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Joe Allen's Pit Bar B Que

1233 South Treadaway, Abilene, TX 79602
+1 325-672-6082
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Barbecue
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1233 South Treadaway, Abilene, TX 79602
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had the sliced brisket and chicken from the cafeteria style line. It was average... don't get me wrong, it was ok, just not really memorable. What I thought was mashed potatoes was actually potato salad. The beans were also average. Do note that you...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Arrived at 5:30 pm and waited for about 10 minutes before anyone even acknowledged we were there. When we did get seated service was extremely slow, We had plenty of time to memorize the menu before our drinks finally arrived. We ordered the 3/4" ribeye...More

Thank chuckdavis1
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I couldn't tell you the last time I ate a steak for lunch. But today, at Joe Allen's I did exactly that...and it was awesome. The steak was the correct med rare as ordered, salt and pepper seasoning was just right, price was more than...More

Thank EAtexas
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We eat there at least once a week. They always give you plenty to eat and the Mesquite wood flavor is awesome

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to Joe Allen twice I m a steak person but not a ribeye fan.... I had the 1" thick ribeye and it was great tender and juicy The food over all is good the service is a little slow and they act...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were four and each had a different entree, brisket, sausage, steak, and fish. No one was disappointed. Everything was delish, including the sides. Their fried okra is outstanding! The sausage was excellent and the brisket tender. Waitstaff was efficient, and pleasant. Great atmosphere. This...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good. I had the chicken fried steak it was cook well not tough. Waitress was friendly , personable and keep my cup full. Good price.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

m eals are always good. Still like the atmosphere before it was remodeled!. Plenty of other good places for bar-b-que in Abilene!

Thank haliabilene_TX
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Nice Texas style atmosphere, food was good and there were plenty of choices on the menu for kids and adults. Service was great.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Still occasionally visit at lunch and on weekends. I guess, remembering the great days on South Treadaway, I desperately hope that Joe Allen will resurrect and miraculously bounce back to its previous glory. Service is bad, it is not clean at all, food is substandard....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 South Treadaway, Abilene, TX 79602
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-672-6082
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