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Al's & Son Bar-B-Q

1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
+1 432-267-8921
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
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11 - 20 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We went expecting good barbecue and received great barbecue. The assortment of food was good and the restaurant seemed very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. They even brought us ice cream for desert at no additional charge. This was a very enjoyable experience.

1  Thank TravelingMax77
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent barbecued brisket and chicken, tender and flavorful. Potato salad unique and wonderful. Cafeteria style line allows inspection before ordering to select on the spot.

Thank Rip P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This reminds me of a throwback type of place. You go through a buffet-style line to get what you want, yet there are things you still have to wait for a waitress to bring you after the fact (including free homemade ice cream for dessert...More

Thank Bedfordse
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Average food. The brisket is bland. You have a choice of brisket chicken ham sausage. Then you can add three sides. The sides are runny potatoes salad, macaroni salad, red beans or green beans corn on cob or sweet carrots. Not a great selection ....More

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I had sliced brisket and rib combo with potato salad, green beans and banana puddin. Meat had no flavor and was tough! If it wasn't for the mediocre BBQ sauce I couldn't have choked it down. Potato salad was was blended and had a Wang...More

Thank TOSOM3
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Sliced beef sandwich had very little flavor. Sides did not look appealing. The price of a sandwich and a piece of pie as my one “side” was over $13. That's ridiculous. The pie was good, but it appeared it was purchased from a third-party.

Thank John B
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way home for some barbecue. A little way off the highway but worth the drive. I got the rib basket for $14.99. It came with Texas toast and a side. Could have fed two people in my opinion. Ribs fell of the...More

Thank MrsBlevins
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Colorado to Rosenberg for a quick bite to eat. The restaurant was clean, staff was friendly and the ribs were mouth watering, to die for! Definitely will stop here again.

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

At 10.99 for a half pound of sliced brisket Al's is more expensive than the world renowned Franklin's in Austin. Hard to see anyone in Big Spring standing in line for this near tasteless treat. Ribs were very good however. 33 bucks for a two...More

Thank hoopsman86
Reviewed 22 December 2015

What else do you need to know? Had the pulled pork sandwich with side of some creamy potato salad and both were very good. You order "cafe style" so all the food is visible and you can pick and choose based on your likes and...More

1  Thank jsawyer169
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 19
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 432-267-8921
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