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Leon's World's Finest Barbeque

5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
+1 409-744-0070
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“brisket” (67 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“rum cake” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here under the recommendation of Texas Monthly- inside there are 6-8 tables, and unlike most BBQ places we have been, there is an actual waitress that will seat you and take your order, versus ordering at the counter top. We enjoyed all we had,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing a spot on Food Network featuring Leon’s Worlds Finest Barbeque we decided to see what it was all about. Had it not been for seeing it on TV, we might never have stopped by to give it a try and that would have...More

2  Thank Starzangl9
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

You'll get your fingers greasy. That's OK. You'll get fine BBQ. Lunch plates are nice meals with greens and corn. Leon is a Rotarian. Good community guy!

1  Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Craving Texas BBQ we checked our go to travel site, Tripadvisor, liked what we read and off we went to Leon's World's Famous Barbeque in Galveston Texas and boy am I glad that we did! This is the real deal folks. As we entered we...More

1  Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This restaurant is not much to look at from the outside, but inside has a warm, homey atmosphere with friendly staff and delicious barbecue. We had brisket and sausage. Both are made from the Freshest, Finest Quality Meats.... For over 28 years Leon's World Famous...More

1  Thank goldenwds
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This restaurant is not much to look at from the outside, but inside has a warm, homey atmosphere with friendly staff and delicious barbecue. Leon himself made sure that we were taken care of. We were made to feel right at home. Great place to...More

1  Thank pjjSc
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped at Leon's on the way to a performance at The Grand Opera House and enjoyed sliced beef sandwiches. Leon's is on the right just after the bridge and is a great alternative to the typical fast food spots such as McDonalds & Subway...If you...More

Thank BluffDwellers
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I wanted to try some bbq in Galveston. We've had bbq in Dallas, Austin, even Houston before. I ordered the 2 meat dinner, ribs and brisket with green beans and potato salad. The ribs were horrible. The meat was tough, nothing tender...More

2  Thank andreawU8868FL
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My family and some friends stopped in to have some BBQ and it was amazing! The sausage was the best I have had in a long time. The portions are perfect and we had more than we could eat. You can’t beat the price or...More

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The staff was great. The food was amazing. And we got to talk with the owners for awhile. It is a small little place and easily missed when driving by, but you will not regret stopping in here for some tasty food. If I'm ever...More

Thank Elise18
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24 June 2016|
Response from Charles N | Reviewed this property |
Don't really know the answer to that. The are a restaurant on Broadway with really good food is all we know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-0070
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