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Jan 26, 2009 04:26 PM

Texas Bar-BQ Joints Map Project

I've been creating a Google Map on my blog for above average Texas Bar-BQ joints.
These are the ones I have so far - some of them I added after reading this thread.
If you have any that need adding I'd like to know. If there are some that enough of you feel should be thrown in the trash, I want to hear that too!

2533 White Settlement Rd
Fort Worth

Artz Rib House
2330 S Lamar Blvd

Big Daddy's Roadhouse BBQ
1000 Highway 78

Black's Barbecue
215 N Main St

Burns Bar-B-Que
8307 De Priest St

Back Country BBQ
6940 Greenville Ave

City Market
633 E Davis St

Clark's Outpost Bar-B-Q
101 N Highway 377

Coopers Bar B Que Restaurant
604 W Young St

Cousin's Pit Barbecue
6262 Mccart Ave
Fort Worth‎

Demeris Barbecue
2911 S Shepherd Dr # 26

Hard-Eight Barbeque
1091 Glen Rose Rd

Harold's Pit Bar BQ
1305 Walnut St

Iron Works Barbecue
100 Red River St

Kruez Market
619 N Colorado St

Lambert's Downtown Barbeque
401 W 2nd St

Louie Mueller Barbecue
206 W. Second Street

Mann's Smokehouse Bar-B-Q
8624 Research Blvd

Mike Anderson's BBQ
5410 Harry Hines Blvd

MO's B-B-Q
8321 FM 1960 Bypass Rd W

Peggy Sue BBQ
6600 Snider Plz

Rudy's Country Store and Bar-BQ
24152 W Ih 10
San Antonio

Salt Lick BBQ
18001 FM 1826

Sammy's Bar B Que
2126 Leonard St

Smitty's Market
208 S Commerce St

Snow's BBQ
Main Street

Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse BBQ
2202 Inwood Rd

Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ
525 S Beckham Ave

State Line
1222 Sunland Park Dr
El Paso

Stubb's Bar-BQ Restaurant
801 Red River

Tom & Bingo's Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que
3006 34th St

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  1. Frug ... Houston is badly underrepresented here. The local 'hounds had their own BBQ smackdown back in late June, so Im sure someone will jump in here promptly to diss your choices and offer their own.

    1 Reply
    1. re: Cheflambo

      I live near Humble, and have had to put up with Demaris' catering on several occasions, so I'll be the first to diss Mo's and Demaris. You can check the threads for good Houston BBQ.

    2. when I'm on the south side of Dallas, I usually try try to stop in at Smokey Joes. I think it's one of the better BBQ places in Dallas. Take out only. Great sweet potato pie.

      Smokey Joe's Bar-B-Que
      6407 S R L Thornton Fwy

      Dallas, TX 75232

      1. Big Boys BBQ
        2117 Lamar St
        Sweetwater, TX 79556
        (325) 235-2700

        One of the top 50 BBQ from TX Monthly a few yrs back, still a current honorable mention. Worth a stop for their homemade desserts, too.

        1. thank you i'll start checking them out

          1. Stubb's in Austin absolutely, positively must come off your list. The food there sucks. The Salt Lick isn't much better. In Austin, the best 'cue is at House Park Barbecue on 12th Street.

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            1. re: austinfood

              I agree with this. Stubb's is a fun music venue, so if you're making a map of great places to hang out and drink beer, Stubb's belongs.

              But if your list is of great BBQ, as I understand it to be, Stubb's doesn't.

              1. re: Jaymes

                ok stubbs is going

                going to add House Park Big Boys BBQ Smokey Joe's later unless I hear strong objections...

                any other opinions on Salt....

                1. re: FrugalDanny

                  I also think Salt Lick is downright poor. I have been to about a dozen of the great places on your list... but remove Salt Lick. The meats were mediocre, and the sauce was horrible. The sausage was uninspired as well.

              2. re: austinfood

                I've only been to the Saltlick one time and I thought it was great. What do you not like about it? I have had Stubb's also and I thought it was a disappointment.

                However the Saltlick was very good.

                1. re: austinfood

                  I concur on Salt Lick.

                  Salt Lick Restaurant
                  18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619