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Bun 'N' Barrel

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
+1 210-828-2829
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to look at since it appears like an old drive-in. Interior was not fancy, but presentable. Service was good, and Barbara did a good job. Drawback was the food; the Friday catfish special had plenty of grease from deep-fryer. The chopped BBQ sandwich...More

Thank Vic L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Bun 'n' Barrel is a small restaurant off Austin Hwy in SanAntonio. The best BBQ Sandwich around, not much to look at but great food at reasonable prices.

Thank rickdel
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had not been to the Bun N Barrel in many years and today decided to pick up lunch to go. The service was good, we were approached as we entered the door ready to serve us. However, the food left a lot to be...More

Thank Enter2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

With thousands of dining options in San Antonio, we are glad we found this place. It was easy to find - a bonus when you are from it of town - the staff were friendly and professional, and the decor was definitely fun. We shared...More

Thank Sue_Moore_NM
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Barbecue brisket sandwich was really yummy. They have a daily lunch special which I think is awesome. Next time I will try the lunch special.

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A must try if you like BBQ in a drive in or sit down environment. Its a classic 50's throwback Texas-style. they have a burger that will melt your face but it doesnt have to be that hit if its not your thing. They've also...More

Thank guitarspeak
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's a drive-in. (Not much more and nothing less.) It does have a homey dining room, and friendly counter service. The optional barbecue menu is a nice touch (but the barbecue sauce here definitely lacks that touch of brown sugar or molasses that makes such...More

Thank eva2691
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We usually make a point to take in a Diners Drive-ins and Dives location on every vacation. Buns 'n Barrel was absolutely out of this world. It is a small location with a former drive in that we would probably not have noticed if we...More

1  Thank Schultz31
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Came on a Sunday barbecue it was good not exceptional atmosphere was great like an old greasy spoon from the sixties even have a jukebox with records the vinyl kind not CDs definitely stop in for the history family friendly they have take out

1  Thank thefixerfixer
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The food is pretty decent especially the barbecue, the price is fair. The sweet tea is good but make sure you ask for lemons to put on it sure makes a difference. Other then that this place been around for many years in San Antonio...More

Thank rodriguezjesser65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-2829
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