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Truck Norris Texas BBQ

21 Forest Drive, Methven 7730, New Zealand
+64 20 4085 1070
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“mac cheese” (4 reviews)
“smoked meat” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue, Street Food, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Forest Drive, Methven 7730, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Was feeling a little hungry while out and about, popped in and grabbed some amazing food. Brisket was on point as always, the Mac and cheese with slaw topped it all off. Was good to be able to get it closer to home but would...More

Thank nick j
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Truck Norris has the best Texas BBQ food I have ever tasted in my life! I had 'The Mess' with pulled pork, fires, macaroni and sauce and it changed my life.

Thank moka9395
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

It was a little over rated, however still nice. Owner was a little blunt. I had a couple of options. Loved the meat, everything else was ok.

Thank calvie19987
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

After following on fb and Insta had to stop here for takeaways whilst staying at Red Cottages in Staveley. They have big traditional smokers on site - very cool. My brisket with Mac n cheese and slaw was delicious, loved the smokiness of the brisket...More

Thank nz_travellerz
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had heard good things, and it did not disappoint. In fact, we waited an extra 3 hours in Methven for it to open. Incredible beef brisket, slaw and chips meal. Rivaled the best BBQ i had on a recent trip to the USA. The...More

Thank ConcreteHands
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is the best I've had, great location, awesome food! Matt is an amazing pitmaster, takes great pride in everything he produces.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Some of the best BBQ I've ever had anywhere, including the USA. The brisket and mac and cheese especially were amazing.

Thank Kiwoz
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Overall the food is ok,but BBQ chicken is delicious. Poor environment and service. If you don't have that many, you can try.

Thank Wei Q
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Put this on your list of places to eat in Methven if you love BBQ. Saw the BBQ's chuffing away all day until the truck opened at 3pm. We had the slow cooked Beef Brisket which was outstanding, so tender and flavoursome with 2 sides,...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with the family for dinner and all left happy. Some of the best smoked meat I've ever eaten with great sides. It was drizzling rain so we sat inside which is still a work in progress, but comfortable all the same. Not licensed...More

Thank paul s
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Forest Drive, Methven 7730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: +64 20 4085 1070
Passionate about food and meat in particular! Smoked low and slow all our perfectly selected meats have been dry rubbed and smoked for 12+ hours in our genuine smokers from Texas. Juicy and tender meat and locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Grab a classic bbq side or something you've never tried. You won't be disappointed!!
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