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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (69 reviews)
“potato salad” (24 reviews)
“bbq beans” (12 reviews)
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were wanting lunch and couldn’t decide where. I finally choose bbq. This was the best lunch we had in Jefferson. I won’t forget about this place.

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I am not even a huge BBQ fan but this stuff is GREAT!! Small town atmosphere and great BBQ to beat. Will go again every time we are in town.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The most awesome BBQ ever. Try the swamp fries! But don't think like we did that they're an appetizer - a meal in itself. Love the community style seating, and in our experience the local customers are just as nice as the employees.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My friend Larry and I did a 100 mile loop around Lake O the Pines from Atlanta then down to Jefferson and of course we ate here as usual... it's just a great place... the atmosphere is always upbeat fun and friendly but the most...More

1  Thank NeTexasDude
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Found this little jewel of a barbecue joint on a short weekend vacation through Jefferson. Got a sampler and all the red meat was stellar, but the birds were simply ok - adding some bbq sauce helped out the white meat, but really, the brisket...More

Thank PaulTheRunner
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Been to Jefferson TX many times in past 50 years but the first time to Riverport BBQ. It’s the best bbq we have had in years and the baked potato was the very best. Brisket was super and the sides superior. A great meals and...More

Thank SDC73
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We had the brisket and ribs - both were very good but the ribs were exceptional. The cole slaw was also very good.

Thank X8568DEsteveb
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Riverport Barbeque always has great ribs, and on Wednesday they have Chicken Quarters, but you better get there early because they will run out. When in Jefferson, it is a must go.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Love to visit Jefferson, Texas. There are several good places to eat. Riverport is a must. The best brisket I have ever had. Kind of different to not have food on plates. Instead food is served on the tray itself. This is the only thing...More

Thank naliah11
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We have been here many,many times. We enjoy the food and the atmosphere. Both are awesome. Folks are nice and if you get there on a crowded day you can share tables with folks you don’t know and get to enjoy making new friends. It’s...More

Thank Cherry P
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2 November 2018|
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Response from jetsly | Reviewed this property |
You order and pay at the counter, and they bring your food to the table.
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
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
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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