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Railhead Smokehouse

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2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
817-738-9808
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 89
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  • 56
    Very good
  • 30
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  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Some great BBQ!

We had to have some BBQ while we were in town, and after reading reviews, and lists this was the chosen destination. As soon as you walk in the smoke is amazing! A casual eatery, where you order at the counter. The staff was helpful and suggested the ribs, sliced beef, and sausage. The ribs and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Metsfan1
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Trenton, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Trenton, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We had to have some BBQ while we were in town, and after reading reviews, and lists this was the chosen destination. As soon as you walk in the smoke is amazing! A casual eatery, where you order at the counter. The staff was helpful and suggested the ribs, sliced beef, and sausage. The ribs and sliced beef were excellent,... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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78 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I love BBQ. Even thought North Carolina BBQ is my favorite, I love all types of BBQ. It doesn't matter where the BBQ is, I am always down for some delicious, wonderfully cooked BBQ. What I love even more are BBQ restaurants that support the military! If you are a service member in the military, police officer, or a fire... More 

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LaRue, TX, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is some of the best BBQ in Fort Worth. We've never been disappointed. They are generous with portions and everything tastes great!

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Marietta GA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Do not miss the brisket sliced sandwich here! This place is casual, fun and prices are reasonable. There's a drive thru if you just want to grab some good BBQ and take it home. Beer is ice cold. This place can get crowded, so try to come by on the Friday or Saturday away from the dinner hour. They're closed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

First time. I'll be back. Didn't really like any of the sides besides the beans and they taste plain Ole ranch style. The brisket was tender. I'll come back for a sandwich next time.

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Crowley, Texas
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45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Grabbed a couple of sandwiches for lunch on a business day. Sandwiches were pretty good but for me the sauce is a bit too sweet. I know a lot of people who love their food so I'm sure it's just a personal taste. Haven't been back but would not be opposed to going again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a cafeteria style restaurant with prices accordingly (very reasonable), and since we were in a bit of a hurry, we simply had to stop here. The ribs fell off the bone, full of meat and very little fat, succulent and absolutely perfect with the sauce they provide. The sides are nothing special. Let's be honest: one comes here... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I love Railhead! I eat lunch here at least once a month. Their beer mugs are the coldest in town, so your beer will frost over. Their BBQ brisket, pork ribs and jalapeño cheddar sausage is the best. The restaurant has that Texas feel to it. Try it out!

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Chanute, Kansas, United States
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The brisket was sliced perfectly and very tender and juicy....just about the best that I have had...I had a fishbowl of ziegenbock beer, fries, and 1 lb of brisket for 12 bucks

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Average flavor for Texas Barbecue. Friendly and courteous staff. Nice place for large and small parties alike.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: 817-738-9808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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