FORT WORTH (HOODLINE) – Looking to sample the finest barbecue around town, without emptying your wallet?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most noteworthy affordable barbecue hot spots in Fort Worth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best places to venture next time you’re on the hunt.
1. Hollywood Burger
Topping the list is Hollywood Burger. Located at 8557 N. Beach St., the Korean restaurant, which serves burgers and barbecue, is the highest-rated inexpensive barbecue source in Fort Worth, boasting 4.5 stars out of 200 reviews on Yelp.
In addition to Korean-style barbecue, Hollywood Burger offers a wide assortment of specialty sandwiches, salads and hamburgers.
2. Lone Star Bar-B-Que
Summerfields’ Lone Star Bar-B-Que, located at 3665 Western Center Blvd., is another superior choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable barbecue joint four stars out of 117 reviews.
The menu at Lone Star Barb-B-Que features a variety of barbecue plates that include two vegetables, along with a choice of meat such as pulled pork, rib tips, hot links, pork ribs and sliced brisket.
3. Mama E’s BBQ
Mama E’s BBQ, a cafe to score soul food and barbecue in Hillside Morningside, is another economical go-to, with four stars out of 41 Yelp reviews. Head over to 818 E. Rosedale to give it a taste for yourself.
Popular items to try here include a chopped beef sandwich, brisket, barbecue ribs and a turkey leg plate, complete with sides like coleslaw, cabbage or mashed potatoes.
4. Good Luck Drive-In
Next, check out Good Luck Drive-In, which has earned four stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the traditional American greasy spoon, which offers barbecue and burgers, by heading over to 900 W. Rosedale St.
On the menu, look for classic barbecue fare like hot links, chopped beef, ribs and a barbecue quarter, half or whole chicken basket with french fries and toast.
5. Jesus BBQ
Last but not least, there’s Jesus BBQ, a local favorite with four stars out of 33 reviews. Stop by 810 S. Main St. to hit up the Tex-Mex restaurant, which specializes in barbecue and Mexican-inspired dishes, next time you’re in the mood for cheap eats.
Jesus BBQ serves barbecue items such as ribs, beef or ham sandwiches, chopped brisket tacos and a selection of steaks.