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Ronnie's Ice House Barbeque

Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
+1 830-868-7553
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
“turkey” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After seeing the very impressive Science Mill downtown, we were hungry but wary of the local eating places as they seemed a little touristy. Just as we were leaving town to get back to San Antonio we saw Ronnie's! 😀 First thing we saw was...More

Thank dixiedm
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite while travelling on a girls' trip. What a great find! Smokey chicken and flavorful, juicy brisket. Tangy BBQ sauce, fresh made sides with unique twists. We LOVED the slaw with red bell pepper and green olives and the sauerkraut salad....More

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It's not a fancy place - disposable cutlery, rolls of paper towels on the tables. But, the meat is outstanding - succulent, full of flavour. Big helpings too, and not expensive. If only they served beer....

Thank 36frenchian
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We parked on back and walked around to front door. Outside on the side is where the magic happens. Several smokers all fired up. You walk in and order from the counter. The staff was very friendly and happy. So nice when your greeted with...More

1  Thank texastarmadillo
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We heard about this place from other bikers friends. They said it was a good place to stop for lunch. FRESH BBQ..... not dry... good people & good food. The brisket was amazing and banana pudding was so good.

Thank fwcsportnut
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to come and have some bbq with family and friends. Their sauce is good as is their meat. It is cooked very well and the sides are average. It is a great place to come chill with friends.

Thank William W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A pretty good place for lunch in Johnson City. i have had fabulous meals here, and some not so, and our last stop was so so. The sausage (In a sandwich) was way below par for Texas Sausage. i doubt it was smoked or grilled,...More

Thank TXRVer09
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The brisket was moist and delicious as was the turkey and ribs. Not smothered in sauce, but they do have nice BBQ sauce that you can add. We went back next day for take out - delicious again!

Thank djdeld
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed stopping here for lunch while traveling. The food was ample, flavorful, fresh, and reasonably priced. We will stop here again when we return to the hill country!

Thank Ida K B
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly owner and staff eager to greet you with their delicious BBQ. Highly recommended! I love the pork loin and brisket. Great sides.

Thank carolmholt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 830-868-7553
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