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“World-Class BBQ in the Woodlands” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Corkscrew BBQ

Corkscrew BBQ
24930 Budde Rd, The Woodlands, TX
8325921184
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Ranked #1 of 168 Restaurants in The Woodlands
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
Houston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“World-Class BBQ in the Woodlands”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

From this humble, permanently-parked trailer comes the best BBQ in 50 miles, and some of the best in Texas. Superlative brisket, excellent pork ribs, delicious chicken, and perhaps the best turkey I've ever eaten. Saturday mornings they make the Flintstone-sized beef rib, which is amazing.

As a small BBQ place, they sell out every day (you can't just whip up more 'Q when you run out) so be there early, and expect to wait. They're almost always sold out by mid-afternoon. On Saturdays, folks have been known to get there at 9am (they open at 11).

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Spring, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Really really really good!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Like everyone else says, get there early or they will start running out of things while you're waiting in line. With that being said, its worth waiting for. The brisket and sausage were outstanding. I thought the ribs could have been a little more tender, you know, "fall off the bone" style. But I would go back - really a great taste to their meat.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Spring, Texas
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12 restaurant reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Getting my BBQ fix”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Tried the Pulled Pork, Turkey and Moist Brisket with coleslaw and potato salad. Hands down the brisket was my favorite, had a great smoke ring and extremely moist. Turkey breast was next in line with wonderful smokey flavor and super moist! Pulled pork was good but compared to the others good was what this item will get. The potato salad was smooth and chunky with a hint of dill...ishousness! Coleslaw was good too next time I'll try the baked beans. Don't miss out on the peach cobble for dessert it's worth it!

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North Houston, Texas
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54 restaurant reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Best barbecue period!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

Clearly the best barbecue. Get there 30 minutes before they open (10:30am) and take a number. Try the sampler. The meat falls apart.

Visited April 2014
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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“You must get the cobbler!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

The baked potato, brisket, chicken, and pulled pork are all good. Of course you must get there early to make sure you get what you want but once you get it you realize it was worth the wait! They make different cobblers daily but it is the best end of a meal or the start of a meal.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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