The Pit Room

1201 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: (281) 888-1929
Hours: Daily 11-4
Twitter: @ThePitRoomBBQ

Opened 2016
Pitmaster Bramwell Tripp
Method Post oak in an offset smoker

TMBBQ Rating: 4.25


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Just had some cherry pie. I usually like sweet and this was slightly tart at first but after a couple of chews it turns faintly sweet and is wonderful. The cherries are not too big and are tender but not turned to mush. The crust was amazing too. I will be back.
Randy Deputy @ The Pit Room, 2017-01-13 00:39:07
Amazing! Some of the best I have had and maybe as good as Killens. I tried the brisket, turkey, & venison sausage. The brisket was cooked perfectly and the bark was on point. I had both lean and fatty. Best part was the corner pieces. Nice serving sizes. It's not the cheapest but it's worth ever cent.
cvalen9 @ The Pit Room, 2016-11-03 21:04:03
Best lunch I have had in a while. Everything was great.
David Monasmith @ The Pit Room, 2016-10-20 17:31:57
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October 3, 2016

After construction delays on a restaurant renovation and a pitmaster switch, the Pit Room opened a month ago in Houston. They’ve brought old-school, wood-cooked barbecue to the Montrose neighborhood, but the rest of the menu shows a chef’s touch. I liked it so much, I ate lunch at the Pit Room twice in one day. I had just finished a spectacular beef short rib and the best slice of cherry pie I can remember (sorry, Aunt Susie), when…

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