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The Back Porch BBQ

€€ - €€€, American, Barbecue
1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
+1 979-968-1580
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“sausage” (13 reviews)
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Grill, American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best brisket and sausage I've ever had. We'll definitely eat here each time we pass thru town.

Thank themcmama
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I was lucky and arrived to get the last two ribs they had. Pulled pork was good too. They have small plate for kids and my girls enjoyed it. The water had some funny taste so you may want to have your meat with a...More

Thank Mr_Alejo
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Really good food. Brisket on big taters. Very good. But get some silverware. Its hard to eat food with plastic.

Thank CindySG429
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I decided not to wait to enjoy BBQ in Austin and researched The Back Porch. The smoked turkey sub was on the menu but not offered. No worries. I had a delicious chicken sandwich that had rubbed spices. Later, I added their sauce, and it...More

Thank bahiadreaming
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The place was packed and I know why. The BBQ was great. Watch the hours Tuesday-Sunday 11-2. If you get a chance it's all good we shared the big plate with several meats and a chopped beef sandwich. The peach cobbler with ice cream to...More

Thank Brady S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Good quality meats, nothing special. Reasonable prices and fast service. Located midway between Houston and Austin.

Thank Ramil A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wondeful bbq! They have 3 different kinds of sauce. My favorite was the Carolina sauce which is kind of sweet. Great little hole-in-the-wall place!

Thank Hope D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Very good BBQ. I had the brisket tacos and my husband had the pork tacos. Had cold beer which was a plus.

Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Back Porch has really good BBQ, and they don't have just the usual boring BBQ items. The sandwich my husband got was pulled pork, a hamburger patty and bacon - different and delicious! They make a great chili and serve it on Frito Pie that's...More

Thank PamWhitmire
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Exterior is nothing to get excited about. An old house and a gravel parking lot. I like country music but the volume was way too loud. I guess the interior could be described a shabby cheap. Chopped brisket sandwich was good. The twice baked potato...More

Thank OldArmySoldier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Grill, American, Barbecue
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 979-968-1580
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Looking for inspirational local BBQ? Then step onto The Back Porch, La Grange's newest, locally-owned restaurant serving up the finest brisket, pulled pork, sausage, baby back ribs, burgers and side dishes this side of the Fayette County line. Now open for hungry customers 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Located at the northeast corner of Hwy 71 East and Hwy 77 North, the slow-cooked, home inspired menu will delight palates with tempting BBQ, sandwiches, burgers, sides, desserts and traditional fare.
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