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Grand Prize Barbeque

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2223 Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX 77590-7139
409-948-6501
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pretty good food

We go to Grand Prize BBQ about once a month. They usually have specials advertised on their sign outside. They include rib ÊTR steaks, ribs, and chicken. My very favorite is their BBQ potatoes. You get your choice of meat and fixings. This is a more than adequate meal. They also serve fresh baked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Pam A
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Texas City, Texas
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Texas City, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have lived in Tx City for 29 years and Grand Prize has always been awsome. The People behind the counter always are really friendly and have smile on their face. My favorite it the Stuffed Baked Potatoe with Turkey. I have used them many times if I am having a large group over for Dinner and you can't beat... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We eat here every so often. I had the appetizer a couple of times and it was too greasy for my taste. I always order the barbecue baked potato. A couple of times the meat was very fatty but other than that pretty good and filling. The staff has always been friendly and the inside is usually clean.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were told by one of the locals that this was a great place for BBQ. We were also told not to go there between 11 and 1 as they are extremely busy during those hours. We arrived about 2pm to the wonderful BBQ aroma as we opened the door! This is not a fancy place, but the food is... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Whenever I am in Texas City, this is where I go for lunch. The minute you walk in the door, the aroma hits you. The barbecue baked potato is my favorite. I don't need dinner after I have one of those. I've never had a bad meal here.

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Texas City, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We go to Grand Prize BBQ about once a month. They usually have specials advertised on their sign outside. They include rib ÊTR steaks, ribs, and chicken. My very favorite is their BBQ potatoes. You get your choice of meat and fixings. This is a more than adequate meal. They also serve fresh baked jalapeño bread dail. Prices are reasonable... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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69 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

If you like barbeque, the smell of barbeque, the taste of barbeque, go to Grand Prize. The brisket very good, the cheesy in house bread great. They have a lot of choices from really good catfish to barbeque stuffed baked potato. All really really good. It is a hole-in-the-wall kind of place, not modern but clean. Don't let the appearance... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very good Texas BBQ, many locals come here for lunch. The stuffed baked potatoes could feed 2 easily. The brisket is nice and tender. A real nice sauce compliments all the meats and do not forget to pick up fixin's (pickles, sliced jalapenos and onions). The staff is always cheerful and place is kept clean.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Large menu, great atmosphere, nice workers, huge portions; was very impressed with this place. A must stop! The bread with the dinner, yummmy!!!

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Went here for lunch and ordered the chop beef sandwich Not really impressed the BBQ is ok not a big deal. There was more bread than the thin layer of meat that was put on the sandwich. It was more like flavored bread than a BBQ sandwich. The staff is very friendly and the restaurant was very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a favorite bbq place. The atmosphere is nice. The employees are very friendly. Always clean. Reasonable prices. The giant stuffed bakef potatoes are awesome. Could ease up on the spice in the beans. Lower price desserts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2223 Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX 77590-7139
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Texas City
  • Phone Number: 409-948-6501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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