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The Big Bib

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104 Lanark Dr, Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78218-1820
+1 210-654-8400
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Blackfoot, Idaho
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect barbecue location. You can smell it from the parking lot. Is fun to eat outside and the kool aid from the fountain was a new one, as well as the giant styrofoam cups. Service was awesome and everything served was great! Would go back again, easily.

Thank Travelswithteens2015
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first Texas BBQ and it was amazing. I had a combo platter with baby back ribs and brisket. Mouthwatering!! The sides were great too. Fantastic staff. Loved it!!

Thank Debra M
Sulphur Springs, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was clean. Friendly service. But ribs were just so so. They were tender. Nothing to write home about though.

Thank Laura T
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133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With all the hype as the best BBQ in San Antonio per TripAdvisor, I guess I was expecting something more. The meat and sauce was good, don't get me wrong, but I think the rating is more about the price/quality relationship. It's inexpensive for the quality of the meat cuts you get. They were out of all desserts so I... More 

Thank Travel R
San Antonio, Texas
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had half a pound of fatty brisket and Cole slaw. Both were delicious! Prices are reasonable. Great, casual place. Organized ordering. I'll come back.

Thank Ed K
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this placed to celebrate a friend's birthday, based on reviews. We were all very pleased with the food, and especially the service!!! Three of us had the stuffed baked potatoes..yum yum, others had the pulled pork, the chicken & the turkey!!! The sweet potato casserole, and the potato casserole were great, too!!😋 We highly recommend this great little... More 

Thank Debbie F
Corpus Christi
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is this under new management? My husband and I have eaten here many times. Today was the first time in over 6 months. Talk about a change. New signs, different staff, and change in quality. Most notably - the brisket tastes like they boiled it then finished it off in the oven. Virtually flavorless with texture issues. The ice tea... More 

Thank Dorie_Althauser
Woburn, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have gone to The Bi Big three times within the last month, and i can say that the BBQ here is consistntly excellent. The ribs are cooked just right and are lean and meaty. The brisket was moist, lean and delicious.The sausage is a little tangy, but very good. If you are in San Antonio and are looking for... More 

Thank John K
Wiesbaden, Germany
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am traveling from Germany and have missed US BBQ... this was amazing BBQ and the service was incredible! One of the very best BBQ joints ever!

1 Thank Robert B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really packed, the staff were friendly and did a great job taking orders and getting the food out quickly. Brisket plate was really good and the sides did not dissapoint. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Matt H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 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: 104 Lanark Dr, Austin Highway, San Antonio, TX 78218-1820
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-654-8400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?