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“Hard to find, but worth it!”
Review of Gatlin's BBQ

Gatlin's BBQ
Ranked #71 of 8,359 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

I actually did a search for good bbq in Houston on Yelp.com, which yielded Gatlin's BBQ. The reviewers raved about the little shack's beef brisket, but they were out of it when I stopped by. Everyone was disappointed because they were out of the brisket and a few other favorites. But the pulled pork sandwich and BBQ beans I ordered, along with lemonade, hit the spot after trail riding that morning. A big sandwich on a fluffy bun with a side of pickles, hot peppers and onions, were more than I could take down. I ended up eating just the meat after a while. There is very little seating inside, so I sat outside on the picnic tables, under cover, while a big fan shoo'd away the flies. I took my banana pudding to go! Too full! The spot is tucked away in a hard to find spot in an old neighborhood. Use your GPS and go anyway.

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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Always on the lookout for a hidden gem, we found this great little spot and decided to give it a try. I was surprised when I looked for it on Tripadvisor and it only had one review. Just a terrific nondescript little place with a few inside tables and an outside patio...but the folks there REALLY know how to do BBQ!!! Had the 3 meat plate that included brisket, pulled pork and sausage and if I had to pick my favorite I couldn't because they were all so good! added a side of slaw and some delicious baked beans and my lunch was complete. even as I write this my mouth is watering just thinking about it! Hurry and try this place before it gets too well known and you wont be able to get near it. You wont regret it.

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

We were looking for great BBQ in Houston. We found Amazing BBQ. Meat was so soft, BBQ sauce is a great combination of smoke, sweet, and tangy. The place is very quaint - just three tables inside and a porch outside. The owner's son, Mary, was so thoughtful and caring. Stopped to check on us and make sure we had everything we needed. This is a place filled with love and by far the best BBQ in Houston!

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