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Al's & Son Bar-B-Q

1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720-5401
+1 432-267-8921
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
“brisket” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720-5401
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Order the BBQ sandwich with potato salad and fries, by far the worse potato salad I have ever tasted at first glance I didn't know what it was no texture at all. The sandwich was alright nice toasted bun ample meat and tasted alright. The...More

Thank Hobert B
Matt B, Owner at Al's & Son Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't like our potato salad, it is a mashed potato salad, it is not everyone's favorite style, but we are pretty famous for it. We have plenty of other sides, I hope you will give...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly . We had rib baskets. The ribs had great flavor but a tough. The French fries were homemade.

Thank skgcdl
Matt B, Owner at Al's & Son Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear the ribs were a little tough, I assure you that is rare and I will talk with the staff to make sure this doesn't happen again. Hope to see you soon. Matt Bagwell-Owner

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Are you kidding Me! This is the mist horrible BBQ in Texas. Can't believe this place is still open, better to eat a box of goat droppings then to eat here. I laugh every time I drive thru this slimy town.

Thank Radraider
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Just had lunch at Al's and it was great. The brisket was tender, moist, and just the right amount of smoke. The chicken breast was to die for. The sausage very tasty. One can not forget the potato salad, different but very good. The free...More

Thank TravelingTexasJoe
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The staff were friendly and polite. I had high hopes until a plate of chopped brisket was handed to me. The fat drained off the brisket and made a moat around it. The only thing I could taste as I dared to take a bite...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant serves really good brisket and other favorites. It isn't cheap, but the plates are generous and the menu varied. The potato salad is legendary and all the sides are homemade. If you eat inside the restaurant, you get free homemade ice cream!

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

First time in Al's & Son BarBQ. Got the regular plate, 2 meats with 3 sides and drink. Brisket was tender & sausage was tasty. We got free scoop of ice-cream that had taste of vinilla/ coconut. Good bar bq. Recommend stopping by!

Thank CynCeeG
Matt B, Owner at Al's & Son Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we love our out of town customers. Like most of our food the recipes are handed down from my family, the ice cream is my great grandmothers recipe that she made for my father when he was young.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a good solid BBQ place. You get your food cafeteria style. I had the small two meat plate with brisket and pulled pork, which was plenty of meat for me. Sides were potato salad, green beans and cooked carrots. Added a large drink....More

Thank Nv8200p
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty good if you like southern foods. Little pricy, but it is clean and the folks are friendly.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Food was great! Had BBQ Brisket and BBQ chicken and both were great. Potato salad was to die for. Reasonably priced too!

Thank Mickey6448
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720-5401
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 432-267-8921
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