Texas Po' Boy from Texas BBQ House: 100 Favorite Dishes

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Lauren Saria
Texas Po' Boy at Texas BBQ House.
Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria@newtimes.com.

71. Texas Po' Boy from Texas BBQ House

See also: 5 Best Restaurants in South Phoenix Right Now

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Though the local barbecue scene has certainly expanded since Texas BBQ House opened its doors in 2011, this south Phoenix spot is still one of the best in town. The no-frills restaurant comes courtesy of a duo of Texas boys, Mike Pitt and Doug Dieckmann, who wanted to bring their home state's dry rubbed, slow smoked meats to the Southwest. You may remember the short-lived Scottsdale outpost of Texas BBQ House, though it closed a mere two months after opening.

Luckily, the original location remains. And that's where you can still get your fix of moist brisket -- in fact, Texas BBQ House serves up three different kinds (lean, moist, or cutter's choice). There's also jalapeno sausages, pulled pork, beef ribs...the best way to get a taste of everything in one dish is probably by ordering the Texas Po' Boy, a huge meaty sandwich that will set you back $10.99.

Don't worry, the price tag is justified once you here what's in it. The sandwich fills you up with one-third pound of cutters choice brisket, one-third pound of pulled pork, and a half-link of sausage. Yeah, that's a full pound of barbecue between two pieces of fluffy white bread. Sauce it if you have to, though real Texans enjoy it sans.

Miss a dish?

100. Pork Belly Pastrami from Citizen Public House

99. French Onion Soup from Bonjour Vietnam

98. Whiskey Cream Gelato from Marrazo That's Amore

97. Breakfast Croissant from Cartel Coffee Lab

96. Salmon "Yasu Style" at Yasu Sushi Bistro

95. Cannoli from DeFalco's Italian Deli

94. Falafel Sandwich from Al-Hana Restaurant

93. PBLT at Bootleggers

92. Samosa from Little India

91. Combo Plate from El Pollo Supremo

90. Brunch Burger from Orange Table

89. Duck Fat Fries from Bourbon Steak

88. Kurobuta Pork Chop from Noca

87. Carne Adovada Enchiladas from Los Dos Molinos

86. Maple Bacon Doughnut from Rainbow Donuts

85. Pad Khing from Nunthaporn's Thai Cuisine

84. Mariscos con Arroz from Tumi Fine Peruvian Cuisine

83. Chicago Dog from Portillo's Hot Dogs

82. Lemon Bars from Phoenix Public Market Cafe

81. Preserved Pickle and Pork Noodle Soup from Asian Cafe Express

80. Maine Lobster Roll from The Maine Lobster Lady

79. Lengua Tacos from Asadero Norte de Sonora

78. Black Licorice from Super Chunk Sweets and Treats

77. Cracker Jack from House of Tricks

76. Chicken Achari Curry from Curry Corner

75. Lavender Berry Lemonade Popsicle from AZ Pops

74. Truffle Bikini from The Tavern

73. Lemon and Basil Chicken Salad Sandwich from Essence Bakery Cafe

72. Oaxaca Special Burro from Carolina's

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Location Info

Texas BBQ House

5037 S. 24th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant


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1 comments
Hr Hamada
Hr Hamada

not liking that bun in the pic, but the meat looks great and am l enjoying the series of the 100

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