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Barbecue Inn

116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
+1 713-695-8112
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (34 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
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1 - 10 of 78 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome people, and awesome food. I had the seafood platter, Wife had the chicken fried chicken and everything was great. Will definitely be back. Place has been here forever, we used to come here with my father over 20 years ago and it's still great.

Thank jerryleow
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review! We are glad you dined with us again and look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation of great fried chicken and was very happy with a great plate of fried chicken. The crust was flaky and almost melt in your mouth with every crunchy bite. I️ personally prefer a bit of spice in the coating and...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Barbecue Inn. I would describe the experiences as consistent, generous servings of food, and friendly service. The salads are fresh and come with generous portions of dressing. We have had chicken, catfish and fried oysters. Our favorite is the...More

Thank Mark43
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Family owned for 60 plus years the best..fried chicken, fried shrimp,chicken fired steak, Brisket... all very very good That is why you may have to wait in line to get inn.

Thank Jeri Lutz C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Been going to Barbecue Inn pretty much my entire life. Great old standby. The food is always consistently prepared, clean, the staff is very friendly and professional. Some things never change, because they don't need to!

Thank DebLuck
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We love our customers and look forward to seeing them each day. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went here on Saturday morning. Place opens at 10:30 . Ordered chicken fried steak and fried shrimp. Had baked potatoes for sides since they don't have mashed potatoes. Food was homemade and was good. Service was great and had lot of pictures in the walls...More

Thank vacationeverysummer
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I'm with the reviewer that said they have never had the BBQ cause the seafood platter is great. I have been going since 1966 also and I guess I need to try other things. Haha. They have been in business and same owners for over...More

Thank Virginia M
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Always get the best fried gulf shrimp and or stuffed crab or oysters. Have never eaten the bbq or fried chicken which I hear is fantastic. For some reason ordered the chicken fried steak, which was mediocre at best. While I love this place with...More

1  Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you for your honest review. I am sorry that the Chicken Fried Steak (CFS) was not to your liking, however the next time you are in I would like you to ask for the Manager and explain your experience. I will have them cook...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017

On a friend's recommendation I stopped by this restaurant. Biggest surprise ever. Words do not lend them selves to explaining the wonderful service and GREAT food.

Thank Mike P
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2017

We returned for the first time in a few years last night ... ate the same thing as we did in 2014 -- all white meat fried chicken with crispy fries and salad .... huge portions and plenty to share ... Beth was our server...More

Thank gailhouston
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you for you review! Please dine with us again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-695-8112
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