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Rudy's Barbecue

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Side
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24152 W Ih 10, San Antonio, TX 78257-1156
+1 210-698-2141
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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rudy's never disappoints, quality, service and commitment to US Military, a true winning combination for a great Company.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many bbq places across the country and this ranks in my top 5. Down home country place, walk thru the line with very friendly servers. Excellent creamed corn, beans and peach cobbler to die for. We had the brisket, pork ribs and baby back ribs. Tasted sample of the smoked turkey. The food is awesome. A real... More 

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Roseville, California
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255 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is Rudy's original location, and the smokehouse atmosphere is authentic. The food costs more than it did 20+ years ago, but it's excellent. Be sure to try the short ribs, brisket and several of the delicious side dishes. Sit back and enjoy!

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Thank Anne G
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here in April with my daughter (1.5) and husband. The service was fast, you order your food and as you tell them what you want it is being prepared for you. By the time you pay everything is on a tray for you. We got brisket, sausage, cream corn, beans, bread, peach cobbler, 3 beers, a water for... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brisket was fall apart good, ribs melted in your mouth and of course the creamed corn was delicious. Last minute add of their own sausage was a great choice for an unbelievably good smorgasbord.

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Broadwell, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I lived in San Antonio for a couple years. Whenever friends/family would come to visit, Rudy's was always one place we had to eat ate. Brisket, sausage, and oh that sweet cream corn! Everything is delicious!

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Thank Jodi D
Boerne, Texas
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy off and on I-10 for takeout or you can eat in the western rustic dinning room. They are famous for their BBQ sauce and their food is good. Be prepared for a traffic problem if you go during rush hour.

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Thank johnbitter
helena, mt
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170 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here when ever were in San Antonio. Best BBQ ever and the give all service men and women a discount, active or not. Their brisket is the absolute best I've ever had.

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Sterling, Virginia
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138 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no secret. If you wonder where the locals go this is it. You can eat inside or outside. It's extremely casual dining. I recommend all the choices except the chopped bbq brisket, instead go with the sliced bbq. The bbq turkey is heavenly! We were offered a sample of creamed corn and it was so good we picked... More 

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Thank MG L
Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rudy's has always been a great BBQ place to stop by for take out or eating in. Always welcomed when entering the service line and get ready for a sample of the cream corn. People love it but I'm not personally a fan but do prefer their pinto beans and potatoe salad. Your can get your brisket 'lean or moist'... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24152 W Ih 10, San Antonio, TX 78257-1156
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: +1 210-698-2141

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