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Houston Barbecue Company

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1127 Eldridge Pkwy, Ste 400, Houston, TX 77077-1771
+1 281-531-6800
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:30
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Bellevue
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620 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Whenever I visit Houston, I try to find a new place to enjoy real Texas BBQ, and Houston Barbecue Company more than qualifies. They do a strong business at lunch, but everything is very efficiently organized and you can get in/out in 30 minutes easily, and not rushed. I had the 2 meat platter (comes with 2 sides). Chose "lean"... More 

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Thank mshbnyehud
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We’re glad you enjoyed our sausage and brisket options as well as our sides. It also makes us happy to hear that you really liked our BBQ sauce! We’ll see you again soon. More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience here me and my Husband always go to Rudy's but ever since we ate here we've never gone back and the employees are so helpful..

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Thank Ali G
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Ali, thank you for the 5-star rating! We’re glad you enjoy dining with us. Please come back again soon! More 

Bucharest, Romania
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This was my first encounter with Texan food - the place looks traditional, food looks at least great :)...the taste is also as expected :)...i had some ribs..which are the best btw...and also some steak (got the portions wrong - ate another two days from my order. Good experience - good meats!

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Thank Cristian G
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Cristian- Thanks for the kind words and positive feedback! We are so happy to be your introduction to Texas Barbeque fare, and we hope you stop in again during your vacation in the states! More 

Houston, Texas, United States
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are looking for Texas BBQ, this restaurant will not disappoint. I eat here twice a month at a minimum. Close to my office, so I eat here during lunch. The meats are very tasty. The sides of coleslaw, potato salad or mexican corn are a good compliment to the BBQ. I always get the brisket - either sliced... More 

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Thank Dale B
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Dale, thank you for the 5-star rating! We thank you for your continued patronage to our restaurant and enjoy having you as a lunchtime guest. It is our pleasure to serve you the freshest and most delicious BBQ entrees and sides. Be sure to come back for lunch again soon! More 

South Carolina
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fun lunch meal. Great BBQ chicken, turkey, pork. Nice selection of sides, not just your standard sides.

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Thank MTM75
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent review! We’re glad you enjoyed our selection of barbecued meats and sides. We hope you’ll join us for lunch again soon! More 

Texas
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220 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Cuts and scale are really depressing. Food has a great taste. Portions are metered but small for the cost. Bar is responsive and staff are friendly. Sides are typical, nothing special. Would change the scales and portions!

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Thank texasrsg
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest feedback. Reviews like yours are important to the growth of our restaurant and we will be sure to pass this along to our kitchen management. We use a scale to measure all of the portion sizes of our meats, doing so ensures that our customers receive the quality and quantity they are paying for. We... More 

Orlando, Florida
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I have eaten here a few times and am never disappointed. It is a no frills place without a license, so soft drinks only. The food is excellent, sausage, beef, turkey, pork and chicken are cooked to perfection, you select the amount you want in weight and it is placed on your plate, pick up sides like slaw, beans etc...ask... More 

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Thank Kunden D
Hbbc2015, General Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Kunden-Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! We are glad to hear you enjoy our food and our barbecue sauces. We appreciate your recommendation of our restaurant! We look forward to seeing you again next time! More 

Brenham, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on way home for take out. Got a two meat plate with brisket and ribs for $15. Portions were small. Ribs had a petroleum smell and taste to them. Brisket was dry and tough.

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Thank Jay H
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Jay. We’re sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal. We’d like to hear more about your experience with us, and encourage you to reach out to either Joseph or Lucinda Flores at houstonbarbecue@yahoo.com. More 

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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered food to-go for me and my mom on a Sunday afternoon and we were hoping that it would be good. We thought we try something new and I always pass this place when I go to our local target. When I placed the ordered on the phone I asked how long will it be and the guy said... More 

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Thank brandie g
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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354 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I liked this place. Nice cafeteria type setup. Get some brisket by the pound or a meal with sides. The side are great, get the Mac and cheese. I had the dirty rice too. Very good but you may not like it if you don't like some spice. Brisket was cooked perfect, nice and juicy.

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Thank Slip213
Hbbc2015, Manager at Houston Barbecue Company, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a 5-star review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed our food, more particularly the mac & cheese and the brisket. Thank you for your kind words, we hope you have a great day! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1127 Eldridge Pkwy, Ste 400, Houston, TX 77077-1771
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-531-6800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?