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$10 - $16
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews ribs potato salad meat platter pulled pork mango sandwiches food truck drive miles covered outdoor seating delicious brisket definitely worth a stop half pound his customers fantastic food picnic tables great lunch friendly service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DB's BBQ is so good! His smoked meats are perfectly seasoned! I have tried the brisket, sausage and chicken, all were smoked to perfection, no hit and misses here, consistently great food every time I go there. I highly recommend DB's Rustic Iron BBQ

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 14, 2020 via mobile

The brisket was amazing! It was so tender and juicy. The owner is so nice. He came out and chatted with us while we ate! Very good service and for a very good price!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 8, 2020

Don't let the rustic food truck fool you. This is top notch real BBQ - cooked & served to you by the owner. 2 meat platter is enough for 2 to share - 1/2 pound each of meat, plus 2 sides. Friendly owner will visit...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed May 26, 2020

We LOVED Rustic Iron!! The owner was very personable and gave us the best service! The BBQ is top notch and very reasonably priced. Nothing beats great BBQ, good service, and gorgeous views! No trip to Big Bend is complete without a stop by Rustic...More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed May 22, 2020

Excellent Meat! Excellent Sides! Excellent Visit with the Owner! We returned to Terlingua and ate our second meal at DBs. The potato salad is to die for. The ribs are smoked to perfection. Generous portions. Do not miss this stop near Big Bend!

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed March 4, 2020

If you haven't read the reviews, you would probably keep on driving past this food truck on the side of the road. But - the food is really good. A dinner plate could actually have fed two of us. There is covered outdoor seating available...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Picked up some brisket and sausage while traveling through the area. The price was very reasonable. The sausage was very good- had a good peppery bite to it. The brisket had good flavor, a good bark and not too dry. Not the best I've ever...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020

We pass this food truck on our way to Big Bend National Park. Could not pass it by any more. Had the Brisket Sandwich. At first I thought $10 was a bit high for a sandwich, until I realized I got probably over 1/2 lb...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 22, 2020 via mobile

Brisket & Turkey were delicious. We also loved the beans. We were in town hiking & enjoying the great outdoors for 5 days. The food was so good we ate there twice.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019

By far the best BBQ, there's a good reason for being rated #1! We stopped by for supper after an afternoon in BBSP. I had pulled pork sandwich and my daughter had sausage and both were amazing. The meat itself was so delicious, then add...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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September 5, 2019|
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Response from HaroldHuff | Reviewed this property |
Yes Don’s schedule is effected by the number of folks in the area. We are just coming into season, so I expect he will be open significantly more.
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