chicken 1/3 Lb
    For One $16.95

Taco Plates

  • Old Fashioned Crispy Tacos Seasoned taco beef, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, 3 cheese, legit taco sauce 'packet style'
    $9.95
  • J n'B Dorado Plate (3) Deep fried crispy tacos, white american cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, packert style taco sauce
    $13.75
  • Norteno Soft corn, smoked brisket, grilled onion-chiles, cotija queso, cilantro
    $12.95
  • Boca Chica Backpack 'Fried' cheese flour tortilla, crispy corn tortilla, hoppy carne asada steak, onion, cilantro, queso fresco
    $13.95
  • Fancy Pig Soft corn, pork belly, chipotle bbq, fried avocado, cilantro, onion
    $13.95
  • Grilled Gulf of Mexico Fish Soft corn, local fish, cilantro ranch, sambal, garlicky green herbs, cabbage, scallion
    $14.95
  • Carnitas Slow braised pork, pickled & fresh onion, cilantro
    $13.95

Special Combo Plates

  • Trailer Park Chopped brisket & sausage enchilada, j n' B taco, pile of ' chile bean fries'
    $13.95
  • Ei Grande Smoky carnitas, cheese enchilada, chicken al carbon taco, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, 3 cheese, refried beans
    $13.95
  • Classic 1 old-fashioned crispy taco, 1-4 cheese enchilada, refried beans, tomato rice
    $10.95
  • 3 Way Cup of azteca soup, small chopped salad, 1/2 pulled sparerib quesadilla
    $13.95
  • Cowboy Style 1/2 caballo chicken fried steak, 1 brisket & jalapeno sausage enchilada, refried beans & tomato rice
    $14.95

Enchiladas

  • Beef & Chile Con Carne
    $12.95
  • 4 Cheese (Include White Gringo) Red chile gravy, minced onion
    $10.95
  • Chopped Brisket & Jalapeno Sausage Green sauce, jack cheese, minced onion, cilantro
    $13.95
  • Shrimp & Crab Enchiladas Poblano cream sauce
    $19.95
  • Enchiladas Suiza Chicken enchiladas with a creamy verde sauce
    $12.95
  • Ollie's Fried Chicken, Cheese & Ranch Fried chicken, white american and chile con queso, topped green chile sauce, 3 cheese, and creamy cilantro-jalapeno ranch
    $14.95

The Mariachi

  • The Mariachi Our finest daily offerings serve yourself & enjoy, Monday- Friday, 11am-2pm, excluding holidays
    $9.95

Ninos - Under 12 Amigos Only

  • 1/2 Cheese Quesadilla, Refried Beans, Rice
    $7.95
  • Cheeseburger, Fries & Drink
    $7.95
  • Crispy Taco, Refried Beans, Rice
    $7.95
  • Cheese Enchilada, Refried Beans, Rice
    $7.95

A La Carte

  • 1 Traditional Crispy Taco
    $3.95
  • 1 J n' B Taco Dorado
    $4.50
  • 1 Enchilada
    $5.50

Sweet

  • Tres Leches Cakes of the Day A delicious rotating selection. Please ask your server
    $6.00
  • Flan A classic delight
    $5.00
  • Mexican Cinnamon Chocolate & Cajeta Bread Pudding Double cream, caramel sauce
    $6.00
  • Mexican Coke & Ice Cream Float
    $5.75

Drinks

Beverages

  • Maine Root Soda - Made with Natural Cane Sugar Mexican cola, diet mexican cola, lemon-lime, orange, doppelganger, root beer, vanilla cream, lemonade
    $2.75
  • Iced Tea
    $2.75
  • Coffee & Decaf Coffee
    $3.00
  • Topo Chico Mineral Water
    $3.00

Spirits, Wine and Beer

The Beer List

  • Bud Light
    $4.00
  • Coors Light
    $4.00
  • Miller Light
    $4.00
  • Michelob Ultra
    $4.00
  • Shiner Bock
    $5.00
  • Bohemia 5 Corona
    $5.00
  • Carta Blanca
    $5.00
  • Corona Light
    $5.00
  • Modelo Especial
    $5.00
  • Sol Cerveza
    $5.00
  • Tecate
    $5.00
  • Pacifico
    $5.50
  • Victoria
    $5.50
  • Hopadillo
    $5.50
  • Sympathy for the Lager
    $5.50
  • Arnold Santo
    $5.50
  • St. Arnold Elissa
    $6.00
  • St. Arnold Amber
    $6.00
  • Crispin Cider
    $5.50

