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Big Smith's Bar-B-Que & Catfish

4858 Texas Highway 154 S, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482-8229
+1 903-383-2706
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“beef ribs” (9 reviews)
“catfish” (22 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (3 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4858 Texas Highway 154 S, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482-8229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One thing you have to say about Texas - there are tons of good BBQ places. Big Smiths is one of these and out BBQ place of choice when we are home in Sulphur Springs. Always good, brisket smoked just right, as is everything else....More

Thank SteveandLindaB1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by after reading the Trip Advisor reviews. It is worth the 3.5 miles off of Interstate 30 to get there. My husband had the catfish and I had the grilled shrimp. We will definitely be stopping by again to try the BBQ. Large servings,...More

Thank angieraney
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Love the BBQ and the atmosphere is nice... I have to say that the onion rings are the best, followed by the chicken fried steak...

Thank Miranda B
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Good ambiance, food was really good and staff was accommodating. indoor and outdoor seating. Bad: metal building with no cell service.

Thank ChrisH1972
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ spot and the new appetizer BBQ Queso is great! Love the service, everyone works together and very friendly!

Thank Venette W
Reviewed August 9, 2017

They pride themselves in their barbecue --but that is not all they offer. They have specials nightly. Onion rings are to die for! Homemade potato chips, too! Good BBQ. Good fish.

Thank Phyllis G
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

First.....Friday late afternoon and place was not to busy My wife and I declined to try this place again after our first visit (terrible) This visit was not any better!!!! All the fried food tasted burnt and had basically the same flavor due to the...More

4  Thank texasd2014
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by the hotel staff. The beef ribs are huge. They were a little too greasy but the seasoning was outstanding. The catfish was light, flaky and delicious. Nothing we tried was bad. Good service.

Thank 406Foodie
Reviewed July 3, 2017

I can be pretty picky about BBQ, but this place was pretty good. Every seemed to enjoy their food well enough, and we didn't spend just a ton of money for a decent meal. Two thumbs up!

Thank femaleboxer
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

The brisket tacos are to die for! The BBQ baked potatoes were delicious as well. They have all-you-can-eat catfish and shrimp, ribs, and more. Their onion rings were awesome I heard from my family. Very friendly staff and little cozy atmosphere!

Thank Scott S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4858 Texas Highway 154 S, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482-8229
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sulphur Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 903-383-2706
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