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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (61 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“bbq beans” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on our way to Hot Springs from Houston. My husband is trying to complete the BBQ passport from Texas Monthly and this was on the list. What a find! It's in downtown Jefferson which is absolutely charming and really has...More

Thank mollymac86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch while walking around Jefferson this past weekend. Order the Swamp Fries - fresh cut fries covered with brisket, cheese, onions & jalapenos. Pretty damn good. The place was quite busy for a Saturday afternoon and a lot of people eating BBQ.

Thank chris s
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered chopped beef sandwich and fries it was so delicious. The sandwich had a lot of meat and it was so good. My spouse had a 2 meat plate his food was delicious also.

Thank patys4
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve eaten here many times. I can’t really recommend a variety of items. Once I discovered some of the best ribs EVER, I don’t try anything else. Awesome spicy BBQ sauce! Hint: don’t wait too late in the day or they’ll run out of ribs.

Thank rtkccarroll
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We visited this place on Saturday 11/25 and everything was great. The loaded fries (cant remember the name) are awesome! The brisket was juicy and the sausage was good too. Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The hubby and I shared the 2 meat plate with brisket and sausage w/ a side of swamp fries, we were both full and it was delish! I prefer more dressing on cole slaw, potato salad was good. Seating is tight so don't be afraid...More

Thank Addie C
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Had the two meat plate and wife had a sliced brisket sandwich. Sides were potato salad, sweet potato fries, and bbq beans. Meats were tender and juicy with a good smoky flavor. Only thing to improve would be to use filtered water as Jefferson's tap...More

Thank Inge J
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Though located in far NE TX, we made a special trip to Jefferson to try this joint. We can report it was well worth the journey here. Their brisket is ridiculously moist, tender, and delicious. Their chopped beef sandwich is a very worthy alternative. Their...More

Thank squatchhater
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had the turkey and chopped brisket sandwiches and the sliced brisket plate..with fries and sweet potato fries. All was great and the orders were big and filled quickly. We were doing the touristy thing so it was nice to have a great lunch while...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Obviously, this is a very popular spot at lunch for it can get crowded, but with very good reason. The food is exceptionally good and prices are very reasonable. Great service tops it off.

Thank MichaelM1949
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25 September 2017|
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Response from E9777CMbrianr | Reviewed this property |
Like the others said you will have to call them to make sure. Great place to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 903-665-2341
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