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Busbee's Bar-B-Que

339 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3153
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (81 reviews)
“potato salad” (33 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (16 reviews)
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339 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been in Bandera for years and has always cranked out delicious BBQ. Brisket falls apart, turkey is my wife's favorite, and the sides taste like home made !

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Busbee's barbeque! The food is high quality and very well prepared. I usually get the chicken with sides--is always good but sometimes sold out! The staff are always friendly. The restaurant is very clean and they have a good system of getting folks...More

Thank ZinnHouston
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind remarks about our restaurant, food, and employees. You make our day. Hope to see you again soon. Let us know before you come and we will save you some chicken!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A staple on the main street in Bandera. Has been there forever. Good barbeque and hamburgers. Serving line service.

Thank TexasAg69
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to see us and for taking the time to report your experience on Trip Advisor.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Great food with lots of choices, lean brisket, corn on the cob, potato salad, coleslaw yum, atmosphere a little loud and very busy but it is worth it plus they are fast with take out,

Thank Nancy S
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for your comments about our restaurant. We always strive to give our customers the best experience possible. Hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have ordered most of the food for my two sons' graduation parties at Busbee's. The first time I ordered I was a complete novice at hosting a graduation party and ordering food. The owner went over the best way to serve the food (how...More

Thank janeyb65
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Janey for letting us help you with your party. We appreciate you business and also for taking the time to write about us on Trip Advisor. Again, Thanks.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and good service. The food was barbecue and worth the trip. It's been highlighted on the food network because of the old oven they use to make the food, guess it gives extra flavor. The peach cobbler was an awesome way to end...More

Thank oldpatrol
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us. We always appreciate folks like you taking the time to talk about us on media. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I had the combo platter chicken and brisket with potato salad and coleslaw. Both sides were delicious. The beans were spicy and savory not sweet like most beans back east. The platters come with bread onions and pickles. The pickles were tasty. I was expecting...More

Thank Becky B
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks very much for visiting our restaurants. We appreciate your comments and look forward to having you as our guest again.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

First lets talk about how it looks. Excellent Atmosphere. Very comfortable authentic look inside. next lets talk prices and alacarte. Its the first TX bbq I have been in that if you order meat alone they don't include some bread, pickles and onions. I spent...More

Thank Trent H
JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I assume you were there at closing time 8 p.m.. I am unsure why you think our brisket had no smoke on it, as we smoke it for over 16 hours. Yes the beef ribs...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a cool place (decor and temperatures) with great food and fun staff . . This is the place. Not only were our BBQ plates good but the warm peach cobbler and Bluebell Icecream was a treat that was amazing!

Thank GenieImages
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I like the way it looked inside but I didn't like the food or the service. I order 3 hamburger meals for me and my kids and my husband ordered a two meat plate and the total was over $70 not sure why the burger...More

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JLDVGD, Owner at Busbee's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Not sure which restaurant you visited. All of our prices are clearly marked on our menu and also on the receipts you are given. A combination plate and 3 hamburgers is certainly not $70.00. Not sure how you arrived at that amount. As far as...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-3153
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