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“Funky place, good Barbecue”
Review of Judge Bean's BBQ

Judge Bean's BBQ
Ranked #5 of 143 Restaurants in Brentwood
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: THE BEST BBQ EAST OF TEXAS When you come to Judge Bean's, we want you to feel at home. We want to you to get good, home-cooked food straight off the pit, side dishes that will make your mouth water and and an experience that is unique to our place. That's a tall order, but it's a promise we do our best to make good on every day we open the doors. At Judge Bean's, a lot of folks say we have our own vibe. And that is true. We're not your typical BBQ joint. We're better than that.
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Description: THE BEST BBQ EAST OF TEXAS When you come to Judge Bean's, we want you to feel at home. We want to you to get good, home-cooked food straight off the pit, side dishes that will make your mouth water and and an experience that is unique to our place. That's a tall order, but it's a promise we do our best to make good on every day we open the doors. At Judge Bean's, a lot of folks say we have our own vibe. And that is true. We're not your typical BBQ joint. We're better than that.
Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is a little "hole-in-the-wall" place that is always packed and for good reason - the barbecue is really good. We had the pulled pork, and the portions were very generous. Sides were good. Pulled pork was excellent, but one complaint was that they had only one choice of barbecue sauce and it was rather spicy. Would be nice to have a sweet sauce as a second choice. Didn't have it, but the brisket looked divine as well.

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Reviewed July 20, 2012

We have been a couple of times.. the first time was a decent experience and good eats.. We went again and the quality of service and food was not the same. Also, the number of flies in the place was driving my kids and wife crazy.. We might try again but maybe when the fall comes and the flies die off. (Hopefully the quality of the meals are back to what we first had)

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Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

Great little casual place with great brisket and ribs. Half chicken was good, everyone raved about the potato salad, coleslaw not so much. Service was mediocre--not real good about keeping our drinks filled which was important with the spicy kick a lot of our dishes had. Owner was friendly but a little handsy and over the top, but it was nice that she was concerned about our experience. Best banana pudding ever and the chocolate pie was a close 2nd.

2  Thank midwestgirl_56
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

Hubz and I stopped on our way through town. Owner very attentive, as restaurant not full mid-afternoon. I had the brisket, which I was told slow-cooks for 18 hours; it was good! and I had my choice of BBQ sauces to use. I've never cooked a brisket before, so owner told us what piece of meat it is, etc. (okay, don't ask...). Hubz said ribs very meaty. Beans pretty spicy, but good if you like that. Nice, friendly place. I'd love to return when the live music is there...

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

We enjoyed ourselves. Nice little local joint. Good food, good service, nice atmosphere. Keep up the good work!

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