New Zion Bar-B-Q

2601 Montgomery Rd
Huntsville, TX 77340

Phone: 936-294-0884
Hours: Open Thur-€“Sat 11-€“6. Closed Sun-€“Wed.

Method wood

TMBBQ Rating: 2

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February 16, 2010

Sometimes known as the “Church of the Holy Smoke,” this joint is a destination for BBQ lovers all over the state. It has made it onto countless “best of” lists when Texas BBQ is being discussed, and the church’s incredible story has been told in magazines and television. Needless to say, this was a must-see destination for myself, Smokemasterone, and Smokey D. The trip down to Huntsville flew by on a rainy Saturday morning, and…

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Going downhill. Noon on weekday, dy, bitter smoke. 2 years ago was great. Today, not so much
charles_hodge @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2014-08-07 17:24:30
Cool atmosphere, good Q.
Robert Lerma @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2013-10-12 16:49:10
My bad they were just closed today. Will report back Saturday on drive back up.
triplebq @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2013-01-16 17:05:18
Don't waste your time . It or something has changed. Sign was up but no one close
triplebq @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2013-01-16 17:04:05
Just average and expensive, was very disappointing. Save your money.
charles_e_bider @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2013-01-01 21:37:36
Extremely disappointing is all I can say. I fought extreme traffic leaving Houston to get there before closing time. I arrived at 5:55 and tried to place my order and was basically told "get out we are closed". At first I thought the man behind the counter was kidding as I explained I had nowhere to eat a to go order. He then proceeded to tell me I could eat outside in the dark on a cold bench sitting just outside the front door. WOW!!! I was speechless. I politely declined and drove away in disgust. I will never retirn!!!
BBQ_Addict @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2012-12-22 11:04:22
Ribs fell off the bone! I think I made sounds of pleasure the whole time we ate! It is THAT good!
wings24 @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2012-11-23 12:35:00
Now this is a must for any serious Tx. BBQ lover. Ladies serving inside or a hoot, while BBQ may not be a "10", it's still worth your trip. There history is second to none.
bob_monroe @ New Zion Bar-B-Q, 2012-11-17 16:13:23
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May 21, 2008

For more than 30 years, holy smoke has wafted from ancient black pits in front of this rickety, low-slung hall next door to the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The provender that emerges from the glowing embers (mostly oak, with a little hickory and pecan mixed in) has funded congregational activities and created an East Texas legend. Was it just our imagination or were the ribs, brisket, chicken, and sausage even better than in the past? We said a little prayer of thanks. Then dug in.

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