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Reviewed BBQ Joints | "Show us your pits"

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(%)sort icon Votes

Sonny Bryans Smokehouse

Dallas, TX

64.15 74.02 54.15 4

Bobs Barbecue

54.37 45 53.75 4

Bobs Barbecue

Henderson, TX

54.37 45 53.75 4

Bobs Barbecue

54.37 45 53.75 4

Hickory Bar-B-Que

Bonham, TX

43.33 56.66 53.33 3

Grand Prize BBQ

Texas City, TX

69.72 51.87 52.5 4

The Swinging Door

Richmond, TX

64.54 72.57 51.74 7

Big Os

Valera, TX

60 55 50 2

Earl Quicks Bar-B-Q

Kansas City, KS

40 60 50 1

Corkscrew BBQ

Spring, TX

50 80 50 1

M and K Barbecue and Country Cooking

Granite Quarry, NC

50 50 50 1

CCs Smokehouse

Nacogdoches, TX

55 50 50 2

Pit Downtown Barbecue

Austin, TX

60 70 50 1

Lemons Bar-B-Q

Brownwood, TX

50 60 50 1

Alamo BBQ

Richmond, VA

25 45 50 2

Rudy Mikeskas Bar-Bq

Taylor, TX

50 40 50 1

Bunkhouse Barbeque

Clifton, TX

40 60 50 1

Green Mesquite Bbq and More

Austin, TX

70 50 50 1

Woodyard Bar B Que

Kansas City, KS

60 80 50 1

Sheps Bar-B-Q

Palestine, TX

40 43.33 50 3

Gonzales Food Market

Gonzales, TX

90 80 50 1

Taylor Cafe

Taylor, TX

80 80 50 1

Evetts Bar-B-Que

Uvalde, TX

55 60 50 1

Clarks Outpost

Tioga, TX

70 70 50 1

Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

San Angelo, TX

80 90 50 1

Coopers Barbeque

Llano, TX

70 100 50 1

Smokehouse Barbecue

Lindsay, TX

60 50 50 1

C and Js BBQ

College Station, TX

55 55 50 2

Cartwrights Bar-B-Q

Bastrop, TX

80 40 50 1

Crosstown Bar-B-Q

Elgin, TX

70 70 50 1