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Best of Houston® 2019: Best Barbecue

Worth the wait every time.
Worth the wait every time. Photo by Kate McLean
Best Barbecue: Killen's Barbecue

Let’s be real, Killen’s Barbecue is. The. Best. Barbecue. Ever. Ronnie Killen found the perfect way to season, cook, and serve ‘cue, but most importantly — he delivers at that level consistently. The menu is simple, no curveballs; sides and desserts satisfy every category of cravings. The Mac and Cheese is saucy and rich. The warm bread pudding is soft and decadent — sweetened condensed milk oozing all over. That brisket, that moist brisket. That brisket so rich, it's got its own Swiss bank account. Killen’s Barbecue is a destination wedding for you and your meat of choice, or three.

3613 East Broadway, Pearland
281-485-2272
killensbarbecue.com

Readers' Choice: Killen's Barbecue
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