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Pok-e-Jo's Smokehouse

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1202 N Interstate 35 # C, Round Rock, TX 78681-4221
+1 512-388-7578
11:00 - 21:00
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Blacks is suppose to be the last word in Texas BBQ but we just had BBQ at Pok-e-jo's in Round Rock and found the food just as good. We have eaten here before but the chow was not near as tasty. Joe Carullo, the manager, has his merry crew firing up some great BBQ sauces, available in spicey, not so... More 

Thank Roger W
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Keep trying BBQ places in the area to see if there are differences.. YES there are. Some of the ads for this place are only 5 seconds, once you've been you can see why. Not terribly friendly and certainly not high quality brisket... Not worth trying

Thank R R
Austin, Texas
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for a little back to school BBQ with the goats. Was disappointed. Save yourself the trip and go to Salt Lick or Smokey-Mo's. This is a cafeteria style setup where you line up to order your meal...meat then sides then drinks. They do serve beer which is required with BBQ as far as I'm concerned. Service was fast... More 

Thank treborz64
Austin, Texas
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I love a good BBQ place and this place was just that. Their spicy sauce was perfect and I had fried okra as a side. My beef slider had the perfect flavor. It was easy to get into on a busy weekday and the service was quick and friendly.

Thank MistiATX
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I LOVE BBQ and this place is definitely a five star in my book. Everything was just fantastic. My all time favorite is of course their sausage ... It's the softest I've ever had and couldn't be better. I don't drink soda a lot, but I did today and the Coke was just as good as McDonalds Coke. Restaurant was... More 

Thank Girky S
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Wow! We had never hears of Pok-e-Jo's pulled up the name from Trip Advisor! It was near our hotel!! It was awesome!! We had the 4 meat plate with 2 sides potato salad (awesome) and a side salad with Texas toast!! Enough to share!! We also got the amazing cherry and peach cobbler to go!! IF WE ARE EVER BACK... More 

Thank Denise W
Austin, Texas
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

They have some delicious BBQ and great sides! It's very casual and you can get in and out quickly if you need to.

Thank divaprima5
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Maybe I got the last of the slab of brisket, but it was dry. The flavor was good, but I had to use sauce that I normally do not use on brisket due to the dryness. Their beans were very good, and their sauces were tasty.

Thank Dwaine S
Didcot, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Why, when you have this establishment nearby would you even consider s fast-food outlet? Friendly staff and amazing food make up for a tired-looking decor. A new favourite in Austin.

Thank Mark H
Austin, Texas
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147 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Had the pork ribs. The seasoning was a bit overdone, as in too much. The smokey flavor was overwhelmed. Good ribs, but not the best.

Thank El_Pirata

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, 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
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1202 N Interstate 35 # C, Round Rock, TX 78681-4221
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 512-388-7578

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?