Our Story


Danny Sager started Texas Ribs in 1986 in a BBQ trailer.  Then he opened Texas Ribs located on Route 925;  Texas Ribs in Smallwood Shopping  Center; 

and Texas Ribs & BBQ in Clinton. 

He traveled both near and  far to develop a unique flavor in all of our foods.  All of our Pits are  designed for that authentic Texas flavor.  We have developed a special  Dry Rub consisting of many different spices that is put on all of our  meats before smoking.  

We use only the finest quality all-pork ribs,  smother them in our special Dry Rub, and smoke them four to six long  hours until tender.  Our famous "First Place Chesapeake BBQ Contest"  winning brisket is smoked for a slow sixteen hours to reach that melt in  your mouth tenderness that only First Place gets you. 

Our sweet  potatoes are cooked for three hours in the smoker to create that unique  enhanced flavor you just can't get anywhere else.  Our soups, chili,  potato salad, coleslaw, BBQ beans, chicken salad, tuna salad, pulled  pork, and pulled chicken are all freshly made in house by our kitchen  staff, and our highly experienced Pit Master can really put the smoke on the meat!   

Having accomplished his dream of bringing the true taste of  authentic Texas BBQ to his hometown, he then reopened the Twin Kiss  Restaurant in Southern Maryland.  Danny got bit by the competition bug,  and he has spent the last several years in serious competition  throughout the Southeast United States. The result of this venture is  evident at the Clinton restaurant with the display of ribbons, awards,  trophies, and commendations for his efforts.   

He still competes on  occasion, spreading his love of Texas BBQ one rib at a time. 

Our Mission


 Our  mission, when we first opened our doors, 

was to introduce people to  genuine Texas style BBQ. We wanted to build a few pits, feed some people  and, hopefully make a living doing it. 

Over the years, without even  realizing what was happening; our mission was being formed all on its  own. We had become something so much more important than a simple BBQ  joint.

People come here  for a variety of reasons that include but are not limited to eating.  It may be as simple as celebrating a birthday or it may be as monumental  as getting your name on the Organ Transplant List. For some, it's a  game win, a promotion or an anniversary. While for others, it's a final  round of chemo, a wedding planning meeting or a quick bite to eat for  one of our military personnel from Joint Base Andrews.

The reason that people come to Texas Ribs & BBQ 

is to share a part  of their lives with each other in a comfortable place where they feel  welcomed. 

We are honored to be that place to so many 

wonderful  customers!