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Riverport Barbeque

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201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
903.665.2341
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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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Jefferson, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Thank tejanaviajadora
Maumelle, Arkansas
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Riverport was recommended by campground host at Johnson Creek park on Lake O' The Pine. What a great place the food is excellent and reasonably priced. Be warned the servings are quiet large. We are both 65+. We split a two meat (Brisket and pulled pork) meal and had to doggy bag some home.

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Thank ArkTraveler72113
Houston
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After all the rave reviews on this BBQ joint, including 4.5 rating (out of 5.0) on the original TX Monthly top 50, we just had to check out for ourselves. Brisket is superb and ranks easily with Franklin's. Just outstanding. As an afterthought we ordered half order of their famous swamp fries. It is huge! We could not possibly eat... More 

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Thank JFBHouston
Richardson, Texas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG, this is the best bar b que I have ever had. My wife and I go there at least once a week. The servings are so large we split a meal and sometimes the two us can't finish it.

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Thank Steven S
Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good bbq sandwich and swamp fries. Also liked the BBQ sauce. Very friendly service. Will be back again!

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Thank tb1205
Searcy, Arkansas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great BBQ located in the beautiful downtown of Jefferson. Historic buildings and homes abound. Great meats, no sauce required. Awesome hot water cornbread.

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Thank judgerch
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were just passing through town on our road trip and saw this place as one of the nearby restaurants when we were in search of lunch. I looked it up and saw its great reviews so we decided to give it a try. So glad we did! We tried the pulled pork and the brisket. So delicious!! The meat... More 

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Thank travelingj613
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't beat Riverport Barbeque! The only thing they need is a larger location. Everything we tried was fantastic. Perfect smoke ring on the brisket. Great peppered turkey. The meat is so good I didn't even want any sauce on it. But, I wanted to try the sauce just to see what it tasted like. It was great too. Not... More 

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Thank APark123
Atlanta, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming here whenever we are in Jefferson and they are open. We ate here again last week. The meat is great. They changed their recipe for the beans. They used to be cooked in the same barbecue sauce as the meat, and have bits of brisket in them. Since they re-opened, they taste like pork & beans... More 

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Thank texasgal149
Greenville, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this BBQ joint. It is one of the best pulled pork, slice beef and spicy fries around. The employees are extremely friendly and the restaurant was very clean. You will love this restaurant!

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Thank Tammy R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
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?