Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque

2012 Rusk St.
Houston, TX 77003

Phone: (832) 940-1719
Hours: Tues-Sat 11:30-8, Sun 11:30-6
Twitter: @pappacharlies

Opened 2014
Pitmaster Wesley Jurena
Method Oak in an indirect heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 4


July 3, 2015

The transition from competition barbecue to commercial barbecue can be challenging. Restaurateurs generally have to cook more than once a week, there’s more meat to smoke, and a lot more people need to be pleased than one table of judges. In my experience, shelves full of competition trophies don’t often translate into good barbecue from the menu, which is why Pappa Charlie’s Barbeque in Houston is so remarkable. Owner Wesley Jurena doesn’t exactly have room for…

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