Brooks’ Place

18020 FM 529
Cypress, TX 77433

Phone: 832-893-1682
Hours: Wed-€“Sat 11-€“7, Sun 11-€“5
Twitter: @BrooksPlaceBBQ

Opened 2009
Pitmaster Trent Brooks
Method Red oak, pecan, hickory, and mesquite; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip Look for the Ace Hardware sign; you'll never see the trailer.

TMBBQ Rating: 4.25

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


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clay_&_jenny_jackson @ Brooks’ Place, 2015-06-06 16:49:00
Trent killed it on pork ribs today! Brisket has been better but a worthy day for a top 50 joint
paul_umlove @ Brooks’ Place, 2015-02-20 19:41:17
Rate 5 star on pulled pork sandwich with his sauce.
mdiver @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2014-05-29 14:07:20
2nd visit. Awesome Q! Sausage, ribs and brisket were all spot on!
John Brotherton @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2013-07-26 16:20:23
The brisket was juicy, the ribs were good and the sausage was good. The sauce was Overall very good.
Jim Sankey @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2013-07-14 21:45:02
Wow! Now that was really delicious. If he ever opens a fee standing building n needs an invester. I'm in!
Jorge marquis @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2013-06-29 16:42:03
Pumped Trent finally got the recognition he deserves! Quality remains the same, just better get there earlier unless you wanna read the big SOLD OUT sign!
paul_umlove @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2013-06-28 14:46:18
Winner winner brisket dinner. Top notch trailer Q
John Brotherton @ Brooks’ Place BBQ, 2013-06-14 13:14:45
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May 14, 2013

Trent Brooks was working as a materials specialist for a gas-compression company when a supervisor, who knew of Brooks’s talent as a part-time pitmaster, referred him to an ad on Craigslist for a $12,000 mobile smoker. Brooks negotiated the price down to $4,500, and the rest, as they say, is Houston barbecue history. Brooks quit his day job and set up his smoker in an Ace Hardware parking lot in the nether regions of Cypress,…