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Lone Star BBQ

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3619 N 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-1712
+1 956-664-9988
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. Orginal style Texas BBQ, Salads, best fried catfish in town. Friendly staff with a local flair.

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Thank Ward T
Hugo, Minnesota
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here one night for dinner, my husband wanted to take advantage of the BBQ options while we were in Texas. We were the first patrons that evening, our waitress was very attentive and answered all of our silly Northerner questions (we didn't know what hush puppies or charro beans were). My hubby ordered the brisket sliced, ribs, onion... More 

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Thank shannono167
Port Isabel, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lone Star BBQ has an exterior that does not invite further inspection, but upon entering you'll find a larger than expected interior that is friendly and inviting. I've attached photos below. The service was fast and courteous. I order a full rack of ribs, which comes with two sides (and 2 bread slices), for $20.00. Photos attached. The BBQ ribs,... More 

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Thank Dennis K
McAllen, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My wife and I recently visited this bbq establishment expecting great bbq. We were disappointed. The restaurant is great the environment feels like Texas bbq. The food was just ok. The sweet tea was great. The brisket was cold and lacked flavor. The brisket sandwich my wife got was chopped and mixed with bbq sauce to hide that it was... More 

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Thank Ilovebbq69
Mission, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We wanted a sandwich that was not the usual burger. The brisket sandwich was huge. I took almost half of the meat home for another meal.

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Thank Teddy D
McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Love the fajita taco, tender and generous serving. The ladies are sweethearts taking care of our order. Great place for BBQ!

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Thank gaharris_99
McAllen, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Love their barbeque and they have the best fried catfish in town. Darren and his crew are friendly and fast. Don't forget to try their cobble with ice cream too

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Thank Frances D
McAllen,Texas
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This place used to be so good. Dined on a Saturday at lunch time and it felt like we were eating re-heated left overs from the day before. Such a disappointment, as we dined on dry chicken and dried out beef. The beans and potato salad were the highlight of the meal. Owners, if you truly care about your restaurant... More 

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Mission
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

They have a very wide variety of BBQ meats and many sides. The peach cobbler is very good also. I had a combination sandwich of chopped BBQ and chicken breast on a bun that tasted like it was fresh backed not store bought. The food is great if you love BBQ this is a must if you are in McAllen.... More 

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Thank Gillum S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Came here with some friends and got some fried catfish barbecue sandwich and peach cobbler everything was terrific.

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Thank Ward T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3619 N 10th St, McAllen, TX 78501-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-664-9988

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