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Henry's Famous Barbecue - CLOSED

401 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1420
+1 831-646-6999
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
2 Sep 2014
“Closed for good”
2 Aug 2014
“Would not recommend”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
401 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1420
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 September 2014

Henry's BBQ closed for good on August 31st. Henry is moving out of the area. The food was good. We will all have to wait to see what goes into the space next.

3  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We joined family for this visit. I was going to order the pulled pork sandwich, but after trying the meat, I found it was really bland. So the waitress recommended the bbq beef sandwich and macaroni salad. This plate was terrible. I've had better macaroni...More

1  Thank woodsywoman
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Outdoor seating area is nice, but doesn't have much of a view. Food was decent, with generous portions. If you're in the mood for BBQ, this place would be a good option.

Thank KPBAtl
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

If yor looking for a nice cizy clean and intimate restaurant Henry's is the place..Nicely decorated and inviting,or waitress was friendly, I really recommend the sweet tea its magnificent the ribs were tender the sauce was good..A+

2  Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Despite having read various reviews I decided to give the restaurant a go. However, I was told upon entering the restaurant that seating a group of ten was beyond impossible. The waitress disappointedly went off to the move tables and continued to complain about having...More

1  Thank Amanda052288
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We had read good reviews of this place and wanted to try it out as we love BBQ food. Our experience was "bleh" and quite a disappointment. It was especially warm that day and there was no circulation inside the restaurant...even all the windows were...More

1  Thank Alliefish5
Reviewed 15 May 2014

You can't have BBQ in your name and not serve brisket. It's un-American. I was craving BBQ and my expectations were high after I parked next to a couple of big pits with mesquite coals burning away in them. Alas, there was no brisket on...More

Thank Ed_B0b
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Visited Henrys whilst staying in Monterey. Found it a great little place to eat with free parking to the rear.The food was great with large portions and the staff were nice and friendly.

Thank Fujiman99
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Stopped in for dinner. Hawaiian-Style Pulled Pork sandwich was really good. My fiancé had the combination plate with pulled pork and pork ribs. Sauce is different from what we have in Texas but we both liked it because it was not too spicy. Sides were...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Henry's gets an A in every area, food, service, price, cleanliness. Love this place, you have to try the calimari for an appetizer, best ever its real not the tiny squiggly stuff, then deffinatly save room for the homemade bread pudding, if you don't like...More

Thank Jeremiah H
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1420
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-646-6999
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
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