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Pappas Bar-B-Q - Pierce St.

1217 Pierce St., Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
713-659-1245
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Ranked #518 of 7,223 Restaurants in Houston
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Victor, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We walked here after the Texans game. Being from New York State, we don't get good Barbecue. We stopped to get a snack while we waited for the traffic to dissipate. We tried the ribs, brisket, sausage and even buffalo chicken wings. All were very good. We are from Buffalo and old enough to have been around for the birth... More

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Basehor, Kansas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Overall not a bad BBQ joint. The ribs were tender and had a good rub. Sauce on the side was perfect so the bbq could speak for itself. Large portions to good value for the money.

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San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

After a Saturday night Astros game, six of us ate at this cafeteria style restaurant. There were many items from which to choose and the service was quick. The portions were large and the food was very tasty. TV's located throughout the restaurant allowed us to watch key Saturday night college football games as we ate. This was a big... More

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Naperville, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very clean, bright restaurant with lots of seating. You walk up to the counter to place your order and your food is prepared quickly. They have a condiment bar loaded with many items for you to enjoy. The food is very good and flavorful. The baked potato was very Texas style...BIG! They load the potato with copious amounts of shredded... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was by far the best bbq ribs I've had ever. And the staff is phenomenal. Friendly and helpful and always with a smile. Wish this place was in Orlando, FL.

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Fayetteville, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Offered several choices and the taste as great. The service was quick and it was clean. You will not leave here hungry. Worth the money.

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Shoreline, Washington
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Yelp rated this location on Pierce Street only 3 stars but what do I know, I'm just a tourist from the west coast. I ordered the mixed platter for $14.75 and it came with a side dish and a large salad. The sampler plate had a variety of meat cuts from spare rib, kielbasa, pulled pork and brisket. The amount... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This place was not the best BBQ in Houston by far. I was a little disappointed by the fact that they closed at 8pm at night, and their food was not the freshest, hottest BBQ when I strolled in at 7:20. Oh well.

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Everywhere USA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Loved the cold bean salad, spicy & crisp! The Carolina sandwich was awesome! Lots of choices! Wish I could eat more! Great family run restaurant!

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Auburn, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Anytime I travel I always look for BBQ. So when in the Houston area I looked up BBQ and found Pappas. Upon entering the restaurant I notice the antique western motif. Looked at the huge menu anw went to the counter and got a meat combo. I wasnt sure if it would fill me, boy was I wrong! Great portions,... More

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