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Goode Company Barbeque

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American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Family Fare
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5109 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-5011
713-522-2530
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Everybody loves an original, and you're not likely to find too many things...
Everybody loves an original, and you're not likely to find too many things more original than this. It would be an understatement to call the Goode Company Barbeque on Kirby a Houston institution. It's a tradition that has stood the test of time.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average bar-be-que

Not the type of bar-be-que you go out of your way to eat. However, it is not bad. The sides are about the same as the meats, average. They have good locations and buildings for the type of food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Grabert2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Houston, Texas
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This is an average BBQ place. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here. It is close to our office so it is a quick, quality meal. Service is always good, food is good, it is just the fact nothing stands out. No particular meat, sauce, food or service is memorable. They seem to be known for their... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not the type of bar-be-que you go out of your way to eat. However, it is not bad. The sides are about the same as the meats, average. They have good locations and buildings for the type of food.

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texas gulf coast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I'm fussy about bbq and I rarely like restaurant versions. This place is the real thing. Being a Texas native I have high expectations when it comes to brisket. The brisket I had there was moist and delicately smokey with Mesquite. It's as casual as your backyard, with wooden picnic tables outside with ceiling fans to circulate air and a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are looking for the real-deal, here it is. Always excellent food, good service and clean family friendly atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Traveling on a family vacation looking for BBQ in Houston. Saw a lot of reviews and so many choices. We went with Goode Company and they did not disappoint. I can't say it's the best I ever had living in NC but it was good enough I had to buy a hat.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is some of the best BBQ that I've eaten in Texas. It is quite casual for anyone concerned about a dress code. They have priced their meals based upon the amount of meats that you order. You can also order a la cart. I tried the jalapeño sausage, turkey, and brisket. My sides included beans and cole slaw. Both... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I was in Houston on my own during the tail end of Hurricane Bill so I wanted to eat somewhere local to me without having to travel across town so I asked the Concierge where I could get some good local food and he recommended the Goode Company Barbeque The diner is definitely not pretentious with a few tables inside... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Good location, decent food, kinda pricey for what you get. If you are in the area, it is the only game around but other parts of town have better bbq for less.

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Magnolia, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Nothing fancy. Just good barbeque in a rustic dining area. Main negative relates to the crowds drawn by the great food. Dining area is jammed and waits can be long.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The barbecue meat was Fantastic! The cole slaw was good. Rice, beans and potato salad were good, but nothing special. Staff was super friendly and happy to help out new customers. Cafeteria style ordering indoors. Picnic tables outside. We took ours to go and went to eat in the air conditioned apartment.

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Additional Information about Goode Company Barbeque

Address: 5109 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-5011
Phone Number: 713-522-2530
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Family Fare

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5109 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098-5011
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: 713-522-2530

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Barbecue, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Everybody loves an original, and you're not likely to find too many things more original than this. It would be an understatement to call the Goode Company Barbeque on Kirby a Houston institution. It's a tradition that has stood the test of time.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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