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Riverport Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone that I dined with at lunch enjoyed what they got. There were 5 of us and we all got something different. Everything was so good. I live about 45 minutes to an hour away and I would make the drive just to eat there.

Thank KB013
Bossier City, Louisiana
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here while in town. The employees were friendly. The food was good. My daughter got rib basket, great deal she got about 4/5 ribs and side for $10. And I got the sliced bbq sandwich combo. All our food was pretty good. Good portions and the meats were tender. Was a little hard to find a seat. But... More 

Thank g m
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a very informal place to eat barbecue with speedy service. We had ribs and sandwiches with all the trimmings! Delicious and not expensive.

Thank Diane C
Dover, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Took the family there for lunch... Wow!! Absolutely amazing food. A must try if ever in Jefferson, Tx. Definitely would go again.

Thank dovertactical
Palestine, Texas
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

BBQ restaurants come and go these days, but this one stands out above them all! From their tasty pulled pork, to their tender brisket and ribs, this place has food to satisfy the hungriest! I highly recommend it to anyone with an appetite!

Thank jacifus
Royse City, Texas
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This was our first time here and " The Great 1" guided us through the menu. A must have are the famous swamp fries. Fries with bacon ,onions, jalapeño ,cheese and we had pulled pork on top! WOW. A meal by themselves. But of course we didn't stop there. We also had a three meat plate. Now I know why... More 

Thank Kathryn B
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338 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Here in Texas there's a lot of great barbecue restaurants so it's fun to try different ones. This place has excellent barbecue and all the trimmings. Service and value were good. It's so good that people though have to wait for a table or get it to go as there's not enough seating for everyone who wants to come in.

Thank BushkaTexas
Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Our family (kids and grandkids) loved it so much we ate here two days in a row! Absolutely delicious and worth the drive to Jefferson! Between the nine of us we sampled just about everything on the menu and enjoyed every bite Can't wait to head that way again!

Thank handhcindy
Marshall, Texas
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent here is you like a wide variety of meats and tailoring options. Folks who want to eat healthy and have BBQ also still have good options here, with the wide variety of meats, sauce on the side, and sweet potato options. Service is fast, and the ambience is enjoyable. Prices are reasonable too. Only downside to... More 

Thank GeraldNissley
Tyler, Texas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Had chopped brisket sandwich with delicious barbecue sauce. I loved my fried cornbread. So good. Everyone at our table loved their food.

Thank Cowan27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: 903.665.2341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?