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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (65 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“rum cake” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Hole in the wall barbecue joints are some of my favorite restaurants and Leon's certainly qualifies! Our son, who is working in Galveston recommended Leon's as a local favorite for barbecue and it did not disappoint. Our group of 5 had brisket, Leon's cut brisket...More

Thank auburn8
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a must eat if you are on the island if you like bbq. Perfectly cooked meat and you add the sauce. Service was good. We had the brisket, stuffed potatoes (best baked potato I have ever had) and Spivey rice.

Thank David F
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Leon's is a must if you love BBQ. It is a rather small place, but they smoke all their meats in the back. The staff was nice and helpful. The food was amazing. The best St Louis style ribs and brisket if have ever had....More

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

If I could I would rate this place 10 stars!! Everything we had was phenomenal!! That meat has the perfect smoke taste and hell of a good sauce!! The Mac and cheese is fantastic! The potato salad is probably my favorite, creamy delicious and crunchy!...More

1  Thank drinkcherrycoke
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The menu spoke volumes about the ownership. A picture of the presumed Leon and his wife graced the menu. Definitely more of a hole in wall kind of place. You're paying strictly for food here and not the atmosphere. We had brisket and sausage. The...More

Thank Aggies_D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic flavours and the best brisket in Texas, a little out of the way but well worth the effort to find this little gem.

Thank MichaelLindaG
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are real foodies and search out local cuisine cooked with love wherever we go. We called in an order for take out and it was ready promptly. We ordered brisket, turkey and short ribs. The short ribs were amazing! The turkey...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Saw that they had good reviews and decided to give them a try. I'm glad we did. It's a small place, seemingly doing most of their business to go. We ate there and had very friendly service and very good food. The waitress was so...More

Thank dmsinjt
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stopped for lunch on our way to the ferry and enjoyed some excellent food and service. The brisket and ribs were tender with very good favor from the rub and smoke. We also liked the homemade Downtown sausage. Leon and the servers took great...More

Thank Mark1632
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have always come here for the meet. The sides and the sauce are not wonderful but when the meat is good who needs sauce? The last couple of times I've come here the meat was dry and overcooked and seem to be microwave heated....More

1  Thank Charles G
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24 June 2016|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 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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