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Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack - CLOSED

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Reviewed May 24, 2013

From the street, you may have your doubts when you drive past this trailer on the side of the road. Even though they "close" at 7:00 pm, locals know that proprietors Calvin & Carol will stay open to serve outstanding BBQ & dessert past closing...More

Date of visit: May 2013
Thank ChickInDallas
Reviewed May 19, 2013

This place has some of the best BBQ in Texas, no...the world! Little hole in the wall joint outside of town that share a parking lot with an automotive repair shop, but man, what food. We ate lunch there and came back for dinner. Everything...More

Date of visit: May 2013
1  Thank msandel
Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We're originally from Texas and were visiting the area. Glad we found Cal-Bob's! Very friendly owners and the brisket, sausage, salmon, and the soup are great! We ate here and got take-out several times during our week in Kerrville. Even took some brisket to my...More

Date of visit: April 2013
1  Thank pbk96
Reviewed May 2, 2013

We have driven past Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack many times but never stopped in until we read the comments and ratings on Tripadvisor. Man, are we glad we did. We made a point of stopping for late lunch today and it was everything promised and more....More

Date of visit: May 2013
2  Thank Gerald L
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Being from Texas and BBQ enthusiasts, we would rate the brisket (the only meat that we ate) as average, but the smoked red pepper soup, potato salad and cilantro coleslaw were fantastic. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We will return on our next...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank kamybear
Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

The is the second time we have been let down by this establishment. This time I brought eight people with me for dinner. I had even called ahead letting the owners know that we were coming, and when we arrived this afternoon at 5:30, they...More

Date of visit: April 2013
2  Thank Roger S
Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is the Best food I have ever have Perfection in everything I have thought I had good brisket but this is great piece of heaven

Thank gusltt
Reviewed March 30, 2013

First things first... The menu. If Cal himself hadn't translated it for me, I wouldn't have understood. He said this was a "catering menu". I wondered how many people who walk in to order lunch are secretly wanting to cater an event? The place needs...More

Date of visit: March 2013
1  Thank OilDog
Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

Well I had to try this place after all these great reviews. I was not disappointed. The red pepper smoked soup was out of this world. Also the prime rib was tender, juicy and full of smoked flavor. Desserts are ok but I would just...More

1  Thank Koi777
Reviewed March 27, 2013

I have probably watched way too many episodes of Triple D with Guy gushing and drooling over the BBQ and am admittedly no BBQ expert but after the big build up by most of the reviews for Cal-Bob’s Smoke Shack, I was seriously disappointed in...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank Terry L
calvin a, Owner at Cal-Bob's Smoke Shack, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2013

thank you for your review it is patrons like yourself that helps me to maintain quality and each meal and its experience. You quaified your knowledge about bbq as soon as you started with your pen and your thoughts how bbq should be, I thank...More

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