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Leon's World's Finest Barbeque

5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
+1 409-744-0070
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (71 reviews)
“potato salad” (24 reviews)
“rum cake” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great brisket like my Dad made! I ordered takeout over the phone....brisket and sausage with sides. Could not believe the generous servings....one order could have fed both of us. Highly recommend!!

Thank TXMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting from Louisiana thinking we were going to get some good TEXAS BBQ, and we were wrong! I gave this review 3 stars because of the customer service. The lady who took our order was very nice, and we got our food pretty...More

1  Thank Kadenbaseball_05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first bbq stop on our first trip to Texas in many years. The brisket: top notch. Sausage: one of the best I’ve had. Ribs: not quite as great, but still very good. Only one sauce, but a very good one. Sides were...More

Thank maa-maa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here based on the good ratings from a few quick searches on our phones. The food and service was awesome and we would highly recommend a stop here. The brisket was the best I have ever had. The green beans, cole slaw, and...More

Thank JDIllinois
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Went here under the recommendation of Texas Monthly- inside there are 6-8 tables, and unlike most BBQ places we have been, there is an actual waitress that will seat you and take your order, versus ordering at the counter top. We enjoyed all we had,...More

Thank texboymom
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

After seeing a spot on Food Network featuring Leon’s Worlds Finest Barbeque we decided to see what it was all about. Had it not been for seeing it on TV, we might never have stopped by to give it a try and that would have...More

2  Thank Starzangl9
Reviewed 21 January 2018

You'll get your fingers greasy. That's OK. You'll get fine BBQ. Lunch plates are nice meals with greens and corn. Leon is a Rotarian. Good community guy!

1  Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Craving Texas BBQ we checked our go to travel site, Tripadvisor, liked what we read and off we went to Leon's World's Famous Barbeque in Galveston Texas and boy am I glad that we did! This is the real deal folks. As we entered we...More

1  Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This restaurant is not much to look at from the outside, but inside has a warm, homey atmosphere with friendly staff and delicious barbecue. We had brisket and sausage. Both are made from the Freshest, Finest Quality Meats.... For over 28 years Leon's World Famous...More

1  Thank goldenwds
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This restaurant is not much to look at from the outside, but inside has a warm, homey atmosphere with friendly staff and delicious barbecue. Leon himself made sure that we were taken care of. We were made to feel right at home. Great place to...More

1  Thank pjjSc
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Response from Charles N | Reviewed this property |
Don't really know the answer to that. The are a restaurant on Broadway with really good food is all we know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-744-0070
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