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Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack - CLOSED

3164 Fredericksburg Road North, Kerrville, Kerrville, TX 78028
+1 830-955-5369
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
29 Apr 2015
22 Mar 2015
“Couldn't find it. Listed address is boarded up and padlocked. Locals never heard of it.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
3164 Fredericksburg Road North, Kerrville, Kerrville, TX 78028
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Not impressive from the outside, or the inside, but great BBQ Brisket. Sometimes they run out of food, so call ahead. Friday night Salmon special was a little skimpy - stay with the brisket. Basically they are really a catering service with a few picnic...More

Thank Dewaine A
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Visited Thanksgiving weekend and the food was great. A group of us went so we tried a good sampling of everything. Especially good was the smoked salmon, brisket, ribs, and prime rib. Service was good and very personable. The owner visited with us to make...More

Thank ronrieger
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This little off-the-beaten-path barbeque place serves a tasty variety of meats. It has won some excellent reviews. The owner is on the premises and very cordial. We found the sides to be rather skimpy.

Thank Cal N
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Based on Tripadvisor reviews, we decided to give this place a try. Hands down, the best barbeque I have found in Texas. Being originally from the Southeast, we were used to pork barbeque. While Texas has great brisket, the pork had been a little disappointing....More

Thank Robert H
calvin a, Owner at Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2014

thank for your kind words

Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Come hungry. We're staying in Comfort, Texas for the weekend. We wanted some Hill Country bbq, and did a little research before heading out. Based on good reviews, we decided to try out Cal-Bob's in nearby Kerrville. The shack is in fact, a shack. When...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

This is a very small hole in the wall place but the best barbecue I've ever had. My wife and I sampled all of the meets they offer and everyone of them was excellent. We had a hard time deciding what we like best but...More

1  Thank DualWings
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Cal-Bob's is hard to find, as it's not even in the town of Kerrville. That's just as well, because Cal moves at his own pace. Boy, is it worth it. Apart the the usual brisket sandwiches, sides, and such, these folks also sell their meats...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Got the chance to sample beef brisket and pork ribs. You get to choose what and how much. You can choose a reasonable amount and not be stuck with a load to pack out. Great sides and Killer banana pudding. Save room for this special...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is run by folks from califronia and the BBQ is not up top texas standards. Sides are un inspiring . Much better BBQ places in town.

1  Thank dwinningham
Reviewed 12 September 2014

The service was great. Menu a tad confusing, but overall great experience. The coleslaw was really good, and sauce was good as well.

Thank MomToMy2Boys
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Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3164 Fredericksburg Road North, Kerrville, Kerrville, TX 78028
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kerrville
  • Phone Number: +1 830-955-5369
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