Brazoria County

BBQ Joint Closes; Here’s What’s Moving In Instead

Texas country singer, Wade Bowen, and Alvin local, Doug McReaken are up to “something good” in Alvin! Trust us!

The Caboose BBQ has officially closed its doors. But owners Wade Bowen and Doug McReaken have dreamed up something they would say is even better for the building at 113 East Sealy Street in downtown Alvin. Friends, fans, and leaders in the community of Alvin, Texas: hang on to your hats!

McReaken remarks, “Alvin, Texas has no shortage of great barbecue and burgers joints. We love eating out and drinking in those places. We just started talking about creating the kind of place we would love to bring our families and kids — to hang out. A place that is fun for parents and teams to gather after ballgames. And the food — let’s do something different and delicious that nobody is doing — and would really excite Alvin.”

McReaken adds, ”Yeah, then it hit us. The answer was right under our noses as we were sharing a meal with our good friend Adrian Hembree at his restaurant Grazia in Pearland. I mean, I just thought, if we could bring some of Adrian’s art to the people of Alvin, it would be a home run for everyone”

Stay tuned Alvin. Something good— fun and different— is coming downtown.