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Corkscrew BBQ

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24930 Budde Rd, The Woodlands, TX
8325921184
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best BBQ in Houston

Corkscrew use to be the best kept secret in The Woodlands area. The secret is out. They are the best in the area without a doubt. Month visited? All of them since Jan 2013!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Corkscrew use to be the best kept secret in The Woodlands area. The secret is out. They are the best in the area without a doubt. Month visited? All of them since Jan 2013!!!

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Will soon be moving to a sit-down location in Old Town Spring, so more conducive to travelers (particularly in summer months). Today, covered benches only. Can't beat the brisket (as good as anything in Lockhart - - I buy it to go by the pound), ribs are good, not big on their pork, sides are just okay.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife and I arrived a little later than optimum for our last visit, but fortunately for us, off menu beef ribs were still available so we ordered one and it was to die for! Not only was it fantastic, it was biog enough not only for lunch but a take home meal as well. I read in the Impact... More 

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Franklin, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My wife and I went early Saturday, around 08:30, to get a number, to avoid standing in 98 degree sun for an hour and a half. We got #4 of 25. You can come and go if you have a #, or else, you must stay in line. The beer was free and ice cold, @ 10:00. Easy ordering, paying,... More 

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Noosaville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our first Texan Barbie and it exceeded t all our expectations. Tasty, finger licking ribs, slow cooked beef and sausages cooked to perfection with lots of lovely sides to share. Family friendly environment where we all gathered and got stuck in to the yummy "tucker".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have been to many of the top 10 places for BBQ in Texas and this is the best brisket and ribs you will find. Expect a wait but it is worth it. The service is fantastic and the flavors in the meat are perfect and consistent every time. If you want great BBQ in the woodlands this is it.

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North Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Yes we waited in line yesterday at 1:15 in 95 degrees for their BBQ & was worth the wait & the heat. Was hoping the sold out sign wasnt put up before we got ours but alas the ribs were sold out, many disappointed people who had driven a long way to find them left but we hung on for... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was inclined NOT to write this as I don't want any more people to know about this place...however...this is by far the best BBQ in The Woodlands. I regularly wait in line for 45 minutes in 95 degrees heat to get pork ribs, beef ribs, brisket, turkey, whatever I might be feeling like that day. When my wife and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We really enjoy our visits to Corkscrew....my mother who doesn't live here but visits makes it a point to always have me take her to lunch for some ribs. Food is great and not too pricey!!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What amazing BBQ! We just ate at Corkscrew BBQ this afternoon 6/23/15. This is where you should come to have some great food. We had ribs, brisket, coleslaw, and Mac & cheese. The brisket was 1/2 lean 1/2 moist. The lean was the moistest I have ever had. The ribs rocked also. The sides were very good also. Make sure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24930 Budde Rd, The Woodlands, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: 8325921184

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?