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Backwoods Bar-B-Que

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630 W Statehighway 243, Canton, TX 75103-2116
+1 903-567-6253
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Canton, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great place to pick up BBQ to go; seating inside also. Brisket, Sausage, Hot Links, and Ribs are all delicious.

Thank Jada S
Canton, Texas
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Love their barbecue choices, note that they are only open for lunch and early dinner since they close at 7PM. Go here for the food and not the ambiance.

Thank lexusanne
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches. Great coleslaw. Was hoping for good barbecue but got great barbecue. I will be back.

Thank Sheila H
Canton, Texas
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My favorite local bar-b-q place. I've been eating with them for years and never got anything bad. My usual is the chopped beef sandwich with a side of slaw and pie.

Thank LDIT2653
Canton, Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just discovered this small BBQ place in Canton. Nothing fancy; it is a causal atmosphere, but the food is outstanding. Have eaten BBQ throughout Texas and other parts of the south and I have to say that the ribs I had here are the best I have found. Sides are well prepared and plentiful. There other BBQ meats are also... More 

Thank mrobertc2015
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Just a simple chopped beef sandwich is what I crave now and then. This is tops! Good overall flavor.

Thank Lainey W
Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped into this small restaurant today. It was empty, which shocked me, but it was 3 pm. The meat was tender and juicy. Sauce was decent, I've had better, but certainly had worse. Prices were reasonable, portions reasonable. Don't get the baked potato. They microwave them to get them warm, which means hard spots.

Thank Virkin123
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Best Bar-B-Que in the Canton area. Meat is always consistent. Their stuffed baked potatoes are the best in the area.

Thank 544trudyt
Wills Point, Texas
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Brisket, red beans, potato salad and coleslaw, nothing better. Not to be missed, but not open on Sunday.

Thank Dadx2w
Rayne, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

On our first trip, we had a sampler plate. Oh...my...God, it was fabulous! Next visit, we had the Daily Special and nearly licked the plate clean. Our next visit was brisket for days! And the Peach Cobbler was the BEST we've ever had. You have GOT to eat at this Mom & Pop whenever you go to Canton. Casual atmosphere,... More 

Thank Burgundy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 W Statehighway 243, Canton, TX 75103-2116
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 903-567-6253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?