The Big Bib BBQ is a true Texas-style BBQ restaurant that takes pride in offering a full-service, family-friendly experience.

After nine successful years as a catering-only option, The Big Bib BBQ opened its doors on historic Austin Highway in San Antonio. We only had one goal in mind: “to serve up some of the best barbecue in Texas.”

We have been continually voted the best barbecue & brisket in San Antonio by local publications the Express News, News 4 WOAI, and Current Magazine. We are members of the National BBQ Association and a top-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor and Yelp.

Today we offer catering, on-site service, a full service restaurant and an event center for your total experience.


The Big Bib’s barbecue is slow-cooked for up to 14 hours every day. We use aged oak and mesquite wood complemented with a special blend of herbs and spices which make up our special dry rub. The final meat product is smoked the way real barbecue should be. This time-consuming process gives the meat a pink tinge called a “smoke ring” which is a prized attribute in the barbecue arena. In beef the ring is a reddish-pink and in pork, chicken and turkey it’s bright pink.

Our Bib Sauce is made from our own secret recipe that takes our barbecue to the next level. Use only if you must!


To round out your Big Bib BBQ experience we offer many delicious sides and desserts.

The Big Bib BBQ sides include traditional barbecue staples like potato salad, beans, collard greens, chili beans, coleslaw and some not-so-traditional like loaded baked potato casserole and our #1 side, our famous sweet potato casserole… mashed sweet potatoes cooked with brown sugar and topped with crunchy & gooey caramelized pecans - you can guarantee it’ll be your favorite, too!

For our desserts we offer banana pudding, brownies, and a variety of cobblers. Our #1 dessert and ABSOLUTE best-seller is our award-winning Peach Cobbler. Get there early because each and every one is made fresh DAILY and they sell out fast!


We still offer the same great full-service catering that made us famous and can serve any size group or event. Whether it’s a birthday party, holiday gathering, wedding, tailgate party or an office function The Big Bib BBQ has you covered!

We understand that organizing an event can be an overwhelming task, so we are pleased to assist you in any way possible. Our experienced and knowledgeable catering staff is friendly, efficient, and well-prepared. We do the work, so you can relax and enjoy. To get detailed information about menu options, pricing, dates and times, please visit the Catering Page or contact our Catering Department via email at Our team is ready to serve and we look forward to hearing from you!


In 2014 the Big Bib BBQ expanded it’s service to include the Big Bib Too Event Center. Available to book for private parties and functions, the Big Bib Too is a world-class event center with a full staff, bar, stage, and lighting & sound system. Hosting national jazz artists, the Big Bib Too Event Center transforms into the premier place to see live music in San Antonio. Don’t forget to bookmark our Calendar Page for these and other special ticketed events that come through the Big Bib Too.