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Barbecue Station Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Oak Park / Northwood
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1610 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1606
+1 210-824-9191
11:00 - 21:00
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is very accessible.The ribs are big and beefy. They make their own BBQ sauce. The place looks like a nostalgic garage with old auto signs and a garage style. Busy and went due to great reviews.

Thank Maricela V
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a great BBQ place before flying home from San Antonio. This place was perfect. Brisket was perfect and after trying a sample of the ribs I orders those too. The ribs had a pepper rub that was different, but fantastic. The texture of the ribs was also the best I've had. They had a special jalapeño... More 

Thank Wesley B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let your family question the places you pick. This place has awesome bbq. We had the pork ribs, brisket, and chicken. Those were all sooooo good. The meat just fell off the bone. Their bbq sause they have on the table is really good also. I recommend this place to everyone!

Thank Frank T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on recent trip with friends. Teally enjoyed it. Great BBQ food. The staff were super friendly and personable. Great value, highly recommended

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
San Antonio, Texas
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210 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For some reason, the Barbecue Station is hardly mentioned by local publications and never mentioned by Texas Monthly in its annual barbecue edition, but it should be. It is predictably, consistently delicious, no matter what meat or sides are chosen. The Elgin sausage is cooked perfectly, the beans have lots of flavor, the brisket is slow-cooked and delicious, the Turkey... More 

Thank boudin
San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We continue to eat Barbecue at this restaurant because no where else can make anything that compares!! The brisket, the ribs, the smoked turkey . . . all of it is so delicious that it makes you want more!

Thank ChristmasBeleivers
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Try beef ribs they are awesome!!!! Excellent bbq all together. On Saturday they had a guitar singer that added a good touch to the place.

Thank Leo G
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent barbque. It had such a great taste that I didn't bother putting sauce on the meat. Potato salad was ok but I've had better. Pinto beans were really good. I wish they gave you a larger bowl for them. Overall, enjoyed it and would certainly come back.

Thank Ronald B
San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We came for the music, which was a treat, and were really pleased with the ribs. A funky place, old Texas.

Thank lynnegovers
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's all good, but the burnt ends alone are worth the frequent trips. This joint is Burnt Ends Nirvana. When the pit master sees me walk in, out comes a totally black hunk of brisket and the slicing begins. Best burnt ends that have ever passed through anyone's lips.

Thank Gary K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78209-1606
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Oak Park / Northwood
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Park / Northwood
  • Phone Number: +1 210-824-9191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?