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Rudy's

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936 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3555
+1 830-609-3337
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07:00 - 21:30
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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165 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Went with the family for some good ole BBQ, sat on the patio which was great because the kids could be kids. They enjoyed the picnic tables & open fire. The meat was amazing. Thought the loaves of wonder white bread was kinda weird, but hey kids love it. No one cared that the kids were up and down or... More 

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Austin, Texas
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104 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

Great bar-b-que! On my most recent visit, I heard the young lady who answers the phone speaking with a vegan about the food at this bar-b-que joint. Seriously? Who makes such calls? She told them there were baked potatoes, coleslaw, potato salad, and three bean salad available. They were insisting that she understand the difference between vegetarian and vegan. She... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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236 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

As native Texans, we've eaten outstanding BBQ all our lives. We pretty much avoid BBQ chains. However, we wanted BBQ, had never been to Rudy's, had heard about it a long time, and decided to give it a try. Once inside, there are rows of iced down beer and soft drinks. If you want one, get it. Sides are in... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

I like BBQ, and this place does it right. We placed a large take out order in advance for a family gathering. They had the order ready to go, and packed it all in a special take out tray and box with dividers to keep the sides and sauces secure. The meats were first quality, and very well prepared. I... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

Wonderful barbecue, I love the brisket, turkey, sausage and chopped beef. I haven't tried the ribs yet. The stuffed baked potatoes with meat topping of choice are a huge meal, but a delightful indulgence. All the side I've had are good, especially creamed corn and pinto beans. Good desserts also. Nothing fancy in setting or service, but the great food... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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468 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

You can depend on Rudy's to serve delicious barbecue! We saw one in New Braunsfels and stopped for a bite. The beef brisket Special Cut was lean and very tasty. The cole slaw was flavorful. I love Rudy's barbecue. You can count on them to serve well prepared food.

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Thank Gloria L
New Braunfels, Texas
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

I had previously enjoyed Rudys on several occasions but the last two visits have not been favorable. We had family in town and took some baby back ribs, brisket, sausage and turkey home for everyone to enjoy. Well we didn't enjoy it. While it looked good the ribs were not done and chewy and the meat stuck to the bone.... More 

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Thank dyver46
New Braunfels, Texas
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182 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

Rudy's is a favorite of ours; whether its breakfast tacos to get us going in the morning, or a party pack for a large group. The sides are really good too - highly recommend the creamed corn.

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Thank Trravelling_Dave
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

The brisket was really dry and the ribs weren't that great to! On the bright side, the corn cream is really tasty, but we weren't there for the side dishes. Some friends told us it was delicious and we were truly dissapointed, there are a lot of best bbqs, and better prices!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

We decided to try this place after a local told us it was the best and most authentic bbq in the area. He wasn't kidding! The brisket and sausages were amazing! The ribs could've stayed on the grill a few minutes longer and the flavor could've been bolder, but the cream corn more than made up for it! It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3555
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Braunfels
  • Phone Number: +1 830-609-3337
Description
Bar-B-Q was added to the operation in 1989, and Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q has been serving up tasty food ever since. The same original recipes that built Rudy's Leon Springs' reputation are now available throughout the Southwest.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?