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#28 of 137 American in Waco
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American, Barbecue
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Lunch
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Great family barbecue. The ribs was great and the brisquet was amazing. Everyone working there were helpful and joyful. Will be back when in Waco.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 16, 2020 via mobile

Jaspers is in a unique neighborhood and we hesitated a minute before we decided to be adventurous. We are so glad we stopped. The people were super friendly and the food was delicious and plentiful. We split a three meat plate with brisket, sausage, and...chicken. The meat had a good smoke flavor. The potato salad was good but the coleslaw was excellent.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Being from Kansas City I wanted to try Texas Bar-B-Q. i picked Jasper's because of the reviews and that it had been around since 1915. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent as was the food. Still prefer KC Bar-B-Q. My brother bought a...bottle of their Hot Bar-B-Q sauce he said it didn't lie. would we eat there again? Yes, I'm telling friends about it too.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Happened across this joint (And this is indeed a true BBQ joint) and all I can say is, WOW. Easily the best ribs I’ve ever had. As far as the service goes, I was unable to open the door myself because the friendliest lady I’ve...come across in a long time, FLUNG the door open and with a huge Texas grin said “How ‘ya doin? COME ON IN!!” Yep, I’m going back.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

Had sliced brisket and fixins with an out of town guest this Friday. We pleasantly surprised that the crowd was not too thick. As you arrive, the parking lot is not well marked, so just align yourself with the other vehicles in the lot. Decide...food from menu that is posted on the wall. Order from food preparer or from cashier. Freshly cooked meats are cut when you order. "Plates"come with a couple of sides. Staff bring plate to your table when it is ready. There is also a condiments cart with pickles, onions, jalapenos, bread and brisket gravy (aka: au jus). As for the no frills aspect: tables are old diner laminate tops, plates and drink cups are styrofoam, and utensils are plastic. But no worries, the food is great.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Great brisket. Sauce was very good, not too sweet and not too much vinegar. Just need lots more napkins. Visited here 2 years ago & still great.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Small BBQ joint. Portion size was large. Brisket and sausage was yummy. The coleslaw was very good too. They come around with a cart of onions, jalepenos and pickles. They also offer gravy which included dripping from the meat. We enjoyed our meal. The workers...were friendly and helpful. We would return again.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

Right off I-35 - great local place, but they love travelers! Ribs are great and rat cheese is delish! Beat the rush - go on off peak times! Limited seating but fast to go service! Worth the stop and friendly Texas service!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I wrote a review last year and gave Jasper's 5 stars, so after my second visit on a Saturday before a Baylor home football game, I need to give an update. This was a take-out order of two BeanieQ's and six pork ribs. The BeanieQ...was mostly chopped brisket with very few pinto beans. You might like it that way, but I would have preferred at least half and half - maybe even a majority to be beans. You could probably order it to your liking. Now the pork ribs - the good was that they were large and meaty, the bad - they were tough and looked and tasted like they had never been smoked. Probably won't be a third visit.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

I guess everyone has a different opinion of what is considered excellent. While I thought the food here was decent, it was probably my least favorite of the BBQ places we visited while in Waco or Texas for that matter. I had the sliced brisket...sandwich with a side of pinto beans. The staff here was attentive and friendly, food just wasn't "all that". BBQ sauce was very good and tangy.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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