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“This is Q”
Review of Busbee's Bar-B-Que

Busbee's Bar-B-Que
Ranked #3 of 42 Restaurants in Bandera
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$12
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went there at end of our first week in Bandera. I hade the combo platter - sausage and brisket. DW had the chicken. We both loved it and DW isn't a fan of smoked meat. The brisket was the best I have yet had on the road - even better the what I used to Q when I had a house and a smoker.
The brisket was JUICY with a capital J and had wonderful flavor.
No real waiter service but you order food and a sweet lady brings it to your table.

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JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit us and for your review. We are glad you liked the BBQ and hope to see you again. We appreciate your patronage!

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is billed as a BBQ place but when we saw cheeseburgers on the menu we thought "why not?" since we had already had BBQ a couple of days this week. You should know that our benchmark for cheeseburgers is Dirty Martin's in Austin. We have been fans for 60 years. Busbee's are so good that they would give DM's some real competition. We'll be back for the cheeseburgers

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JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much for visiting our restaurant AGAIN and for your comments not only on our BBQ but on our hamburgers. I have had lots of experience in making burgers having been a former V.P. of some major hamburger chains. You are the first to acknowledge our burgers and we really appreciate you taking the time to do so. Please introduce yourself to me next time so we can talk. Joe Davis

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

My friends and I were heading to the Hondo Corn Maze and wanted to take the back roads via Bandera and wanted to have Lunch. This place was GREAT as Right Off Main Street. It’s not fancy but the brisket and turkey was great. A small place and the service was phenomial. Probably no more than 6 people doing the work but they did a terrific job. Small but nice seating area and very lay back and very clean. The place was very clean when you walked in and the staff took great care of the tables once patrons left. Highly recommend and only suggestion is ‘park when you find a place’ as not to far walking distance off of main street. We parked in a ‘cowboy store shop’ for around 45 minutes and no problems. Street parking can be great but backing out WILL be a problem; too much traffic.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We stopped here nearly 1pm on a Friday on our way to the Frio River. We were greeted by an energetic young man at the ordering counter who boasted, "WE HAVE THE BEST HAMBUGERS IN BANDERA", so we were hooked. Two hamburgers and a side of fries. WHAT A JOKE! The fries where hardly cooked and were just globs of grease. The hamburger meat had a funky taste, like it was freezer burnt, it just wasn't good. Perhaps the BBQ is better, but we'll never know as we'll never eat here again.

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband stopped by for lunch and it was delicious. I had a delicious chop sandwich with a mouth melting potato salad. My husband had an amazing brisket and smoked sausage plate. Definitely a little hidden gem to stop by !

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JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thank you very much for visiting our restaurant and for taking the time to write a review on us. Our staff really appreciates the kind and encouraging words. Hope to see you again.

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