Houston, Texas: Giant Freak ArmadilloA 14-foot-long, 22-foot-tall steel-plated dillo, with longhorns. Its eyes glow red, and smoke pours out its nostrils.
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A double-feature attraction: an enormous, longhorned armadillo; and Goode's BBQ. Despite how tasty the BBQ was, I think the armadillo may be the more awesome of the two. His eyes change color![Jeanie, 12/30/2012]
The behemoth, steel-plated armadillo has mesmerized onlookers since 2008.
Smells amazing around it! Very cool armadillo![Nicki, 03/21/2011]
Don't miss out on the classic buffet line and bench seating of one of Houston's traditional BBQ huts -- Goode's BBQ on-site. Savor the view of the giant armadillo with a paper plate full of Texas BBQ.[Matt C, 07/28/2010]
Great place for happy hour. Parking is tight. Get there early.[Maria, 05/25/2010]
Appreciate the parking advice. Some travelers may be looking for a spot to just pull off and take a photo, but kicking back near the antlered armadillo sounds inviting...
Easy to find, great for photos. My son's favorite picture from vacation is of him and the giant armadillo. Truly an Icon.[Scott, 04/14/2009]