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Mac's Pit Barbecue

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815 E Market St, Rockport, TX 78382-2533
+1 361-729-9388
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Ethridge, Tennessee
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you like BBQ, then this is worth the stop. Drove up from Aransas Pass as was working in the area. The excellent reviews dont do it justice. Upon entry you order at the counter and they fix up the tray and you take it to sit down. The food was overly abundant for the money. I had the three... More 

Thank GTT4097
New Hampshire
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142 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Right next to what is called the historic district in Rockport on E. Market, Mac's is a clean, very casual place to eat. There is plenty of parking, you enter faced with a cafeteria style system. You order your meat and sides as your plate moves along and BBQ sauce is poured over the meat if requested. You pay and... More 

Thank tobynh
Des Moines, Iowa
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Ate here three times and had the pork ribs and the turkey senior dinner. Reduced price and less meat but still plenty of food with the two sides. Service is quick and don't miss the broccoli salad. Good value and super nice staff.

Thank Marej50
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We've been here a couple times. Food is good, not the best BBQ I've ever had. I got the 1/2 Chicken and it seems alittle dry. I'm not crazy about the BBQ sauce it's very thin and not that great. I prefer a very mild sauce that's thicker then this one is. But very friendly staff. Cute and clean dinning... More 

Thank Sheila G
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Excellent BBQ. We had beef ribs, ham sandwich, corn, cole slaw and mac n' cheese. Everything was tasty. The ribs had a good amount of meat, were tender and flavorful. The sauce was good. The ham had a great flavor. All of the sides were great. Staff was super friendly. Prices are very fair. Appealing quirky decor. Would definitely return... More 

Thank JenniferRealtor
Universal City, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

OMG! Everything was superb! Brisket was very moist and tender. The chicken and sausage so delicious. You definitely get your money's worth! We definitely will be back on our next visit to Rockport!

Thank Lisa C
Rockport, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Love their brisket sandwiches. Pooboy with 3 meats are huge and excellent. They have meal plates too. Moist meats, great sauce. Love it!

Thank teresadjt2009
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Full plate of food...ribs were moist and tender!! BBQ chicken was also tasty!! Sides we had: pintos, corn, coleslaw and potato salad...all homemade and delicious! We will definitely come back!

Thank Margaret H
Port Aransas, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great flavor at a fair price! Quaint atmosphere with a small town feel. Always clean with a very friendly staff.

Thank Brent P
Rockport, TX
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The pork rib plate had 5 ribs and came with 2 sides, I chose their potatoes which are like mashed hashbrowns - best flavor and carrot salad which is hard to find anywhere. They have several other choices - more than your average bbq place. Ribs were fall off the bone tender and very flavorful. They don't have flavored sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 E Market St, Rockport, TX 78382-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-729-9388

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