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Bun 'N' Barrel

1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
+1 210-828-2829
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible8%
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“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a turkey and chopped beef sandwich that was very tasty. It was a big sandwich, I could have taken half of it home. Excellent service. I had not been there since I was a kid. Plenty of seating.

Thank BoerneBob
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The BBQ at this converted Drive-In was average and the burgers were also a miss. The flavor of the BBQ was good but below standard for juiciness and overall quality. Most of the burgers had some type of filler and appeared overdone. The fries were...More

Thank mikempink
Reviewed 26 December 2017

have ordered potato salad from Bun & Barrel for decades. This year they decided to add curry to the recipe. Yuk!! They said they hadn't changed the recipe but it didn't even look right any more. Not buying any more unless they put it back....More

Thank dphhart57
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I passed this place up for years until a friend told me about it...great food. Lots of comfort food. Don't miss the brisket stuffed potato! AMAZING

Thank pat8635
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Not much to look at since it appears like an old drive-in. Interior was not fancy, but presentable. Service was good, and Barbara did a good job. Drawback was the food; the Friday catfish special had plenty of grease from deep-fryer. The chopped BBQ sandwich...More

Thank Vic L
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Bun 'n' Barrel is a small restaurant off Austin Hwy in SanAntonio. The best BBQ Sandwich around, not much to look at but great food at reasonable prices.

Thank rickdel
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had not been to the Bun N Barrel in many years and today decided to pick up lunch to go. The service was good, we were approached as we entered the door ready to serve us. However, the food left a lot to be...More

Thank Enter2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

With thousands of dining options in San Antonio, we are glad we found this place. It was easy to find - a bonus when you are from it of town - the staff were friendly and professional, and the decor was definitely fun. We shared...More

Thank Sue_Moore_NM
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Barbecue brisket sandwich was really yummy. They have a daily lunch special which I think is awesome. Next time I will try the lunch special.

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A must try if you like BBQ in a drive in or sit down environment. Its a classic 50's throwback Texas-style. they have a burger that will melt your face but it doesnt have to be that hit if its not your thing. They've also...More

Thank guitarspeak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209-4844
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-828-2829
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