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Hays County BBQ

1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
+1 512-392-6000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (30 reviews)
“brisket” (126 reviews)
“turkey” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband was looking for a good barbecue place while visiting in Texas we happen to find this place on trip advisor and decide to stop I am not a big meat eater but the brisket here was to die for I could not believe...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great BBQ spot. Brisket and pork ribs were very good. Both variations of sauce were great! Cole slaw was a big disappointment so I would not recommend it. Fun little joint. Worried it will lose its appeal when they move to their big new building...More

Thank jmontfort
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving up to this non-descript metal building makes you think "this is going to be good", but its location on a busy interstate frontage road gives you a brief pause. Once inside, the simple counter, picnic tables, prepackaged sides and lack of Hill Country ambience...More

Thank Rorry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The turkey was moist and juicy. The brisket was outstanding. Side items of coleslaw and potato salad were delicious as well. Anytime you want to feed a large group...this is your spot.

Thank hoopdog210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried it but it was not as good as another BBQ place in the area. The ribs were a bit tough and for some reason the brisket did not wow me with flavor either.

Thank Curley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here. This was great BBQ. Service was great. If you want authentic Texas BBQ, this is the place. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Mark0076
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried BBQ all over Texas and this is simply the best and well worth it price wise! So glad they opened a 2nd shop! Pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and a beer is to die for any day of the week!

Thank colleen h
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I would go back because it was good, and better than most in the area. They do the BBQ well, but the sides were ok.

Thank kamikaz75
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We are from up north and heard a lot of stories about the excellent BBQ to be found in Texas. I will say the sauce used for the brisket was very good. However, the meat was not really seasoned. The beans were also not very...More

Thank jr757210
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I had the smoked turkey, beans and potato salad and have to rave about how tender the meat was! And very tasty! I love beans, so you really can't go wrong with them unless you under cook them. Smooth and creamy potato salad and all...More

Thank Alice P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Frederick M
What if a person cant eat pork products at all?
20 October 2016|
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Response from Carmen M | Reviewed this property |
They also have chicken and beef on the menu.
John S
Can you accommodate someone with a gluten allergy?
20 July 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from michael h | Property representative |
All meats other than both homemade sauages are gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-6000
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