Best BBQ Restaurant in Starkville

GET LOST IN THE SAUCE

Every Bite is a Taste of Savory Perfection

Savor the Flavor

Savor the Flavor

Welcome to The Joint, where we take Texas-style BBQ to new heights. Our menu is a journey through smoke-infused euphoria, starting with our legendary brisket that is cooked for 24 hours. Picture this: succulent meats slow-cooked to perfection over Moberg smokers lovingly named Cheech & Chong, each savory bite infused with the essence of post oak wood straight from the heart of Texas.
The Real Deal

The Real Deal

Our commitment to authenticity knows no bounds—we're talking about a 160-pound Duroc hog roasted whole every week, because why settle for less? And here's the kicker: we make our own charcoal, because when it comes to flavor, we believe in blazing our own trail. From our briskets, lovingly tended to for a full 24 hours, to our signature dishes served until we're fresh out, everything at The Joint is crafted in-house, from scratch, every single day.
Hand-Crafted Experiences

Hand-Crafted Experiences

And we don't just serve food—we craft experiences. Picture this: the aroma of meat wafting through the air, the sound of sizzling perfection as your order is sliced right before your eyes. So come on down to The Joint, where every meal is a journey to the stars and beyond.
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Five Star Catering

Five Star Catering

Got a special event coming up? Let us take care of the cooking! Our catering service is perfect for parties, meetings, or any occasion where you want to impress your guests with delicious, crowd-pleasing fare. Just give us a call, and we'll handle the rest.
Join Us at The Joint

Join Us at The Joint

Whether you're dining in with friends, grabbing takeout on the go, or hosting a gathering at home, The Joint is here to make every meal memorable. Swing by our location at 105 Eckford Drive and experience the magic for yourself. Good food, good vibes – it's what we're all about. See you soon! 🎉🍔🥗

What our customers are saying

Check out our most recent reviews!

Most foods had a slight spicy that I loved. Ribs were fantastic w/o the BBQ sauce. Collards were yummy.in the back burning post oak.

Read B.

Read B.

Excellent food, excellent service, highly recommend! The Hatch chili mac and cheese and the warmed potato salad were great. Brisket was cooked to perfection, tender without excess fat, and generous portions. The burrito with half brisket and half barria meat (recommended by the meat guy) was amazing and HUGE. This burrito took up a to go box even after I ate ¼ of it. 5/5 recommend, been several times and have always had exceptional food and experience.

Julie W.

Julie W.

No longer have to travel to Texas for great BBQ! The Joint has it all - brisket, ribs, chicken, tritip, turkey, boudin, smoked sausage… and WHOLE hog everyday! Can’t wait to go back.

Keith K.

Keith K.

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We serve the following areas: Starkville, Mississippi State, Oktibbeha County, Clay County.

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