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“Brisket Philly with Jalapeños!? Say what!”

AJ's Ranch Road Grill
Ranked #130 of 279 Restaurants in San Marcos
Price range: $4 - $15
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Mexican
Description: AJ's is a Family owned and operated BBQ and Tex-Mex restaurant located near the Texas State University campus in beautiful San Marcos, TX. The owner, Andrew Napoles, is an alumni of TSU and is an official supporter of the Texas State Football Team! GO BOBCATS! We cater to all ages and even stay open late until 3am, the ONLY LATE NIGHT BBQ in Central Texas! Come in and try one of our delicious, fresh made dishes that are sure to please your pallet!
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Description: AJ's is a Family owned and operated BBQ and Tex-Mex restaurant located near the Texas State University campus in beautiful San Marcos, TX. The owner, Andrew Napoles, is an alumni of TSU and is an official supporter of the Texas State Football Team! GO BOBCATS! We cater to all ages and even stay open late until 3am, the ONLY LATE NIGHT BBQ in Central Texas! Come in and try one of our delicious, fresh made dishes that are sure to please your pallet!
Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Definitely worth the stop! Great food and great service. Friendly place. Don't blink or you'll miss it. Only a couple of tables if you're dining in. Oh...and good sweet tea too!

3  Thank Cody H
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Andrew N, Owner at AJ's Ranch Road Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2014

I am very happy you enjoyed our best selling item the Texas Philly! We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you in again soon to try one of our other amazing dishes!

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Reviewed June 11, 2014

This place is a true favorite. They have delicious pulled pork and brisket sandwiches, that are always hot and fresh, with their delicious bread to go with it. The owner is very nice and the staff is very laid back and attentive at the same time. There is a very small seating area, but that is just perfect for this place.

They are even open till 3:00AM most nights of the week, which makes it one of my top choices for eating after going out for a drink, or a long night of drinking on the square.

This place is a must try, and you will be back time and time again.

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3  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

My 3rd visit and will be back! The pulled pork sliders were wonderful. (2 for $4 or Add one more for a $1). The bread was awesome as was the pork.

Open until 3a for those late night cravings....and don't want a franchise!

Great, easy going staff.

Give it a try, you'll return again and again.

3  Thank lifelesson13
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Brisket philly with jalapenos = A+ Awesome
Pork Sliders on toasted jalapeno buns= Loved em!
Brisket tacos with cheese looked amazing when a friend ordered them.
I'm going back right now just because this review has me craving them!

Let me add the BBQ here is made by the owner. Not out of a plastic container.

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2  Thank Brandon W
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a cool little hole int he wall that serves great late night BBQ and ribs. The later you go the better out tastes. If you haver a few drinks with the crowd at Zelicks and need a bite to eat to clam your stomach this is the place.

6  Thank DSergi
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