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Carl's Barbecue

21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
+1 281-890-2275
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Decent food, if you are from the north do not expect to get beans anywhere in Texas like you would up north. Pulled pork sandwich was delicious.

Thank Digger1973
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Carl's to me is consistently good...not the best BBQ nor the worse. It is just always good. Better yet....the sides are awesome. The kids love the macaroni and cheese and baked potato casserole and the banana pudding is yummy!

Thank JDavis2001
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I dropped by Carl’s Bar-B-Q on a Wednesday after to order a two plate dinner to go. The service I got was fine. With the exception of the potato salad and the beans, the appearance of the rest of the sides was just so-so. My...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting Cypress, we checked out this BBQ place named Carl’s. From the appearance of the restaurant it has been there many-many years. The food was fresh and very good. I had a BBQ brisket sandwich with a jalapeño bun. The portions were very large...More

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This place been around a very long time and for good reason,The BBQ is the best I had other than my own,the brisket is always moist and juicy,really do not need the bbq sauce,and they have this hot potato salad,man it is really good,ask them...More

Thank ogtripleog
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Have been going to Carl's for 20+ years. Its still a family favorite. The food is always good at both the 290 location and the Waller location too.

Thank doncur
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Go to Carl's when I'm hungry for barbecue (bbq). The only place I go when I want bbq. Really love the sausage, brisket, and chicken plates. Their banana pudding is outstanding too. If you're in the area, please do not miss this stop if you're...More

1  Thank mrsbear626
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Such a big fan of the food here. Brisket is second to none. Sausage is amazing. Sides can't be beat. Only place for BBQ for my fam and me.

1  Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We really enjoyed the corn bread in this location, the service was acceptable nothing to wow just business but the place was very clean and the food tasted delicious. We certainly enjoyed our meal here and recommend it to be visited.

1  Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Carl's is our go-to place when visiting family in Cypress. The cornbread is outstanding and the plate portions are very generous. Very reasonably priced and an excellent selection of meats and sides.

Thank SarahC9876
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Frances V
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Response from Sandy A | Reviewed this property |
Their regular Sunday hours are 11 am to 8 pm. I have sent an e-mail to them asking about Easter Sunday. Will let you know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 281-890-2275
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