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1728 W Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-3547
+1 361-552-2235
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 19:30
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered some cooked brisket oh my gosh it was about $22 a pound I could have went to H-E-B and bought a brisket in a loaf of bread for that money to the brisket wasn't even that good it wasn't even that good

Thank Joe L
Victoria, Texas
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I always stop here going to work to pick up a couple of bar b que chopped beef sandwiches or brisket sausage sandwiches to go. I used to work at a bar b que joint in college and this has the same look, old bar b que soaked walls and that brown age stain over everything that once was white... More 

Thank ColonelDancer
Harlingen, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The service is bad, the food is bland and over priced. The potato salad was not fresh-tasting. The brisket was tough and didn't have a lot of flavor.

Thank 70jec
Katy, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The BBQ was delicious. I didn't care for the potato salad because it tasted like it came out of a can even though the staff said it was home made.

Thank Allen D
Port Lavaca, Texas
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Place appears dirty, food serving area dirty, employees look dirty. Food crappy, don't know why i stayed to eat.

1 Thank TejasBob
Victoria, Texas, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Upon entering the building I noted a "Register Closed Go To Other Side" sign in front of the register. I walked to the other end of the line that appeared to be the line to order in which ended up being a salad bar. Stood there about 5 minutes. Nobody even looked at me. Only 4 people at 1 table... More 

2 Thank thebaldeagle655
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Went out to eat here with my husband for lunch. Lady cutting the brisket didn't have gloves on while on the phone. I also saw her touch her face and head a few times. Other people handling food also didn't have gloves or hair nets on. Food wasn't good and the staff was also slow and not friendly. We will... More 

1 Thank AMSalinas
Port Aransas, Texas
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

I ate here with some locals that recommended this place. I should have listened when they said the burgers were excellent. I ended up ordering a chopped BBQ sandwich and regretted it. The meat was dry and didn't have much flavor. It also cost me $12 for a sandwich, fries and a drink. Little pricy for the quality.

Thank traviswd40
David City, Nebraska
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

We walked in and should have trusted our gut and left. They were seriously under staffed and forgot 2 of our meals. My daughter had chicken fried steak and ended up in the Emergency Room the next morning with food poisoning. No one else got sick thankfully. My BBQ chicken was very dry and was one of the meals forgotten.

1 Thank AngieP1087
Port Lavaca, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

They haven't served my husband and I anything we haven't liked... Steak, seafood, hamburgers, and of course BBQ-chicken, pork ribs, brisket.

Thank Margaret B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1728 W Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-3547
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-2235

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