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Buster's Southern BBQ & Bakery

1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1715
+1 707-942-5605
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“tri tip” (72 reviews)
“pulled pork” (22 reviews)
“baked beans” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1207 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1715
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81 - 90 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2015

Surprisingly very good BBQ. As we were leaving, we met the owner and he talked about the history of the restaurant.

1  Thank cymluv
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Spicy and flavorful. The Tri Tip sandwich was wonderful. The ribs were good. The service was fast and efficient.

Thank familytravel4_1
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Smelled great, saw the smoke but it was just lacking a certain down home feeling. The meat was delicious but the serving was not great, small and not country special like it should have been. Don't get me wrong the food was good but it...More

Thank gajanshe
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I'm really not sure what they're going for with their image here, but none of us were impressed with whatever it was. This is a counter service place, where you order up front and then eat in the dining room. We showed up just after...More

Thank pknight212
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at this little restaurant on the outskirts of town. Authentic southern barbecue food and menu just like in the South. We were looking for carry out and we did get some out standing pulled pork and BBQ ribs. Good prices. You can eat...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I decided to try this place while staying for a week in at my spa "home away from home" in Calistoga since I had eaten everywhere else and love good BBQ. I arrived about 5:45 on a Sunday and found out they close at 6pm...More

Thank Epiphany1953
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This was probably our third trip to Busters and got there by memory. The locals know the place and we got directions from our wine server. He knew just where we wanted to go based on description. We noticed the number of local construction workers...More

Thank J J
Reviewed 15 October 2015

In between winery tours in Calistoga, we grabbed a quick meal at Busters Southern BBQ. Both of us tried the tri tip sirloin steak sandwich which was served up on garlic toast and proved to be a generous portion. The sandwich came with one side....More

Thank donbo55
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Buster was puported to be Danny Glover’s cousin or such. Needless to say the BBQ Tri-trip, ribs and pulled pork were excellent!

Thank Hawkro
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Who knew you could find such good BBQ in Napa and for such a reasonable price?!? Don't expect anything fancy, but you will get a hearty meal perfect for taking on the go.

Thank Kimberly M
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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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