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Busbee's Bar-B-Que

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339 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3153
Sun - Mon 10:30 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 10:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Ellabell, Georgia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the sausage wrap. The atmosphere is typical western. The food was good. I would eat here again.

Thank Eliza P
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visited during spring break week for lunch. We had BBQ, burgers and root beer floats. Both families enjoyed a simple relaxed lunch with good food & friends.

Thank Jennifer R
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a true small town, very casual, very authentic barbecue joint. You order at a window and the food comes on styrofoam plates. The furniture and decor is dated; it has obviously been a successful business in this location for a long time. The staff is friendly and the food is great. I had chopped brisket and did not... More 

Thank EllenRHK
Voorhees, New Jersey
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

If you are looking for good barbecue in the Bandera area you should try Busbee's. Restaurant is very plain but the food is really good. They smoke their own meats while other barbecue places in the area do not. Eat family style and share everything.

Thank Joseph P
Spearfish, South Dakota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was hungry, it was sufficient. Staff is amazingly friendly and helpful. There are lots of cool antiquey things to look at on the walls.

Thank justJules35
Brampton, Ontario
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210 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ended up in Bandera after a short road trip around the lake and dam. The town is appealing with stores and restaurants. We ended up at Busbee's. it is a rustic place. We ordered asa we came in. You pay right away and then find a table. Food was brought to us when it was ready. We both really... More 

Thank Campfiver
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick lunch while attending the Bandera Cowboy Mardi Gras parade. My daughter had a salad with grilled chicken. She wasn't too impressed with the ice burg lettuce. I picked up a couple of cheese burgers, one with jalapeños for my husband. I also got some Fries, all of which was very good. The service was... More 

Thank Kathleen C
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126 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good food but I've tasted better BBQ. My daughter like their grilled cheese. My pork ribs is average, as I've said I've tasted better BBQ before.

Thank Corpuz
Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We wanted a light lunch, so decided to stop in to Busbee's and get a sliced beef brisket sandwich. Wow...it was a big sandwich and so delicious. The brisket was smoked perfectly and it was so tender. Melted in your mouth. With the sandwich comes one side and we both picked the beans. Another delicious choice. Service was quick. You... More 

Thank Poupee86
San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

we had an unexpected visit to Bandera and decided to to stop for dinner and visit with family before we head home. this establishment took care of our entire family more than thirty of us at the end of the day with some delicious bbq. you could order anything from philly chess steak, grill cheese, sausage wrap, hamburger and of... More 

Thank Silvia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-3153

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