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Railhead Smokehouse

Railhead Smokehouse

BBQ Joint$$$$
Fort Worth
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7.9/10
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    Mark B.
    "Brisket is outstanding and gotta love those beans."(14 Tips)
    David P.
    "Ribs are also pretty good, potato salad and beans too."(15 Tips)
    Rowan H.
    "Potato salad is so good, especially with a sausage sandwich."(3 Tips)
    Nocatcho
    "The jalapeño sausage was amazing and made the visit."(2 Tips)
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  • Mark B.heart icon on user image
    Mark BJune 7, 2019
    One of the best spots for BBQ in Ft Worth. Brisket is outstanding and gotta love those beans. Regular Sausage is a little bland and not as flavorful so you may want to go with the Jalapeño Sausage.
  • Karen B.
    Karen BurkeMarch 11, 2019
    WYBMABIITY (will you buy me a beer if i tell you) Mouth watering brisket and fries. Enjoy the coldest beer in town on the patio. Close to the museum district & Botanical Gardens.
  • Karen B.
    Karen BurkeMarch 11, 2019
    After a day at the Museums or Botanical Gardens this place has a great happy hour with the coldest beer in town. I like my brisket with a side of fries and coleslaw on the patio please.
  • Nocatchoheart icon on user image
    NocatchoJuly 3, 2021
    The drive thru is a great route if you don’t have tome for dine in service. The brisket was good. The jalapeño sausage was amazing and made the visit. The jalapeño poppers were good. Turkey was great
  • Aaron B.heart icon on user image
    Aaron BrownSeptember 10, 2016
    First time here so I got the ribs. OMG they're so good. The slaw, tater salad, beans, and peppers are awesome. The sauce is to die for.
  • David P.heart icon on user image
    David PittsNovember 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good specials all day, my favorite is Tuesday's half chicken, it's amazing and worth smelling like bbq for days. Ribs are also pretty good, potato salad and beans too.
  • Richard I.
    Richard IrvineMay 25, 2014
    Great turkey, sausage, and the ribs are the best. Sliced brisket a little dry and the smoke ring could be thicker. Get the chopped beef sandwich instead.
  • Rowan H.heart icon on user image
    Rowan H.May 30, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Potato salad is so good, especially with a sausage sandwich. The patio is pretty nice too.
  • R M.heart icon on user image
    R MJune 18, 2014
    Was bummed that they were out of ribs, but the beef brisket was the best I ever had. Love this place!
  • Brian P.heart icon on user image
    Brian PApril 1, 2019
    Ranking this so high & giving it #4 BBQ joints in Fort Worth is really pretty invorrect. The brisket was moist but had zero flavor, nice service but I don’t think I’ll ever be back there.
  • Aaron B.heart icon on user image
    Aaron BrownSeptember 10, 2016
    Ribs, ribs, ribs and more ribs.
  • Shri L.heart icon on user image
    Shri LDecember 28, 2016
    Drive thru window to avoid the lines. Get the ribs! And tons of BBQ sauce to go
  • Blakeheart icon on user image
    BlakeNovember 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    All ya need to get is a chop sandwich, sausage, and pickle spears. Perfection!!
  • Shimmy Mompremierheart icon on user image
    Shimmy MompremierDecember 5, 2013
    Delicious BBQ fast service! The baked potatoes are big and yummie!
  • Marc M.heart icon on user image
    Marc MeadowsApril 17, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Order fried turkey and a cheese boat. Of course, you have to have a cold beer!
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethMarch 10, 2011
    They have a great military discount - make sure to ask for it. The daily special is always good.
  • Stacie V.
    Stacie VotawNovember 22, 2012
    Try the Chicken Sausage Gumbo With Green Beans, Brocolli And Rice
  • Amanda H.heart icon on user image
    Amanda HowardDecember 7, 2012
    A lot of food for the price, very good. The brisket is the best.
  • Derekheart icon on user image
    DerekNovember 29, 2015
    Brisket is melt in your mouth tender.
  • Joe M.
    Joe MunnNovember 4, 2011
    Ice cold beer, warm atmosphere, good sauce and fries to accompany great BBQ
  • Dave F.
    Dave FloydNovember 26, 2011
    Great brisket and sausage. Some of my favorite BBQ in the area.
  • Karen B.
    Karen BurkeMarch 11, 2019
    Nothing better then a brisket sandwich with frys & the coldest beer in town.
  • Marc M.heart icon on user image
    Marc MeadowsMarch 25, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Cathy at bar takes great care of you.
  • Tony B.
    Tony BiancoAugust 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage, not on the menu, but anyway you get it, you'll love it!
  • Mark H.heart icon on user image
    Mark HennesseyMarch 21, 2014
    Great food! Military discount.
  • Ray Michael S.
    Ray Michael SmithJanuary 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They have the best slogan: "Life is too short to live in Dallas"!!
  • Kathleen S.
    Kathleen SarsfieldDecember 7, 2010
    On your way out, pick up a pint of their BBQ sauce for $1.89--so worth it!!!
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LenziniAugust 7, 2014
    In a city full of amazing BBQ....Railhead is average, at best.
  • Billy C.
    Billy CurtisNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I Love the brisket, it's just the BEST!
  • Harold R.heart icon on user image
    Harold RubinDecember 23, 2016
    Sliced Brisket Sandwiches
  • pamela t.heart icon on user image
    pamela thomassonJuly 26, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Rib Special Thursday night yum
  • Matt P.
    Matt PittmanNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the hand cramping schooner of beer.
  • Matthew T.heart icon on user image
    Matthew TroupeAugust 8, 2013
    Best BBQ in FtWorth!! GO LONGHORNS!!!
  • Michael S.heart icon on user image
    Michael SanchezApril 8, 2016
    Brisket, ribs
  • Beverly W.
    Beverly WilliamsMay 13, 2012
    military, fire & police get 25% off total bill.
  • Marc M.heart icon on user image
    Marc MeadowsJanuary 7, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Cathy at bar is the best.
  • Tina L.
    Tina LeeDecember 31, 2013
    BEEN HERE GREAT PLACE
  • Bo N.
    Bo NashApril 13, 2010
    Go with the chopped beef sandwich with mustard and pickles. Trust me on this.
  • Steve K.
    Steve KnightJuly 27, 2011
    The potato salad is excellent!
  • Steve L.
    Steve LoftonJanuary 19, 2013
    Best ribs ever!
  • Sam C.
    Sam CJuly 16, 2010
    Most amazing fall-off-the-bone ribs I have ever eaten
  • Michael F.
    Michael FSeptember 1, 2012
    Cheap ice cold beer... Do it
  • Dfw D.heart icon on user image
    Dfw DeanAugust 22, 2015
    Very average with little to no smoke flavors.
  • Deborah E.heart icon on user image
    Deborah EasthomJuly 7, 2017
    Only liked the ribs
  • Shad C.
    Shad ComeauxNovember 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the ribs, mmmmm. Small but good.
  • Nic C.
    Nic CardenMarch 11, 2012
    Closed Sunday
  • Anthony V.
    Anthony VFebruary 24, 2010
    Eat here. Enough said.
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