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“Smoked Brisket to die for”
Review of Asu Smokehouse

Asu Smokehouse
Ranked #13 of 35 Restaurants in Hagatna
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Everywhere you turn in Guam, you’ll find a BBQ….Chamorro, Jamaican, Korean, or just a local firing up on his own grill.
But, if the barbecue trail guides your travel plans like it does mine, and you are in Guam in search of the most exquisite brisket, you'll head to ASU SMOKEHOUSE, and line up outside a cinderblock building in Chamorro Village along with scores of other BBQ addicts, open 6 days a week for lunch and dinner on Wednesdays. Don’t arrive late or you’ll risk encountering the dreaded sign: “Sold Out”.
I ordered the smoked brisket plate with red rice, cole slaw and homemade BBQ sauce. On closer examination of the meat, just below the "bark" (crusty exterior), you'll see a reddish pink band perhaps 1/4 inch wide -- the smoke ring. Press the meat with a fork and it will squirt fragrant beef juices and brisket fat. Take a bite and you'll taste a synesthetic symphony of beef, salt, spice and wood smoke. You can cut it with a fork and it melts in your mouth. The conversation might lag a bit, but only because this irresistible Sliced Beef Brisket deserve a moment of awed silence.
I can’t wait to try the Pork Shoulder or the Chicken.

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

Sonny took the smoking techniques found in Texas and combined them with our establish bbq customs and flavors to make a unique tasting experience. His portions are generous and every bite is amazing. Plus, he offers catering. His smoked turkey, with rosemary gravy and cranberry bbq sauce, made last year's Thanksgiving the best ever. So delicious, so juicy, so tender. Love and care goes into everything he creates!

Thank adventuresoftoni
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

The brisket, ribs are pretty good, cooked long and slow. Since the seating is limited it's best to take your order home, better to really get your hands on those ribs.

Thank guamfourty
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

I'm begging the owner to expand as by far he has the best smoked brisket and chicken on the island. You can cut the brisket with a fork. He makes his own sauce which is awesome and the chicken is great. It's great to find a chef that has a passion for his craft. Only complaint is that when he sells out, which he does all the time you have wasted a trip and the opportunity to taste the best BBQ you have ever tasted. Hidden across from the stadium in Agana around from Jamaican grill in the Chamorro village.

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Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

This small joint has the best brisket around. So tender, juicy with the right amount of smoke and of course, its signature sauce. A must try!

Thank Vicente F
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