Bishop’s Brisket House – a Gem Hidden in The Mall

I am truly addicted to awesome ribs, and I have found the mecca of ribs right here in Palestine, TX!  A little family owned BBQ place named “Bishop’s Brisket House”.  

They are slow cooked St. Louis style spareribs, rubbed with the exact right amount of spice and falling off the bone delicious!  

You can actually taste the love put in to cooking these ribs.

However, their ribs are not all they offer!  

Brisket that is tender, moist and coated with cracked black peppercorns is equally as phenomenal as the ribs!  They have sausage, ham, turkey, chicken, chopped beef and whole chickens available if called in ahead of time.  

I have tried it all and I gotta say it is the best bbq I have ever tasted.  

What I love most about their meats is they have just the right amount of smoke so you get the flavor of the wood, but most importantly the delicate flavor of the meat becomes the true star in all their dishes.

Now for the sides, I love their potato salad, coleslaw and beans.  

The beans have wonderful chunks of pork throughout and have a mild tartness that is so addictive I can eat a quart all by myself!  I have yet to try all the sides because every time I say I am gonna try something new, I just wind up ordering these three!  

They do offer, peas, cabbage cakes, green beans, potatoes, new potatoes, squash, pasta salad and au gratin potatoes if you are hankering for something else.

They also have a remarkable choice of homemade desserts!  Buttermilk Pie, Pecan Pie, Chocolate Pie, Coconut Pie, Peach Cobbler, Cherry Cobbler, Raisin Pie and Egg Custard Pie.  Truly something to quench any sweet tooth.

But truly what separates Bishop’s is the people who work there.

I always feel welcome whenever I go there.  It truly is like eating at their home and feeling so welcome.  I don’t even really order anymore, because they know exactly what I want when I come in.  

Which to me shows the care they take in getting to know their customers and making them feel like part of the family.

So, if you find yourself in Palestine, TX and want to experience what true bbq and southern hospitality is all about, just stop on by Bishop’s Brisket House and you will never want to leave.  They are located at 2000 S. Loop 256 Suite 2, Palestine, TX 75801.

*This post is not sponsored in any way. I just love Bishop’s! 

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