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“I love you waitress and bread pudding!”
Review of Henry's Famous Barbecue - CLOSED

Henry's Famous Barbecue
Price range: $10 - $25
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Heated, Pet-Friendly Patio. Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 3-6: $2 off all Beer & Wine, $2 off all Appetizers. 6 Beers on Tap. Henry's BBQ offers many choices of BBQ, chicken and pasta dishes in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Henry's BBQ serves Pork Spare Ribs, Chicken, Sirloin, Pulled-Pork and Hot Link Sausages. The BBQ sauce gets rave reviews. Juicy Burgers and Sandwiches are also on the menu. Even vegetarians can find a fantastic meal! (Eggplant Sandwich, Salad, or Pasta) Henry's BBQ is a great place to take the family as it offers a Kids Menu, has a friendly staff and reasonable prices. You can even have your dog join you on the patio! All meals available for Take-Out. Catering available
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Best thing about this place is the service. Wait staff is super friendly and efficient (usually tough to find both). Felt like I was at a friendly truck stop in the 1950s (this is a good thing).
Pork ribs are incredible- falling off the bone and good even without bbq sauce. Chicken breast was slightly dry but overall not bad.
Could use some more of that awesome bbq sauce on the side.
Two sides with bbq platter is an awesome deal. Chilli is great- even the fries.
You must try the bread pudding. I could have just eaten three bowls of that and been happy. They get the bread locally and dress it up with whatever magic they put in there.
Could use one or two more of those heater things on the patio. Couple of cold spots... and the metal chairs don't help. It was later in the evening but still- with limited seating the patio should be warmer.
Again- I fell in love with the staff and the bread pudding. I'd marry either one.

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Thank Traveling T
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

WOW! Great BBQ in Monterey, California? If you don;t think so you must visit Henry's on Lighthouse in Monterey. We sat outside in the patio because it was a little warm inside.

We ordered a rib tip appetizer to test the ribs and sauce, because not just anyone can do ribs. Well, Henry can! And then some. The sampler was about a 1/3 rack, with a little extra sauce for good measure. Them's some g o o d ribs!

Like many restaurants in Monterey, Henry's is dog friendly and we brought along our 140 lb Lab. He was in doggie heaven!. Henry's supplied doggie biscuits with a water dish on the side!

When it was all over and we could not eat another bite we split the best bread pudding I have ever had.

Hit Henry's during Happy Hour on weekdays and get $2.00 off the appetizers and adult drinks. Be sure to ask for Shellie, she is a great server and will keep you well served and laughing.

Thanks Henry's, we will be back for sure.

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Thank George C
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

I probably didn't order the best thing, but the food was only ok. Staff was kind of slow and seemed to be fighting with each other. Would not recommend. Sorry Henry.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Located at the corner of Lighthouse Ave and Drake streets in the New Monterey area Henery's BBQ is great. Very good food. Comfortable, friendly and absolutely great service. Combination meat dishes at very reasonable prices. Also on the menu are Pastas and several sandwiches. Customize your burger or sandwich ~ Beef, Ribs, Hawaiian Pulled Pork, Grilled Chicken, Hot Links, Calamari (Flavor beats the wharf), Pastrami, Turkey and Eggplant yummy! Happy Hour reduced prices and healthy pours on the Wine. Henry's is a clean and friendly restaurant. They offer comfortable inside dining or heated outside patio dining that is also pet friendly. If not in the kitchen, Henry is often seen outside at the BBQ smoker doing his thing. RoRo will be serving tables and making everyone comfortable inside.

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Thank MaxC93940
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Henry J, Owner at Henry's Famous Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2013

Holy BBQ smoke! What a fantastic review! Thank you so much, we always try our best to make our guests happy. We think Rowena is a great server too, always makes us smile. Again, many thanks for taking the time to write the review.

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

I came across this place entirely by accident on a previous trip to Monterey, and this time it was the unanimous choice for where to stop for lunch. The staff are very nice and timely with orders. I recommend eating out on the patio if the weather is nice, the garden is nice and you barely notice the street.
I haven't ordered their BBQ ribs, but I can say that the burgers are very good. Fries are perfect, not too oily, crisp outside and soft inside. Instead of the standard coke or sprite, try the Sparky's creme soda or root beer, both are great.

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Thank Nicole B
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Celia J, Owner at Henry's Famous Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2013

Thank you so much for kind review, we really appreciate it. We think we have a great staff too and always try our best to put out good food! Thanks again!

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