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Heavy's Barbecue

1301 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861-2326
+1 830-426-4445
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (32 reviews)
“potato salad” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1301 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861-2326
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were in the area and decided to give this Texas Monthly top 50 gig a try. Perhaps our expectations were too high, perhaps we have tried too many of the greats (Le BBQ, Franklin's, Blacks), I'm not sure, but it wasn't what we were...More

Thank Global_Travel_Tales
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I left a review last year, but had to leave another....it's THAT good! We have talked about Heavy's brisket for the past year, yearning for more. Again, we ordered our Thanksgiving turkey from Heavy's and eaten there a couple more times. Without a doubt, this...More

2  Thank Lokoloko123
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Quality and consistent are the two words that come to mind when I think of Heavy’s. The food is always good. Service is quick with a friendly hometown feeling. Heavy’s will not disappoint.

Thank CountryGal55
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This one is in the Texas Monthly top 50, and we drove out from San Marcos to give it a try. Parking is a bit limited, but there was no line, and the rustic setting was well suited to a bbq meal. They smoke with...More

Thank jetsly
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Don't blink or you'll miss this place, which will be very unfortunate, because this BBQ is very tasty! Everything you like about small town Texas is here. Warm and welcoming with plenty of South Texas country decor. Owners are very friendly and personable and know...More

1  Thank Rodger R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Signs greeting hunters and bikers adorn the front of the place - inside are a few dozen taxidermied heads looking down on you - with a couple wearing Houston Astros hats !! On your plate is some mighty fine sausage, brisket and ribs from one...More

1  Thank jfadds
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My particular favorites are the sausage plates and the chopped BBQ sandwiches. Their beans are pretty darn good too.

Thank diannerod4511
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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 10 November 2017 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 7 November 2017

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
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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 - 7:00 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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