Desert Oak Barbecue

11451 Gateway Blvd W.
El Paso, TX 79936

Phone: (915) 309-4322
Hours: Thur-Sat 11 - sold out
Twitter: @desertoakbbq

Opened 2015
Pitmaster Richard Funk
Method Oak in an indirect heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 4


Comments from our joint finder app.
Best BBQ in west Texas for sure. Brisket was super moist and tender, ribs fell off the bone with no effort and the sausage was amazing. Highly recommend this joint.
koolarrow78 @ Desert Oak Barbecue, 2016-07-07 17:31:03
More Buzz →


November 20, 2015

Back in April, I gave El Paso some tough love. I had tried and failed to find good barbecue there, and I wrote about my futile search in an article called “BBQ in Far West Texas? I’ll Paso.” With a headline like that, it’s no surprise that the piece resulted in more comments than any post ever published on The protestations didn’t bother me; I knew I’d change my mind when the city changed it’s quality of barbecue….