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Hays County BBQ

1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
+1 512-392-6000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (33 reviews)
“brisket” (138 reviews)
“turkey” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the only BBQ place we eat at in San Marcos. The BBQ is great but the beans are to die for. I think they take and brisket left over the day before and chop it up and put it in the day's beans....More

Thank Charles J
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

BBQ joint is reasonably priced. Items are priced a la cart. Brisket is a bit fatty. Sides are tasty. Worth stopping for an authentic BBQ experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We got the very last parking place when we pulled in to the parking lot of Hays County BBQ. That should have been a clue. A short wait in line and we were up at the counter ordering. Although there was a person at the...More

Thank moondog1961
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hays County BBQ was the meal of choice for an event in conjunction with a conference. The brisket and sausage were good. I can see the attraction and I would give a 3 1/2 if a choice. Really enjoyed the banana pudding.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is great BBQ. Not only is the meat great (which is the most important part of any BBQ place), but they've got some great sides to compliment that delicious meat. The atmosphere is good. And if the weather is right, they've got outdoor seating...More

Thank bl59339
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good BBQ with fast service Comfortable environment Great selection of meats and sides. Clean inside and out. Friendly place

Thank _jeffressgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a lifelong Philadelphian I thought I knew what good barbecue was. I’ve been wrong for 60 years. The barbecue at Hays County BBQ is unbelievably tasty, and leaves you wanting to come back for more and more and more. I had the brisket and...More

Thank Phillies 1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pork rib, handmade sausage, potato salad and coleslaw. The best I’ve ever had and I have four more days here and will eat there each day to try everything on the menu.

Thank todibel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the brisket sandwich and it was pretty good, had a little kick to it. The beans were also pretty good. Not many places to sit, but a pretty good place.

Thank MikeBrower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our recent visit. We were welcomed when we arrived and thanked when we left. In the parking lot, we asked for a recommendation from someone who was leaving. They said you can't go wrong with the moist brisket. It was delicious as were...More

Thank WhyNot61
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Frederick M
20 October 2016|
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Response from Carmen M | Reviewed this property |
They also have chicken and beef on the menu.
John S
20 July 2015|
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Response from michael h | Property representative |
All meats other than both homemade sauages are gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
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: 1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 512-392-6000
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