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9 BBQ Hot Spots Katy Families Love


September 1, 2022

By Natalie Cook Clark

Get ready for the long Labor Day weekend with the best BBQ in Katy. Two local favorites prepare for big news of a reopening and new location. Other favorites are ready to enjoy the holiday weekend. Gather your family and friends and enjoy these Katy BBQ hot spots.

Photo credit: Midway BBQ Facebook page.

Katy has some amazing barbecue. From local favorites to popular chains, Katy has you covered when seeking finger-licking good food.

Katy residents love to talk about their food, as was seen on our post asking for our reader's favorite local BBQ restaurant. Follow Katy Magazine Foodies for more local food information and discussion.

6191 Hwy Blvd.


(Re-opening Soon)

Photo from Midway BBQ's Facebook Page

From a shack on the side of a grocery store in the 90’s to Katy’s favorite BBQ hang out. Midway Barbecue is known for their food and loyal Katy fans. A devastating fire in February 2021 didn’t keep them down.

Thanks to a beautiful relationship between two Katy restaurant owners, “Midway Barbecue Jr.” has been operating out of Crown Kitchen in Downtown Katy. The temporary restaurant closed last month to make way for the re-opening of Midway Barbecue in their 6191 Highway Blvd. location.

Follow them on Facebook for updates as their re-opening is coming soon.


25220 Kingsland Blvd.

(New Location Opening Soon)

Photo from Brett's BBQ Shop Facebook page.

Brett's BBQ Shop is a Katy favorite and was named 2021 Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ Joint! They recently closed their Mason Road location ahead of moving into their new bigger location in the Katy Boardwalk District located at 25220 Kingsland Blvd.

Follow their Facebook page for opening details. They also host pop-up shops where fans can still enjoy their food when waiting for the new shop to open.


24205 Katy Freeway


The Big Chop. Photo courtesy: Cooper's Old Time Bar-B-Que

Cooper’s brings Hill Country charm to Katy. They are best known for their Big Chop, a 2-inch thick bone-in pork chop.

They cowboy cook their meat fresh eat day over mesquite hot coals just like they have since they opened in 1962.


Roegels Barbecue Katy

20702 Katy Freeway


Roegels Barbecue Katy Facebook page.

Named the best barbecue in Houston, it's no wonder why this Katy location of Roegels is so popular. From the Katy favorite barbecue chicken to ribs and so much more. You'll find something to love at Roegels.


4031 FM 1463


Photo from Chuckwagon's Facebook page

This Katy hot spot offers a fun western theme with homecooked quality BBQ and craft burgers.

Great Texas BBQ, burgers, and loaded baked potatoes make this a popular spot for Katy families.


21799 Katy freeway


Photo from Rudy's Facebook page.

Always a favorite, Rudy’s offers Katy families quality BBQ for every meal. Their breakfast tacos are popular and don’t forget to grab a bottle of BBQ sauce to add to your pantry.


1711 S. Mason Rd.


Photo from Red River BBQ and Grill's Facebook page

Red River offers Katy families BBQ, steak, burgers, shrimp, and a wonderful salad bar. The outdoor patio with sandbox for kids to play in makes this a very popular Katy hangout.


222 W. Grand Parkway


Photo from Harris County Smokehouse Facebook page

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner the Harris County Smokehouse brings fresh food offerings for every meal of the day.

Their smokehouse tacos are a favorite, wher families can treat everyday day like it’s a “Taco Tuesday!” Or BBQ can meet breakfast with their corned beef hash and eggs.


Blooming 90 General Store

3719 US-90


Photo courtesy of Daddy Duncan BBQ.

Daddy Duncan's has been a Popular Katy BBQ food truck for the past 6 years. Now he's moved his food not too far away in Brookshire.

Katy families love his sliced prime brisket, 3 pork ribs, jalapeño and cheddar sausage, BBQ beans, baked potato salad, spicy coleslaw and other great options.

Follow Daddy Duncan's BBQ on Facebook for schedule updates.


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