To celebrate national barbecue month this May, Community Impact compiled a list of barbecue restaurants and food trucks in the Katy area. Learn more about each of these restaurants and get ready for the summer barbecue season with the Katy 2023 Barbecue Guide. This list is not comprehensive.

1. Brett’s BBQ

beef cheek, brisket, pork belly, chicken

Unique offer: This eatery features a special menu every weekend that runs until it sells out—like brisket banh mi and achiote chicken.

25220 Kingsland Blvd., Katy

2. Chuck Wagon BBQ & Burgers

sliced or chopped brisket, sausage, jalapeno cheddar sausage, pulled pork, pork ribs, chicken breast, boudin, chicken, turkey breast

Unique offer: A Hot Cheeto burrito composed of chopped brisket, macaroni and cheese, Hot Cheetos, cheddar cheese, and sriracha sauce is one unique feature on Chuck Wagon’s secret menu.

4031 FM 1463, Ste. 50, Katy


3. Dozier’s BBQ

rib tips, brisket, turkey, pork ribs, pulled pork, sausage, ham

Unique offer: Dozier’s offers deer and wild game processing services.

8222 FM 359, Fulshear


4. Harris County Smokehouse

beef, link sausage, ribs, pulled pork, chicken, turkey

Unique offer: This eatery has an extensive breakfast menu that’s served all day.

222 W. Grand Parkway S., Katy


5. Midway BBQ

Meats: brisket, pork butt, sausage, chicken, turkey, ham, chopped beef, spare pork ribs

6025 Highway Blvd., Katy


6. Red River BBQ & Grill

pulled pork, brisket, pork ribs, turkey breast, sausage, jalapeno cheese sausage, chicken wings

Unique offer: This restaurant has all-you-can-eat pork ribs every Tuesday and Sunday.

1711 S. Mason Road, Katy


7. Roegels BBQ

whole chicken, brisket, smoked sausage, pork ribs, turkey breast, pulled pork

20702 Katy Freeway, Ste. 1A, Katy


8. Rudy’s BBQ

brisket, spicy chop, sausage links, baby back ribs, pork ribs, pork loin, pulled pork, chicken, turkey breast, prime rib

21799 Katy Freeway, Katy


9. Uncle Bubba’s Brisket and BBQ

brisket, smoked sausage, ribs, smoked jalapeno sausage, chicken thighs and legs, smoked turkey leg, pulled pork

23053 Clay Road, Ste. 700, Katy


Food trucks

Daddy Duncan’s BBQ

Meats: brisket, pulled pork, sausages, beef cheek barbacoa, Dr. Pepper oxtails, pork belly burnt ends, beef and pork ribs

MKT Distillery, 5373 First St., Katy


Mama’s Texas Smokehouse

This Katy-based food truck is now temporarily located in downtown Houston’s Lyric Market, a food hall in the city’s historic museum district.

Unique offer: The menu includes barbecue wraps, including a special combo wrap with sausage, brisket, cheese and grilled onions.

411 Smith St., Houston