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Serving Port Lavaca, TX Since 1953

Choose our family restaurant for your next meal

After one meal at White's BBQ, you'll have a new favorite barbecue restaurant in Port Lavaca, Texas. Grab some food during your lunch break or bring the family in for an evening meal. With everything from classic ribs to our famous Big Daddy hamburger, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Like a refreshing beer with your BBQ? Feel free to BYOB as we do not serve alcohol.

Family-owned and -operated barbecue restaurant

As a family restaurant, we take a lot of pride in our history. White's BBQ has been serving the community for more than 50 years. To this day, our barbecue restaurant is family-owned and -operated.

Here are some of our milestones:


Charlie White opened White's BBQ in Port Lavaca, Texas and it was an instant hit.


The Howlett family took over the restaurant from the White family and introduced the famous Big Daddy hamburger.


The owner's daughter started managing White's BBQ and added catering to the business.

We've created many restaurant jobs over the years, and we are proud to serve our community every day.

Visit our family restaurant today to enjoy delicious, local barbecue. You can also pick up a T-shirt to show how much you love White's BBQ!

The Big Daddy Burger is one of my favorites. And the Barbecue is good too. Friendly staff members.


Omg the burgers are to die for and super huge! I ate one burger for 3 meals! That's a BIG burger! And so very tasty! Love it! Their BBQ is awesome also.

Mary C.

Always a good place to get burgers, bbq, and seafood.Place is amazing burgers are by far the biggest badest you will have!


Good food, Good People for service!!!!!!! Good guy that owns the place.

Alex P

Quick lunch for working Texans

With the number of local workers in Port Lavaca, Texas, we decided to upgrade our lunch menu. Pick up your favorite barbecue dishes from White's BBQ during your lunch break. We offer fast service so you can get back to work quickly. Plus, we offer barbecue catering services for on-site meetings.