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Pappas Bar-B-Q - Pierce St.

1217 Pierce St, Houston, TX 77002-8213
+1 713-659-1245
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1217 Pierce St, Houston, TX 77002-8213
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took a shuttle full of teachers here during a conference and everyone left completely satisfied. We ordered everything from ribs to banana pudding, and it was all divine! Their portions were abundant and the prices were reasonable. This was a great choice for a...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our group of 6 persons went to Pappas with a hole in our stomach. Plentiful good food was the result on our table. Chicken, ribs, potatoes and salad was awesome. For a modular restaurant like buffet, the quality was very good. Sitting outside for a...More

Thank Thorsten A
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went there last week. And the food was not what we expected. It was not as delicious as in the pictures.

Thank debbie s
Reviewed 31 December 2016

It was a nice experience with the service. Staff was friendly. But the food was not as good as we expected. Need to improve more

Thank Jessie j
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This place was actually pretty good. Loved the food! Great fries! The sausage was very good! Loved the barbecue sauce too! A great place to go worth the family.

Thank Marcella H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Want a quick BBQ fix, then this is the place in the downtown area. No long lines, but excellent flavor in the beef ribs and chicken combo. Food quantity was enough for the next day, but you can easily "pig-out" there.

Thank Hayden C
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

They have huge baked potatoes stuffed with all the goodies. We order potatoes and/or barbecue at least twice a month here. Love the sauce. Tangy and not too sweet. I usually hit the drive-thru on my way home. Very convenient.

Thank Marshall M
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch is great here. Parking is somewhat of a hassle because they are so busy. The food is delicious and they serve and get you thru the line fast.

Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Quick and easy place for dining. One of our favorite Papas to go to. Close to our home. Nice and clean.

Thank Esquivel02
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 5. Pulled pork sandwiches were delicious. Fries were fresh, hot & tasty. 2 got rib plates. Ribs were extremely moist, tender, seasoned just right & delicious. I got the half chicken + 1 rib and the chicken was super moist...More

Thank 42PinkGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Pierce St, Houston, TX 77002-8213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-659-1245
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