At Pollard Used Cars, we want to help you find the perfect car for all of your adventures. If you love barbeque, you should take your new car on a road trip to these amazing Texas BBQ spots.
4-T’s Bar-B-Q & Catering – Forney
Head about five hours east and you’ll find this tasty, husband-and-wife-owned BBQ place known for its hickory-smoked brisket and unique sides like pork belly burnt ends. To round out the meal, order a homemade pecan pie for dessert.
Smolik’s Smokehouse – Mathis
Start heading south and you’ll bump into this smokehouse in Mathis. This family-owned establishment has been around for decades. You can grab BBQ classics here, as well as burgers and Czech sausage. If you want to bring home some of those irresistible flavors, you can visit the attached bakery and meat market.
The Smoking Oak – Mercedes
To get here, venture as south as you can go — right along the border to Mercedes. This spot is only open Thursday through Sunday and its hours are until 4 p.m. or whenever the meat is sold out. The limited hours are worth it — the BBQ here has the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. Plus, you can get a delicious pound cake for dessert.
Payne’s Bar-B-Q Shak – Burnet
On your way back up to Lubbock, be sure to make a pit stop at Payne’s, which offers a true small-town experience. Serving food out of a modest trailer, this place has an authentic family-owned feel and serves top-notch brisket.
Ready for a road trip? You can find a reliable vehicle at Pollard Used Cars.