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Heavy's Barbecue


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews brisket potato salad frito pie meat platter sandwiches thanksgiving turkey great bbq bbq sauce rustic setting portions are large wooden tables and chairs hole in the wall small town san antonio smoked sides tender
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw it when we went to uvelde and came back for lunch hole in the wall place my kind of BBQ stop we both had brisket with colslaw and beans I was going to try the sausage but when I saw the portion size...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank loren6024
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great bbq! Try the frito pie! The meat is delicious and tender. They'll also make a brisket for you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mlealanning
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have property in Bandera. When he’s been good we drive to Hondo for Heavy’s brisket and ribs. Very good food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DeeGalando
Reviewed November 18, 2018

They could do some remodeling and add things like an ice machine, but that might take away from the hole in the wall feeling. Meats don't always look attractive in the case but they all taste good. They actually throw away the brisket trimmings and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 23Lester45
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This is my second time to eat here. The portion for a sandwich would make two. The tea was excellent and the price was barely 10 dollars. There is a variety of menu options but the food is wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom W
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Ive had the brisket, pork ribs, sausage and chicken. The ribs and the brisket are really the best. Don't waste your time with anything else in town. The chicken and sausage are ok so i recommend getting a 2 meat plate with brisket and ribs....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Donald1988
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Wanted BBQ and this was good. You order at the counter, then drag yourself. Had ribs that came with choice of two sides. The potato salad and beans weren't what we are used to at home. People at the hotel raved about them, but I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank carolkK1723TL
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Probably the best barbecue spot between San Antonio and Uvalde. Rustic setting with wooden tables and chairs. Good brisket and potato salad with reasonable prices

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SLTraveller2914
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We were in the area and decided to give this Texas Monthly top 50 gig a try. Perhaps our expectations were too high, perhaps we have tried too many of the greats (Le BBQ, Franklin's, Blacks), I'm not sure, but it wasn't what we were...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Global_Travel_Tales
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

I left a review last year, but had to leave another....it's THAT good! We have talked about Heavy's brisket for the past year, yearning for more. Again, we ordered our Thanksgiving turkey from Heavy's and eaten there a couple more times. Without a doubt, this...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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