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Bobby J's

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13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023-3937
+1 210-695-4941
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around for years. They serve a great "old-fashioned" burger. Have lots of different variations on the basic burger. Sides are good, too!

Thank Vicki G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Burgers were great, although somewhat expensive in my opinion. That being said, my family will return based on the great atmosphere and quality of food.

Thank reuben p
Fort Worth, Texas
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92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We try to run by Bobby J's when we are in San Antonio (2-3 times a year). Things have changed since last visit - counter staff wasn't very friendly (lots of mumbling) and we ordered right off menu- no changes. So, may look for another Pop's burger place next trip.

Thank Goldentexas
Buxton, North Carolina
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163 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Loved the "down home" atmosphere! Great place for an inexpensive, regular dinner out. The 1/3rd lb burger was like a really good "Whopper", really fresh condiments. The fried pickles were pretty good for ones not handmade in house, as were the onion rings. The homemade fries were excellent. Loved the in- house made chicken fingers....not at all chewey. The staff... More 

Thank Bsuttie
Helotes, Texas
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A good hamburger and friendly service. Live music on weekends. Building is a little shabby, but it adds to the charm.

Thank Theresa H
Helotes, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my family have eaten here for years . Great variety of custom burgers. Friendly staff that make you feel like family.

Thank danielgM235ZZ
San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I've lived near Helotes for years and just tried Bobby J's this month. This is a true down home gem of a restaurant. The employees are friendly and helpful. The food is delicious and greasy. There's plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. Live acoustic music was playing on the night we were there too. If you're looking for a casual... More 

Thank kpiedra
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Good old fashioned hamburgers. Juicy and big, the turkey burgers are the best! Every time I am in town I head here. Its one of the few must haves on my very small list. If you want quick, satisfying and homemade, you have to hit this place! You definitely get your moneys worth here!

Thank tripnut1
Helotes, Texas
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is it! I mean it! If you are longing for the good ol' burger heaven ever sent to us... this is it. Yes! Yes! Yes! Once you pick it up, you can't put it down. It's that good. I promise. Dieters, overt your eyes. This is the place you go when you want to hang it all out! I... More 

Thank Candy R
San Antonio, Texas
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Bobby Js has a great selection of burgers and the food is always hot and fresh. We've never had a bad experience and always leave full. Excellent, quick service and perfect for families.

Thank kande12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Helotes
  • Phone Number: +1 210-695-4941

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?