I just had to try it since Dickey's was okay but just not cutting it.
For whatever reason, I had a "hankering" for a stuffed baked potato so I gave them a try. The trick is trying to locate them in Porter but now I know where they are.
First impression was that it was hotter than hell in there! I did have a chance to talk with Brian (owner/operator) and he said they are desperately working to add more ac in the new place and should be better in a about a week - so don't plan on eating in there until they get that fixed.
I ordered a loaded baked potato with pulled pork and let me tell you, the potato was humongous! The best part is they fix the potato and meat separately and then they have a place where you can get your own butter, cheese, sour cream, jalapenos and bacon - as much or as little as you like in little "to-go" containers.
Then as you check out, you pick up your BBQ sauce and have a choice of regular or spicy. At my age, I have to be careful about spicy so I got the regular ... it was too sweet for me and will get the spicy next time.
Brian was right there at the check-out and more than willing to talk with customers - a very nice gentleman.
All-in-all, I give them a thumbs up and will indeed go back (after the ac is fixed!).
I wish them luck and have to say, the pulled pork was very tender and pretty dang good. The potato was big enough for me to eat a couple of days on it.
Give them a try ... it ain't as good as the BBQ I can fix in the back yard but for a "go to" place, I liked it. JMHO
Oh ... Leila, going north (on 59/69)to Porter on the feeder, turn right into the strip center just south of the Valero station. I took 494 north to Ford Rd, turned left and ended up going through the Valero Station and had to cross over some gravel tracks into the strip center. I think I will take the feeder next time.
Love a good spicy BBQ sauce! Don't like Dickie's or the ever popular Tin Roof either. Too bad Ruby's doesn't come out this way. I'm a little confused as to their location. It's on the Feeder Rd not 494 but you cross over RxR tracks??
It's on the Feeder Rd not 494 but you cross over RxR tracks??
Yep ... on the feeder and NOT 494 - right off the feeder. No crossing the RR tracks except getting out of Kingwood. Just south of the Valero station on the feeder going into Porter. From the feeder, you would turn right immediately prior to the Valero.
Carl Skero Sr. is very familiar with firing up the pit and putting smoke to meat, but he waited until after he retired to make BBQ his permanent job. Now, with the help of his son (Brian), he is opening Skero's BBQ!
The new Porter barbecue spot is tucked in a little corner off of Ford Rd and the 59 feeder (24141 Hwy 59, entrance is right before Ford Rd). The place has a nice small-town feel, complete with Texas swag, picnic tables, cedar walls, and wooden signs directing customers to the eats. They've had a lot of help with the decor, advertising, and renovations from family/friends, and my personal favorite was the giant faux stuffed fish on the wall.