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Busbee's Bar-B-Que

339 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3153
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (90 reviews)
“potato salad” (36 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
€€ - €€€
339 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guy that served us was funny and friendly. I had brisket which was very good as were the sides. My wife ordered the ribs which were a little bit on the dry side. would not order the ribs here again but would do the brisket...More

Thank JerryB6105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and service. The food was amazing and really cool place. A must stop! I would recommend to anyone; single, couples or family!!

Thank jwiliker
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We visited a week after new owners took over but we were super happy with the service and the quality. I loved my Jalapeño Burger and my husband had the Brisket Sandwich which was very good. The staff was super friendly and very helpful. You...More

Thank Swedehill
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Hadn't visited in quite awhile and were pleased that it still serves GOOD BBQ. They've been around for many years. The place isn't much to look at but don't let it fool you. It's worth a visit. Same owners who put out good food. Sliced...More

Thank Bonnie M
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you BillBon for visiting us once again and for your review. You make it all worthwhile.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is not a fancy place but the food was great. The staff was funny and enjoyable. We got beef brisket sandwiches and the turkey. All were really good. If you are looking for ambiance probably not going to fit the bill, but if you...More

1  Thank 927lesliej
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to review our restaurant. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great food, great people! I’ve lived in Bandera almost 25 years and to me it’s the best in town. It’s the first stop when my out of town guests come to town😁

Thank JudyE0413
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you Judy for your loyal patronage and for taking the time to write this review. I really appreciate it.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great food. The brisket was excellent. Good choice of sides. Nics drive from San Antonio. Would recommend to all.

Thank Michael O
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us. Also for taking the time to write about us. Hope to see you again when in Bandera.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Tender BBQ meat. Sauce is spicy. Potato salad was good, German style slaw was very good. Chocolate pecan brownie topped it off!

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Mixed reviews are present for Busbee’s but we loved the Brisket Sandwich with cole slaw or pickles and onions. Service was terrific and delivered with Cowboy hospitality.More

Thank JohnC406
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you John for reviewing our restaurant and for dining with us. Mixed reviews are always present and challenging when dealing with the public. Some are warranted and some not. We deal with both. Our main goal is always to serve our customers with the...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Please don't let the bright light fool you as the BBQ and or seeing on the history channel. I observed the individual behind the counter responsible for serving food reach down and touch his groin before handling meats and salads with his bare hands. I...More

Thank martye62
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Normally I do not respond to useless meddling, however this is an exception. We all use aprons in the restaurant so I take great exception to the "groin touching" issue. Additionally we have some of the highest health reports of any restaurant in Bandera. Also...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-3153
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