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Cowboy's Bar-Be-Que & Restaurant

) #12 of 20 Restaurants in Salado ££ - £££ Barbecue
1300 N Robertson Rd, Salado, TX 76571-5670
+1 254-947-5700
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“creamed corn” (2 reviews)
“brisket” (8 reviews)
“nice group” (2 reviews)
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££ - £££
1300 N Robertson Rd, Salado, TX 76571-5670
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to get Texas BBQ either by the plate or even better family packs. Brisket, sausage and chicken all amazing.

Thank Foeltz
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great BBQ and food all way round. Dine in a very relaxed atmosphere with excellent food and accommodating staff. Good place to have lunch or dinner and they even cater.

Thank 63Lincoln
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I agree with some of the previous reviewers that this place is "not bad." It just isn't all that great. I had a turkey plate with green beans and pinto beans. There was about 6oz of carved turkey breast on my plate that had no...More

Thank RetiredBandMan
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Yet another visit to cowboys...good BBQ and sides...drinks are generous...ambiance is OK...usually nice group of fellow diners

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a family run BBQ. No frills, decent food. We have been regular customers for over 15 years. The family pack (to go) is what we usually order, we order it lean or extra lean brisket, it includes sauce and 2 pints of sides....More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stop here on occasion while passing through on I35. Just okay brisket. Sausage a bit better, but greasy. Turkey tasty. Place is quite unappetizing. Keep hoping it will get better. A tad pricey too (for the just okay quality).

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This was a very strange place, to say the least. It was sad in appearance. We thought it was going to be a good bar-b-Q place but it was strange. The food was odd looking...big and boney but little meat. The sides were lacking. The...More

1  Thank LKCN88
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Cowboys looks like it's gonna be a hit. Big stack of wood outside, smokehouse in back, I'm ready. Walk in, it's a lil worn around the edges in a good way and very clean. Fiberboard wall, nothing fancy. I got the brisket and sausage as...More

1  Thank BadKarma65
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I have driven by Cowboy's umpteen times on my way up and down I35. I finally decided to stop in and try it. The woman at the cutting board cut the moist brisket JUST the way I asked her to (from the end and no...More

Thank Jen78703
Reviewed 6 January 2015

These are some of the best Ribs I have eaten in a long time. When we were there it was quiet and we pretty much had the place to ourselves. The help did not keep coming to our table and interrupting; when we needed something...More

Thank Carol C
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 N Robertson Rd, Salado, TX 76571-5670
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Salado
  • Phone Number: +1 254-947-5700
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