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Rudy's Country Store Bar B Q

2510 Circle Rd, Waco, TX 76706-3300
254-750-9997
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Ranked #5 of 303 Restaurants in Waco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Lacy Lakeview, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been to another location in Albuquerque, N.M so I was already familiar with the setup. Pick your meat by the weight, grab your drink, open the cooler pick your sides and get a loaf of bread. Simple..I would suggest the moist brisket and turkey. The brisket isn't on the level as Franklin's in Austin but it's good! The... More

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Jupiter, Florida
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131 reviews 131 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We enjoyed this BBQ as our first stop on the way to Gruene Mansion B&B. The turkey was very moist and the brisket sandwiches were great.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

I have been here three times this week, amazing bbq. Anything that you try is all good. The staff is so friendly and very helpful. I will continue to go back as often as i can. I do not think anyone will be dissappointed!!!

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Friendly staff, super clean restaurant, and of course great BBQ. I stop at a Rudy's anytime I can, and this is a good one. Love the extra moist brisket. Only negative is location, must cross a tricky traffic circle. But, easy access back to the North bound side of the freeway. Great stop for drives b/w central Texas and DFW.... More

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Drexel Hill, PA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Looking up some Q places near our hotel in Waco, we settled on a restaurant (that wasn't open), so we hit Rudy's as a second-option. Rudy's is a chain, but even chain BBQ restaurants in Texas are better than what's available in my home town (Philly). Our experience at Rudy's was mixed. The hero of the meal, the proteins, were... More

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Austin
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126 reviews 126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Just about every time I drive from Austin to Dallas and back, I stop here as it is almost exactly mid-way. Gas up the car and get a sausage wrap on the way up and couple of ribs on the way home. The food is very good, maybe not world class, but hey, it is a gas station! Staff are... More

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Victoria, Texas
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99 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We go through Waco traveling from Victoria To Dallas. Have seen this restaurant for many years and FINALLY stopped. It comes by the pound. My friend got 1/3 lb and I got the sandwich. Both excellent. It is SO lean that it really does melt in your mouth. Then add the potato salad and cole slaw? Both were extremely good!... More

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Temple, Texas
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15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Yep, another chain, doesn't have ton's of offerings, but the flavor... so good! Best I've had in Waco so far, (although my favorite Rudy's will always be in Round Rock because their breakfast taco's are better) but I still have lots of places in Waco to try. Their brisket, sausage, potato salad, heck, even the sauce is perfect! If it... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Incredible melt in your mouth lean brisket with awesome flavor! Stopped on way up to Dallas and so good we had to stop again on the way home!

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waco, texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Rudy's meat is incredible. Very little fat, no "gristle", and it melts in your mouth. Want to feel like you have died and gone to BBQ Heaven? Douse it in their Rudy's Sauce. I wish it came in a tiny bottle so that I could take it with me everywhere. This sauce is the perfect blend of heat and flavor.... More

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