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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 good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (66 reviews)
“potato salad” (22 reviews)
“rum cake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5427 Broadway St Ste A, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551-4436
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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

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

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

Thank pjjSc
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped at Leon's on the way to a performance at The Grand Opera House and enjoyed sliced beef sandwiches. Leon's is on the right just after the bridge and is a great alternative to the typical fast food spots such as McDonalds & Subway...If you...More

Thank BluffDwellers
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I wanted to try some bbq in Galveston. We've had bbq in Dallas, Austin, even Houston before. I ordered the 2 meat dinner, ribs and brisket with green beans and potato salad. The ribs were horrible. The meat was tough, nothing tender...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My family and some friends stopped in to have some BBQ and it was amazing! The sausage was the best I have had in a long time. The portions are perfect and we had more than we could eat. You can’t beat the price or...More

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The staff was great. The food was amazing. And we got to talk with the owners for awhile. It is a small little place and easily missed when driving by, but you will not regret stopping in here for some tasty food. If I'm ever...More

Thank Elise18
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
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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, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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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