Swinging Door

3714 Farm to Market 359
Richmond, TX 77406

Phone: (281) 342-4758
Hours: W-Thur 11-9, F-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9
Website: swingingdoor.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/swingingdoorbarbq

Opened 1973
Pitmaster Steve Onstad
Method Pecan in indirect heat smokers

TMBBQ Rating: 3


August 28, 2015

Big cities in Texas all seem to have a beloved barbecue retreat outside of town. It’s a joint far enough away that you really need to leave the city to get there. For Dallas it is Clark’s Outpost in Tioga, San Antonio has the original Rudy’s BBQ in Leon Springs, Austin has the Salt Lick, and for Houston it’s the Swinging Door. The thirty mile drive to Richmond from downtown Houston was once a jaunt largely…