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“Best BBQ in town”
Review of Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack - CLOSED

Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best BBQ in town”
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Tiny shack that makes great BBQ. And when they run out for the day, oh well. That makes it so fresh and so comfortable knowing it's fresh food. Order by te size and by the sides. Smoked chicken and brisket were the best. Couldn't have been friendlier. If I'm ever in town again, I'll be back.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank GateHall
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English first
Kerrville, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Food poisoning”
Reviewed 4 April 2014

When we went we had heard many good things about Cal Bob's. We ordered our food and what we received was cold meat and cold beans! I also had a hair on my plate. Their dog was in the kitchen where the food was being made!

Never again!!!!!

  • Visited August 2013
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3 Thank Kit21kat09
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Kinross, Mi
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome meal!”
Reviewed 16 March 2014

This place is not big, nor fancy, but the food is what is important! It's just minutes north of Kerrville's city limit.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank YooperBart
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Dallas, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Real Pit BBQ in clean and friendly atmosphere”
Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

While in Kerrville visiting our son and his family we enjoyed some excellent pit BBQ. We had ribs, brisket, pork and three sides to share as we passed dishes around the Table. We chose to sample the lean brisket over the marbled, good choice as the crust on the brisket added that extra you expect with good BBQ, the ribs were also delicious and the pork was moist and full of flavor. Sides were cilantro slaw, beans and smoked red pepper soup, all were flavored to accommodate the BBQ as were the BBQ staples of sliced onion and dill pickle.
Added bonus we got to visit with the owner and swapped stories of Central Texas, Hill Country and Dallas BBQ with added in tips of different cooking methods and their tastes.
A must return place, next trip to Kerrville.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Wayne E
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Harper, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Brisket is excellent”
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Finally got around to trying Cal-Bobs (take out this time) & the brisket was the best I've had since EZ Pickens in Harper closed. I look forward to trying everything else if I can just get past the brisket. ps, Cal-Bob is a vet like me & a heck of a nice guy. He donates 10% of his proceeds on Fri & Sat to Team Red White & Blue & that means a lot to my family.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank dadio1950
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