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Al's & Son Bar-B-Q

1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
+1 432-267-8921
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Are you kidding Me! This is the mist horrible BBQ in Texas. Can't believe this place is still open, better to eat a box of goat droppings then to eat here. I laugh every time I drive thru this slimy town.

Thank Radraider
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Just had lunch at Al's and it was great. The brisket was tender, moist, and just the right amount of smoke. The chicken breast was to die for. The sausage very tasty. One can not forget the potato salad, different but very good. The free...More

Thank TravelingTexasJoe
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The staff were friendly and polite. I had high hopes until a plate of chopped brisket was handed to me. The fat drained off the brisket and made a moat around it. The only thing I could taste as I dared to take a bite...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant serves really good brisket and other favorites. It isn't cheap, but the plates are generous and the menu varied. The potato salad is legendary and all the sides are homemade. If you eat inside the restaurant, you get free homemade ice cream!

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

First time in Al's & Son BarBQ. Got the regular plate, 2 meats with 3 sides and drink. Brisket was tender & sausage was tasty. We got free scoop of ice-cream that had taste of vinilla/ coconut. Good bar bq. Recommend stopping by!

Thank CynCeeG
Matt B, Owner at Al's & Son Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review, we love our out of town customers. Like most of our food the recipes are handed down from my family, the ice cream is my great grandmothers recipe that she made for my father when he was young.

Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a good solid BBQ place. You get your food cafeteria style. I had the small two meat plate with brisket and pulled pork, which was plenty of meat for me. Sides were potato salad, green beans and cooked carrots. Added a large drink....More

Thank Nv8200p
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty good if you like southern foods. Little pricy, but it is clean and the folks are friendly.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Food was great! Had BBQ Brisket and BBQ chicken and both were great. Potato salad was to die for. Reasonably priced too!

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went expecting good barbecue and received great barbecue. The assortment of food was good and the restaurant seemed very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. They even brought us ice cream for desert at no additional charge. This was a very enjoyable experience.

1  Thank TravelingMax77
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent barbecued brisket and chicken, tender and flavorful. Potato salad unique and wonderful. Cafeteria style line allows inspection before ordering to select on the spot.

Thank Rip P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 S Gregg St, Big Spring, TX 79720
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 432-267-8921
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