The Crossroads of American BBQ
Crossbuck BBQ is a new generation of smokehouse specializing in craft American barbecue inspired from styles all across our continent. Barbecue that honors tradition while infusing the wide array of tastes that America has to offer.
Continually innovate. Combine “bold, punch-you-in-the-face, memorable flavors” using innovative smoking techniques and artistic culinary practices.
It’s not often that a culinary artist leaves a successful career in fine dining to become a Pitmaster, but that is exactly what our founder, Tim McLaughlin, did over a decade ago. He immersed himself in the art and science of smoking…studying, absorbing and experimenting with all things smoked. In Crossbuck, he and fellow Chef-Pitmaster, Damian Avila, combine their love for the culinary arts with this passion for "smoking" to craft unique foods that are more than just satisfying…they’re memorable.
"Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist."Pablo Picasso
Perfected & Enhanced
“Low n' Slow”
One of the keys to great BBQ is the low-and-slow cooking technique that naturally produces juicy, tender and flavorful meats. It’s a process that can take 16 to 18 hours and often takes years of practice to perfect.
At Crossbuck, we not only "smoke with love," but we enhance each item with innovative rubs, marinades and bastes to achieve unique and memorable tastes.
Not Your Standard BBQ
Not only are we putting a unique spin on traditional BBQ'd meats like brisket, pork, ribs and turkey, but we've added smoked salmon and prime rib to our everyday menu and experiment daily with other proteins.
While we have your traditional sides, our focus is on adding extra flavor. Our Mac n' Cheese is finished with a smoked Vermont cheddar while our baked beans feature smoked Anaheim chilis and soy-smoked onions. Damian's incredible hominy is highlighted with Epazote, Cotija cheese and a variety of fresh herbs and spices.
On the healthier side, we offer vegetables with our smoked three-onion butter, a Miso honey slaw and freshly prepared salad with our house-made dressings.
Fresh Baked Bread
Unlike traditional Texas BBQ restaurants that pair your meal with a piece of white bread designed for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, we fresh bake our house rolls every 30-40 minutes, give them a little “Crossbuck-crosscut” and then season them to perfection.
A New Approach to Service & Dining
Finally, in a world where the quality of a restaurant’s BBQ is often measured by the length of its line or how quickly it runs out of meat, we take a different approach. Just because it takes a long time to smoke the meat, does not mean it should take forever to serve it.
Our restaurant features extensive indoor and outdoor seating, real silverware and a friendly staff intent on getting your food to you quickly.