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Rudy's Barbecue

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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24152 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78257-1156
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome Texas BBQ!!! Food was fresh and high quality, bbq sauce was flavorful, good selection of delicious sides and price was right!! Very patriotic establishment and offered discount for my newly graduated Airmen as well as for military families. Basic digs but clean and friendly atmosphere! Don't miss it!

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Thank Shonda B
San Antonio, Texas
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328 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the tagline "The Worst BarBQ in Texas", it is terrific barbecue. I like the brisket, sausage, and corn. They always give you a sample of the creamed corn. And, they always ask if you are a veteran or military so they can honor your service by giving you a discount. The food is cooked right there, and they cut... More 

Thank J E
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Alamo Bowl Million Dollar Hole in One golf event and got a prize for 2 dinners from Rudy's BBQ, brisket, turkey and cream corn with bread. When I went to redeem the prize at Rudy's I was told I get 3oz. of brisket 3oz of turkey and 2 corns with bread. I questioned the amount of brisket and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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200 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 947 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't care what the outside looks like (and you shouldn't either) I'm just here for the food. It's good. It's better than good. Pricing is just fine and the BBQ is done really well. Sides outstanding. The baby back ribs were excellent. Worth the short drive from our hotel. It isn't much of a restaurant per se, but the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Rudy's for 20 years, and it's still the best. I've moved away, so wasn't sure if it would be the same, and it was! This original location was adjacent to a gas station, which gave it the great, casual feeling that I loved. Nothing fancy, just awesome BBQ. Their sauce is peppery, and I've had it... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner at Rudy's at the suggestion of the concierge and she was spot on. It's a little deceptive from the outside - ignore the gas pumps, they're from its original founding when it was a gas station - but delicious food, nevertheless. It's a walk in and order from the counter type of eatery. Plates are loaded very... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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774 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently revisited this location from four years ago so decided to give an update and a little better review. This is a very rustic setting and come as you are casual. If you go into the store/restaurant door you have to walk around and past the cashier and out some doors, past the patio to get to the line... More 

Thank LAH28
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This place is amazing. I am from California where oak pit BBQ is the way to go. Not only does this place appreciate our enlisted men and women, they thank them for their service. The food is amazing! Prices are reasonable. You have to stop here if you are in the area. Locals praise this place

Thank Mary A
Cincinnati, OH
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I went for "authentic" San Antonio barbecue (according to my hosts) at Rudy's. The location of the restaurant is attached to a working garage, which was in itself unique. There is a line for beverages and orders. Seating is indoor and outdoors, and I recommend the indoor arrangement due to the plethora of flies inhabiting the outdoors eating area. However,... More 

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Cleburne, Texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

There are many great BBQ places to eat in Texas, but Rudy's is unique in the fact that you can order exactly how much of each meat that want, in case you want to have a little bit of several meats. Everything tasted great, and you had the option of to go, or eating inside or outside. The staff was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24152 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78257-1156
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: 210-698-2141

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?