Margaritas

  • Rita Ex Machina Rita from the machine
    $7.50
  • Rita Ex Rocas Our house rita on the rocks
    $7.50
  • The Don Cabrito Top shelf: pura vida anejo, grand gala, frozen or rocks
    $12.00
  • El Escorpion Jalapeño-infused mezcal, cointreau, cayenne simple syrup & a spicy salted rim
    $11.00
  • The La Rosa Lemon rosemary ginger infused tequila, triple sec, watermelon puree
    $11.00
  • Infusion Margarita Pick your custom infusion, triple sec, fresh lime juice
    $10.00
  • Fresh Fruit Margaritas Watermelon, strawberry, mango
    $7.95
  • Infusions Pepper mezcal, pineapple mezcal, lemon ginger rosemary tequila, strawberry lime habanero tequila
    $3.00
  • Toppers Grand marnier, cointreau, raspberry peach grand marnier, house tequila, sangria, grand gala
    $1.50

Specialty Cocktails

  • Twisted Amelia Pineapple infused mezcal, st. Germain, strawberry puree, fresh oj
    $11.00
  • Fresa En Fuego Strawberry lime habanero tequila, strawberry puree, lime soda
    $9.00
  • Mescal Mule Del maguey vida mezcal, fresh lime juice, shaken & poured over ice, with ginger beer
    $10.00
  • Piña Colada Pineapple infused mezcal, coconut milk, shaken & poured over ice
    $11.00
  • Ancho Old Fashioned Pura vida anejo tequila, ancho chili liqueur, a dash of angostura bitters with muddled cherry, stirred & poured over ice
    $12.00
  • Santa Diabla Pepper infused mezcal, st. Germain, fresh lemon juice, shaken & poured over ice, topped with ginger beer
    $11.00
  • Bloody Maria Pepper infused mescal, ancho chili liqueur, with ballast point bloody mary premium mix
    $9.00
  • Traditional Bloody Mary Tito's vodka with ballast point bloody mary premium mix
    $8.00
  • Heights-Mex Mimosa Pineapple-infused mezcal, mango juice, sparkling wine, garnished with lime wedge & blackberry
    $9.00
  • Orange Mimosa
    $7.00
    $21.00
  • El Red / El White House signature red or white sangria, orange, apple, lime & lemon
    $8.00

The Wine List

Red

  • Cono Sur Pinot Noir Notes of fresh black cherry, currant and fig
    $7.00
    $22.00
  • Tintonegro Malbec Jammy, plum, blackberry, light smoky spice
    $8.00
    $25.00
  • Duas Quinta Tempranillo Full-bodied, red currant, dried berry, savory herb
    $9.00
    $28.00
  • Helderberg Cabernet Rich, grilled herb & cocoa, plum, black currant
    $10.00
    $30.00

Rose

  • Bertrand Vin Gris Rose Dry, floral, modest dried cherry
    $9.00
    $28.00

White

  • Mohua Sauvignon Blanc Crispy, notes of lemon pie, mango & pineapple
    $9.00
    $28.00
  • Noble House Riesling Rich, supple peach, cream, apricot & spice
    $9.00
    $28.00
  • Milbrandt Pinot Gris Light, refreshing, peach, hibiscus
    $9.00
    $28.00
  • Man Chardonnay Fresh pear, yellow apple, toasted brioche pairs: potosi plate, three way plate
    $8.00
    $25.00

Sparkling

  • Veuve De Vernay Brut Soft, fruity, crisp apple & nectarine
    $8.00
    $25.00
  • Segura Viudas Brut Rose Bright, lively mousse, white cherry, fresh ginger
    $8.00
    $25.00

602 Studewood Street
Houston, TX 77007

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Rustic, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Groups, Hot Spot, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (832) 203-5180
  • Private Dining Room: No