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Pappas Bar-B-Q

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9815 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036-8205
+1 713-777-1661
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PappasBBQ, simply the best. Don't miss it if in Houston 👍👍👍 Friendly staff & delicious food. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Escolastico G
Houston, Texas
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188 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Met my girl for lunch here as it's halfway between our workplaces. They make a decent bbq but nothing amazing. I was not a big fan of the brisket but the chicken and ribs were fantastic. The sides were good and everything was fresh. Huge portion sizes so be prepared to take some home with you. Pappas seems fairly consistent... More 

Thank Andypequeno
Houston, Texas
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Servings are always large. Quality is excellent. Very good barbecue. Recently had them do a smoked turkey for the holidays.

Thank William D
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Fully loaded chopped beef baked potato is large enough for a meal. Potato is best if ordered without sauce so that you can fully taste the flavor of the beef. BBQ sauce is ok, so you don't want to drown the potato with the sauce. Pork ribs are also good but in my opinion not the best in town.

Thank Nada B
Brownsville TX
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1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

We had highly anticipated our visit to Pappas BBQ but we were disappointed by the overall quality of the visit. The meats were ok but the sides were terrible. The beans were overwhelmed by the garlic. The rice was tasteless. My wife's side salad and Mac and cheese were ok but nothing special. I would look elsewhere for knock your... More 

Thank rolandmart
Lafayette, Louisiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

the food was ok. but the way they do things seemed a but odd to me. im not sure if its something that is commin, but ive never ordered food the way they do things here. I had a salad which was ok but way to much dressing. my husband had a pulled pork sandwhich which came with no sauce... More 

Thank southernchick1217
Richmond, Texas
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013

i ordered a value packed meal 3 for like $70+ and beef ribs i called in my order one day in advance. i'm a regular customer and i know all to well what the food suppose to taste like. all my order was just okay nothing tasty about the meal this time. my ribs was the problem they were very... More 

Thank Sandra Igboji
Stafford, Virginia
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

Ordered one chopped beef sandwich, one pulled pork sandwich, two baked beans and fries. Pulled pork sub excellent, but no sauce on it which was requested. Chopped beef sandwich perfect. One baked beans, and two potato salads. Potato salads way too much yellow mustard, even though I did not request them. $$. Again if the order had been correct, I... More 

Thank 4602usmc
Atlanta, Georgia
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219 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013

I have been to Pappas Bar-B-Q many times while visiting Houston. The portions on the platters are very generous and can easily be split between two people. I love the brisket and have never had too much fat. The meat is always juicy and tasty and the bbq sauce just adds to the meal. the sides are great too! This... More 

Thank Helix88
Derby, KS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

We love all the Pappas places to eat. We have loved eating at Pappas BBQ! My wife and I always get brisket. The food is probably a little bit higher priced than most BBQ places that are similar to Pappas, but I tend to pay the higher price when the food is as good as Pappas.

Thank Nate M

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 9815 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77036-8205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-777-1661

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