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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (66 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“bbq beans” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank John S
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 steve b
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
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We have been devoted river port customers even before they hit the top 50 in the state list. Stephen is an amazing guy and he and his family have created a great business for such a small east texas town. The brisket is AMAZING and...More

1  Thank SmithJM
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in and the food was a real treat! Had brisket and pork, outstanding. French fries were great also. Recommended to anyone who loves barbeque.

1  Thank pacer99
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wmyers2017
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
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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