Three local barbecue joints make Texas Monthly's top list

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Two Waco food trucks and one Rockdale food truck made Texas Monthly's top 25 new barbecue joints list for 2019.

Guess Family Barbecue, Helberg Barbecue in Waco and Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que in Rockdale are on the list.

Guess Family Barbecue owned by Reid Guess opened in 2017.

Since then this food truck has grown in popularity.

Last year they were invited to join the state’s best at the annual Texas BBQ Fest in Austin and now it's recognized as one of the top 25 barbecue joints in Texas.

It's located in downtown Waco at 324 South 6th Street.

They are open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Guess plans on opening a brick and mortar restaurant very soon.

Helberg Barbecue also made Texas's monthly's top list.

Helberg Barbecue is owned by Phillip Helberg and they opened in 2018.

They are located at 8532 North Texas Highway 6.

They are open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que opened in 2018 and is owned by Brett Boren.

They are located at 449 W. Cameron Rockdale and are open Wednesday through Sunday from 10:30 a.m. until they are sold out.

Top 25

-- Leroy and Lewis Barbecue
-- Loro
-- Charlie's Bar-B-Que
-- Blood Bros. BBQ
-- LJ's BBQ
-- 1775 Texas Pit BBQ
-- The Switch
-- Panther City BBQ
-- John Mueller Black Box Barbecue
-- Pustka Family Barbeque
-- Feges BBQ
-- Reville Barbeque Co.
-- Brick Vault Brewery & Barbecue
-- Convenience West
-- Butter's BBQ
-- Rejino Barbeque
-- Brotherton's Black Iron Barbecue
-- Smokin' Moon BBQ & Beer Garden
-- Harlem Road Texas BBQ
-- Brett's Backyard Bar-B-Que
-- Smoke Sessions Barbeque
-- Black Board Bar-B-Que
-- Pitforks and Smokerings BBQ
-- Guess Family Barbecue
-- Helberg Barbecue