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Backwoods Bar-B-Que

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630 W Statehighway 243, Canton, TX 75103-2116
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Canton, Texas
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My favorite local bar-b-q place. I've been eating with them for years and never got anything bad. My usual is the chopped beef sandwich with a side of slaw and pie.

Thank LDIT2653
Canton, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Just discovered this small BBQ place in Canton. Nothing fancy; it is a causal atmosphere, but the food is outstanding. Have eaten BBQ throughout Texas and other parts of the south and I have to say that the ribs I had here are the best I have found. Sides are well prepared and plentiful. There other BBQ meats are also... More 

Thank mrobertc2015
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Just a simple chopped beef sandwich is what I crave now and then. This is tops! Good overall flavor.

Thank Elaine C
Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped into this small restaurant today. It was empty, which shocked me, but it was 3 pm. The meat was tender and juicy. Sauce was decent, I've had better, but certainly had worse. Prices were reasonable, portions reasonable. Don't get the baked potato. They microwave them to get them warm, which means hard spots.

Thank Virkin123
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

Best Bar-B-Que in the Canton area. Meat is always consistent. Their stuffed baked potatoes are the best in the area.

Thank 544trudyt
Wills Point, Texas
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Brisket, red beans, potato salad and coleslaw, nothing better. Not to be missed, but not open on Sunday.

Thank Dadx2w
Rayne, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

On our first trip, we had a sampler plate. Oh...my...God, it was fabulous! Next visit, we had the Daily Special and nearly licked the plate clean. Our next visit was brisket for days! And the Peach Cobbler was the BEST we've ever had. You have GOT to eat at this Mom & Pop whenever you go to Canton. Casual atmosphere,... More 

Thank Burgundy O
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2014

Cole slaw very good and fresh tasting. Pinto beans just the right amount of doneness, no real flavor. French fries very salty and my paper tray was only 1/3 full. Neighboring table had fries bulging out of their tray-small cut, not much potato flavor. Potato salad was too sweet and had to much mayonnaise. Sausage was too salty and turned... More 

Thank Ron H
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Brisket is just OK, sides aren't very good. Building is dated and choices are limited. Meats are ok and inexpensive. Will fill you up if you're in a hurry.

Thank beachbumsall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2011

Definitely great barbecue! We had the sausage plate with beans and Cole slaw, everything was wonderful. Owners very friendly. Don't let the outside fool you; this is a jewel!

1 Thank Janis9000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Statehighway 243, Canton, TX 75103-2116
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: 9035676253

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?