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Riverport Barbeque

) #1 of 20 Restaurants in Jefferson €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (48 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“bbq beans” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Swamp Fries at Riverport Barbeque are awesome. They are delicious. A full order will feed two people. Very good Brisket.

Thank Shug40
Reviewed 6 days ago

.....if you're in Jefferson & want some barbq, this is the place. They have a nice menu, not alot of frills & extras, but everything is good.....so good, they run out of certain meats, on any given day

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our 2nd time to visit this restaurant. The ribs were awesome, they were super tender. The brisket was also really good. Good prices and portions. We had fried okra for a side, pretty good. The coleslaw had a little too much onion as...More

Thank g m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good BBQ. Enjoyed the brisket the most. Very reasonable prices for quality BBQ. No long lines like in Dallas and Houston!

Thank BevoBurn96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome ribs and turkey was super good!! Also staff is very friendly!! Will definitely be coming here next time we go to Jefferson!!

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most popular places to eat in Jefferson, and with good reason. They have excellent sliced beef that has such good flavor. Really good. The French fries are really tasty as well. Every time my husband and I go to Jefferson,...More

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing and the owner is so friendly. Everyone has to try the swamp fries they are awsome. The ribs are great also. Worth the trip to Jefferson to go here

Thank Christi H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place was just written up in this months National Geographic travel mag as one of the top 10 bque places in Texas and they also came in second for the best in Texas in another ranking. Even without the ratings as a foodie I...More

Thank Foodie499653
Reviewed 18 May 2017

WOW! We love barbeque AND we are Texans so what do you do? You eat barbeque any chance you get because everyone seems to have their own rub and sauce. This place is so quaint. If you are looking for an elegant evening out then...More

Thank texaswoods
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

They give you lots of meat! We ordered a pulled pork 'plate' and turkey sandwich with sweet potato fries. It was at least 1/2 pound of pork!!! The pork had a nice smokey flavor, but lacked seasoning itself. I don't use BBQ sauce, and I...More

Thank Greenplan8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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