San Antone by Bludso's BBQ - Crown Melbourne
The food here is great and comes at a decent price for American style BBQ. The service was woeful. From the disinterested maître d’ who showed us to our table and then was never seen again to the team of waitress’s who pretty much ignored us. When our food had been at our table for 10 minutes we had to ask where our first and only drinks were and then were never asked if we’d like another. No one even swung past to ask if everything was ok. Even getting the bill was hard work. Worst crew ever.
Service was good, food came out before the drinks tho.
Food was ok but not as good as I expected.
Drinks were quite expensive
The restaurant has a great feel too it unfortunately it was let down by bad service and brisket. We had our drinks arrive that we ordered with our food half way through eating.
Service greeting was lovely. Food was good but unfortunately the ribs were a little dry on one end of it but still lovely to eat. The main issue was the service. It took a while to come and ask us for our order, we actually had to make eye contact. When finished no one came to see if we wanted anything else or clear our table. Had to ask for the menu to order desert, the person dropped the menu off, table still not cleared. We again had to make eye contact in order to get desert
Yum food and great atmosphere. Highly recommend the redneck rocket fuel cocktails
A fun atmosphere. Friendly, accommodating staff. Delicious, high quality food. Value for money.
Delicious food, first time diners and wow the smell as you walk in was sensational, food was cooked perfect, prices reasonable, good amount of food.
Food was great. Service was poor. Ran out of happy hour beers. Then never came back to the table the entire time to ask if we wanted more drinks. 4 blokes out for dinner and we had one a drink each all dinner.
Felt rushed and server was not friendly at all.
The person who greeted us at the door was friendly and energetic.
There was no real communication regarding the food ect especially as we hadn’t eaten there before. Very overrated place. Meat was tender but dry. Side dishes were great.
Loved the food, loved the service - very friendly and warm staff.
Nothing made this special besides the service. Have walked past many of times wanting to eat here finally did and was overly disappointed. Everything was bland and tasteless. For smoked cooked food there was no flavour sides had no seasoning. The only up side was the bbq sauce. Your charging premium price for meat you need to rethink you seasoning on your meat. Absolutely disappointed and will Not be coming back.
Disgusting greasy food. Wouldn’t feed it to my dogs. Biting in to the burger was like popping a boil. Oil and gunk flew everywhere. The brisket was as chewy as my sneakers.
Will never return.
Amazing as always.
Best brisket you’ll find, melt in your mouth. We love this place and come back every year for our Christmas date night
Great flavors friendly staff good value for money as portion sizes are large
Staffed seemed fairly friendly. Th aides were bad were good (corn bread, max and cheese -needed some salt, coleslaw was great)
Then the the two meats came out with the sides we had the brisket which to me was a triple threat dry, not hot nor warm and not sliced well. I thought it was just us but everyone seemed to have dry brisket and pork as well as us.
We told the waitress about it being dry and cooled and they said it’s not supposed but carried out a dry combo again to another guest.
San Antone was amazing food, we were a group of 10 from Sydney that thoroughly enjoyed the food & atmosphere.We will definitely visit next time we are in Melbourne.
Overall a good experience, service s little slow fir drinks after we had eaten, but generally well done , great food for meat eaters
Brisket was sublime and the pulled pork was really good too
The pork ribs were disappointing, very dry.
Service was fantastic.
Pork ribs were sold out, which was a huge disappointment
If you are a coeliac or gluten intolerant give this one a miss. It says on some websites that they have gf options, but they are extremely limited, there are better bbq options for you.
Also the cocktails are hideously sweet.
Great food and experience. Love the margaritas
The overall dining experience was average, the food was overpriced. The meat was dry and the sides were ordinary. I won’t be back again.The potato gems were from the supermarket and so were the onion rings. Very disappointing for $300.
Brisket was really good and not dry like it can sometimes be. Chicken was also a surprise, just now soft and juicy it was. We left really happy and vowed to be back.
For most who travelled to the States, San Antone bring a sense of nostalgia that brightens those memories.
The half rack ribs were great but a little touch on the outer section. The sauce and chips were very spicy and was not warned about it or asked if that was ok upon ordering. I was only able to get through 3/4 of the meal due to the heat. Still the flavors were lovely!
Food was awesome but the waiting service was slow when it came to drinks. Due to this they lost a few opportunities to sell more drinks during our dining. The meat was great but the sides were nothing special other than the cornbread.
Don’t no who the cook was, but I tell you what I’m still licking my lips a day later. Well done 10 stars
It's a vibrant place with a good ambiance and good selection of meats. Great for a birthday celebration or catch up with friends
Loved it, awesome food, great atmosphere, will definitely be back.
The brisket was dry, and they didn’t give us sauce options. When we asked for a different sauce they didn’t tell us we’d be charged for it.
The sides were delicious but the meat itself was underwhelming
Food was very dry, have eaten there multiple times and disappointed on the food for a large group of people. Many people complained that the food was not at usual standard.
Service was quick and good. Will effeminately come back again.
The food and atmosphere was awesome, however the service tended to lack a little. We always needed to flag someone to get a drink (and we were not drinking fast ;))
Loved San Antone!
Customer service was great, really appreciated being put in a private booth after I requested it.
Food was delicious, great value for money and a lot of care has gone into the menu and making sure everything works well together.
The vinegary potato salad cut the rich meat so well and the corn bread was great
Love all the drinks we got, super different to all the cocktail bars at crown. Especially loved the Boozy Apple and Black currant sweet tea and the blackberry moonshine
One of the better Briskets I've had from a US style BBQ house, will happy eat here again.
Interesting food good atmosphere nice service worth a try
Quick meal, didn't have tit long. Meal was ok, have had better from an American BBQ place.
Beef brisket was the best I ever ate, along with mac n cheese. $75 platter was sufficient for 2 people.
The food and service were great ! The vibe was just what we had hoped for ! Prices were slightly above average but ultimately it was a great meal !