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Riverport Barbeque

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201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter loved the Swamp fries so much, she had us stop to get an order for the long road home! She has since tried to duplicate them at home.

Thank kmerricks
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the best sliced beef ever tasted!!! Get there early because they sell out! I wish we could have tasted the ribs..they were out!

Thank mtkmd
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got there late in the afternoon and they were starting to run low on food. I had the brisket and the pulled pork.. Both were INCREDIBLE!

Thank Jeff C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the real deal...wonderful chopped beef and sausage, yummy sauce and sides, especially unique is the hot water cornbread...just SO good. Say "Hey" to "The Great One" when you visit-he'll hook you up!

Thank Victoria S
Riesel, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the swamp fries. delicious, I'm a big guy and the regular was big enough for 2 . Really good sauce too.

Thank Marshall H
Jefferson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eating at Riverport is like joining friends and family for a scrumptious meal and a delightful experience.

Thank tejanaviajadora

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?