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Rudy's "Country Store" & Bar-B-Q

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££ - £££
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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7305 McPherson Rd, Laredo, TX 78041-6546
+1 956-712-9629
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Laredo, Texas
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a few BBQ places in Laredo. I've been here for several meetings of a local organization. We've had the BBQ sandwiches with chips and a drink as well as a buffet with BBQ beef and turkey slices along with a delicious corn salad and beans. I've had the breakfast taquitos as well. Great place to take the family.

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Thank Terry1359
Racine, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After rave reviews from our Pastor, we decided we had to try Rudy's. We were promptly greeted by a helpful employee and the selections were explained. Upon reaching the order area, we were delighted to find a sample of 3 types of brisket, pulled pork, beans and creamed corn. A hearty 1/3# of brisket was placed on our buns once... More 

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Thank Marcia R
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always a pleasure visiting this place, great food, good prices and that special "saveur" of a well made Texas barbecue, nothing fancy but authentic, would come back anytime.

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Thank Jesús B
Ajijic, Mexico
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

When driving north from Mexico into the USA, or returning to Mexico, this is always the place I visit for a meal. BBQ is good and overall atmosphere makes me quickly realize I'm in Texas. Relaxed atmosphere and good food. Highly recommend if you like BBQ.

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Thank Traveler9485
Laredo, Texas
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The brisket is good.. they have moist and lean. The lean is as good as the moist. Pair this with the sweet tea or a beer.

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Thank Spidey102015
Laredo, Texas
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Barbecue brisket is good. Brisket was not slices right. With grain instead of against so had long string. But other than that good tasting brisket.

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Thank edwardjh2016
Laredo, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

You stand in a line to order your BBQ, which is sold by weight. All the meats are cooked/smoked to perfection. The turkey is low fat and very smoky, just like the chicken and they have a jalapeno sausage that is to die for. The brisket is very tender and delicious. I do not even need their signature sauce for... More 

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Thank jdkilburn
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Rudy's is a no- frills folksy place with a country orientation based on a farm theme. Wash basins are troughs, plumbing is basic low-cost faucets, furnishings are picnic tables and benches, cold drinks are in ice filled cattle troughs. Ordering is efficient with 4 registers at peak hours and meats include barbeque varieties of brisket, pulled pork and chicken and... More 

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Thank MikeyVike
Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

and these folks bbq is as good as advertised. I found their people to be very friendly, and informative. They have a cute girl who meets you at the door and asks if it's your first time. She then fully explains how to order, and lets you know there are NO combo plates. You pay for everything. I got 2... More 

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Thank Bob_Swingin
Monterrey, Mexico
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339 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place is our go to have bbq place. Food is great, my favorite sides were the beans and potato salad. Staff is friendly and service was quick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7305 McPherson Rd, Laredo, TX 78041-6546
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Laredo
  • Phone Number: +1 956-712-9629
Description
We'll set up and serve for one hour, buffet style so you can enjoy your event. All caterings include sliced pickles, onions, jalapenos, fresh bread, Rudy's "sause", plates, plastic cutlery, and napkins. Tea, sweeteners & lemons included. Must be ordered at least one day in advance. Group meals include any combination of Brisket, Turkey, Chopped Meat, Pork Loin, or Sausage and your choice of 3 sides. Includes sliced pickles, onions, jalapenos, fresh bread, Rudy's "sause", plates, plastic cutlery, napkins, tea, sweetners, lemons, cups, and ice. Ask about our Breakfast Tacos.

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