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


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….