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1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
+1 432-267-8921
Today
11:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Corrales, New Mexico
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308 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great! Had BBQ Brisket and BBQ chicken and both were great. Potato salad was to die for. Reasonably priced too!

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Thank Mickey6448
Midland, Texas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went expecting good barbecue and received great barbecue. The assortment of food was good and the restaurant seemed very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. They even brought us ice cream for desert at no additional charge. This was a very enjoyable experience.

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Big Spring, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent barbecued brisket and chicken, tender and flavorful. Potato salad unique and wonderful. Cafeteria style line allows inspection before ordering to select on the spot.

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Thank Rip P
Redondo Beach, California
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This reminds me of a throwback type of place. You go through a buffet-style line to get what you want, yet there are things you still have to wait for a waitress to bring you after the fact (including free homemade ice cream for dessert which is cool if you like dessert!). BBQ mostly good but I have had some... More 

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Thank Bedfordse
Big Spring
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Average food. The brisket is bland. You have a choice of brisket chicken ham sausage. Then you can add three sides. The sides are runny potatoes salad, macaroni salad, red beans or green beans corn on cob or sweet carrots. Not a great selection . Food is bland

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Thank Cynthia W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I had sliced brisket and rib combo with potato salad, green beans and banana puddin. Meat had no flavor and was tough! If it wasn't for the mediocre BBQ sauce I couldn't have choked it down. Potato salad was was blended and had a Wang to it, green beans were decent. After tasting the banana puddin I remembered how my... More 

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Thank TOSOM3
Dallas, Texas
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Sliced beef sandwich had very little flavor. Sides did not look appealing. The price of a sandwich and a piece of pie as my one “side” was over $13. That's ridiculous. The pie was good, but it appeared it was purchased from a third-party.

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Thank John B
Yukon, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way home for some barbecue. A little way off the highway but worth the drive. I got the rib basket for $14.99. It came with Texas toast and a side. Could have fed two people in my opinion. Ribs fell of the bone-very tasty. Ordered a banana pudding just because I'm a banana pudding junky. It hit... More 

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Thank MrsBlevins
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Colorado to Rosenberg for a quick bite to eat. The restaurant was clean, staff was friendly and the ribs were mouth watering, to die for! Definitely will stop here again.

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Thank Veronica C
Amarillo
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140 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

At 10.99 for a half pound of sliced brisket Al's is more expensive than the world renowned Franklin's in Austin. Hard to see anyone in Big Spring standing in line for this near tasteless treat. Ribs were very good however. 33 bucks for a two meat plate and a sandwich.

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Thank hoopsman86

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 432-267-8921

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