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

Burnet County Bar-B-Que

Burnet, TX

70 80 60 1

Best Quality Meats and Sausage

Temple, TX

70 60 60 2

Little Pit BBQ

Clyde, TX

50 60 70 1

Outlaws Bar-B-Que

Daingerfield, TX

68.72 75 60 4

Hemphill BBQ‎

Hemphill, TX

75 85 80 2

Lees Hickory Smoked BBQ

Haslet, TX

56 80 65 1

Queens Barbecue

Galveston, TX

49.87 62.75 61 4

Sheps Bar-B-Q

Palestine, TX

40 43.33 50 3

Smittys Market

Lockhart, TX

80 100 60 1

Jones Family Bar-B-Que

Denison, TX

43.33 26.66 43.33 3

Gonzales Food Market

Gonzales, TX

90 80 50 1

Pettys BBQ

Killeen, TX

60 40 60 2

Carters Station

Mineral Wells, TX

50 70 70 1

Carters Bar-B-Que

Longview, TX

87.67 80.62 59.37 4

Snows BBQ

Lexington, TX

90 95 70 2

Back Porch of Texas

Boerne, TX

55 60 61.2 1

Smittys Bar-B-Q

Brownwood, TX

60 70 70 1

Lyndons Pit BBQ

Houston, TX

48.88 38.42 55.11 7

Taylor Cafe

Taylor, TX

80 80 50 1

Coleman’s Barbeque

Clarksville, TX

40 33.33 40 3

Bobs Smokehouse

San Antonio, TX

70 60 70 1

Metzlers Food and Beverage

Denton, TX

30 60 80 1

Bar-B-Q Patio

San Antonio, TX

80 73.33 84.16 3

Bartleys BBQ

Grapevine, TX

70 60 60 1

Squares Bar-B-Que Express

Abilene, TX

80 80 70 1

Sammies Bar-B-Q

Fort Worth, TX

47.2 60 68.86 3

Southside Market and Bar-B-Q Inc

Elgin, TX

60 70 60 1

Doziers Grocery

Fulshear, TX

55.8 63.83 54.48 6

Kirbys BBQ

Mexia, TX

60 60 60 2

Bar-L Drive-In

Wichita Falls, TX

40 80 40 1