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DB's Rustic Iron BBQ

23270 FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
+1 432-210-3457
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato salad” (14 reviews)
“meat platter” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
23270 FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Brisket I think I've ever eaten!!! Perfect mix of spices and smoke! We also had the smoked turkey which is delicious as well. AND the Tater Salad...YUM. Everything we ordered and ate was phenomenal! DB...you are the man! Keep doing what you're doing! HIGHLY...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rick M
Reviewed December 9, 2018

I rarely eat meat but I couldn't pass up the tasty brisket from this food-truck style BBQ restaurant. Totally melted in my mouth...the sides were delicious too! Our food was ready in less than 5 minutes. Best of all the owner was personable and pleasant,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Great food! This guy can cook! This place does not look like much but the food is great and you’ll go back as I did.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank time225
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the two meat plate - she had ribs and brisket and I had pulled pork and sausage. The portions were very generous - a single meat plate would've been enough, and the BBQ itself was very good. The folks manning...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dc981924
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The owner of this food truck is personable and accommodating. His BBQ is yummy! You can eat it outdoors in a patio area or take it away, which is what we did because it was cold, dark and very windy that evening. For non-Texans like...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We ate at DB's multiple times on our vacation, the service was excellent and the food was amazing! We tried the brisket and pulled pork, both were so delicious and cooked perfectly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Allison S
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This is primarily a take out food truck with an outdoor area to eat also. We got the ribs, brisket and turkey to go. We ate the ribs that night and are saving the rest for later, but we did sample them before putting them...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jdhopson
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We scoped out DB's on the Internet prior to our trip to Big Bend National Park. Based on the website, we thought we may be in for a real treat. The smell as we pulled up for lunch made us even more curious as to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott L
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

After being on the road found this little gem after checking into Chisos Mining cabin. We got a nice 2 meat plate with brisket & pulled pork, took it to our cabin to eat later. Everything was scrumptious. Nice fellow runs it. His food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 260myriamm
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Some folks in our group have a rule: no food that comes out of a truck or trailer. (Honestly, why would you have this rule? That's where all the best food comes from! But I digress...) We showed them all the great reviews and asked--are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jenn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $16
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23270 FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Terlingua
  • Phone Number: +1 432-210-3457
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Roadside BBQ concession . Brisket, ribs, sausage , pork butt and turkey breast plates with sandwiches and sides.
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