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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” (66 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

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

Thank goldenwds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

1  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
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Hole in the wall barbecue joints are some of my favorite restaurants and Leon's certainly qualifies! Our son, who is working in Galveston recommended Leon's as a local favorite for barbecue and it did not disappoint. Our group of 5 had brisket, Leon's cut brisket...More

Thank auburn8
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a must eat if you are on the island if you like bbq. Perfectly cooked meat and you add the sauce. Service was good. We had the brisket, stuffed potatoes (best baked potato I have ever had) and Spivey rice.

Thank David F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Leon's is a must if you love BBQ. It is a rather small place, but they smoke all their meats in the back. The staff was nice and helpful. The food was amazing. The best St Louis style ribs and brisket if have ever had....More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

If I could I would rate this place 10 stars!! Everything we had was phenomenal!! That meat has the perfect smoke taste and hell of a good sauce!! The Mac and cheese is fantastic! The potato salad is probably my favorite, creamy delicious and crunchy!...More

1  Thank drinkcherrycoke
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Television
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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