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$6 - $15
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American, Barbecue
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Reviewed November 11, 2020 via mobile

Amazing right off the grill bar b que to die for. Ribs? Outstanding. Brisket? Moist & delicious. Sides of potato salad and coleslaw were yummy. Such a down home feeling...great folks grilling up delicious food.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 19, 2020

And that's saying a lot in Texas! Ordered one pound of brisket for take out. The young man working the counter pulled out a fresh brisket from the coal still in the foil. He unwrapped the foil and there sat one of the most delicious...looking slabs of meat I'd ever seen live! This was food show worthy! He cut my one pound of meat right there in front of me while I waited, then they wropped it nicely in foil and adde a fair sized bbq sauce for me to take out in a pristine white bag to go. It was some of the best, if not THE best brisket I had ever had! It was tender and juicy with just the right smoke and seasoning. Well worth the effort to seek this place out! I cant' wait to go back!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed May 7, 2020 via mobile

Ordered 1 pound of brisket and a sausage ring. This is the best damn barbeque I've ever had. It's so good, that I'll gladly drive the 50 minutes from my house to eat there again. Excellent service, and excellent food!!

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 27, 2020

The Brisket was soooo tender and moist. Definitely worth the money. The staff were helpful. Ate here a few times while we were there. Looking forward to coming back.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 15, 2020

The meat falls off the rib bone when you take a bite. The sausage has a great flavor and the sliced beef is tender, moist and great.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

If you are looking for upscale ambiance this is NOT the place. But if you’re looking for great basic BBQ, Giant iced tea, onions and great fixings’ you’ll find them here. A local secret.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 28, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed the 3 meat plate and split it. More then enough food. Its served with out the sauce, but the sauce is in a cup on the side. Great sauce! You can put as much or little on your meat. My husband love lots...of sauce; I am happy with a little. Bread is on the table to mop up all the extra juices. We had chicken, brisket, and pulled pork as our meats.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

So far this is the best BBQ we have had in all of Texas. They had our favorite pulled Pork and not just the standard brisket and ribs. The place is very casual as most are but its also very clean inside with loaves of...fresh bread right on the table to use to sop up the great tasting BBQ sauces. The family and service is so friendly and helpful. We were made welcome...not just rushed along a cafeteria line as happens in some places. Bill's is on the left hand side of the road leading west between Kerrville and Ingram. Keep an eye out, its easy to miss. It looks a little more like a lean-to with a side door. We looked but missed it the last time we came to the area. But this time we zeroed in....and so glad we did. We will be back and we will recommend it to friends.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

I’m a born and bred Texan, and I’ve eaten a lot of BBQ, and Bill’s stands among the best I’ve had. If you’re in the area and are craving some good ole BBQ, Bill’s is the place to go! Brisket moist and tender; sides &...dessert homemade; decor is honest Texas style. Lots of locals eat here, which is always a good sign. The folks were friendly, too.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019

Small, laid back place with with picnic tables for indoor and outdoor dining. Locally owned and managed by very friendly folks. and the barbecue is as good as you'll find anywhere. (The ribs will fall off the bone) And they have complimentary peach or apple...cobbler.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yes, they offer chicken breasts or 1/2 chicken. It is slow smoked and very juicy.
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