This Saturday (5/14) marks the grand opening of a new place to eat in Lufkin.  Smokey J's BBQ will be serving up the brisket, ribs, burnt ends and much, much more when their food truck opens up at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

Smokey J's BBQ will be located just outside the Loop on Highway 69 South, next to JR's Barber Shop.  They will be open until 3 p.m. or until they run out of food.

Jim Hall is the owner of Smokey J's BBQ.  Cooking and grilling is his passion.  Over the past 2 1/2 months, he has been bringing samples of many of his menu items.  Recently, he asked me which ones I liked the best.  My answer - all of them.

The brisket, ribs and burnt ends are cooked to perfection.  I'm also a huge fan of some of his exclusive creations.  Some of those include:

  • Smoked Mac & Cheese - macaroni mixed with bits of poblano peppers and onions, smoked and topped with Blanco Queso.
  • Texas Cheese Steak - Sirloin, sauteed bell peppers and onions, melted pepper jack cheese, and drizzled with fancy sauce sandwiched between Texas Toast.
  • The Big Jim - Smoked brisket, BBQ sauce spread along toasted buns, topped with onion rings, as well as pepper jack and provolone cheese.
  • Smoked Chocolate Chip Cookies - yes, smoked chocolate chip cookies...you're gonna love them.

Everything on the menu is great and you can see the menu as well as photos of many of the menu items in the picture gallery below.  Make it a point to stop by the grand opening of Smokey J's BBQ this Saturday.  The grand opening special will be $6 for a chopped beef sandwich, fries and a bottle of water.

SmokeyJ's BBQ

SmokeyJ's BBQ is having their grand opening on Saturday, May 14. The food truck will be located on Highway 69 South of Lufkin. Here's a look at some of their delicious menu items.