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Smitty's Bar B Q

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708 W Austin Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801-2203
+1 325-646-5922
10:30 - 20:00
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This was the WORST BBQ!!! I ordered the Thursday special which is a meat sandwich with a side and tea. What I got was brisket fat with a little BBQ sauce, some orange kind of funky tasting potato salad and nasty tea. The special was only $6, but it was a waste of $$ since I threw the food out.... More 

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Small place with about 6 tables/booths. Homemade sausage a little spicier then the other sausage on menu. Brisket tender, pork ribs were also tender. Didn't try chicken and no pork chops or loin on menu.

Thank Betsy G
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Smitty and his family have put their heart and soul into this business and it is a Brownwood Icon! While introducing us to "Soul Food" and showing their customers and friends about giving back to their community! Food is always excellent and the service always exceptional!! God Bless You and thank you for the food and life's lessons! It's sure... More 

Thank Fuzzyfeet14
Whitesboro, Texas
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Fantastic BBQ, and wonderful friendly staff!!! Great homemade side orders, taste like a backyard family BBQ picnic....worth the trip and a great value for your money!!!

Thank winedine42
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I eat a lot of BBQ around Texas and this location wasn't up to the standard I'm accustomed to. The staff were nice and the customers were friendly...but that's about it for the Pro's...

Thank GYWDallas
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 7:15 pm and they close at 8:00pm. Most businesses would have been unhappy about the late arrival. But these sweet ladies welcomed us in with open arms and a smile. The homemade sausage is to die for. Such a great flavor. We also had the brisket. Talk about tender. The potato salad was very good too. And... More 

Thank Mjaj2
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27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

went for lunch and was told about the single meat plate special. I got the brisket plate, it came with baked beans, potato salad, onions, and bread. The beans were better than most and the potato salad was a 8/10. The brisket was tender, not overly smoked but they served it with too much BBQ sauce. I was offered apple... More 

Thank jesseh627
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We were disappointed here as it was so spotless and smelled good when we went in. There wasn't much smoke on the meat although it was tender. Sauce was run of the mill. Service was fast though.

Thank Jo F
Brownwood, Texas
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

It's ok. We ordered rib plates. The ribs were served smothered in a thick sauce. From what I could see the ribs might have been good without the sauce. My idea of bbq is it should be good without sauce - if you serve sauce, put in on the side. The plate was served with beans which tasted like Ranch... More 

Thank louieinNorthRichland
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Reviewed 4 June 2015

I recently stopped by Smitty's for 1 rib. Just one rib and was told that 1 rib would be one pound. Really? 1 rib is 1 pound? I don't think so. What are they dinosaur ribs? Anyways, the place has really going down, especially the customer service. Also, the prices keep going up! Honestly, I've never liked the potato salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 W Austin Ave, Brownwood, TX 76801-2203
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brownwood
  • Phone Number: +1 325-646-5922

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