Helen's Bar BQ


1016 N Washington Ave, Brownsville
(731) 779-3255



Reviews for Helen's Bar BQ

I have left very favorable reviews for Helen's in the past, but I have a bone to pick with Miss Helen. Last time I was in I bought four pounds of pork for my freezer. 1 pound from almost anywhere makes four gracious sandwiches. Not this time! I noticed it seemed skimpy when I packaged it for the freezer, and now that I am using it I see that I was right. Now I'm lucky to get two good and one slight sandwiches per "pound." This isn't right if it was intentional....read full review
We had read a lot of outstanding reviews about this place, so we decided to try it. First of all, the place is a very run down cracker box, totaling 2 tables and six chairs in all. The lady behind the counter (I think it was Helen from the pictures we saw on the wall) was very nice. We ordered a barbque sandwich and beans. The meat had no smoked flavor at all and the wattery bbq sauce was sugary sweet. The beans tasted like they were poured out of a can and heated up. This...read full review

One of our nation's best BBQ place! A true five star dive; smokey, very small, old, loved, cash, wonderful people and reasonably priced. We plan an annual journey to Helen's and we live out of state. Regular BBQ sandwich is the very best. The atmosphere adds to the flavor and experience. Loved by both locals and travelers. Foodies like me, this is a treasure find.

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Monday 10AM - 7PM
Tuesday 10AM - 7PM
Wednesday 10AM - 7PM
Thursday 10AM - 7PM
Friday 10AM - 7PM
Saturday 10AM - 5PM
Sunday Closed