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4701 N Mccoll Rd., McAllen, TX
(956) 631-8332
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Character

Lots and lots of character. A place I would have just ridden by had I not heard a rumor that they cooked some of the most fantastic BBQ in McAllen. The service was highly attentive making everything was super and our drinks were always topped off!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Lots and lots of character. A place I would have just ridden by had I not heard a rumor that they cooked some of the most fantastic BBQ in McAllen. The service was highly attentive making everything was super and our drinks were always topped off!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

did not like it. It's been years since I've been there. Decided to give it a shot. Chicken was dry. Beans were bland. Won't be back.

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Edinburg, Texas
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My father use to bring my mother here when they dated. Its a place we've been coming back to ever since. Its one of the best places in the Valley you can get bbq from. the prices are sort of on the high side. especially their portions can be on the low side and the prices are expensive, so stick... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I'm a thin guy but when they gave us a serving size for two it had a spoon full of sides and I had gotten a mix of fajita, brisket, and chicken. We ask is this it the guy said yes gee what a rip of 17 bucks never again. Avoid yourself the trouble go somewhere else.

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This is not a fancy-eating place, but if you want delicious BBQ, come here! I've had their chopped sandwich...YUM!!! Fajita tacos...YUM!!! Sausage tacos...YUM!!! Their spanish rice & beans are very good too; authentic. I've had their pork rib plate and I enjoyed it too. It's true about the parking...so we go right before the lunch hour or after 1 and... More 

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Allegan, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

had dinner with some friends, went to jays first and then left, prices here are good and the service was great, food is authentic and ok.

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McAllen, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Good BBQ is all about Texas. They don't do a very good job at it. The place is and old house tht was converted long ago and not very well. The parking is not good either. It is ok, but there are better.

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McAllen, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Nothing special about it, rustic decor, regular food, location is okay, but too much traffic and not enough parking space.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

The Barbecue is good but the prices are fantastic! The people running the place are very friendly! Very rustic atmosphere and they have a tv above the fireplace! I had the chopped beef sandwich and it was flavorful! The baked potato was great! The beef ribs were cooked perfectly but lacked flavor; with BBQ sauce they tasted good! I would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012 via mobile

I liked visit the red Barn bbq i like the brisket its very tender and the chopped brisket its mmmmmmm delicious they Have this especial after 5 That it perfect for us it was a half. Of pound of everyrhing And a pound ir each side w/ tortillas and everything and the female service was grrrrrrrreat

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Additional Information about Red Barn

Address: 4701 N Mccoll Rd., McAllen, TX
Phone Number: (956) 631-8332
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4701 N Mccoll Rd., McAllen, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: (956) 631-8332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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