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Best Restaurants for Texas Barbecue

May 12th, 2015 by Pamela Murski

Texas Barbecue

Texas Barbecue

Texas Barbecue?  For sure,  Texas is home to some  of the best barbecue on the planet earth and  Brenham Texas is  no exception to that rule!  When coming  to stay at the B&B for your getaway vacation from it  all, you definitely will want to grab a bite  of this  delicious style of food.  Brenham and Washington County are home to at least 3 fine Texas Barbecue spots and throughout the year any time there is a benefit  or fundraiser it will include a plate of delicious Texas Barbecue!  Come up to our ranch bed and breakfast for the first weekend of the Washington County Fair and you’ll  enjoy all kinds of Texas Barbecue during the annual Barbecue Cookoff!  So come on up and stop by one of these delicious Barbecue Restaurants for your pick of great Texas Barbecue “fixin’s”:

J’s BBQ:

Open only on the weekends, this barbecue stop has them waiting in line both inside the small  storefront and in the drive through car line outside!  Locals call early to “put their order in” so they are assured of getting it before there its’ all gone.  On weekends, not only do you have a choice of meats but also really great sides like potato salad, twice baked mashed potatoes, coleslaw, pinto beans, green beans, macaroni salad. broccoli salad and oh so yummy pie!  They also have Barbecue sandwiches and a special of the day….maybe Turkey & Dressing, Chicken Fried Steak, Beef Stew in Winter or Chicken-n-Dumplings with all the appropriate sides.  Everything is homemade….just  like Grandma’s food used to taste!  This quote from Urbanspoon just about  says it all! “GET THERE EARLY!!!! the Bar-B-OUE is SO DANG GOOD!!!! they sell out !!!”  You will find them at 2990 Hwy 290 West and their phone number is 979-830-0392.

Chappell Hill Deli and Bakery:

This family run restaurant is known not only for some of the best barbecue but also the best fruit and sausage Kolaches in Texas.   While enjoying some great Texas Barbecue, hamburgers, Blue Bell ice cream on site, their bakery is dishing out freshly made cookies, pies of all kind, cinnamon rolls, granola bars, breads and cakes.  Experience what small town life is all about.  Check out  their restaurant/bakery/deli menu here!  Located at 8900 Hwy  290 East, Chappell Hill, TX or call 979-836-0910 for more info.

Nathan’s BBQ (the Original Big Daddy’s BBQ):

Let’s start with some of the quotes and testimonial from Nathan’s website in their own  words…..

  • Don’t be fooled by another machine smoked brisket.  When you’re craving authentic Texas BBQ, it’s got be Nathan’s, the “Original Big Daddy’s”
  • Flame broiled and smoke-kissed…..ain’t no fib about those ribs!
  • The food is great, the beer is cold.  It just doesn’t get much better than that!
  • Let’s get straight to the point, Nathan’s BBQ is as good as it gets… Forget the glitz and glamour of the so-called “city BBQ”—if you want genuine great country-style BBQ, come to Brenham. Not only are we recognized for our world-famous ice cream, we hands down have the best BBQ. It’s located in a gas station (yes, a gas station—that’s how we roll down South!). They recently remodeled, so it’s an actual restaurant now. It has such a homey feel to it. And if you’re from Brenham, you’re bound to run into someone you know.”

All these and more are reasons for coming to Brenham for Texas Barbecue!  Check out the menu here and make your plans now for a stay and Foodie foray for some finger lickin’ good Texas Barbecue in our neck of the woods!

How about a Texas Barbecue Cooking Class?  Looking to learn how to make real Texas Barbecue and delicious Barbecue Sauce?  Call 979-830-1021 or email us to schedule a cooking class where we’ll teach you all the tricks of the perfect mop sauce, the best barbecue sauce and the grilling techniques that make Texas Barbecue the best.  Following the class, we’ll hunker down at one of the tables and enjoy that delicious barbecue…… and maybe even some ice cold Texas Pevo (beer) to wash it all  down!!  Book your room now and come on up  to tantalize your tastebuds!

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