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The Back Porch BBQ

1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
+1 979-968-1580
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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Grill, American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
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Reviewed yesterday

Good quality meats, nothing special. Reasonable prices and fast service. Located midway between Houston and Austin.

Thank Ramil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wondeful bbq! They have 3 different kinds of sauce. My favorite was the Carolina sauce which is kind of sweet. Great little hole-in-the-wall place!

Thank Hope D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very good BBQ. I had the brisket tacos and my husband had the pork tacos. Had cold beer which was a plus.

Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Back Porch has really good BBQ, and they don't have just the usual boring BBQ items. The sandwich my husband got was pulled pork, a hamburger patty and bacon - different and delicious! They make a great chili and serve it on Frito Pie that's...More

Thank PamWhitmire
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Exterior is nothing to get excited about. An old house and a gravel parking lot. I like country music but the volume was way too loud. I guess the interior could be described a shabby cheap. Chopped brisket sandwich was good. The twice baked potato...More

Thank OldArmySoldier
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I had the brisket. It was a little on the fatty side so I'd probably do the sandwich version next time. The flavor was good but I like mine plain and it needed a little more spice. But it was probably just right if you...More

Thank BLindow63
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The brisket platter was very good but only 4 stars because of the massive amount of fat that they left on it. Also for $2.80 more order the 3 meat platter. The people in our group who ordered that,had way less fat on their brisket...More

Thank lulugt
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Back Porch BBQ restaurant is one place in La Grange, TX that I look forward to when in the area. The beef brisket is very good flavor with a tenderness that just requires very little chew effort, ribs (pork) are cooked to my desired...More

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A stop for the family when driving back and forth from Austin to Houston. Wasn't feeling like a huge meal so ordered a salad with some brisket on it, delicious. Another in the group went with the BBQ nachos, the cheese sauce is incredible! Pulled...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Good brisket and ribs. Outdoor seating is available. A little higher cost than most, but good food. Set up in an old house that has been restored.

Thank Wayne N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 24
Grill, American, Barbecue
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1602 N Jefferson St, La Grange, TX 78945-5440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 979-968-1580
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Looking for inspirational local BBQ? Then step onto The Back Porch, La Grange's newest, locally-owned restaurant serving up the finest brisket, pulled pork, sausage, baby back ribs, burgers and side dishes this side of the Fayette County line. Now open for hungry customers 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Located at the northeast corner of Hwy 71 East and Hwy 77 North, the slow-cooked, home inspired menu will delight palates with tempting BBQ, sandwiches, burgers, sides, desserts and traditional fare.
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