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Jo's bar & Grill

207 N Galveston, Balmorhea, TX 79718
+1 432-448-0861
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“hamburger” (3 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“cold beer” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Barbecue, Pub
207 N Galveston, Balmorhea, TX 79718
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I am traveling across Texas to my cruise and found this quaint little place. The brisket tacos were amazing and the atmosphere is welcoming and just Texas. I will be back!

Thank AbbyB52
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Yes, we should have asked, but there was no menu in sight and we were in the mood for a hamburger and ordered two cheese burgers. Slow in arriving, they finally came: a thick over-done and dry patty accompanied with some scant pieces of tomato,...More

Thank thirsk
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is truly a place not to judge from its looks. Great service, brisket was good & cold beer ! Try the brisket made right out back.

Thank goodeye2
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had the chicken wings and chilly cheese fries, it was decent bar food. We only went there once since it was closed the rest of the time we were in Balmorhea. The staff was friendly, and provided good service.

Thank Fredrik S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Stated a few days at Balmorhea State Park a few weeks back (definetly off season). Joe's was the only sit down restaurant in Balmoehea. Good brisket but the star was the Russian waitress/bar tender. I didn't get her name but she was absolutely charming.

Thank Hemerocallis3
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Pretty decent bbq sandwiches and laid back atmosphere. Service was not fast. With limited options in town, this place is worth considering.

Thank Maryland1traveler
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this place by accident and am really glad we did. We sat and talked to Norman (the owner) for about 45 minutes. They smoke their brisket daily and it smelled amazing! Their hamburger was great - homemade patty and a sweet roll bun......More

Thank Diver_Walt
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The service was very friendly. They allow smoking, but have some outdoor patios with fresh air. They opened a new dance hall.

Thank Texas_Travel_1
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We just had our daughter's wedding reception at Jo's Bar & Grill. Norman put out a great barbecue dinner, two bands, dancing, drinking and a wonderful time. They all treated us city slickers like family. It was awesome for us Northern Californian's to see small...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were spending the night at the Eleven Inn. This place was open until 10 for dinner midnight for drinks), and was just next door. The brisket plate, brisket burrito and burger basket were all great. Only complaint is they allowed smoking inside which we...More

Thank Karen C
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 207 N Galveston, Balmorhea, TX 79718
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Balmorhea
  • Phone Number: +1 432-448-0861
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