Pody’s BBQ

1330 S. Cedar
Pecos, TX 79772

Phone: (432) 448-4635
Hours: M-Thur 11-2:30 & 6-9, F 11-2:30
Twitter: @podysbbq
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PodysBBQ/

Opened 2011
Pitmaster Israel "Pody" Campos
Method Mesquite; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip Have a glass of iced tea€ or a fire extinguisher if you plan to try the sauce.

TMBBQ Rating: 4

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


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Wow their Hot BBQ is amazingly blazing hot. Brisket was pretty good; a little inconsistent and dry in some parts but overall delicious. Sausage and sides were solid. Definitely a recommended stop along I-20.
Rahul Yaratha @ Pody’s BBQ, 2014-10-08 17:46:12
The best BBQ between DFW & El Paso.
Rick Barrera @ Pody’s BBQ, 2013-06-02 12:29:00
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May 16, 2013

Israel “Pody” Campos used to live in Austin, where he worked for the Texas Municipal Police Association, training cops all over the state. When budget cuts forced the association to downsize a few years ago, he moved back home to Pecos and took up a job as the chief deputy of Reeves County. He also bought a laundromat and converted it into a barbecue joint that has the intimate feel of a small-town train station….

April 5, 2012

Israel “Pody” Campos needed a new direction in life. He had been training police recruits in Austin before being laid off. He then decided to move back home to Pecos, buy a laundromat, and convert it into a barbecue joint. Open for just six months, Pody’s is an impressive addition to the barbecue desert of far West Texas. Simple sides be damned, Pody offers a green chile cheddar pozole with a real West Texas identity….

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