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Riverport Barbeque

201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
+1 903-665-2341
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (58 reviews)
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
“bbq beans” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
201 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2131
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’ve eaten here many times. I can’t really recommend a variety of items. Once I discovered some of the best ribs EVER, I don’t try anything else. Awesome spicy BBQ sauce! Hint: don’t wait too late in the day or they’ll run out of ribs.

Thank rtkccarroll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place on Saturday 11/25 and everything was great. The loaded fries (cant remember the name) are awesome! The brisket was juicy and the sausage was good too. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hubby and I shared the 2 meat plate with brisket and sausage w/ a side of swamp fries, we were both full and it was delish! I prefer more dressing on cole slaw, potato salad was good. Seating is tight so don't be afraid...More

Thank Addie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the two meat plate and wife had a sliced brisket sandwich. Sides were potato salad, sweet potato fries, and bbq beans. Meats were tender and juicy with a good smoky flavor. Only thing to improve would be to use filtered water as Jefferson's tap...More

Thank Inge J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though located in far NE TX, we made a special trip to Jefferson to try this joint. We can report it was well worth the journey here. Their brisket is ridiculously moist, tender, and delicious. Their chopped beef sandwich is a very worthy alternative. Their...More

Thank squatchhater
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the turkey and chopped brisket sandwiches and the sliced brisket plate..with fries and sweet potato fries. All was great and the orders were big and filled quickly. We were doing the touristy thing so it was nice to have a great lunch while...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Obviously, this is a very popular spot at lunch for it can get crowded, but with very good reason. The food is exceptionally good and prices are very reasonable. Great service tops it off.

Thank MichaelM1949
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My husband and I ate here while in Jefferson last week. The place is nice and clean and the service is excellent. The barbecue was the best I have ever had! I am not a brisket eater but I ordered it because I didn't see...More

Thank Faye M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Really no service. They basically take your order. The drink section can be a little enlarged with more variety. The price is pretty high for what you get.

Thank John L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband loves BBQ and he really liked his. I had a pork Taco and it was very good and very big. The cornbread was not very good it was not cooked in the middle.

Thank photogal52
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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