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1022 West Commerce, Fairfield, TX
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Sedalia, Missouri
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

This little BBQ place was just across the parking lot from the LaQunita hotel where we stayed, so it was convenient. The atmosphere is pleasant and the staff is friendly. My husband ordered the sliced brisket, potato salad and beans. I had the "Pulled Pork", onion rings and cole slaw. I say "pulled pork" because although that's what I ordered,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I love dives. BBQ at a gas station is a good thing. When they charge north of $10 for a sandwich and 2 sides they owe you a little effort. Good smoke on the chopped brisket and sausage sandwich - sauce nothing to write home about. Coleslaw was fresh, but no dressing or flavor. Potato salad was a flavorless mash... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stopped here today for lunch and was not dissatisfied. The two meat plate was a plenty. I had the ribs and pulled pork it was GREAT!!!! I'll stop again when passing through.

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Arkansas City, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

wow! Who knew BBQ in a gas station would be so tasty! seating is scarce but that just means it's good! not quite a hole in the wall but close.. i'm learning that isn't a bad thing! bbq was delish! speed of service was quick too.

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Liberty, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stopped by Coles on way from Houston to ft worth. I got the rib special which comes with a slab and 2 pints. This slab of ribs was easily the biggest slab I have ever got. I've lived in kc and eaten ribs in Memphis and other parts of the us and they were massive. Only downside was there was... More 

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Fairfield, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

You will notice that I live in Fairfield. Whenever I want a GOOD BBQ sandwich or plate, or an ole-fashioned hamburger, Cole's is the place I go. Founded by my dear friend the late Monte Cole years ago, Monte was the "real thing" in restaurant owners/managers, and insisted on nothing but the best. His family continues the concept or quality... More 

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Fairfield, Texas, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Great BBQ and some of the best peach cobbler around. Always ask for extra sauce and don't forget the condiments they have a lot to choose from. Checkout their canned goods too.

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grand parairie, tx.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

By far the best BBQ between Houston and Dallas. Stay away from tourist trap BBQ further south, and make the stop at the SHell station where COle's is located. Wonderful sliced and chopped sandwiches served up from scratch (not already boxed like further south) and superb atmosphere. Get it to go or eat in the shop, either way, it is... More 

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Milwaukee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Solid BBQ we really Liked the "sliced beef". Pulled pork was tasty too.. Get the potatoe salad mustard mayo not dry :)

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Surf Side, Texas
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193 reviews 193 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Traveling fro Houston to Dallas? This is mighty good BBQ--not too spicy, not too vinegary---just right. They are quick also- so you can get a couple of chopped beef to go in the time it takes to fill up your gas tank.

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Additional Information about Cole's Bar-B-Q

Address: 1022 West Commerce, Fairfield, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fairfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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