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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Austin BBQ

226 W. Front St. (Wheaton Ave.) Send to Phone
630-690-0526
Authentic Texan pit proffering slow-cooked, smoky meat in a come-as-you-are, no-frills space.
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Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Austin BBQ Restaurant Review

: Skip the trip to the Lone Star state: this Wheaton pit will satisfy your need for ’cue. Casual and welcoming, cost-conscious and authentic, its messy meats have pink rings indicative of a good, slow cooking --- a fact that transpires, courtesy of oak, in a custom-built red smoker in back. Supple, smoky brisket, sliced-to-order tri-tip and spicy jalapeño sausage don’t need to be plunked in vinegar-backed sauce, though it’s good enough that you’ll want to. (Besides, slices of white bread are on hand to sop up the extra.) Barbecued pit beans, blue cheese slaw and creamy mac ‘n’ cheese play a supporting role, and a solid one at that. Desserts, ranging from cookies to flaky, fruity mini pies and lush banana pudding, make fine bedfellows.

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