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Big Daddy's Barbecue

1309 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833-3911
+1 979-830-1619
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
17 Jul 2016
“so disappointing”
2 Jul 2016
“Good Lunch Stop”
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American, Barbecue
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1309 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833-3911
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

I brought out of town friends here and crossed my fingers. I was disappointed the last couple of visits with dry and flavorless brisket and sides that were not fresh. The ribs do "fall-off-the-bone" but all the other meats lacked. There are much better choices...More

Thank dp911
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Good place to stop for lunch between Austin and Houston. Best BBQ for several counties. Small dining area but you can get it to go.

Thank banana3tx
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

The food was good but the burgers were slow. Two family members ordered burgers and it took a long time to get them. The barbeque was decent, but a little dry for my taste.

Thank John L
Reviewed 28 March 2015

what happened??? This place was once a good barbecue place now it may look nice inside but I think it's just a cover up for the food I didn't even finish my $19 meal ...yeah way to much for bad food ...and then I got...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

The food here is good but the customer service is lacking, especially on to go orders. The call in service is disorganized and the staff are not well trained on taking care of customer's needs. I've not had trouble with the walk in dining, but...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 7 April 2014

While waiting in line I saw several signed celebrity photos thanking "Big Daddy" but the signage on the highway invites you to stop at Nathans. I think Nathans is the new name. Stopped on my way to Austin on a Sunday afternoon. Folks were lined...More

2  Thank Joan C
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I decided to give Nathan's BBQ a try on my way from Austin to Houston. A few other people in front of me were also first timers to the restaurant so they gave us a sampling of all their meats: sausage, pork, beef, brisket, and...More

2  Thank Ana P
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We stopped here on a trip from Austin at a recommendation from a nearby store clerk. Restaurant was clean and good family atmosphere. It was connected to gas station/convenience store right off the expressway. I ordered a rib dinner. I was disappointed with the ribs....More

1  Thank KidInfiniti
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Have eaten at Nathan's twice. Both times had their brisket, but it was too grizzly. Maybe i just got a bad cut each time, but i was a little disappointed. The sausage is pretty good. Location is real convenient when traveling from Austin to Houston.

Thank Jackson66_12
Reviewed 9 May 2013

We liked the reviews we read so we decided to see for ourselves. We were not disappointed. While not a fancy place, after all it is barbeque, the food was great, I had the stuffed potato, and my husband had brisket and pork. It is...More

Thank joannakelley
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 Prairie Lea St, Brenham, TX 77833-3911
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
  • Phone Number: +1 979-830-1619
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