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Buster's Southern BBQ & Bakery

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1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1715
+1 707-942-5605
10:00 - 19:30
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:30
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love BBQ. My husband is an award winning BBQ champ. We are from St. Louis. We are picky about our BBQ. This was a disappointment! I'm sure if you are not a connoisseur then this place would be sufficient. The tri-tip was tender and had a mild meat flavor. The hot sauce that they claim to be so hot... More 

Thank bjoux1122
Watertown, Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A local knew my husband and I were in the area on vacation and recommended Buster's. We were not disappointed. The pulled pork sandwich was delicious. I put some of the coleslaw on mine...yum! We highly recommend eating at Buster's if you are looking for great BBQ!

Thank ireachmydreams
Henderson, Nevada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the Tri-tip and the chicken sandwich. No taste at all and the Garlic break has so much Garlic brushed on with a brush. What happen to the taste. Also so many Flys everywhere. Who wants to eat with Flys around sitting on your food. Yuk

Thank bugsibear1969
Sarasota, Florida
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Buster's is very casual and no frills, but their focus is the meat and they do that very well. It's hard to decide what to choose, but we did combo dinners including chicken, tri tip, and pulled pork, accompanied by beans, slaw, macaroni salad. You get an amazing pile of meat, all freshly cooked and sliced up when you order.... More 

Thank GNGator
San Jose, California
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149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I enjoyed stopping at busters. It was a roadside stop with some standard bbq dishes. I had the tri-tip and chicken combo. The tri-tip was cooked nicely although I didn't notice a good smoke flavor to it. The chicken had more of the smokiness though. I ordered the hot BBQ sauce. I really enjoy spicy food so it wasn't too... More 

Thank raider781
Santa Rosa, CA
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very casual place with a limited menu. BBQ tri-tip and ribs were great, sauce not too spicy, although they do offer a spicy sauce. Very generous portions, we had to take home several dishes. The beans were great.

Thank trvltee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This Spot is fabulous great fresh bbq, decent prices eg half beef rib for 16$, half chicken dinner for 9$. Not a place to expect a gourmet dish but a place you enjoy a honest food.

Thank smarterzh
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Love American BBQ. This is just another example of how great the food is here. Australia needs to catch up on the quality of service and food.

Thank Leon H
Napa, California
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147 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

..3 of us stopped here for a bite for dinner...got chicken & it was so dried out/overcooked...& the sauce on top didn't make it better...maybe the food was all dried out because it was the end of the day & had been cooked hours ago?

Thank charlotte a
Edgmont, PA
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173 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We walked through town looking for a quick meal after a long day of traveling. We stopped in this place and had the chicken sandwich on Texas toast and our friends had the ribs and chicken duo. Our chicken was great ! We had them mix their HOT sauce with their mild sauce and it worked! Our friends said their... More 

Thank NRMEdgmont

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
10:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
  • Phone Number: +1 707-942-5605

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