Houston Area

Following are different Houston area BBQ joints that I have visited.

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Tejas Chocolate & BBQTomballAbsolutely amazing. #6 on 2017 Texas Monthly.Favorite
Gatlin’s BBQHoutonTop tier in HoustonFavorite
Pinkerton’s BarbecueHoustonTop tier in HoustonFavorite
Killen’s BarbecuePearlandStunningly goodFavorite
Roegels Barbecue CoHoustonTop tier in HoustonFavorite
CorkScrew BBQOld Town SpringTop tier in Houston. #7 on 2017 Texas Monthly.Favorite
The Pit RoomHoustonTop tier in HoustonFavorite
Reveille Barbecue CoMagnoliaFantastic up-and-coming jointFavorite
Blood Bros BBQBellaireAmazing stuff with an Asian twistFavorite
Truth BBQHoustonNew location for a 2017 Texas Monthly Top 10 jointFavorite
Feges BBQHoustonAmazing food court craft BBQFavorite
Brett’s BBQ ShopKatyBest beef rib in HoustonFavorite
Brooks’ PlaceCypressReally amazing stuffFavorite
SouthernQ BBQ North HoustonExcellent east Texas ‘cue Favorite
Burns Original BBQ HoustonGreat East Texas BBQFavorite
Jackson Street BBQDowntown HoustonTremendous downtown BBQFavorite
2 Guys 1 Pit BBQSpring/Klein/TomballGreat new BBQ jointFavorite
3rd Coast BBQThe WoodlandsFavorite
Pappas Delta Blues SmokehouseWebsterElevated barbecue experienceFavorite
Bexar BarbecueTomballNew and really good!Favorite
Lonestar Sausage & BBQNorth HoustonGreat homemade sausagesFavorite
The Original Rib TicklerTomball Pretty good
Moonlight Bar-B-QThe Woodlands Sadly, closed downPretty good
Paw Paw Chico BarbecueSpring Pretty good
The Meating PlacePinehurst Pretty good
Luling City MarketHouston Pretty good
Railroad CrossingHouston Permanently closedPretty good
Goode Co BarbecueHouston Pretty good
Hickory HollowHouston Pretty good
The Swinging DoorRichmond Pretty good
Tin Roof BBQAtascocita Pretty good
Pit Master Bar-B-QueThe WoodlandsPretty good
Harris County SmokehouseTomball Pretty good
Pappa Charlie’s BBQCypress Pretty good
D’s Farm Road BBQEgypt Pretty good
Spring Creek BarbecueChain – Various locations around Houston Pretty good
Pizzitola’s Bar B CueHouston Way old-school jointPretty good
Pappas Bar-B-QHoustonOne of the best BBQ chains in HoustonPretty good
Corky’s BBQKatyMemphis chain now in the Lone Star StatePretty good
Carl’s BBQCypressPretty good
529 BBQCypress Good
RibmastersTomball Good
Old Tomball BBQTomball Good
It’s RibsHouston Good
Valley Ranch BBQKlein Good
The Brisket HouseSpring Average
Rackshack BBQ & WingsHouston Average
Waller County Line BBQWaller Average
County Line BBQHoustonSadly, they closed down a few years agoN/A
William’s SmokehouseHoustonSadly, they have been shut down for a number of yearsN/A