Texas Roadhouse
3.7 of 5 206 reviews
www.texasroadhouse.com Louisville, KY 5000+ Employees

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Pros:
  • "nice environment with flexible hours"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Had fun at work while still making pretty good money"
    in 13 reviews
Cons:
  • "Average or below pay & long hours"
    in 10 reviews
  • "the tip share takes like ten dollars plus three more on weekdays which leaves you with like 3 something dollars in week nights"
    in 5 reviews
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Flexible scheduling, great staff and managers.

Server/Server Trainer (Former Employee)

I worked at Texas Roadhouse full-time for more than 5 years

ProsI always enjoyed going to work. The managers and co-workers were like family to me. There was never a dull moment and had a lot of fun. The flexible schedule was great especially while in school.

ConsI honestly cannot think of any cons. This was a great place to work while going to school.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Worked here for 4 years

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Texas Roadhouse full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat company to work for- professional yet a laid back feel

ConsHave to work many weekends and holidays, afterall that is the busy time for a retuarant!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company. Low pay

Service Manager (Former Employee)
Greenville, NC

I worked at Texas Roadhouse full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFun culture and lots of contests for lower level employees

ConsThey will pay you the absolute minimum.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay your managers more.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great management staff and very good at maintaining high morale.

Server (Current Employee)
Tallahassee, FL

I have been working at Texas Roadhouse part-time for less than a year

ProsExcellent initial employee training program. High volume restaurant that provides great customer value. Management is very flexible and understanding.

ConsRequired to line dance once every hour. While working there I learned four line dances. Not the worst of concerns though.

Advice to Senior ManagementAllow stronger servers to take on more tables.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I was a server at Texas Roadhouse for 2 years during breaks from school.

Server (Former Employee)
Midlothian, VA

I worked at Texas Roadhouse part-time for more than a year

ProsIt is a family-friendly restaurant with young coworkers.

ConsThey did not always respect requested time off, and the management was not always respectful to their employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake care of your employees that continue to come back.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Life at the roadhouse was grrrreaaat

Service Assistant (Former Employee)
Sierra Vista, AZ

I worked at Texas Roadhouse part-time for less than a year

ProsThey have great opportunities to advance within the company.

ConsThe Texas Roadhouse had some management issues when I worked for them.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees and be willing to compromise.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Perfect for students attending college

Server (Current Employee)
College Station, TX

I have been working at Texas Roadhouse part-time for more than a year

Prosgreat hours, food and management

ConsNo cons that I could think of

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It paid through college.

Server (Former Employee)
Fargo, ND

I worked at Texas Roadhouse part-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt's honestly a lot of fun.

ConsIn ND, they follow the practice of paying "tipped employee" minimum wage.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay standard minimum wage, and you won't see such high turnover.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Okay

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Texas Roadhouse

ProsFellow employees where fun, the actual work was not bad. And you were able to have some fun when working.

Consmanagement was terrible. they were rude and lots their tempers very quickly and could almost never have a "talk" with an employee without yelling in their faces.

Advice to Senior Managementlearn how to better manage...lose the temper and act like adults

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A good first job, but not much else

Texas Roadhouse Hostess (Former Employee)
Asheville, NC

I worked at Texas Roadhouse part-time for more than a year

Prosyou can work your way up to being a server from a hostess, and the pay is minimum wage, the hours are good if you are in school or working another job

Consyou have to tip out a lot to the bar and the host stand and still have to pay extra if you don't want to roll your own silverware.

Advice to Senior Managementhire more educated managers

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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