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Railhead Smokehouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
+1 817-738-9808
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Arlington, Texas
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my husband's birthday yesterday. We have been here many times, but I had forgotten what a "Ft. Worth" kind of place it is. There were 5 adults in our party; we had a rib dinner, combo plate with ribs and sliced brisket, a sliced brisket dinner and a baked potato with chopped brisket on it. Everyone loved... More 

1 Thank kellypt
Waterloo, Illinois
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You name it they have it. Get in line, order at the counter and find a seat. Cold drinks and hot Q that's all you need after a game at TCU

Thank kiyaker
Arlington, Texas
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a delicious lunch of pork ribs. Very tasty. Probably the best in town. I had a minimal wait in the line to order, despite arriving at noon. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank philarlington
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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162 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Parking can be cramped. Closed on Sundays. But the cafeteria line approach is efficient and plenty of good quality brisket. It is the sauce that makes it fine.

Thank Lou C
Fort Worth, Texas
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127 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our first visit on recommendation of a coworker . I had the sliced brisket plate and my brisket was more chopped that sliced .. but I didn't say anything as line was long and thought well maybe the taste will make up for it. This was not the case ... quite dry and like my husband said pretty tasteless ..the... More 

Thank lovetotravel1236
Trophy Club, Texas
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Ribs always have a great crust, juicy sweet meat that pairs with the slightly tangy house sauce. St Louis cut on the ribs ensures consistent size from end to end of the rack. Brisket is usually very tender but tending toward roast beef. Ribs are king. Sausage is not spicy. Unusual specialties of bologna and salami are surprisingly unctuous and... More 

Thank James A
Boiling Springs, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been three times and each time I come back I'm hoping to change my mind. The atmosphere is Texas, but the food is OK, nothing special. The last time i thought the brisket was pretty dry and not tender.

Thank photojdoc
Palmdale, California
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128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this BBQ smoke house with some colleagues. Good BBQ food and tasty draft beers in large glasses, all priced fair! Reason that it is a popular place. Nice hangout spot for fun talks and affordable food. Although we were with a large group the servants managed to get things delivered quickly to the table. During our stay that week... More 

Thank Arno0571
fort worth
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200 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Went there for a Saturday afternoon pick-up for a pound of lean sliced beef and a 1/2 pound of ribs. The sliced leaves something to be desired. What I expected and what was served was two different things. The ribs leave something to be desired and the condiments (jalapeno & banana peppers) was about it. Where pickles, onions & tomatoes... More 

Thank FortWorthJeffie
Kettering, Ohio
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We were told by a friend that this was a great place and he was right! The staff was helpful in telling us what this Ohio couple should buy! Pulled poem, brisket and ribs with combo plate was perfect! Pretty big crowd for 3:30 on a Monday! Will go back when we return to Fort Worth .

1 Thank Laura B

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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
USD 20
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-738-9808

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