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Heavy's Barbecue

1301 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861-2326
+1 830-426-4445
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (30 reviews)
“sausage” (15 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
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1301 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this bbq because of a top 50 rating in Texas Monthly magazine. We arrived for supper at 6:30pm to find that they were pretty much sold out. We were able to have sliced brisket, sausage, potato salad, & beans, Beans were very good. Both...More

Thank Bobbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not worth the effort. The brisket is tasteless with no smoke flavor. Barbecue sauce is meh. And the staff are not welcoming.

Thank Vicki O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on the way west on Hwy 90. There was a long line but it moved fast. The Brisket was tender with good smoked flavor and the sausage was great. Sides were ok. Worth the stop

Thank roadie50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on the Texas Monthly rating (top 50 BBQ places), we stopped at Heavy's BBQ. It is a Mom &Pop type establishment with really good bbq and good prices. The brisket was flavorful and the sausage really good. The bbq sauce adds to the flavor...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Driving south to Uvalde into Leakey for the weekend and decided on BBQ. Since Luling was going to be out of the way, we made a choice on eating in Hondo, TX. Did we make the right decision! Yes we did! Both of us chose...More

Thank hardiharhar_10
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Worth the drive from san antonio ! this is one of those mom and pop family run places that are really turning out great food . They slice the meat as you order it right i front of you . I had a 2 meat...More

Thank martin c
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Saw that this place was rated in Texas Monthly's top 50, so we stopped in when passing through Hondo. Certainly nothing to salivate over. Portions of brisket, sausage and chopped BBQ were generous enough but there just wasn't much flavor at all. You shouldn't need...More

Thank SonnyBeach1
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Top 50 BBQ joints in Texas Monthly. Enough said! Try the brisket and pork ribs. Great BBQ sauce! Gets crowded fast for good reason. One is located in Devine.

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Heavy's was just rated as one of the 50 best BBQs in Texas and it deservers it. The food is aways great and the staff is friendly and helpful. Give it a try.

Thank cwweldon1954
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Good food friendly staff. Wanted to try local Texas style BBQ. Not bad. Loved the beans with tomatoes and peppers mixed in. We got the 2 meat plate. Ribs and sausage. Portions are plenty

Thank Jeffrey L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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 - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Hondo
  • Phone Number: +1 830-426-4445
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