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Central Texas Bar-b-q

8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
+1 713-641-3360
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (16 reviews)
“mac cheese” (4 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great authentic barbecue, the brisket and sausage was amazing. Fast service and good prices. Plenty of sides. Worth the trip.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vacation810059
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I was staying right next door at the doubletree and took a chance on this based n the positive reviews. Based on the strip mall/industrial area it was in I would not have typically eaten here by myself but I am so glad I did,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luckyno39
Reviewed September 20, 2018

very poor service, the whole staff just sits on their cell phones. Staff eating out front, no glove use visible, no hand washing visible, especially after being on their cell phones. Food is average, $5.00 for a 3oz scoop of mac & cheese that was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank winedown186
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

highly recommend and the owner is the nicest Guy who will make sure you have all you need. His wife is a gem of a person and sees to all your needs. Stop in for a bite

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank George S
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Stumbled into this place from the DoubleTree next door. They are open at lunchtime on weekdays. Really excellent, plentiful food. I eat here once a month when in Houston on business.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank V1Rot8-1
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We searched for a bbq place after arriving in Houston before driving down to Galveston. This place is in a strip mall, that lacks anything appealing so I was kind of reluctant to go in. The place is oddly furnished. It was like going into...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Pamela B
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

From the outside it looks nothing, but inside it is fun and great atmosphere. A real BBQ hole in the wall place. The BBQ is good, the greens are really good. I had brisket and pulled pork. The brisket was 4 stars, decent smoke ring,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DutchTX
Reviewed January 6, 2018

My hotel had referred me to eat at Central and to go before they ran out. I found the staff to be very welcoming and friendly. It was a busy day as most all the tables were full in both the main and overflow rooms....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Josh W
Reviewed November 1, 2017

First time visit for lunch. It wasn’t the quality or flavor of the majority of BBQ restaurants in Texas. BBQ was not very favorable and the sauce didn’t have a memorable taste. Cabbage and green beans sides were plain and didn’t add anything extra to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Traveler38135
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

With a location close to the Hobby Airport, Central Texas Bar-b-q is the bomb. The friendly staff recommended the brisket and spicy links and both were fantastic. The mac and cheese was very good as were the baked beans.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jonnyjetprop
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-641-3360
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