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Martin's Place

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3403 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-3308
+1 979-822-2031
11:00 - 18:00
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Tue 10:30 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 19:30
Fri 10:30 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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College Station
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you are a Local, this is the place you know, to get really good food for a good price. All the BBQ is great. The German potato salad is excellent! Cold beer is available to enjoy with your meal

Thank Jon B
College Station, Texas
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75 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This establishment is a ‘historical’ landmark, and it has been in business since 1925. We wanted to eat some yummy BBQ, and so gave this place a try. We make it a rule to read everything that is posted on the outside of the facility thus get quickly familiarized with ‘how the natives’ do their thing. I believe the door... More 

Thank Mutt47
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The place is small. The food was good. The server was smiles and nice. The BB-Q had a good flavor. We went there for an Office Birthday Lunch. The price was low.

Thank 2Bishop2
Bremen, Maine
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at Martin's since 1975! This place is full of local history and you can see it on the walls and test the experience in the BBQ. The brisket is amazing and the sauce is not over powering. The sides are the standards except for the German potato salad. If you get in early you might be... More 

Thank tsuir_baka
Wichita Falls, Texas
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151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Don't let the exterior stop you. This historic building dates back to a time when TAM was small and students walked to Bryan to the big stores. Martins is 1/2 way and a perfect place to stop for a cold beer and great BBQ. When you enter you step back in time and relax, have some good food, and enjoy... More 

Thank VentureTexas
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403 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Martin's Place is classic, featuring history, Texas Ambiance, and darn good barbeque, which tastes like you are eating at a good home-cooked meal. I tried the Sliced Pork Platter and it was all delicious. Moist and flavorful Sliced Pork with a tangy sweet sauce, accompanied by Creamy Cole Slaw and melt-in-your-mouth Pinto Beans. Other diners' sandwiches and platters looked delicious... More 

Thank albebuc
Bryan, Texas
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128 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Don't know why this place never seems to have a long wait. Easy to get in and out, great BBQ, great service. Good food and good people. A winning combination. Go for lunch on Tuesday.Its the least crowded but it is great

Thank Larry A
Houston, Texas
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Sliced Brisket, ask for sauce on the side. Find out how a barbecue joint stays in business for 90 years. And some of the staff have been there a LONG time, so don't be impatient, they will be there (god willing) long after you've left. Aside from darn good brisket, it is an opportunity to step into a "diner" that... More 

Thank daanderson77
Bryan, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Slowest service in town. But worth every second. Would wait longer. You could drag a piece of bread across the ceiling and it would taste good. Nobody makes better BBQ. Just wish I had time to eat lunch there during the week.

Thank Wapiti0599
Bryan, Texas
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207 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Old place. Great feel. Not fast food but very good BBQ. Family run and you can tell care goes into the food. Old building but classic BBQ place. In business for years and the food explains why. Great pork and ribs. Sides are equally as good. They can sell out and get very busy. So tine your visit.

Thank Yraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3403 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-3308
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: +1 979-822-2031

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?