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Buster's Southern BBQ & Bakery

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1207 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga, CA 94515
707.942.5605
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10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 51
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 16
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Soooo yummy! Walk-up ordering by the side of road, which is really fun and feels very vacation-y. Hubby got tri-tip; I got pork loin-both delicious. 12 dollars gets you big entree of meat of choice, 2 sides, and huge piece of garlic bread- so worth the price. Oh, and hot sauce is HOT!!! Great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Cassie R
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Soooo yummy! Walk-up ordering by the side of road, which is really fun and feels very vacation-y. Hubby got tri-tip; I got pork loin-both delicious. 12 dollars gets you big entree of meat of choice, 2 sides, and huge piece of garlic bread- so worth the price. Oh, and hot sauce is HOT!!! Great dinner choice! 😄

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great lunch stop while touring the wine country! We really enjoyed the large portions with wonderful food! We had the pork and brisket and both are wonderful! It's a normal 'rugged' bbq place with great bbq! Enjoyed the HOT sauce. Prices are good and food well worth it! We will be back!

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Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Unless you like your beef well done, you have no other choices at Busters BBQ. Wanted to buy a whole tri-tip to take home but they only had them well done. I think they can do better.

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This BBQ joint had some great food! It's a little messy and a little gruff, but if you aren't too prissy, I recommend stopping in. We had a very hearty lunch, though it seemed a bit over priced. We were also really lucky to miss the very long lines that seem to form on the weekends around lunchtime!

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North Caldwell, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Excellent Pulled pork with nice sauces. They said the hot sauce was very hot but, we thought it was just hot enough. The cole slaw was also excellent

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Oceanside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

you will love this place. We had a party of 20 or so and everyone found something to love! I had pulled chicken, slaw, and corn bread and wish there had been leftovers for a midnight snack but it was too, too delicious.

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Santa Rosa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I stop by Busters on my way home from work quite frequently I'm constantly amazed how good tri tip sandwich is I don't think I've ever had tri tip quite as tender and flavorful you rock buster!!!

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stand in line to order your food and pay at the second window. Take you plate to the dining room or outside picnic tables and enjoy! If you like spicy food try the hot link sandwich with hit BBQ sauce. Other wise brisket, pulled pork and chicken sandwiches with choice of hot or mild sauce.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This was the 2nd time we were at Buster's, and both times, the food was tasty. This time, we got some ribs and some pulled pork. YUM! The meat was perfectly cooked and the sauce was delicious. The 'hot' sauce, was way too hot for both my wife and I, but, we had to try it. The beans were good... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were referred to Buster's by a professional chef. This was probably the first time that I had ever had a chef recommend another restaurant, but we were certainly wise to follow his suggestion. The tri-tip and the french fries were both delicious and clearly we were not the only ones to think so. Most of the plates coming from... More 

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Additional Information about Buster's Southern BBQ & Bakery

Address: 1207 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga, CA 94515
Phone Number: 707.942.5605
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1207 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga, CA 94515
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Calistoga
  • Phone Number: 707.942.5605

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:30 pm

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