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The Big Bib

104 Lanark Dr, Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78218-1820
+1 210-654-8400
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rib tips” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (56 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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104 Lanark Dr, Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78218-1820
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1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We gave this a try based on reviews and everything was just POOR! From service to food quality to taste. They ran out?!? of actual ribs so we got extra brisket which was the only good thing. The sides were awful - from no seasoning...More

Thank sonyam727
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this place based on reviews, as I just moved to Texas. I was extremely disappointed. The BBQ had no flavor and tasted like it was microwaved, although it was ice cold. The “sides” I had to just throw away, absolutely disgusting. I...More

Thank Steven V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had ribs here and felt they were average in the country but being in Texas , BBQ has a higher standard and more competitive. The baby back bones were small but smoke flavor was good. Sauce was the most unique. It's more of a yellow...More

Thank 12YearTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good brisket Great casserole Loaded bake potato was huge My wife wished it was a sweet potato but not available. Would have preferred a sweet sauce.

Thank NMDesertSailor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in town for a meeting and a co-worker recommended this place for some good ole TX BBQ. She warned me that the food was good, but the service is a hit or miss. When I first stepped in the atmosphere was very negative;...More

Thank Bessie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t believe how many positive reviews there are. If you’re like me. You’re in the south for delicious bbq that’s unlike anything you can get in the north east. Wow did this place disappoint. The brisket was abysmal and really fatty. The sides were...More

Thank Ehuntsch
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We were in San Antonio to see my son graduate from his Air Force tech school (TACP!!). All he wanted was some awesome BBQ. He was not disappointed!! There were five of us so we tried the family meal so we could try a little...More

Thank SMU23
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and split a brisket sandwich and potato salad. Nice smoke, good rub. Flavorful. Offer honey bbq and a tangy gold sauce that compliment the Q.

Thank Leenarino
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went for late lunch. Ordered the rib tips meal costing $10.00plus. Had them before and was looking forward to some great tasting ribs. When I got the order there were about six very small. Pieces of ?. Hardly no meat on them. Tasted so so...More

Thank 12345678ace
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here in the past and it has really slipped. We won't be back - bitter collard greens, meat is OK- not great and no Tabasco. Game over

Thank Jwvv
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Questions & Answers
Sarah L
4 November 2016|
Response from BigBibBBQ | Property representative |
Yes we do offer catering and delivery. Please go to our website for more details.
David P
19 October 2015|
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Response from HollyCatanzaro | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do!! Always available
Faire C
8 May 2015|
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Response from daxkiten | Reviewed this property |
If you go to The Big Bib, they will give you a sample of their coleslaw and you can decide for yourself if it is the flavor you want/like.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lanark Dr, Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78218-1820
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-654-8400
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