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Carl's Barbecue

21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
+1 281-890-2275
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard a lot of good things about Carls BBQ. I finally took the correct exit to get there and now that I know I've had it, that's now out of my system. The brisket was really good. The other meats are OK. The...More

Thank CarlT_reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always consistently good here..tastes good and always fresh.. they have been open for a long time.. one stop and you’ll see why.

Thank Kiffer1966
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Decent food, if you are from the north do not expect to get beans anywhere in Texas like you would up north. Pulled pork sandwich was delicious.

Thank Digger1973
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Carl's to me is consistently good...not the best BBQ nor the worse. It is just always good. Better yet....the sides are awesome. The kids love the macaroni and cheese and baked potato casserole and the banana pudding is yummy!

Thank JDavis2001
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I dropped by Carl’s Bar-B-Q on a Wednesday after to order a two plate dinner to go. The service I got was fine. With the exception of the potato salad and the beans, the appearance of the rest of the sides was just so-so. My...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting Cypress, we checked out this BBQ place named Carl’s. From the appearance of the restaurant it has been there many-many years. The food was fresh and very good. I had a BBQ brisket sandwich with a jalapeño bun. The portions were very large...More

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This place been around a very long time and for good reason,The BBQ is the best I had other than my own,the brisket is always moist and juicy,really do not need the bbq sauce,and they have this hot potato salad,man it is really good,ask them...More

Thank ogtripleog
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Have been going to Carl's for 20+ years. Its still a family favorite. The food is always good at both the 290 location and the Waller location too.

Thank doncur
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Go to Carl's when I'm hungry for barbecue (bbq). The only place I go when I want bbq. Really love the sausage, brisket, and chicken plates. Their banana pudding is outstanding too. If you're in the area, please do not miss this stop if you're...More

1  Thank mrsbear626
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Such a big fan of the food here. Brisket is second to none. Sausage is amazing. Sides can't be beat. Only place for BBQ for my fam and me.

1  Thank Vincent B
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Frances V
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Response from Sandy A | Reviewed this property |
Their regular Sunday hours are 11 am to 8 pm. I have sent an e-mail to them asking about Easter Sunday. Will let you know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21920 Northwest Fwy, Cypress, TX 77429-3377
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 281-890-2275
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