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Texas style

Our Story

El Monte BBQ in San Antonio serves up mouthwatering barbecue favorites that make your taste buds sing every day. Our barbecue meats and platters are second to none with incomparable flavors; from traditional BBQ ribs and brisket to contemporary pulled pork tacos, everything we make is fresh, flavorful, and fantastic. Whether you're stopping in for a delicious dining experience, to buy our meats in half-pound packs, family meals, or want to set up an event with our catering, El Monte is here for you!


Established in 2017.

The owner has worked in many catering businesses and multiple high-end restaurants and decided that he was done with that and wanted to do something he loves and that is BBQ. The restaurant is a South Texas Style restaurant with cowboy ranch-style cooking.

Meet the Business Owner

Jaime has been cooking BBQ for about 20 years with his father and he was trained by his father. Jaime has been classically trained at the Texas Culinary Academy a Le Cordon Bleu program in Austin, Texas, and has been cooking professionally for 10 years.


Mouthwatering barbecue favorites to make your taste buds sing is what we serve up every day at El Monte BBQ. When you're ready to sink your teeth into succulent barbecue meats that have a spectacular flavor and tenderness like no other, you need to get on down to our barbecue restaurant in San Antonio, TX. Our outdoor patio features a TV so you can watch the big game with incredible BBQ and great friends! Stop by today for a delicious lunch or dinner and see what all the talk is about.

One-Of-A-Kind Barbecue Goodness

We're proud to be the home of sensational barbecue goodness that is second to none with incomparable flavors in our many offerings. Our barbecuing process uses a live oak/oak mesquite cooking technique and cooks at the perfect temperature to bring out fabulous flavors and super-tender cuts. Nothing tops our succulent meats better than our signature spice blend that's sure to satisfy.

You can choose from a wide variety of barbecue flavors plus tantalizing side dishes of creamed corn, potato salad, Spanish rice, charro beans, and more. Stop by to grab the perfect lunch, or you can make it a plate, a sandwich, or a brown bag special if you're on the go.

We're proud to be one of the only barbecue places in Texas to use the state bread of Texas-Pan Del Campo. Stop by today to find out why it's so popular.



Hungry for more? You can buy our meats in half-pound packs to create your own delicious meals at home.

We're pleased to provide a 10 percent discount for the military, firefighters, and police officers.

Mouth-Watering Catering

Share the tasty goodness of our barbecue delights with the whole gang with our convenient catering options. We offer our crowd favorites all year round on our catering menu, but we also offer special meals for the holiday season! Pick up a scrumptious turkey or a juicy ham to celebrate the holiday season — and don't forget the sides! Call or email El Monte BBQ to place your catering order today.