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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” (88 reviews)
“potato salad” (36 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (17 reviews)
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339 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in midweek for lunch. Friendly staff with the usual BBQ choices. Split the sliced and chopped brisket sandwiches. Both very good and plentiful. Enjoyed the Cole slaw but the fries were a bit overdone.

Thank Rod G
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your comments. Hope you will visit us again when in Bandera.

Reviewed 25 March 2018

I ordered a warm chicken salad which was supposed to be their best salad. The chicken must have been from chicken grilled earlier, frozen in a small bowl, then heated in the microwave. When the chicken was served on the salad, it was in the...More

Thank T569
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We visit from the UK almost every year and always pay a visit to Busbee,s one of the best in Texas.5 stars just love the place.

Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for visiting us again and for your kind comments. Hope to see you each year!!

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Greeted at the counter by an enthusiastic older gentleman who took our order. Helpful in the selection and choices. BBQ was great and service was excellent for a "self service - fast food" arrangement. Will be back again.

Thank Amungenast
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your Trip Advisor review. Looking forward to seeing you again when you visit Bandera.

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This place has some nice atmosphere and friendly folk. And maybe we were there on an off day but we found their menu to be somewhat limited and noted meat setting out under the heat lamp when we entered the restaurant. One was brisket the...More

Thank Karen S
Joe D, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Sorry you did not try the brisket for which we are famous. All meats are kept under warm heat lamps at the majority of specialty restaurants. This is because it takes 16 hours to cook delicious meats. And yes we do have a very limited...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

The night before we left Bandera Itook out two pork rib plates. Best ribs since Open Pit in Mobile AL. meaty, tasty, substantial. Their BBQ sauce was lovely too. This is a great place and, when nearby again, I will enjoy it. I originally was...More

Thank uphill69
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write about our restaurant and for your patronage. We hope to see you again when in Bandera. We take pride in our restaurant and in our employees being friendly to our customers. Thanks for noticing!

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Food was average, but nothing outstanding. The building was historic and very quaint. The portions were decent sized.

Thank TonieMH
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Love coming here for a little Wile now Only come for the BBQ But today I tasted the Cobbler with Ice-cream and Loved it... This was Presidents Bush favorite desert; funny story

Thank Francisco C
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for coming to our restaurant and taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The ribs looked great, but were dry and chewy. The baked potato my son was looking forward to eating was over cooked and dry. It also was served with some cheese but no butter or cream or other fixings. We had to go and request...More

Thank WorldlywiseDD
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went for dinner, there were already 6 people sitting, and the place was only opened for about 15 minutes! You walk up to the counter, pick your menu (you can see some of the meat near the counter here), pay for everything, and sit....More

Thank Jeannene A
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
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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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