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Central Texas Style Barbecue

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4110 West Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581-4116
281-485-9626
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
True Texas BBQ

Brought my parents here when they were visiting from CA - they agree - the BEST barbeque sandwiches ever! We are dedicated Central Texas patrons - try the banana pudding!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
pegtatpat4125
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Pearland, TX
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Pearland, TX
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brought my parents here when they were visiting from CA - they agree - the BEST barbeque sandwiches ever! We are dedicated Central Texas patrons - try the banana pudding!

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Thank pegtatpat4125
ruthmarie, Owner at Central Texas Style Barbecue, responded to this review

Wow! I love to see a review like this first thing in the morning! You made my day! Thanks Ruth Leclere More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch and was impressed by the friendly staff and nice range of BBQ offerings! Had the pulled pork but sampled many other as I was their with a group of relatives. Everything I ate was very good and I would recommend this place to all!

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Thank DrTCom
ruthmarie, Owner at Central Texas Style Barbecue, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review ! We always try to do our best! We have 4 generations of family working here and have been here 46 years. Makes me so happy to hear nice reviews!! Thanks and come back soon! Ruth Leclere More 

Pearland
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we were disappointed in this restaurant. While it was clean and the service was good, we did not care for the barbeque. It was lacking flavor and already had onions in it. We had the chopped beef sandwich but did not try the sides.

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Thank Deborah K
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the brisket and ribs smothered in tasteless watery sauce. Over-priced lunch menu and not a great bargain when the food is so bland. The atmosphere is very strange and the tons of Knick knacks is over done.

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Thank M W
Pearland, United States
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good barbecue all around with very generous portions and reasonable prices. Very casual, service is cafeteria style with a typical 5-10 minute wait inside the door to be served. Basics are very reliable (sausage links, ribs, brisket, pulled pork) with the usual enormous baked potatoes. Mac & cheese and beans are my favorite sides, and the potato salad and slaw... More 

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Thank Pho-sho_TX
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our sweet grandsons has taken us there twice. Everything they serve is delicious but I am partial to their BIG Baked Potato with cheese and barbecue! .DELICIOUS ! The surrounding decor is really something too!

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Thank Patricia M
Avalon, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were actually going to another Texas BBQ restaurant but they had "sold out" so we found this place just up the road. The pork loin, jalpeno sausage and sliced beef were awesome! We were a little disappointed with the ribs but the others were so good it was OK. Huge portion sizes! All dishes are served on disposable plates... More 

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Thank daniel984
ruthmarie, Owner at Central Texas Style Barbecue, responded to this review

Daniel... Thanks so much for the nice review!!! I wish you would have asked for different ribs... We may have had some you would have enjoyed more! Some people like them more done... Some less done some like the crunchy ends some the center ... So please always give us the chance to give you what you like... Otherwise I'm... More 

Pearland, Texas
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Stand in line buffet style BBQ. Plethora of side dishes and BBQ meats to choose from. Brisket and sausage should not be passed! Pretty reasonable too!

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Thank Fred D
Houston, Texas
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216 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is good small-town BBQ. The portions are generous and the sides are good. The brisket was tender. The meat (we tried the brisket and the regular sausage) was all VERY mild when it comes to smoke and bark flavor. I always ask for point brisket and they must have trimmed all the bark off of it. So, to summarize,... More 

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Thank BevoBurn96
Pearland, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The barbecue at this restaurant is excellent. The meat on the ribs falls off the bone. The peach cobler is excellent.

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Thank Rick N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4110 West Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Pearland
  • Phone Number: 281-485-9626

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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