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Buster's Southern BBQ & Bakery

1207 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga, CA 94515
707.942.5605
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Ranked #20 of 37 Restaurants in Calistoga
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

If your looking for a simple BBQ they are just fine. We split the combo platter with pork and chicken. We were split on witch we liked more. But both were good over all.

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Santa Rosa, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Calistoga is just another pretentious Napa Valley wine town with one exception. Buster's! We have been coming here for years and a trip to Buster's is usually a reward for something well done. Absolutely fantastic and simple BBQ. It's located in an old diner on the outskirts of town and one would drive right past it unless they wondered what... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My group showed up over 30 minutes prior to "closing" but it was quite clear that the staff was done for the night. We were basically told that we were doing "take out". I actually wasn't too worked up over that, but, quite frankly, the food was subpar. The meat was dry (especially the chicken) and lacked flavor. It wasn't... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We're so glad we stopped here for lunch. The Pork BBQ sandwiches were great. The prices for the sides were kind of expensive, so we probably should have looked more closely at the menu for combinations. Authentic BBQ, the meat was being cooked outside. We would definitely recommend it.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you love BBQ, you will love this hidden gem. Everything is good. You can't pick a wrong item. This place is clean and the staff is very friendly. If you're lucky and you get a chance to talk to Buster, you'll see what a character he is. Great down home cooking, easy menu, and a great value. So if... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

As soon as we drove past it and smelled the delicious scent, immediately did a U Turn to try this place out. It was INCREDIBLE!! The portions were generous (order the diner meal, better value), those who posted reviews saying the portions were skimpy, they probably need their eating habits re evaluated. Their BBQ sauce is is insanely delicious, should... More

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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160 reviews 160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Located at the intersection at the main road into town. This place is hustling busy and for good delicious barbecue. The location isn't too large but gets plenty enough of patrons as the restaurant appears to have had several expanded sections. The menu is quite extensive for barbecue fair including brisket, pork, chicken and the accompaniments of Mac, Cole slaw,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After recommendations from a friendly man in one of the wineries, we found this and really enjoyed a bbq lunch. We had really nice ribs.

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It was our anniversary so we decided instead of going out for a nice fancy dinner we would start at the mud baths then have a foodies lovers day. No plans on where to stop, just be spontaneous. After our spa treatment in the morning we drove down the street. There we smelled and saw meat being cooked on a... More

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Ukiah, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

No flavor in the meat. Can't see a smoke ring no visible spices :( weird and overly sweet potato salad. Twenty two dollars for two skimped out meat selections and two tiny cups of sides. Will never be back in my life! I am from Texas and I used to work in a barbeque restaurant and it was just so... 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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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