Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que (Mason)

810 San Antonio
Mason, TX

Phone: 325-347-6897
Hours: Open Mon-€“Fri 9-€“5:30, Sat & Sun 9-€“6.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheOriginalCoopersPitBbq

TMBBQ Rating: 2.5

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Wish we can leave a review, but momma said if you can't talk nice keep you mouth shut and drive to next town for Q. Sorry Guys. Please get back on track. This place was a classic at one tine.
hub_city_horns @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2013-01-11 16:39:29
Awesome, the chicken is delicious. Prices are extremely high.
charles_e_bider @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2013-01-01 21:22:08
I wish it was better, but the cabrito was awful and dry and brisket mushy. Beef rib was respectable and goat sausage great.
BBQ_Snob @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2012-01-20 21:54:55
Pretty good overall. The brisket was dry but I came pretty late in the day. A nice break in a road trip through the Hill country.
charles_hodge @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2012-01-03 12:20:45
Haven't had a chance to visit since 2008, but at that time brisket was fabulous- moist, flavorful. Like I remember from the '60s!
jfs @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2011-10-07 19:50:57
Best over all BBQ they may not have the best of anything, but they have the best all around. Even their worst items or still really good
endlesscajun @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2011-06-19 13:49:19
Best over all BBQ they may not have the best of anything, but they have the best all around. Even their worst items or still really good
endlesscajun @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2011-06-19 13:49:18
Grew up eating their chicken. Not as good as Llano
flaco75 @ Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Q, 2011-06-16 21:00:26
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April 24, 2012

This is the original. Started by George Cooper in 1953, but sold to Duard Dockal (who still runs it) in 1983. This is where the family traditions of cooking directly over mesquite coals and ordering straight from the pit were born. It was one of my favorites of mine and Sam’s inaugural BBQ tour back in 2006, but it disappointed a few years later. This visit would sadly be more like the second than the…