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Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack

3164 Fredericksburg Road North, Kerrville, Kerrville, TX 78028
830.955.5369
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English first
Bakersfield, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a very small hole in the wall place but the best barbecue I've ever had. My wife and I sampled all of the meets they offer and everyone of them was excellent. We had a hard time deciding what we like best but we both agreed the turkey and the pulled pork were our favorites.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Cal-Bob's is hard to find, as it's not even in the town of Kerrville. That's just as well, because Cal moves at his own pace. Boy, is it worth it. Apart the the usual brisket sandwiches, sides, and such, these folks also sell their meats by the ounce, allowing the diner to get a nice taste of everything if he/she... More

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Longview, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Got the chance to sample beef brisket and pork ribs. You get to choose what and how much. You can choose a reasonable amount and not be stuck with a load to pack out. Great sides and Killer banana pudding. Save room for this special sweet treat. If your westbound on I-10 save your appetite for this place, and pass... More

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Kerrville, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is run by folks from califronia and the BBQ is not up top texas standards. Sides are un inspiring . Much better BBQ places in town.

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Portland, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The service was great. Menu a tad confusing, but overall great experience. The coleslaw was really good, and sauce was good as well.

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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had an after hours family dinner to celebrate my in-laws 90th birthdays. Even though they have lived in Kerrville for over15 years, they had never dined here. The food was FABULOUS! The ribs were great, while the brisket was DIVINE. I liked the potato salad which doesn't happen often. We were given samples of the tomato soup which has... More

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The ribs are to die for, but don't forget the Tootsie cake. One of the best cakes we have ever had. It is mouth watering moist and elegantly smooth with its coconut flavor. It is a 3-layer masterpiece, homemade with tender loving care. We usually order a slice but for my mother's 80th birthday we ordered a whole cake with... More

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111 reviews 111 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

You will need to look this one up to be able to find it, as it is not on the main road or area....but it is worth it. Some great BBQ...period! My husband is a barbecue aficionado, and sometime snob...he doesn't say something is good unless it is, and he was quite impressed with their sauce. And it was! If... More

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Schertz, Texas, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not only is the food awesome, the service and friendliness of the owners is wonderful ! Bless you Cal Bob in all you do ! Sonny Corbin Mid South Missionary, Fathers in the Field Isaiah 1:17

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Kerrville, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We have been hearing about the wonderful BBQ this place offers, so we decided to try it out. My brisket was dry, but the beans were wonderful. I don't use sauce on my BBQ, but I did try it, I must say, it was very good. We will definitely have to try it again, may have been an off day... More

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Address: 3164 Fredericksburg Road North, Kerrville, Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone Number: 830.955.5369
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kerrville
Cuisine: Barbecue

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