Riscky’s Barbeque, the second-oldest restaurant in all of Fort Worth and a Texas barbeque legend since 1927, is celebrating its milestone 95th anniversary on October 20, 2022. In addition to offering 95-cent specials at all locations and $95 gift card giveaways all week long on social media, Riscky’s is hosting a free and open-to-the-public celebratory event from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, at its Fort Worth Stockyards location at 140 E. Exchange Ave.
Event attendees will enjoy free barbeque samplers cooked on-site, craft beer courtesy of Ben E. Keith, a live radio broadcast from 95.9 The Ranch, and Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. Limited-edition 95th-anniversary t-shirts, glassware, and other prizes will be given to the first 95 attendees, with one lucky winner winning a grand “Overnight in the Fort Worth Stockyards” package, which includes an overnight stay and valet parking at the Hotel Drover, two tickets to the Stockyards Championship Rodeo, and gift cards to Billy Bob’s Texas, Sassy Pantz Boutique, Beef Jerky Experience, and Riscky’s BBQ/Riscky’s Steakhouse.
In addition, Riscky’s is offering 95-cent food and drink specials all day long on October 20, including:
- 95¢ chopped beef sandwich
- 95¢ pulled pork sandwich
- 95¢ beef ribs (per rib)
- 95¢ pork ribs (per rib)
- 95¢ brisket tacos (per taco)
- 95¢ fried pickles
- 95¢ Texas fries
- 95¢ soda
- 95¢ tea
- 95¢ single pint of domestic beer*
The above specials are valid for dine-in only, and will be offered at all six Riscky’s BBQ locations, which include:
- Riscky’s Barbeque (Stockyards): 140 East Exchange Avenue
- Riscky’s Barbeque (Sundance Square): 300 Main Street
- Riscky’s Barbeque (Westside): 6701 Camp Bowie Blvd.
- Riscky’s BBQ & Deli (original): 2314 Azle Avenue
- Riscky’s BBQ & Deli (Benbrook): 9000 Benbrook Blvd.
- Riscky’s BBQ & Deli (North Richland Hills): 8100 Boulevard 26
Keeping the celebration going, Riscky’s will host social media contests and prize giveaways on its Facebook and Instagram pages throughout the week (October 17-21), including $95 gift card giveaways daily.
“Our 95th-anniversary celebration is a way for us to say, ‘thank you’ to the Fort Worth community, who has kept us barbecuing for almost a century,” said Eddie Sullivan, fourth-generation co-owner of Riscky’s. “We are proud to have reached this milestone and are thankful to our loyal customers who have entrusted us to feed their families for generations. We invite all of you to join us on October 20 for some food, fun, and fellowship. Here’s to another 95 years!”
*95¢ domestic beer pints special not valid at Benbrook or North Richland Hills locations
Riscky’s was founded in 1927 by Polish immigrants, Mary and Joe Riscky, who opened its first location – Riscky’s Grocery & Market – on Azle Avenue near the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. This original location is still open and operating today after four generations of Riscky family ownership. Over the past 95 years, Riscky’s has expanded and evolved into three full-service Riscky’s Barbeque restaurants, three quick casual Riscky’s BBQ & Deli restaurants, the fine dining Riscky’s Steakhouse, Trailboss Burgers, a full-service catering department, and a retail sales division.