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Cowboy's Bar-Be-Que & Restaurant

1300 N Robertson Rd, Salado, TX 76571-5670
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Ranked #10 of 29 Restaurants in Salado
Cuisines: Barbecue
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- May 30, 2014
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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This little place has some of the best tasting Brisquit I have had in Texas. They are not afraid to give you a serving with a little fat on it, which is marvelous. The sauce is spicy. This may have been a from another issue, but they closed the place down before 8pm on a Friday???? Do call ahead.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Stopped into Cowboys one day when I didn't want to wait in line at the other BBQ restaurant in town and was pleasantly surprised. The nice thing about Cowboys is the fact that you can get in and out extremely quickly. It is fed to you cafeteria style so from time through the door to time with your food is... More

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Austin, Texas
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

7 April 2014 - around 6PM My wife and I were coming back to Austin from Waco. We stopped in at Cowboy's BBQ in Salado (right of IH 35 South). It is not very impressive from the outside and is clean and simple on the inside. We purchased some jalapeno sausage and some "home made" jerky. The sausage was really,... More

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is yummy bbq lower price and better quality than johnnys up the road johnnys brisket is mostly fat cowboys you get meat meat and more meat ive eaten here 3 times this week i bought combination meats by the pound also try their chicken fried steak its 10 of 10 and dine-in peaceful athmosphere with a nice group working... More

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Friends had pre wedding party dinner here and the the food was not inpressive, it was about the only place to eat.I expected a great Texas barbque that I have seen on TV and the cooking shows and was disapointed in quality of the food. I know it is hard to prepare food for a small gathering but it was... More

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Nolanville, tx
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139 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Doesn't look like much from the outside but from the number of cars you can see it's popular. Typical of a lot of Texas bar b ques. I had the brisket and my wife had a steak. Both great and reasonably priced. Could be a little cleaner, but hey it's Texas bar b que!

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Central Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is a highway stop that visitors think is okay, but locals think otherwise. Old food, just not the best BBQ around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2009

Been there twice from Canada....found it first by mistake. One of the best bbq joints in Texas I think. The brisket is great as are all the other items. If you're driving thru...stop in.

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