Billy’s Old Fashion BBQ

1601 N. Main
Jasper, TX 75951

Phone: 409-384-8384
Hours: Mon-€“Sat 11-€“6ish

Opened Early eighties
Pitmaster George Ralph Mahathay
Method Hickory; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip Ask for your sauce on the side.

TMBBQ Rating: 4

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


May 15, 2013

You could lose a lot of tire tread and a little bit of soul looking for good barbecue in East Texas. But if you should find yourself in Jasper, mosey down Main Street, past the modest houses and packs of free-range dogs, and make the acquaintance of George Ralph Mahathay, better known as Billy, the nicest pitmaster you’re likely to come across hereabouts. His establishment isn’t much to look at—a tiny wood-frame, tin-roofed building equipped…