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Big Boy's Bar-B-Que

2117 Lamar St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-8221
+1 325-235-2700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (7 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
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2117 Lamar St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-8221
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to love a restaurant that allows dog. It's not much to look at from the outside, like a tin shack. The inside has a funky decor and tables re squeezed together. The cantina side has bright colors, A.C. and picnic tables. Dogs are...More

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in while driving through and glad we did. Chopped brisket sandwich was very good. Bun is kind of sweet and added a good twist to the sandwich. Sides were also very good. Would stop again, but not sure whereSweetwater is since our navigation system...More

Thank Dadowilson
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I ordered the brisket sandwich with a side of coleslaw. It was very delicious, one of the best flavored brisket I've had in a long time. The coleslaw was good but nothing over the top special about it. I loved the courteous service. I will...More

Thank donnahB3933QB
Reviewed 21 July 2017

On an auto road trip with numerous other classic cars, we stopped here for lunch. Well, better to say we smelled this place first and couldn't resist stopping. Nice little lunch menu and the beef brisket was very tasty and priced right. $9.95 for a...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The brisket here is super delicious. I got the lunch special, which was reasonably priced, and it was a good portion of meat and sides. I wasn't super impressed with the baked beans on the side, but they were alright. My dad got the potato...More

Thank ampty2017
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Ate there twice while in town. Brisket is above average. Fast service and tasty sides. Would definitely return.

Thank derylwk
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My husband and I were taking a roadtrip from Denver, Colorado to Austin, Texas and stopped at Big Boy's based on an online restaurant review site. 4.5 stars, we had to check it out. Being a native Austinite (Texas gal) I know Texas BBQ! Big...More

Thank KarenFromTexas
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone has different tastes, but this is the worst BBQ I've ever eaten. Born & raised in TX, I love, love, love BBQ and everywhere we travel we seek out BBQ!!!!! Gave Big Boy's a 2nd try today. Chopped beef sandwich was bland & short...More

Thank CBtex
gaylan m, Owner at Big Boy's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

In the 16 plus years we have been open at Big Boys, we have learned to take the good reviews with the not so good reviews. We like to look at what is liked or not liked and why. As to your like or dislike...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

This place is good if you want some quiet place to enjoy your dinner with out all the crowds and noise .

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I love barbecue, and I can say this is the best brisket sandwich I've ever eaten! The bread was amazing and the sauce was delicious. And definitely don't forget the key lime pie! Worth the stop for sure!!

Thank Bonnie N H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 Lamar St, Sweetwater, TX 79556-8221
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Sweetwater
  • Phone Number: +1 325-235-2700
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