Walking into Pearl’s BBQ, one thing is immediately clear - the entirely outdoor space is fantastic. It’s located in an empty lot in the Arts District and has a big area for picnic tables, a stage for music acts on the weekends, and an Airstream where you order your food. The place feels like you’re actually in Texas, and is one of the most unique settings to eat BBQ in the city. Unfortunately, though, the BBQ itself isn’t very good. Pearl’s space might be great, but the bland and dry food doesn’t warrant a visit.
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