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Martin's Place

3403 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-3308
+1 979-822-2031
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato salad” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3403 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-3308
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on College Avenue in Bryan on the university end, this institution has its own Texas historical marker and the brick pit that goes along with it. Family run for generations. Go before they decide to retire. Featured in the summer BBQ short course by...More

Thank OldAg65
Reviewed 25 January 2018

If you are looking for some of the most tender BBQ pork and zesty sausage without any pretense, this is your place. To say that it is rustic is an understatement, but you don't go there for the atmosphere -- some of the best BBQ...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This place has been around since the ‘20’s, so you know it’s gotta be good. Just don’t come if you’re in a hurry—one waitress to take orders, serve food and handle the money. You would think the owner and staff could plan their staffing schedules...More

Thank Sniffies
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Had a work lunch, so ordered brisket, pintos, green beans, German potatoes, potato salad, cole slaw, fried okra, and fried corn nuggets. Everyone raved and asked "Where is this place? We've never heard of it?" Martin's smoke pit is OLD, and OLD means lots of...More

Thank CatInTexas
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you are a Local, this is the place you know, to get really good food for a good price. All the BBQ is great. The German potato salad is excellent! Cold beer is available to enjoy with your meal

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This establishment is a ‘historical’ landmark, and it has been in business since 1925. We wanted to eat some yummy BBQ, and so gave this place a try. We make it a rule to read everything that is posted on the outside of the facility...More

Thank Mutt47
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The place is small. The food was good. The server was smiles and nice. The BB-Q had a good flavor. We went there for an Office Birthday Lunch. The price was low.

Thank 2Bishop2
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at Martin's since 1975! This place is full of local history and you can see it on the walls and test the experience in the BBQ. The brisket is amazing and the sauce is not over powering. The sides are the...More

Thank tsuir_baka
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Don't let the exterior stop you. This historic building dates back to a time when TAM was small and students walked to Bryan to the big stores. Martins is 1/2 way and a perfect place to stop for a cold beer and great BBQ. When...More

Thank VentureTexas
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Martin's Place is classic, featuring history, Texas Ambiance, and darn good barbeque, which tastes like you are eating at a good home-cooked meal. I tried the Sliced Pork Platter and it was all delicious. Moist and flavorful Sliced Pork with a tangy sweet sauce, accompanied...More

Thank albebuc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3403 S College Ave, Bryan, TX 77801-3308
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: +1 979-822-2031
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