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Billy Gene's Restaurant

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1489 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028-4808
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent home style cooking

I had the chicken fried steak and it was excellent. Great service by staff as well. Enjoyed the view on the back deck overlooking the Guadalupe River. I suggest this restaurant for family, friends and even business.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Harrison, Arkansas
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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Kerrville, Texas
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is popular in town, but the food is just extremely ordinary. There are much more interesting places to grab a bite to eat than this place.

Thank Shelby L
Harrison, Arkansas
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chicken fried steak and it was excellent. Great service by staff as well. Enjoyed the view on the back deck overlooking the Guadalupe River. I suggest this restaurant for family, friends and even business.

Thank tycook
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great experience here the food is really good the service was good they sale really good cheese cake the workers we nicer and polite they have a great veiw of the lake the serve really good half and half tea

Thank Joshua L
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not dine in the restaurant, but picked up the 3 salad plate. The restaurant was inviting to look at & 1 section overlooked the river. My plate had more than enough food-chicken salad, pasta salad & fruit salad. Very good. Home made rolls went with the salads. I will DEFINATELY eat here again.

Pflugerville, Texas
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As usual the food here is top level. I had the 10oz sirloin steak with side salad and okra. The steak was cooked perfectly and was delicious. The okra was fried to perfection, crisp on the outside and not mushy on the inside. The salad came with two containers of Bleu Cheese dressing which was appreciated. The service was fast... More 

Thank KarSan7
Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nice restaurant, good food, good prices, friendly staff and a great view. What more can you ask for. It has deck seating right on the Guadalupe river.

Thank Cliff B
Odessa Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Have visited Billy Gene's for several years always have great food and they offer lunch specials all during the week. Great catfish usually on Tuesday and Fridays it is my favorite. I am from Odessa visit Kerrville quite often always look forward to eating at BG'S the service is great and the river runs right beside the restaurant you can... More 

Thank Larry L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Atmosphere not so great unless you are a fan of elevator music. Food mediocre at best. Bland. Almost a seniors community feel.

Thank Dave C
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is how the owners describe their restaurant. We ate 9/25/2015 for lunch and were pleased...........as usual. Whatever they do in the kitchen, it's consistant, no surprises with service or quality. It's situated above the Guadalupe River and you can eat on their patio if you choose. We've seen bald eagles fishing for their meal, water fowl and lots of... More 

Thank Cal N
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had the best service, food and of course view of the river....We were referred by someone local and it turned out to be right on target....Perfect.

Thank fannie0525

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1489 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kerrville
  • Phone Number: 830-895-7377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view


Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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