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Barbecue Inn

116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
+1 713-695-8112
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried chicken” (35 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I used trip advisor to find the best dinner in the neighborhood and Barbecue Inn popped up on the screen. Excellent food, reasonable prices and great service. I recommend it.

Thank Michał S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Houston is known for its fabulous cuisine, cultural diversity, and Texas charm! The Barbeque Inn on Crosstimbers is a treat! My husband and I were invited to dine here by Dr. Mazow and his lovely wife! Dr. Mazow helped start Houston Eye Associates and he...More

Thank Summertill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been dining @ BBQ Inn since 1981. I reside in New Braunfels now and I still eat there on each visit to Houston. The food is consistently delicious...especially the fried shrimp. The wait staff is exceptional, and should serve as the benchmark for...More

1  Thank Rodney R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is truly like stepping back into 1975. The chicken fried steak is the best in Houston, bar none. Unlike many places, it is not mostly breading. It's done right, and the flavor is impeccable. Despite the name, the BBQ is not the thing to...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I searched out BBQ Inn a couple years ago because they were listed among the Top 10 restaurants for fried chicken in Houston. Went there and their chicken was excellent and have gone back a few times since with the same result. Not so this...More

1  Thank KingwoodBob
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A neighborhood staple for decades, there is a large variety of different food available. Definitely more than just barbeque. Very popular with locals. Feels like the a hometown diner. Plenty of food (just wish the fries the crispier).

Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome people, and awesome food. I had the seafood platter, Wife had the chicken fried chicken and everything was great. Will definitely be back. Place has been here forever, we used to come here with my father over 20 years ago and it's still great.

Thank jerryleow
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thank you for the nice review! We are glad you dined with us again and look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation of great fried chicken and was very happy with a great plate of fried chicken. The crust was flaky and almost melt in your mouth with every crunchy bite. I️ personally prefer a bit of spice in the coating and...More

Thank Mark S
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Glad you liked the chicken! We pride ourselves in the fact that we still prepare and fry our chicken the same way my Grandfather did in the 40's. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Barbecue Inn. I would describe the experiences as consistent, generous servings of food, and friendly service. The salads are fresh and come with generous portions of dressing. We have had chicken, catfish and fried oysters. Our favorite is the...More

Thank Mark43
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for dining with us! We appreciate your generous comments and hope you will dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Family owned for 60 plus years the best..fried chicken, fried shrimp,chicken fired steak, Brisket... all very very good That is why you may have to wait in line to get inn.

Thank Jeri Lutz C
David S, Owner at Barbecue Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thanks for your review! We appreciate the nice comments and look forward to you dining with us again soon.

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Janie M
13 January 2017|
Response from David S | Property representative |
Hello, At this time all positions are filled, however if you would like to drop by sometime and introduce yourself and explain you qualification for the job you are looking for we would be happy to speak to you. The best... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 W Crosstimbers St, Houston, TX 77018-5630
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-695-8112
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