According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of barbecue fare and drinks at Brisket Bar-BQ in Bellaire.
The cuisine team at Brisket Bar-BQ grills up a menu chock-full of down-home barbecue fare. Ravenous guests can quench hunger with a brisket barbecue sampler ($10.25) or a plate of shred-ready ribs ($9.25), each of which arrives with a choice of two sides—beans, potato salad, coleslaw, Cajun rice, fries, mashed potatoes, or corn. Brisket Bar-BQ also concocts succulent barbecue chicken and turkey baked potatoes buttressed by a blend of butter, cheese, sour cream, bacon, and chives ($7.25), plus hearty homemade chili ($4.45), which is emphatically ladled into large, hand-warming bowls.
Seven Yelpers give Brisket Bar-BQ an average of 3.5 stars:
- Their all beef sausage - hands down favorite sausage in Houston. Perfectly cooked, with perfect sauce to go with it. – Fannet K.
- The menu is pretty extensive and contains different kinds of plates, baked potato, BBQ sandwiches and Po Boys, family sized combos and even burgers, so there is something for everyone. – Valerie A.