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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (52 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“bbq beans” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife nd I shared a 2 meat plate, with brisket and pulled pork. Our sides were fried okra and sweet potato fries. The brisket was the best. Juicy, smoky, and done right. I have had betterpork, but after all it is Texas! The fries...More

Thank russellp117
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took a weekend to travel around and see a few places. We started in Longview and decided to go antique shopping in Jefferson. We came across this little gem on our way into town and decided to eat. By far some...More

Thank E9777CMbrianr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good bbq, good service. Call before you go to make sure they're open! Great location close to everything.

Thank Katie Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional brisket and ribs! Pitmaster Stephen Joseph, in the neat old towne Jefferson, knows how to smoke the meats. Well deserving of the top 50 BBQ joints in Texas. Burnt ends were also very good, sausage was mild but tasty.

Thank Rorry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best BBQ we've ever had. We ordered food at the counter and while waiting for our food, took time to look at all their memorabilia on the walls. It has an old fashioned feel and the walls are slab wood. You help...More

Thank rvtaborek
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came to camp on Lake o' the pines, came into town and tried the BBQ!! It was so good we came back the next day!! Service is friendly, food is delicious!! A+

Thank hollydorriety
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Day trip for lunch. Wife had rib basket and okra and I ate the swamp fries with chopped beef. No leftovers. Clean and the staff was super friendly. Military discount available as well as a kids menu. Really enjoyed the flavor of the meat it...More

Thank Delania C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Swamp Fries at Riverport Barbeque are awesome. They are delicious. A full order will feed two people. Very good Brisket.

Thank Shug40
Reviewed 20 June 2017

.....if you're in Jefferson & want some barbq, this is the place. They have a nice menu, not alot of frills & extras, but everything is good.....so good, they run out of certain meats, on any given day

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd time to visit this restaurant. The ribs were awesome, they were super tender. The brisket was also really good. Good prices and portions. We had fried okra for a side, pretty good. The coleslaw had a little too much onion as...More

Thank g m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
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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