Vincek’s Smokehouse

139 S. Dill St.
East Bernard, TX 77435

Phone: (979) 335-7921
Hours: Tue-€“Sat 7-€“6, Sun 8-€“3

Opened 1985
Pitmaster Gary Vincek
Method Pecan, oak, and charcoal in a wood-fired smoker

TMBBQ Rating: 3.75

More Reviews

March 4, 2016

Gary Vincek seems to do it all. He doesn’t run a just a barbecue joint, a sausage factory, a meat market, a processing facility, or a bakery. As owner and pitmaster at Vincek’s Smokehouse, he and his crew provide the Southeast Texas town of East Bernard with all of those things. In one place. In our collective rush to ogle over the latest slice of fatty, prime-grade brisket at a big-city barbecue joint, we sometimes forget…

February 22, 2012

Between the deer processing, sausage making and meat smoking, Gary Vincek is a busy man. He is also a great host who showed us around the entire operation at this gem of a barbecue joint southwest of Houston. A couple of skinned deer legs peeking out of the boxes in the back of a truck in the parking lot reminded us us that their core business is meat processing, and inside the shelves of goods…


May 21, 2008

The deer-processing guidelines and Future Farmers of America trophies make one thing clear: Vincek’s loves meat. The brisket, pork ribs, and sausage verified the impression. In a sense, so did the irrelevant, too-sweet sauce. Arrive before noon for homemade bread and kolaches. Stay late for conversation with the regulars.


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