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Barbecue Inn

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#145 of 1,221 American in Houston
Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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BARBECUE DINNERS
Served with Sauce, Pickles, Onions, Baked Beans and Potato Salad. One Substitution Only: Baked Potato or Salad add $2.35
Beef Brisket
USD 14.5
St. Louis Style Ribs
USD 15.85
Sliced Pork
USD 14.5
One-Half Chicken
USD 13.95
BARBECUE PLATE
Served with Sauce, Pickles and Onions
Beef Brisket
USD 11.85
St. Louis Style Ribs
USD 13.25
Sliced Pork
USD 11.85
One-Half Chicken
USD 11.35
FRIED CHICKEN
Allow Minimum of 25 – 30 Minutes. Served with Salad and French Fried Potatoes (Substitute Baked Potato add $2.35)
Southern Fried Chicken
USD 14.75
All Dark
USD 14.5
All White
USD 15.35
Child's Order
USD 10.45
FEATURED ITEMS
Chicken Fried Steak*
Cream Gravy, Salad and French Fries
USD 14.75
Chicken Fried Chicken Breast*
Cream Gravy, Salad and French Fries
USD 14.75
BARBECUE TO GO
Sauce Included
Beef Brisket
per lb. USD 17.95
Sliced Pork
per lb USD 17.75
St. Louis Style Ribs
per lb USD 17.95
Potato Salad
Pint USD 4.75
Baked Beans
Pint USD 4.75
Cole Slaw
Pint USD 4.75
GRILLED STEAKS
Certified Angus Beef
Filet Mignon
Salad and Baked Potato
8 oz USD 33.95
Choice Rib Eye
Salad and Baked Potato
12 oz USD 32.95
SEAFOODS
French Fried Shrimp
Served with Salad and French Fried Potatoes
Regular Order (7) USD 18.25
Medium Order (5) USD 14.75
Substitute Baked Potato Add USD 2.35
Fried Oysters
Served with Salad and French Fried Potatoes
USD 18.75
Substitute Baked Potato Add USD 2.35
Shrimp and Stuffed Crab
Served with Salad and French Fried Potatoes
USD 18.75
Substitute Baked Potato Add USD 2.35
Seafood Platter
Shrimp, Oysters, Catfish, Stuffed Crab. Served with Salad and French Fried Potatoes
USD 24.95
Substitute Baked Potato Add USD 2.35
Cold Boiled Shrimp
Cocktail Sauce
USD 15.95
Stuffed Crab (A Delicious Seafood)*
Salad and French Fries
USD 14.55
Catfish Fillets (Golden Brown)*
Served with Salad and French Fries
USD 14.75
APPETIZERS
Regular Shrimp Cocktail
USD 6.85
Large Shrimp Cocktail
USD 11.65
Barbecue Ribs
USD 8.25
SALADS
Potato Salad
USD 2.35
Cole Slaw
USD 2.35
Lettuce and Tomato
USD 4.75
Chef's Salad
Choice of Ham or Barbecue Beef
USD 10.25
Shrimp Salad
USD 11.65
SANDWICHES
Sliced Beef
USD 6.95
Chopped Beef
USD 6.95
Barbecue Pork
USD 6.95
Hamburger
USD 6.85
Cheeseburger
USD 7.25
Steak
USD 7.65
Fried Catfish
USD 7.65
Chicken Breast
USD 7.65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

A friend suggested we have lunch there and we had a wonderful lunch. The salad was s Very good and the salad dressing was amazing. I ordered the fried shrimp and it was delicious. My friends got the fried chicken and they really liked it...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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F1086JSdavids, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2020

Thank you for such a thoughtful review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come back soon!

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Reviewed July 3, 2019

What can I say? The best chicken Fried steak in Houston. A throw back to the old restaurants. Waitresses are dressed in black skirts, white blouses and black bow ties. Oh and yes they do serve BBQ. Very good. The gravy is wonderful for the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed December 24, 2019

We were visiting Houston and ate here based on reviews, and was not disappointed. Large baked potato with pork. Large salad, great french fries. We read and were told Fried Chicken is best,, but requires a 25-30 minute wait as they cook it when you...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019

We only eat here 5-6 times a year but the experience is always good. The barbecue is good, though the sauce could be a little spicier; but the chicken-fried steak is at the top of my list of favorites. The salads are always big and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2019

Previous visits to the Barbecue Inn in North Houston have given me hours of great dining in a nostalgic setting. Tonight I wandered off my traditional favorites of fried chicken or chicken fried chicken for the super-sized seafood platter. The "French fried" oysters were so...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

Thank you for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed your Seafood Platter. Please come again soon! P.S. Mom will allow you to take a to go box.

Reviewed October 12, 2019

First time back in over 2 years ... such a treat eating there ... best white meat fried chicken and french fries. Salad was so fresh and crispy. Service was fabulous. Restaurant very clean and it reminded us of the olden days ... very crowded...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

And when barbecue fan and someone that comes to Houston about once a month. I'm always looking for new barbecue new Texas barbecue something that's going to rock my world. So I try a new barbecue place each time I visit. This time at the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2019

We are sorry that our barbecue did not meet your expectations, and thank you for the critique. Just to be clear for other customers, a Brisket plate and Baked Potato is not $24. Maybe you ordered something else with it and forgot to mention it....More

Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

This place was established in 1946 so they know a thing or two about home cooking. The service is impeccable and the reason people come back must be because they have a swimming pool of a fryer in the kitchen and a super crew to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Over done chicken, way over done....dried out. My wife had fried shrimp and it was not up to the usual. Ice tea was good, but the wait staff disappears for long periods it time. Also, only one person at a time in the restroom

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

2 stars states: "Meh, I've experienced better", and that pretty much sums it up. I know, trust me, I know that this place gets on lists as one of the best fried chicken places in the U.S. Wifey and I LOVE fried chicken and we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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