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Ronnie's Ice House Barbeque

Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
+1 830-868-7553
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (29 reviews)
“cole slaw” (6 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (5 reviews)
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love BBQ...Brisket is first for me, the rest are just bench warmers. I've driven by Ronnie's quite a few times on our way to San Antonio. A while back we were watching the TV show Man Fire Food, they were are Ronnie's. I got...More

1  Thank mikel68
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Late lunch on a weekday. The only meat left was chopped beef. Got potato salad, Cole slaw, and buttermilk pie $17.58. Tea was OK. Coleslaw had olives and their dressing. Potato salad was commercial. Might try the pea salad or saurkraut salad next time. Buttermilk...More

Thank OWL78654
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We've been told to try to brisket at Ronnie's by a few different people. So, we decided to do just that. We made a trip from Fredericksburg where we were staying hoping that it was as good as what we were told. It was. The...More

1  Thank Willy W
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Read reviews and stopped in for lunch. What a disappointment. Ordered the pork ribs which actually I brought home to finish because they were not fully cooked. I would not recommend this restaurant.

Thank Springer077
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We stopped here after a morning of geocaching on a road outside of Round Mountain. My husband and I shared the three meat plate. It was enough for the both of us. I enjoyed the meat, but I wouldn't order the cole slaw again. There...More

Thank Jolene224
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, very very casual. Busy place so locals know what good food is too!!! Loved the smoked turkey & sauerkraut salad.

Thank 453sunrise
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We wanted some BBQ on our way to wine country and we saw Ronnie's as a place to stop. I went with the three meat plate as being the best option to try the most of everything. I went with the smoked turkey, moist brisket,...More

Thank BenH989
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Four of us stopped in here for lunch. As you walk in the door you are greeted by Ronnie he takes your order and cuts it right there. It’s a real deal Bbq joint the food is good and they have a large selection. Everyone...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

After seeing the very impressive Science Mill downtown, we were hungry but wary of the local eating places as they seemed a little touristy. Just as we were leaving town to get back to San Antonio we saw Ronnie's! 😀 First thing we saw was...More

Thank dixiedm
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite while travelling on a girls' trip. What a great find! Smokey chicken and flavorful, juicy brisket. Tangy BBQ sauce, fresh made sides with unique twists. We LOVED the slaw with red bell pepper and green olives and the sauerkraut salad....More

Thank Courtney W
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Us 281, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 830-868-7553
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