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Pok-e-Joe's Smokehouse

1603 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703-4737
+1 512-320-1541
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
20 Jul 2017
“Great side dishes”
4 Jan 2016
“Good food. Not great.”
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American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
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1603 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703-4737
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Pok-E-Jo's BBQ has been here forever. The meat is great, but don't miss the Baked Potato Casserole! It's like eating a baked potato with all the trimmings but no potato skin to dig in. Lot's of BBQ places have good meat, but terrible sides. Try...More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The brisket is good but it is not to die for. I will come back as the price isn't to high and I'm not looking for a 5 star restaurant all the time.

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Pokejo's does great catering, but we stop by for a fast lunch or dinner and takeout for family packs to bring home. Good sausage and sides, I like the sliced brisket- if you like meat that isn't basted in smoke, this is for you. Good...More

Thank ms mg
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Had PoK-e-Jo's when they catered the VIP tent at the Texas Firearms Festival. All they had for meats was chicken and brisket so my buddy and I had brisket. It was pretty darn good. It had a reasonable smoke ring and was moist but not...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat on our trip to Austin. Someone recommended that we go to Pok-e-joe's. So we walk in there, and we are welcomed by so many options of food to eat. We didn't know what to get, but the...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Pok-e-Joe's has the best BBQ I've ever had in a chain restaurant, and the best chopped BBQ beef sandwich bar none.

Thank Endelda
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

After leaving a poor excuse for a bbq restaurant my family found this gem! We were so relieved. Right when you walk in you smell the wonderful food. Staff was very helpful and I made sure to tell the manager how good the food was....More

Thank mnldaly09
Reviewed 22 March 2015

For a chain store, very good BBQ. They have a wide assortment of meats - beef, pork, turkey, chicken and sausage, ribs, pulled and sliced. The 4 meat platter was surprisingly inexpensive. Great assortment of sides. The green bean casserole looked delicious but didn't really...More

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Pok-e-Joe's is easily the B.E.S.T at what it does - and what it does is Texas style home cooking. Their smoked meats beg to be enjoyed, especially with their traditional side dishes. It's difficult to choose a favorite dish, so I always choose a combo...More

Thank PauletteFey
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Pok-E-Joe's is always one of our favorites in Austin. Good selection of side items and service was very fast and friendly. All meats that we have tried have been great. Definitely give it a try when you're in town.

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US$ 7 - US$ 7
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: 1603 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703-4737
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-320-1541
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