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Kirby's Barbecue

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216 N Highway 14, Mexia, TX 76667-2750
+1 254-562-5076
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“turkey” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (9 reviews)
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10:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
216 N Highway 14, Mexia, TX 76667-2750
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Kirby's Barbecue is absolutely delicious. We typically go for lunch during the week and they are always busy. The line is long most of the time but the people are friendly and the food comes out fairly quickly, hot, fresh, and delicious! The barbecue sauce...More

Thank Kasey C
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Kirby has great food all around, and a friendly and nice place to dine. You can't go wrong from stopping in and getting something to eat

Thank Geary S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I heard that the turkey was good but man was that an understatement. Got the turkey and brisket plus potato salad to go and it was a huge hit. Not a huge fan of the sauce, kind of strong on the vinegar but the meat...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This indeed is an excellent BBQ place with great service and fresh made desserts. Stopped in with local family at closing time in the afternoon but they did not mind and we're happy to feed us and let us hang around and visit. Great Find.

Thank cokerbud
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have eaten at a lot of barbeque places, and this is the best by far! We love the brisket and sauce. I highly recommend Kirby's barbecue! Now that we are traveling, we always try to go by and stock up on barbeque to take...More

Thank Tita T
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Kirby's BBQ Mexia TX 11 March, 2016 I was nervous about pronouncing the name of this town. Muh-HAY-uh is how the friendly woman behind the counter at Kirby's pronounced it. I was her baby, as well as her darling, about thrice each during the brief...More

Thank autnagrag
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good local food. Best place to get BBQ in Limestone County. I usually get the BBQ spud and it's huge. They also have good dessert if you dare.

Thank Trent M
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I have been a regular weekly (or more often) diner for the past 15 years. Without question, Kirby's has THE best barbecue in Texas ... Actually it the best from Texas to Memphis thru Nashville to Virginia and points south. Ribs are superb, as is...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Very good ribs and sliced beef. Very surprised how good the potatoe salad was. But, make sure you leave room for the buttermilk pie. Best I've ever had! 👍👍👍

Thank jziii
Reviewed February 25, 2016

We were driving from College Station to Dallas, just hoping for not fast food on the road. Happened in to Kirby's because there were so many trucks parked in front. And then angels began to sing. I had no idea what to order -- and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 N Highway 14, Mexia, TX 76667-2750
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Mexia
  • Phone Number: +1 254-562-5076
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