BBQ Restaurants You Must Try in Corpus Christi
In Texas, we LOVE our BBQ.
Check out these 5 must-try barbecue joints in Corpus Christi!
The newest talk of the town is Salty Oak BBQ, a small space with big taste! This Southwestern-style BBQ spot has the locals raving over its signature 2-pound sandwich, The Big Salty. Influenced by the Central Texas region, Salty Oak smokes its meats with minimal rubs in a fire fed with post oak. You can expect to see the labor of love they put into everything from their low and slow smoked BBQ, fresh signature side dishes are made daily and their house BBQ sauce made from scratch. 4301 S Alameda St.
Located in the heart of downtown, Hoegemeyer's BBQ barn is a hometown favorite that's fun for everyone! This eclectic barn serves up traditional BBQ, delicious in-house made sides, and an eclectic twist on its "sammiches" and atmosphere! Founded in 2013, the family-owned restaurant is housed in a building established prior to 1920 making for a real home-like feel. They take pride in seeing a smile on everyone's face who walks through the door! 711 Concrete St.
Julian's BBQ is as authentic and traditional as it gets! Cooking is an art, and the owner, Julian, understands that creating a master piece takes time--like traveling 7 hours to select the wood used in the pits. The fire in the pit never burns out and the original flame from opening day is STILL burning! Pro tip: the line is totally worth it. Be sure to try the monster beef short rib paired with a Mexican coke. 1818 Baldwin Blvd.
Right off of Highway 37 is the Bar-B-Q Man restaurant, family owned and operated for 42 years! This BBQ joint truly represents Texas home cookin' with family-styled vibes. Expect fresh, championship-quality barbecue made with authentic low and slow techniques, served family-style so you don’t have to ever worry about leaving hungry! Eating with a big crowd? The Bar-B-Q Man can accommodate any group small or large (up to 500 to be exact). 4931 IH-37 S.
Right over the bridge on The Island is where you can find Texas Mesquite BBQ, a BBQ place with a huge variety of dishes! From Texas BBQ to seafood favorites, Texas Mesquite BBQ is the perfect example of Texas Coastal Cuisine. Enjoy melt in your mouth barbecue like slow mesquite smoked brisket, pulled pork and fall off the bone smoked baby back ribs! 14557 S.Padre Island Dr.