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The Longhorn Cattle Company

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3055 W Expressway 83, San Benito, TX 78586-7245
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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San Benito, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate there Thursday as it was a friends birthday. I had a 1/2 chicken dinner and it was really good and I had to have a box to take most of it home. It is kinda noisey in the back room but who cares about noise when the food is good.

Thank pstotler
Tyler, Texas
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoy this eatery, thus repeat customers. We enjoy their BBQ plates with multiple selections of chicken, beef and pork selections. They also serve steaks, however only after 5pm. And only during certain days. Please check with them if you want steak.

Thank Juan S
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laid back atmosphere with great brisket that's tender and tasty. The poeboy with added sausage is delish. I could eat the beans as a meal by themselves. Yum!

Thank Kathy R
San Benito, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The soup is really good and they serve it quickly. No charge for the cups of soup if you buy a meal or you can order it ala carte. Food was OK but the noise level is absolutely horrible. You literally have to yell at the people sitting at your table. The other really ridiculous thing is they bring you... More 

Thank Carolyn C
San Beni
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Although lots of folks rave over the place, I believe 'mediocre' is a good word. The place is very busy and clean but just OK. There are lots of excellent barbecue places in Texas. This one is nothing special to me.

Thank ron956
Olympia, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

fantastic food with bean soup as starter which shouldn't be missed. Has earned its reputation as one of Texas top 50. Brisket was amazing for flavor and tenderness. Friendly staff.

Thank ResultsInc
San Benito, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Beef brisket is wonderful. Each meal is started with Charo beans which you may sample while deciding what to order off the menu. I expecially like the Giant Baked Potatoe, loaded with brisket, sour cream and cheese

Thank Alice N
Knoxville, Tennessee
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food! I had the Super Combo with ribs, chicken, and brisket. All were very good! Brisket smoky, moist, and tender. The chicken had a great smoky flavor. The ribs were my least favorite but still good. The bean soup appetizer was very flavorful and they'll bring you more if you ask. Potato salad and slaw was also good. I... More 

Thank Chris F
Brownsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Authentic, family owned, Texas ranch style food! The Longhorn cattle company, Once recognized by "Texas Monthly" Magazine as one of the "Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas" is Known for their mesquite smoked briskets, sausage, ribs, and steaks! Keep those famous cups of ranch style beans flowing because they're to die for!

Thank Tony_T3000
San Benito, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Very fast service and great beans, bbq is very good and very generous drinks. Would reccomend it for a good time, good eats

Thank Tex319

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3055 W Expressway 83, San Benito, TX 78586-7245
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  San Benito
  • Phone Number: 956-399-4400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?