We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Leon's World's Finest Incorporated

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
101 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2607
+1 409-763-5651
10:30 - 19:30
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 10:30 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 20:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 21: English reviews
Amarillo, Texas
Level Contributor
489 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stopped at Leon's specifically because of the Texas Monthly acknowledgement. Our service was good. Slow, but that's okay, we were on Island time, but another couple came in, sat down, waited about half an hour without anyone offering them service, and then they got up and left. About the BBQ, we tried a lot. The moist brisket was good... More 

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
240 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went by this address twice yesterday. It's a private home, and doesn't look lived in. No signage, no one around. Appears to be another phony entry.

3 Thank danny w
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Leon's is amazing!! Had the smoked turkey and pork ribs for dinner and they were both delicious. For dessert, I had a slice of their sweet potato pie. Also amazing! Leon's is a tiny place and nothing fancy but if you're looking for great Texas BBQ, this is the place to go!

Thank Greenpoint67
Glenwood, Minnesota
Level Contributor
56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Delicious, this will be on our places to stop list for sure. We visit every year, will be back. Awesome food, good service.

Thank Charles N
Galveston, Texas
Level Contributor
113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

If you are on island in search of some good BBQ then head to Leon's for there is nothing better. While it is not great by Texas standards, it is for Galveston

1 Thank D S
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We visited Galveston last week, and we enjoyed Leon's BBQ twice. Hands down, the best, most authentic BBQ I've ever had. The entire family enjoyed everything they ate. My son LOVED the rum cake for dessert. You won't regret a trip here.

1 Thank Patrick B
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I've driven past Leon's for years and finally stopped for lunch. I was very surprised by the quality of the food. Leon was in the dining room and treated guests. Nothing fancy here but great bbq

2 Thank Bert M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Ribs are delicious and tender. Also liked chopped beef sandwich. Coleslaw had a bit too much mayo for my taste. Very friendly staff:)

1 Thank Gogovan
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Mr. Leoon's (known to the locals)has some of the best BBQ on the island. It's cooked on real wood. Mr. Leon's is right on the corner in a little quaint light blue converted house. When you exit off 45 onto Broadway street in Galveston you have to look very carefully or you will miss it. The restraurant is very clean... More 

Thank LovedLV
Galveston Island, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2014

we have very few BAR B QUE restaurants on island this restaurant located on 55th broadway has the best ribs in the entire county .

Thank Buzzy L

Travellers who viewed Leon's World's Finest Incorporated also viewed

Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island
Galveston, Galveston Island

Been to Leon's World's Finest Incorporated? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 14th St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-763-5651

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Leon's World's Finest Incorporated staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?