Smoke is mysterious, fire is uncertain, and pit men are expensive. So the mystery, uncertainty, and expense of taking the chance to make great barbecue is being replaced by the quantifiable methods of always making pretty good 'cue.

— Jim Shahin

Austin Chronicle

Reviewed BBQ Joints

List of Joints with at least one review

Joint City, Statesort icon Main(%) Atmos(%) Other(%) Votes

Pit Downtown Barbecue

Austin, TX

60 70 50 1

Hickory Bar-B-Que

Bonham, TX

43.33 56.66 53.33 3

Mkt BBQ and Fresh Meats

Karnes City, TX

80 60 60 1

Schoepfs Old Time Bar-B-Que

Belton, TX

75 80 75 2

Cooders Texas Barbecue

Cisco, TX

60 70 70 1

Riverport Bbq

Jefferson, TX

71.25 69.5 67.90 4

Pitt Stop Bar-B-Que

Lufkin, TX

40 75 75 2

Dougs Bar-b-que

New Braunfels, TX

71.2 65 80 1

Grand Prize BBQ

Texas City, TX

69.72 51.87 52.5 4

Rudy Mikeskas Bar-Bq

Taylor, TX

50 40 50 1

Carls Barbecue

Houston, TX

58.33 65.83 48.6 6

Bunkhouse Barbeque

Clifton, TX

40 60 50 1

Mesquite Pit

Weatherford, TX

50 70 70 1

Country Tavern

Kilgore, TX

83.75 50.25 54.37 4

Fargos Pit BBQ

Bryan, TX

70 40 55 2

Petes Bar-B-Que and Bait Stand

Castroville, TX

70 60 60 1

Baby Back Shak

Dallas, TX

90 80 80 1

Lemons Bar-B-Q

Brownwood, TX

50 60 50 1

Pizzitolas Bar-B-Cue

Houston, TX

60.5 64.59 49.32 5

Q Barbeque‎

Midlothian, VA

80 65 95 2

Buz and Neds

Richmond, VA

55 75 60 2

Ronnies Ribs

Richmond, VA

60 35 40 2

Alamo BBQ

Richmond, VA

25 45 50 2