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Hays County BBQ

1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
+1 512-392-6000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (36 reviews)
“brisket” (148 reviews)
“turkey” (33 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1612 S Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6009
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live so close to Lockhart but we always go to Hays the owners are very friendly and it rubs off on the staff, the BBQ is so juicy and moist,my favorite thing is the brisket and beans check it out and you will understand...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth the stop off of I 35. Everything was great. It was our first time here and the staff couldn’t be any nicer or more helpful in navigating the menu. The brisket was on the money. Perfect rub and smoke. It was extremely tender...More

Thank Drody262
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meet with 6-12 past co-workers every 2-3 months and this seems to be the favorite between Bandera and Austin. Staff is great and very attentive.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from Austin to San Antonio for a late lunch. I'm generally not a brisket fan but decided to split the brisket sandwich with my husband. It seriously melted in my mouth... fantastic! There were 11 of us and everyone...More

Thank recmouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No prices when you walk in for the desserts. That way you don't know what you're paying for them anywhere from $2 to $3 a piece. Beans are extra. $2.49 for a really small cup. Over weighed the meat and charged me more. Brisket had...More

Thank premium1vs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Talk about some delicious Barbecue! Holy Smokes! I can personally vouch for the Sausage Rings, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Banana Pudding, & Tea- & it's all incredibly flavorful & melts in your mouth. We 100% recommend Hays County Barbecue! It's some of...More

1  Thank Lacey A
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice, new spacious building with patio seating too. Lots of parking. The meats are so good here. Had ribs at this visit and they were meaty, moist, and well seasoned. Also had their brisket, which I always look forward to, and it was delicious as...More

Thank jemx1
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The food was great and like most BBQ places a little pricey. But the staff were courtios and welcoming the food delicious. Good for a quick bite or family meal.

Thank TedBear02
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Not many words are needed to describe this cozy, inviting spot except for YUM. Lol. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank Lacey A
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to Hays County BBQ for several years. It’s always amazing! Sometimes they have BBQ pork belly—WOW!!!

Thank P5619RZcarolp
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Frederick M
October 20, 2016|
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Response from Carmen M | Reviewed this property |
They also have chicken and beef on the menu.
John S
July 19, 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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