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Queen's Barbecue

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3428 Avenue S, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8836
+1 409-762-3151
Today
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 11:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Waxahachie, Texas
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is limited parking at this location. If you park in the residential 2 hour parking they will give you a parking pass inside. We all got the loaded bbq potatoes. They were fair with the meats and toppings but they had grease coming thru the bottom of the tray. My only major complint was they do not have bbq... More 

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1 Thank Shane94
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Queen's barbecue on our holidays in Galveston. It is just off the sea wall. There is free parking. I had the rib sandwich and piña cola cake. The ribs were very smokey and a little heat and the meat just fell off the bone. The piña cola cake was very rich and delicious. My husband had the poor... More 

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Thank Brenda s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've traveled to Galveston twice on business in the last 7 years and both time have enjoyed the lunch special at Queen's. Wouldn't miss an opportunity to go again.

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Thank Kimberly D
Somerville, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lady at a shop recommended queen's to us. we got there just before they closed and instead of rushing us out, the gal at the counter couldn't have been nicer. the food was very good and reasonably priced. my only regret is that i didn't like the beer i ordered by that was my fault.

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Thank jody02145
Calgary, Canada
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Went here for a late lunch. Appreciated the free parking. Food was solid BBQ. Seating outside was nice.

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Thank WellTravelled222
Galveston, Texas
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237 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stopped by today after 10 years away. Now I remember why I hadn't come back. Food: Brisket was almost as tough as shoe leather, and tasted to me like roast beef that had been sprinkled with sauce. Potato salad was bland. Beans tasted like they were straight out of a can. Flat and boring. No 2-meat combo--only 3 meat--so I... More 

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4 Thank danny w
Galveston Island, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We asked the locals where to find good Texas BBQ. They recommended Queens and they were right. We tried a variety of things and found everything tasty.

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Thank travelak2016
San Diego
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

What an authentic southern BBQ restaurant. Queen herself came over to our table and took photos with us. This place has been in business for maybe 30 years, and it is just so fun. My BBQ ribs fell off the bone, and the creamed corn, green beans with ham, and giant one pound baked potato tasted like my Texas grandmother... More 

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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Its' the best in Galveston. Great country music plays. You order up at a window. Place doesn't look like much, but is very comfortable and very Texas. Wish they served biscuits, but save the 2 slices of white bread for the seagulls!

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Thank MercJK
Texas
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have tried this place twice now, thinking perhaps we ordered the wrong items. Nope, the meat is just average, the BBQ sauce is just about the same. Lots love it though, so perhaps we ordered the wrong things twice. The service is well, you go order it yourself. Its fairly fast. Not expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3428 Avenue S, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-8836
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-762-3151

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