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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 #528 of 7,229 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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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Naperville, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Porter, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Most don't think about a BBQ place for breakfast. This downtown location offers breakfast tacos (where I'm from they are burritos!). They offer the usual..Bacon, sausage, eggs potatoes, cheese, etc. Folded into a flour tortilla..thus the name taco. Service is quick and friendly. Plain egg taco is only .99 cents...a bargain. .

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Houston, TX USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I was in town for a meeting. Pappas Barbeque was right there. Conveniently located, lots of parking (unusual for a downtown location) and a new looking facility. Top that with some great choices, excellent service, and quick! My half chicken plate was to write home about. Out of there too in less than 45 minutes. Highly recommended!

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West Fork, Arkansas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Ate at Pappas BBQ three months ago. We were told this was a good BBQ place and we were looking for good BBQ since we were in Texas. My pulled pork was so dry and no flavor whatsoever. Everytime i took a bite my mouth would get drier with every chew. The two sauces were terrible as well. The one... More

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