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American, Barbecue
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Reviewed August 7, 2021

Went for lunch. Service was quick and the portions fair. Brisket and tips were moist and flavorful. My wife had the loaded potato and couldn't get close to finishing it off. Creamed corn could have been a little thicker but the flavor was good. Kids...liked the mac & cheese side as well.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021

Moist and tender brisket & turkey cut to liking, great iced tea. Friendly staff, high ceiling dining area.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed May 26, 2021

Excellent BBQ. Little off the beaten path but worth the hunt. Exactly what we were looking for one evening on motorcycles,

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed May 20, 2021 via mobile

The brisket was very dry and no flavor. We paid $10 a glass for very mediocre wine and the server couldn’t open it. It was ridiculous! Didn’t appreciate the political signs by the front door. Business & politics don’t mix. Not worth the drive from...Kerrville.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 7, 2021

We grew up in Texas, but haven't been back for several years. What a treat to walk into Backwoods BBQ and to be greeted from wait staff with a sincere "Howdy!" I am vegetarian, so I cannot comment on the meats other than to report...that those in our group who ordered brisket and ribs rated them as excellent. I wanted to order a baked potato, but sadly those were all gone when my turn in line came. I did sample some of the mac and cheese (it was terrific) and others in our groups said the cream corn was equally good.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 4, 2021

This is our go-to place for barbecue. I highly recommend their lean, sliced brisket sandwich. The number of sides varies by what you order, but pinto beans are free with everyone.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 10, 2021

I had a brisket sandwich and my husband, a platter. The sandwich had generous portions of meat. Staff were friendly and helpful. For a casual meal, Backwoods is wonderful. Lots of widely spaced indoor seating and over a dozen picnic tables if you prefer to...sit outside. Coleslaw was great as a side as is the creamed corn. If coming for dinner, come early. Backwoods often sells out its meat before closing time.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed February 10, 2021 via mobile

The Bbq was great !! Even the smell. brisket, sausage and ribs . Sides were all good. Potato salad, slaw, cream corn, cheesy green beans

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 27, 2021 via mobile

First time eating here loved the food but we had to clean our table no others available. Includes getting rid of previous people trash and wiping the table

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed October 27, 2020

If you are interested in going to a place to eat and them not having food to sell this is the place for you

Date of visit: October 2020
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Yes, Backwoods BBQ offers takeout services.

Backwoods BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4