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Texas History Travelers Take Note: Best BBQ Brisket in the Metroplex? It’s BBQ On The Brazos


When out visiting historic sites, Texas History aficionados are often on the lookout for some tasty Texas BBQ. Now there’s always a lively debate about the best BBQ joints in the Metroplex and in Texas. Forget the storied reviews you may have read ranking the best BBQ brisket in the Metroplex. If you’re looking for top-shelf brisket in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, nothing comes close to BBQ on the Brazos in Cresson, Texas. Fact is, it takes the Metroplex crown, hands down. BBQ on the Brazos is located in a Texaco convenience store on Highway 377, just west of the intersection with Highway 171. Pit master John Sanford has it going on and is a master at his craft. Here’s a picture of Sanford with with well-respected BBQ reviewer Leonard Clark Jackson of Fort Worth, who also ranks Sanford’s brisket as the best in the Metroplex. And when sampling the brisket here, do not neglect the standout sides: the Cornbread Salad and Chili Mac & Cheese are especially noteworthy. And if you like Banana Pudding, look out, this is some of the best you’ve ever tasted. For real, this place is so good that you’ll find yourself making the drive every week, even if it is 20 miles each way! Their phone number is 817-396-4758.

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