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Local favorites make the Texas Monthly list of 'Top 25 New Barbecue Joints'

Posted at 3:07 PM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 13:37:11-04

WACO, TX — The list of Texas Monthly Top 25 New Barbecue Joints is out and a few of the top places are just a short drive away.

Guess Family Barbecue, Helberg Barbecue and 1775 Texas Pit BBQ are among the top new barbecue spots found in Texas. Barbecue is king in the lone-star state, and each place has its own special seasonings, flavors and famous sides that give it a unique twist that keeps customers coming back for more.

GUESS FAMILY BARBECUE | 324 S. 6th Street Waco, TX
Guess Family Barbecue is located in downtown Waco! Their spareribs are among customer favorites and the family plans to open a brick and mortar soon to accommodate the high demand for their now famous barbecue!

HELBERG BARBECUE | 8532 N. Texas Hwy 6 Waco, TX
Helberg Barbecue also made the list. The Helbergs just moved to Texas last spring and started a food truck on Austin Avenue. After their success, they opened a brick-and-mortar restaurant on Highway 6. One of the customer favorites is their smoked turkey that can be paired with sides like jalapeno corn or smoked Gouda mac and cheese.

1775 Texas Pit BBQ | 8203 Raymond Stotzer Pkwy, College Station

1775 Texas pit BBQ is located right outside of College Station. Check out their renowned pork ribs, turkey breast and sides, like their corn casserole and loaded mashed potatoes!

Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que| 449 W. Cameron Ave, Rockdale
Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que is located in the center of Rockdale. A stage for live music and a series of gardens to grow ingredients are in the works.