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“Great BBQ” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Riverport Barbeque

Riverport Barbeque
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657
903.665.2341
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Ranked #2 of 27 Restaurants in Jefferson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great BBQ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The sliced brisket sandwich was very tender and had just the right amount of smoke. The sides were light but good. The menu has something for everyone. If you go make it early or a little late to get a seat.

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Good food, great service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

We walked in the door about 6:30 pm on a Wednesday. A young woman said they had just closed, but Kitchen Manager Wesley said no, he would take care of us, and he certainly did. My husband wanted ribs , but there wasn't a full order , so Wesley filled his plate out with sliced brisket. I got the last order of sausage, and our daughter got brisket. The brisket was trimmed, tender and tasty. The ribs were fall off the bone tender, and my sausage was tasty without being too spicy. Barbecue sauce was good , tangy and not too sweet. Potato salad was the best restaurant quality that I've eaten, not as good as my homemade but very good! Atmosphere is typical barbecue joint with some cute decorations thrown in. Overall, food was good but Wesley was great!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kissimmee, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“A great BBQ place in a cute town!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We've been eating at Riverport in Jefferson, TX for years! I love the pulled pork sandwich & my husband always gets something different. The ribs are great and there's a variety of sides to choose from. They even have sweet potato fries! The prices are really good. You can get a plate that has your meat or sandwich & 2 sides. I recommend the baked beans. Check the board for the daily special. I always use the sweet sauce. My husband alternated between that & the spicy. The bottles of sauces are on the tables. We were so happy they rebuilt & opened back up after the fire. We come here for lunch every time we come back to Texas.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Go immediately!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

This is the best BBQ ever. It is such a gem for Jefferson. Try anything and everything. I'm glad that after the fire they're back stronger than ever. I highly recommend them.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Barbecue and sides”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Customer service is great, they did a catering job for us once and it turned out great, there's really nothing wrong with the place. If you don't like sweet tea, make it clear, Texans like their tea sweeter than kool-aid

Visited July 2012
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