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(%)sort icon Atmos(%) Other(%) Votes

Hickory House Bar B-Q

Denison, TX

43.33 60 46.66 3

Blalock Bar-B-Que

Pittsburg, TX

42.47 65.25 30 4

Goode Co Barbeque

Houston, TX

40.24 42.4 56.36 5

Pitt Stop Bar-B-Que

Lufkin, TX

40 75 75 2

Bunkhouse Barbeque

Clifton, TX

40 60 50 1

Raymonds BBQ

Bridgeport, TX

40 60 40 1

Sheps Bar-B-Q

Palestine, TX

40 43.33 50 3

Coleman’s Barbeque

Clarksville, TX

40 33.33 40 3

Bar-L Drive-In

Wichita Falls, TX

40 80 40 1

Betty Roses Little Brisket

Abilene, TX

40 80 80 1

Earl Quicks Bar-B-Q

Kansas City, KS

40 60 50 1

O O Smoke House

Sherman, TX

36.66 40 46.66 3

Cripple Creek BBQ

Athens, TX

35 60 55 4

Sun Country Bar-B-Que

Wichita Falls, TX

30 40 20 1

KB Bar B Que

Zavalla, TX

30 50 65 2

Hyden Family Barbeque

Teague, TX

30 50 60 2

Metzlers Food and Beverage

Denton, TX

30 60 80 1

The Filling Station

Lees Summit, MO

30 70 60 1

Wrights

Mexia, TX

30 50 30 1

Neelys Brown Pig Barbecue

Marshall, TX

26.87 36 33.75 4

Alamo BBQ

Richmond, VA

25 45 50 2

Swicks

Groesbeck, TX

20 35 20 2

Dieter Brothers Restaurant

Lindsay, TX

10 40 40 1