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BBQ Restaurants

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In looking to enjoy local cuisine, many visitors seek out either BBQ or Tex-Mex (although steak and hamburger places are popular, too).  This thread will look specifically at BBQ.  If you are traveling from other parts of the country, be aware that Texas BBQ is generally focused on beef rather than the pork offerings you find in other parts of the south.

 

Angelo's on White Settlement Road has been a student favorite since the 1950's. http://www.angelosbbq.com/

Other classics include Railhead on Montgomery and Riscky's (http://www.risckys.com/) in the stockyards.

 

Texans are passionate about their BBQ, so there are sure to be lots of great suggestions below.

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Cousin's BBQ on Bryant Irvin is a favorite of many southwest Fort Worthians.

 

The Woodshed on Rogers off of University Dr. is expensive, the portions are relatively small, but it may offer the best scene and scenery of any Fort Worth BBQ restaurant. The deserts are excellent. Parking, however, can be a nightmare.

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Railhead offers the coldest beer in town in my opinion, but there are options that have just as good of BBQ.

Risky's in the Stockyards offers good food and a view of the hourly cattle drive.

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Railhead offers the coldest beer in town in my opinion, but there are options that have just as good of BBQ.

Risky's in the Stockyards offers good food and a view of the hourly cattle drive.

Does Risky's in the Stockyards have BBQ bologna?

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Does Risky's in the Stockyards have BBQ bologna?

No clue. Haven't been there in about a year. The wife is out of town and I have the kiddos, so maybe I will head there tomorrow.

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No clue. Haven't been there in about a year. The wife is out of town and I have the kiddos, so maybe I will head there tomorrow.

The bologna is yummy. Take some home for lunches next week!

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Risky's in the Stockyards offers good food and a view of the hourly cattle drive.

Are you talking about the women?  There is no hourly cattle drive.  2x per day, and not every day. 

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Are you talking about the women? There is no hourly cattle drive. 2x per day, and not every day.

I thought it was hourly. Looks like I need to do a little research before I drag the kiddos down there today.

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Former Assistant GM of the Woodshed. Though I have strong negative feelings towards the ownership, the place and the eats are awesome.

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I love BBQ.

 

Railhead is good. Love the sauce. Maybe a tad overrated but an establishment none the less!

 

Risckys is good. Been to the one in the stockyards and downtown. Worth a try.

 

I know Cousins gets a lot of heat from the Railhead and Angelo's lovers, but I think its good. Love the BBQ baked potatoes.

 

Angelos is the best IMO.

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The best BBQ in Fort Worth isn't available at any restaurant ;)

Working on bringing it to a tailgate near you...

 

You have to at least ask me before offering up my BBQ to others' tailgates. ;)

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Stumbled on Billy's Oak Acres BBQ.   It was pretty good.  This place was in an episode of Spike TV's Hungry Investors.

 

If your from out of town and want authentic atmosphere, this is the place.  

 

On the edge of town, right off of West 820 and Las Vegas Trail.

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Stumbled on Billy's Oak Acres BBQ. It was pretty good. This place was in an episode of Spike TV's Hungry Investors.

If your from out of town and want authentic atmosphere, this is the place.

On the edge of town, right off of West 820 and Las Vegas Trail.

Yeah, I went to BBQ Ranch after the OK game to celebrate and thwy were closed for a fricking wedding, so I went to Billys Oak Acres. Indiana Pops was here, so I ordered everything. It was all good. Buttermilk pie made me smile. Lots TCU signage, so travellers may be weary of it. My SIL is a bitch.

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On 8/11/2016 at 9:36 PM, musicfrog said:

Now that it's open again and in its new location, Heim on Magnolia is a must. 

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On 9/11/2013 at 11:49 AM, pcf said:

I've never eaten there, but I've had their catered meals. Longoria's brisket sausage is good. 

 

http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/13/165547/restaurant/Forest-Hill/Longorias-BBQ-Fort-Worth

The brisket sausage there is some of the best.  All around a classic and very good bbq joint.

 

Jambos on 1187 east of I35 in Burleson is also a great place to try.  They also have a place in Arlington. They have good smoked bologna and their Jambo Texan sandwich ($15) comes piled with brisket, bologna, pulled pork, sausage and ribs.

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On 9/11/2013 at 5:38 PM, frogtwang said:

The best BBQ in Fort Worth isn't available at any restaurant ;)

Working on bringing it to a tailgate near you...

 

Papatwangs is some of the best I've ever had. That's for damn sure.

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On 8/11/2016 at 9:36 PM, musicfrog said:

Now that it's open again and in its new location, Heim on Magnolia is a must. 

Just ate lunch at Heims today.  Had the brisket with bark, a few ribs and the bacon burnt ends with the twice baked potato salad and the green chile mac & cheese and banana pudding.  Got there at about 11:20 and got to order at about 10 minutes before 12.  The brisket was as good as advertised with a very good crunchy bark and moist tender brisket.  The bacon burnt ends explode with flavor in your mouth.  The ribs were good but maybe a bit too tender.  The sides were also very good but almost so good and filling that made it difficult to finish the whole meal.  The banana pudding was a bit thin but very tasty.  Definitely worth the effort.  The store is new having just opened on Aug 6.  It is craft bbq so not the classic bbq shack kind of feel .

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