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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 #413 of 7,288 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
South Padre Island, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We loved the food here and the atmosphere. Parking was a little tight. I happy that security was on site. We had the Pork ribs & sliced beef plate & the Chicken & linked sausage plate with one jumbo soda. It was $26.25 with tax. It was really good & was alot of food. They also have the pickles, tea,... More 

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Kendall Park, New Jersey
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129 reviews 129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I flew into Houston and friends took me to Pappas. I have the privilege of traveling a lot and I always want to go somewhere I can't go back home (NJ). Pappas was just the ticket. It's delicious BBQ with a country casual atmosphere. The Pork Ribs were meaty and the brisket was tender. My friends are regulars there and... More 

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Victor, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

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
12 helpful votes 12 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
59 helpful votes 59 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Additional Information about Pappas Bar-B-Q - Pierce St.

Address: 1217 Pierce St., Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 713-659-1245
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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