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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (55 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“bbq beans” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Brisket: I usually order the fatty side since it is not as dry. I ordered a pound of "moist" brisket, sweet potato fries and fried okra. I got the brisket and sat down to eat. It was very dry, would not pass the pull...More

Thank Kutsudon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere (the postmaster is a hoot)! Must try the Swamp Fries, the ribs and the burnt ends. Can’t go wrong anywhere on the menu - and everything is priced just right!

Thank Dalyork5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared the Swamp Fries...very tasty and filling and Brisket Tacos (never eaten either of those items before). We'd probably try a more traditional platter or sandwich next time.

Thank threemckees
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the brisket and ribs, pretty darn good, not too smokey. Fries were bland and coleslaw lacked flavor. Nice relaxed atmosphere, bathrooms very clean.

Thank 2travelersun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Jefferson we wanted BBQ. Saw on TA that this was some good stuff. It had a "different" type of dining room. Order at counter and long sharing tables for dining. The BBQ was very good...I had pretzel roll with pulled pork. I liked...More

Thank P L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You better go early if you want to beat the crowd! The pulled pork Sandwich and fried okra are my faves!!! And where else can you find RC Cola!!!

Thank Cattie7kat
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Order at the counter and food is promptly brought to your table. We went in thinking this was a tourist trap restaurant, but were quickly proved wrong! The brisket was juicy and falling-apart tender and had a very good smoked flavor. My wife wasn't very...More

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Attended a benefit in Jefferson that had pulled pork BBQ sandwiches smoked and prepared by Riverport. Oh. My. BBQ. God. It was easily the best pork BBQ I've ever had. And keep in mind this was a catered "sample"--I can't wait to try it fresh...More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Such a delicious chopped sand which, Ribs were Cooked perfect and turkey was juicy good!!! Not enough seats for those that came to taste the hype, so we sat next to a couple that welcomed to their table! Great atmosphere and great BBQ

Thank Br00ke-79
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Good BBQ and decent prices. If your feeding a bunch of grandkids they will give you as much bread as you need to make sandwiches out of the sliced brisket you order by the pound. Onion rings and fries are greasy but good.

Thank trextx
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25 September 2017|
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Response from E9777CMbrianr | Reviewed this property |
Like the others said you will have to call them to make sure. Great place to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 903-665-2341
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