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Bobby J's

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13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023-3937
+1 210-695-4941
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While driving down the road a small building with a little neon in the window caught my eye. It was dinner time so I decided to make a quick U-turn and see what this "local dive" was all about. I call the place a "dive" with the utmost respect as it is a privately owned restaurant in a rustic building... More 

Thank Waltfab
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We get to the San Antonio area every so often to visit family. Each time we are taken to a real Texas food stop. This trip it was Bobby J's for dinner. The atmosphere was authentic Texas. The burgers were great, and the live music was fun. If you're in the area do yourself a favor and stop in.

Thank Keith K
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have eaten here numerous times over the years. Burgers are consistently good and same with fries. Cool place inside. Recommended.

Thank Mark C
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Bobby J was a friend and neighbor here in Helotes. He made a fine, juicy hamburger with crispy fries, good beer and both inside and outside garden tables....now with music on weekends. What more can you ask?

Thank James B
Helotes, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

What's not to love about this Helotes treasure!!! Our favorite go to shareable burger is the Piggy Burger - that's right, lip smacking bacon loaded on a burger & topped with cheese and all the traditional goodies 😋. But wait - add a family order of extra crispy French fries and a few cold beers to that and you've yourself... More 

Thank Ladybug55
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205 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Friends met us at their favorite burger joint. They weren't kidding, this was the real deal, nothing commercial about it. Great selection of burgers, fries, fried zuke. You name it, they had it. I was full before I went in, could hardly walk afterwards and I had a regular-sized burger. I couldn't eat fries, I couldn't eat zucchini. Make it... More 

Thank Michael E
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Seriously my favorite burger joint. My type of burger, home style good ole fashion cheeseburger. Awesome music on Friday nights! Friendly lady who is always at the counter is super friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Charles G
Phoenix, Arizona
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216 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The burgers are good. They come almost any way you would like a burger to come. They are the old fashion.. almost greasy wonderful burgers of days gone past... they have home made fries and when they are not over or under cooked, you will LOVE them!! The onion rings are just so so. They have a tempura like dip... More 

Thank Herman02
Homosassa Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Have a mushroom swiss and a Shiner - everythings a la carte but hey there's a kids meal...love the onion rings too!

Thank tiffanygaitan
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very good old fashioned burgers, great staff too. Take your friends and all will leave full!! They offer some good sides too.

Thank WagEats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13247 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX 78023-3937
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Helotes
  • Phone Number: +1 210-695-4941

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