There's not much point in complaining about high-tech barbecue. It serves a purpose, and it's here to stay. And no doubt the quality of it will keep on improving. But as the old barbecue joints slowly disappear, each one that remains becomes a bigger treasure.

— Robb Walsh

The Art of Smoke, originally published in The Houston Press

Reviewed BBQ Joints

List of Joints with at least one review

Joint City, State Main(%) Atmos(%) Other(%) Votessort icon

Hard Eight Barbeque

Stephenville, TX

70 85 80 2

Sams Bar-B-Cue

Austin, TX

75 80 45 2

KB Bar B Que

Zavalla, TX

30 50 65 2

Little Richards Bar-B-Que

Winston-Salem, NC

100 90 80 2

Smokehouse Bar B Que

Center, TX

55 65 70 2

Dons Barbeque

Whitesboro, TX

65 70 65 2

Martins Place

Bryan, TX

55 45 45 2

CCs Smokehouse

Nacogdoches, TX

55 50 50 2

Schoepfs Old Time Bar-B-Que

Belton, TX

75 80 75 2

Pitt Stop Bar-B-Que

Lufkin, TX

40 75 75 2

Alamo BBQ

Richmond, VA

25 45 50 2

Fargos Pit BBQ

Bryan, TX

70 40 55 2

Floridas Kitchen‎

Livingston, TX

80 65 80 2

City Market

Luling, TX

85 85 75 2

Hyden Family Barbeque

Teague, TX

30 50 60 2

Jaspers Bar B Q

Waco, TX

55 70 60 2

Miss Jeans Bar-B-Que

Onalaska, TX

55 65 70 2

Smittys Bar-BQ

Crockett, TX

65 70 65 2

T-Bos

Waco, TX

55 55 55 2

Hemphill BBQ‎

Hemphill, TX

75 85 80 2

Best Quality Meats and Sausage

Temple, TX

70 60 60 2

Q Barbeque‎

Midlothian, VA

80 65 95 2

Pettys BBQ

Killeen, TX

60 40 60 2

Snows BBQ

Lexington, TX

90 95 70 2

Buz and Neds

Richmond, VA

55 75 60 2

Kirbys BBQ

Mexia, TX

60 60 60 2

Viteks Bar-B-Q

Waco, TX

80 80 55 2

Cotton Belt BBQ Co

North Richland Hills, TX

70 90 60 1

Salt Lick - Bergstrom

Austin, TX

80 50 70 1

A and M Grill

Mebane, NC

60 80 80 1