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Joe's Barbeque CO

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1400 E Highway 6, Alvin, TX 77511-2572
+1 281-331-9626
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Friendswood, Texas, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like fried shrimp, you will LOVE theirs. Every Tuesday they have one dozen giant fried gulf shrimp along with the best hush puppies, coleslaw and.a loaded baked potato. My parents drive from Colorado Springs to be here on Tuesdays for their fried Gulf shrimp. Yes, it is that good!

Thank Sarah A
Galveston, Texas
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143 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have owned and eaten at BBQ restaurants all over Texas and Joe's is one of the best around. You will find all of the standard fare of any Texas BBQ Joint; Brisket, Pork Ribs, beans and etc. However, not all BBQ joints offer Beef Ribs and those who do offer them rarely provide such a delectable example. Additionally, you... More 

Thank criticalchristopher
Fresno, Texas
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The BBQ is top quality. You can choose between the lean or the fantastic tender top cut brisket. The pork ribs are usually first rate, tender and meaty. Once you go through the line and order your food, the wait staff provides quick service on the drinks and condiments you may have forgotten. One various days they have an additional... More 

Thank JohnSr_66
League City, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Can't beat it. Delicious. 12 large fried shrimp & side for $12.95. The first time I went, I didn't split. Mistake. This is a very large order and plenty for two people.

Thank Sharon S
Missouri City, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been coming to this restaurant for quite a few years because they always had :All you can Eat Beef Ribs" on the week-ends. The ribs are fantastic, but to our shock and surprise, they stopped the "all You can Eat special", which is a shame. But if you want Beef Ribs that are fantastic, we recommend this family... More 

Thank Marty S
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301 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Super good local BBQ. Casual sit down. Rustic decor. They gave us an entire carafe of soda which we took with us in a to-do cup. A Lone Star experience.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

All the meat that I have eaten there has been very good. The brisket is what I call traditional Texas style. Slowly smoked until very tender and flavorful with a crispy burnt outside crust. The portions are HUGE! They have an extensive menu that includes barbecue meats, jumbo baked potatoes, hamburgers, steaks, and even a buffet. They have a very... More 

Thank Randy F
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I have never seen a baked Potato this big! I could only eat about half [and that was way too much] and took the rest home to share! I have never so much meat on a baked potato!! I will definitely go back again!

Thank kcypher2013
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Joe's is an Alvin tradition. From what the old timers tell me, the family started small. In the low and slow, small batch BBQ - they were incredible. As a large operation the flavor and tenderness suffers. Honestly, my BBQ cravings are sated elsewhere. If I order BBQ, it is turkey; order early in the day as it gets dry... More 

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Alvin, Texas
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Average BBQ. Beef was dry. Good size portions. They have buffet service also it looked good. Place could use dusting the taxidermy was dusty and other items were dusty too.

Thank BlueberryBuckle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 E Highway 6, Alvin, TX 77511-2572
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Alvin
  • Phone Number: +1 281-331-9626

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