The Bar-B-Q Man

A family tradition since 1977

Event Facilities

Call us for your event

Full Service Catering

Corporate Cookouts – Family Reunions – Birthdays – Customer Appreciation Events – Weddings – Tailgate Parties –  Anniversaries

Ask us about our Custom Cooking

The Bar-B-Q Man

Corpus Christi’s Favorite
More Than Just a Restaurant

Welcome to The Bar-B-Q Man Restaurant

For three generations, the DeShields Family has provided its traditional bar-b-que to hundreds of thousands of hungry diners at its family-owned and operated restaurant.  Now you can get a taste of the finest bar-b-que in South Texas.

Traditional BBQ is what we do.

We believe people truly care about where their food comes from and how it is prepared. Which is why we are very proud to serve our community fresh, championship quality barbecue with our traditionally authentic low & slow methods and techniques. Great BBQ starts with the highest quality meats. All of our premium meats are delivered to us FRESH! This allows us to serve you our very best BBQ each and every day.

Join us for authentic slow-smoked Certified Angus beef, V&V sausage, premium chicken, ribs, ham, turkey, homemade side dishes,  and desserts. Dine in, order something to go, or call us to cater an event for you

Ask us about our Custom Cooking

Custom Salmon

Our Menu

Sample our daily menu of certified Angus beef brisket, pork spare ribs, V&V sausage, and more!

Family Style Orders

Served up family style, we offer a selection of meats, vegetables, relishes and breads with all the sides and accessories.


We offer catering services, complete with bar services if desired, for both on-premise and off-premise events.

Event Facilities

We offer multiple facilities both indoor and outdoor that can accommodate parties of all sizes and occasions