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Central Texas Bar-b-q

8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
+1 713-641-3360
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good38%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Barbecue
8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A standard for the folks that live and work near Hobby airport. For some good down home cooking and stick to yer ribs Texas barbecue there just isn't any better. Great food fairly priced. Friendly helpful staff. Family owned and operated. Great atmosphere! You'll love...More

Thank 1961Charles
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Lots of parking and seating. They have plenty of your typical southern sides.(nothing too healthy) Meat and three OR two meats OR three meats. Nice big portions with plenty to take home. They also have a jalapeno bar. We came here because the trendy BBQ...More

Thank Allison C
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The ribs were great and the mac and cheese was killer! Fun atmosphere perfect for barbeque. Would recommend to anyone who really loves ribs.

Thank Patbro
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Grab a tray and head through the serving line. one, two, or three meat plates as well as by the pound. Great meats and a wide variety of sides and deserts. Many more than most places. Highly recommend the broccoli and rice but everything we...More

Thank Leroy H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

When you gather your tray and eating utensils, you get a plastic fork and plastic knife. If you get the brisket, put the knife back! Brisket has a nice smokey flavor and is extra tender. If you want to spice up your plate, get the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent BBQ and friendly environment. Had 2 meats (ribs and brisket) and 2 sides. Meats were great and sides too

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

If you find yourself with a hour or two at the airport jump in a cab or Uber down the street and around the corner for some delicious BBQ! I am usually nervous about brisket so I let my husband order that - mistake. I...More

Thank Kimcooks
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What does it tell you when the restaurant you want to eat at is open only between the hours of 10 AM and 3 PM, Monday through Friday? It tells me that they have so much business they don't need to be open on the...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the opportunity to eat at this location while traveling. Enjoyed it! Was impressed with the owner's care of his customers...awesome to see it!

Thank ElisaRuthN
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I am new to Texas and have been to 3 other big name bbq places, but Central is the best. You have to know where you're going and what to look for when you get there, but it is all worth it. Some of the...More

Thank Vic777_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8101 Airport Blvd Ste 39, Houston, TX 77061-4138
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-641-3360
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