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Railhead Smokehouse

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
+1 817-738-9808
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (117 reviews)
“beans” (31 reviews)
“fries” (45 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here. Ordered BBQ brisket with coleslaw, potato salad and beans. Was this ever good. You could tell that everything was made from scratch. The coleslaw and potato salad were fresh and delicious and the beef brisket was mmm good.

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clearly a local favorite. Good but nothing outstanding. Configuration of the line needs some work. Long lines and one cashier.

Thank jojojan1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good golly this was great. Had chopped brisket, sausage, beans and french fries. The sauce was yummy. Enjoyed a big mug of Shiner. One full and happy guy after that meal.

Thank Bill N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The meat was incredible. Best smoked chicken I have had. The ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender. We ate there on a Tuesday and evidently on Tuesday and Saturday they have a chicken special. Half chicken, two sides, and drink. Very good. French fries were good. Sides...More

Thank Deannutley
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best local BBQ place. I like the BBQ ribs, which is soft, juicy and tasty. The BBQ chicken is also very good.

Thank Huagang C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Best ribs I have had anywhere! Beer is cold, ribs are hot and juicy, potato salad is good. What more could you ask for in life?

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Railhead still has the best ever ribs — large, moist, fall-off-the-bone tender with a delicious sauce. Sides are basic but good enough, as is the restaurant itself. Servings are large. Prices are very reasonable. The star attraction is the consistently excellent ribs. Highly recommend —...More

Thank NCtravelerWS
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is more of a locals place and I'm sure it is ripping on weekend nights. The food is good but not outstanding. And no pulled pork! No sweet tea. This is Texas ya'll!

Thank 617erinc
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This restaurant is one of my husband's favorites, so really we'd recommend you try whatever looks good to you. The first week of May 2018, my mom was visiting and we went. She has celiac disease and the guy who took her order told her...More

Thank PMA1984
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

All i can say is WOW.... you can’t go wrong eating at this place! I tried their Brisket, Ribs and Chicken and it was GREAT! Brisket was so juicy and soft. Ribs would fall off the bone and seasoned just right. They chicken had a...More

Thank joyce v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-738-9808
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