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Big Daddy's Barbecue

1309 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833
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Nashville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

While waiting in line I saw several signed celebrity photos thanking "Big Daddy" but the signage on the highway invites you to stop at Nathans. I think Nathans is the new name. Stopped on my way to Austin on a Sunday afternoon. Folks were lined up about thirty to forty deep but the wait was no more than about 15... More

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Houston, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I decided to give Nathan's BBQ a try on my way from Austin to Houston. A few other people in front of me were also first timers to the restaurant so they gave us a sampling of all their meats: sausage, pork, beef, brisket, and chicken (which was surprisingly good). I ended up getting a brisket sandwich with a side... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on a trip from Austin at a recommendation from a nearby store clerk. Restaurant was clean and good family atmosphere. It was connected to gas station/convenience store right off the expressway. I ordered a rib dinner. I was disappointed with the ribs. They were very tough and chewy. I think I got the ends from several slabs... More

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Austin, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Have eaten at Nathan's twice. Both times had their brisket, but it was too grizzly. Maybe i just got a bad cut each time, but i was a little disappointed. The sausage is pretty good. Location is real convenient when traveling from Austin to Houston.

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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We liked the reviews we read so we decided to see for ourselves. We were not disappointed. While not a fancy place, after all it is barbeque, the food was great, I had the stuffed potato, and my husband had brisket and pork. It is a very casual place. While we were eating we got to enjoy "the piano man"... More

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Brenham, Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Dine in or take out! Great BBQ and real down home food. Sunday's, Nathan offers some of his Grandmothers favorite dinners and they are just as good as his BBQ!

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Fort Worth, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

its always full of people.and home cook food.but never have to wait long for your food.and its GOOD!plus you can buy gas while you wait for your food.:-)

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Fort Worth, TX
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Big Daddy's is connected to a gas station. Great location! Very nice, rustic interior! I was expecting some of the best BBQ I'd ever had based on the reviews I'd read. It was just OK. The sausage was very good. My brisket was dry and not as flavorful as I'd expected. Having said that, I'll give em another try if... More

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19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Best BarbQ in Brenham. I've eaten there a lot lately,so I thought I'd review again. I love their chopped beef sandwiches, tea, sausage, and they have good sides. The restaurant is very clean and the people are very friendly. You can meet Big Daddy himself. I really don't miss Rudy's or the other places inthe big city; I prefer Nathans/Big... More

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Katy, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The broccoli salad is incredible! More food than we could eat at one sitting, so we had lunch for the following day also.

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