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Railhead Smokehouse

) #21 of 1,365 Restaurants in Fort Worth $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
+1 817-738-9808
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  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (107 reviews)
“fries” (43 reviews)
“beans” (25 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2900 Montgomery St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-5613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been eating here for about 15 years. VERY reasonable prices. Very informal, good place to come for great BBQ, in a very relaxed setting. You stand in line to order/get the food and bring it back to your table, so don’t expect “atmosphere”, but be...More

Thank texastransplant100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has excellent North Texas BBQ, which yes is different from central Texas for sure. Think thick sauce, and lots of smoke. But what I love is that it's a real down to earth local flavor joint. The T-shirt is worth it "life is...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely must-go BBQ and beer joint in Fort Worth. Has positively the coldest beer in town -- see picture with frost rising out of the mug. In addition to coldest beer, barbeque is tasty. The platter of french fries with grilled onions are great. RH...More

Thank georgevE5533BX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a native FW girl and BBQ LOVER I've tried most every BBQ joint in DFW. Railhead is hands down best in my book. The ribs are my favorite but I also love the chopped beef sandwich. The atmosphere is FW casual and the food...More

Thank Tambra S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of meat on my sandwich. So much that I needed a fork. Good sauce and fresh cut fries. Busy on a Friday night but still easy to get a table.

Thank ljthumper
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

No sweet tea!!! Cold BBQ baked potato, ewww! My kids never disliked BBQ until here. The title seriously go to Dickies instead is what our whole family said. Plus the wait in line was slow.

Thank markwilhoite
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Sliced beef BBQ sandwich was very tasty but small for the price. Onions, pickles, and jalapenos were complimentary. Would be nice if the sandwiches were served on plates (ask for one), Other BBQ meats available The daily specials are good values. Water, ice tea, beer...More

1  Thank AmericanKot
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a baked potato with chopped BBQ. BBQ was a little too salty for my taste but was good mixed into mu potato. Others had varying sandwiches and plates. Smoking is allowed on the patio and at tables outside near the entrances. Crowd was noisy....More

Thank Silvertx
Reviewed 29 May 2017

My opinion as a BarBQ fanatic is Railhead has the best ribs and chopped beef sandwiches in Fort Worth. The ribs always have plenty of meat on them and the seasoning is just right. I also love their sauce. They draw a large local crowd...More

1  Thank Tambra S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you like cold baked potatos that are too small and brisket thats been sitting around too long and that costs too much, well this is your place. Its so bad, Id suggest going to Dickeys instead

Thank markwilhoite
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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