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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%
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“brisket” (66 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“bbq beans” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We ate dinner here one night on a Tuesday at about 5pm. They close at 6pm or when the food runs out so get there early. The 4rib plate had huge ribs and sides were good too. Loved it.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We stopped there on a MONDAY (Beware!! Closed on Mondays) but we had heard great reviews, so we returned on TUESDAY (Beware!! they close early) we are used to Houston area where whey stay open late. So we had to order and eat in a...More

1  Thank Abel G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Had lunch there, twice. Really good BBQ and sauce. Kick back attitude, usually crowded , esp. On weekends. Go early. Large plates of food, I hD turkey and it was super yummy.

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The wait was about 10 minutes to order at around 1:20 on a Saturday. The good was outstanding and the BBQ sauce should be bottled and sold. The only thing that kept it from 5 stars is the lack of seating. There are plastic picnic...More

Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing brisket and sausage! The sauce has just enough kick but isn’t too spicy and the folks are really friendly. Will be back!

Thank Mamataeangel
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I am a native Texan and will tell you that this BBQ is the real deal! The decor is super basic and could use some help but the food was so good that it made up for it. Plan to get there early or you...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Drove over from Dallas one Saturday just because football season is over for my teams and we were looking for someplace to explore. Not much else in the little town of Jefferson but the BBQ was respectable. The ribs were meaty and large. The brisket...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on our way to Hot Springs from Houston. My husband is trying to complete the BBQ passport from Texas Monthly and this was on the list. What a find! It's in downtown Jefferson which is absolutely charming and really has...More

Thank mollymac86
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Stopped by for lunch while walking around Jefferson this past weekend. Order the Swamp Fries - fresh cut fries covered with brisket, cheese, onions & jalapenos. Pretty damn good. The place was quite busy for a Saturday afternoon and a lot of people eating BBQ.

Thank chris s
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered chopped beef sandwich and fries it was so delicious. The sandwich had a lot of meat and it was so good. My spouse had a 2 meat plate his food was delicious also.

Thank patys4
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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