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Joe Allen's Pit Bar B Que

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1233 S Treadaway Blvd, Abilene, TX 79602-3940
+1 325-672-6082
11:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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abilene, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great barbecue and best potato salad on the planet. Very good lots of other items that didn't try. But all will be good

Thank Larry O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

rolled through town and needed a good note to eat. It was great BBQ and wonderful service. Great west Texas taste and scenery. 10/10 would recommend.

Thank Jack F
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I LOVE THIS PLACE. Abilene is blessed to have some amazing eateries, breweries, coffee shops and this is one of the best. The fries are DELICIOUS.

Thank Kym M
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

While traveling through Texas trying to get back to SC after Hurricane Matthew, we stopped at Joe Allen's for lunch and had the lunch special which was a chopped brisket sandwich, one side, and a drink for $6.00. Jordan was our server and was very nice. He brought us fresh baked bread, cornbread, and jalapeño cornbread before our lunch came... More 

Thank Sarah P
Midland Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here many times. It's always so good! I had to plan a family reunion, 39 people. Of all the places in Abilene I thought of, I chose Joe Allen's. They did such a great job! The food was perfect, we had our own room so the kids could run around, and be kids without bothering anyone. This... More 

Thank TexsunJAG
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166 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is very good. I've had brisquit, sausage and ham, all were very good. Beans and potato salad good. Staff was friendly, the building is nice and the new location is convenient for me. I will eat here again although it's a bit pricey!

Thank WSargent
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133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I love going to Joe Allens and having a steak and a beer. As a single you can sit at the bar, eat dinner and experience good service. The jalapeño cornbread is excellent.

1 Thank RobertSummers
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This rustic hide-away had the best bbq in Abilene! For a fast lunch it can't be best. They give generous portions, have excellent quality food and decent prices. It's our choice for BBQ. Great for big groups too. The atmosphere is very much Texas style and rugged. It can be a little noisy during peak hours but the adds to... More 

Thank Karen C
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222 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Your tired, and the hunger pangs won't let up. You spot a rustic old building, and all you see is a BBQ Joint. As luck has it, you are about to enter the mecca of brisket excellence, Joe Allen's. The sausage, ribs, oh heck, everything he serves is delicious! Listen, don't walk, run to joe's, its worth the trip! Well....what... More 

Thank johnwesleyharden
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Fast service! When you are hungry you want it fast! Excellent BBQ and good sides! Fresh ice tea, really makes a quick stop very worth while l e!

Thank Janet I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 S Treadaway Blvd, Abilene, TX 79602-3940
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-672-6082

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