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Big Tex

$$ - $$$American, ,
308 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
+1 404-377-3939
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
4 weeks ago
“Not UpTo Par With Most Other City of Decatur Restaurants”
24 Aug 2017
Closed Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
308 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My SO and I recently had dinner at Big Tex which apparently re-opened after being closed for several years. My SO ordered the carnitas which he indicated were quite good as they were juicy and well-spiced. At the server's enthusiastic suggestion, I ordered the nachos...More

Thank care_traveler
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

How awful is it? Let me count the ways. When we left (we couldn't eat the food) my friend told she could not sit back in the booth because something sticky was grabbing her shirt. The floor beside the row of booths was littered with...More

Thank Benspapa1
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Brunch was amazing. I enjoyed the grilled fish and grit cakes. The grit cakes were so good we ordered two extra orders to share at table.

Thank Trena M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I ended up here by accident because I went to Smith's Olde Bar was not open. They sent me to their sister bar, Big Tex. The people here are really nice and service is great. The food was outstanding! I had a hamburger with hand...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Walking around the charming City of Decatur we came across Big Tex. On first impressions another Tex Mex style burger joint. But then we heard the live music. This was a Sunday lunch ("brunch") slot and there was live blue grass band playing. We went...More

1  Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I looooove the roasted corn. Great fries and sides in general. I'm sad that they discontinued the pork from Fox Bros. The specials are amazing, so go for a surprise and sides.

1  Thank sjboyden
Reviewed 15 August 2014

My husband and I had made plans to eat dinner at another place, and we stopped here to have a few beers beforehand. I can imagine myself having a good time here if this had been our destination and even being a regular here if...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 8 July 2014

After being referred here from the other restaurant FOX Brothers that they own, we were looking forward to eating here. the menu is very small not a lot to choose from. The queso dip is good, I had a buffalo chicken sandwich, which was big,and...More

Thank johnchisolm2
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The bluegrass brunch at Big Tex on Sunday was the highlight of our 3-day trip to Atlanta. The food, service, and live music were beyond excellent. Texans and Southwesterners will appreciate the migas served here, which are as good if not better than any I've...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 16 March 2014

My husband and I were really looking forward to eating here after looking at the menu online. We were severely disappointing. The menu was trimmed to just burgers because there was a band playing outside. Not only was there a band playing outside, but there...More

1  Thank Nude A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-377-3939
Big Tex is a restaurant that serves Texas-style Southern and Southwestern fare, along with fun spins on classic American bar food. Big Tex is a bar that puts friendliness first, following through with cold beer, great cocktails, and a lively staff to make sure you are kept happy.
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