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Best Austin Barbecue Restaurants


Craving some flavorful brisket, a pulled pork sandwich or slab of bbq ribs? Try these smokin' spots for some of the best barbecue in Austin.


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Black's Barbecue Barbecue
Quick Bite
215 N. Main St.
Lockhart, TX 78644
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Erected in 1932, this is the oldest family-run barbecue joint in Texas. More...

City Market Barbecue
Quick Bite
633 E. Davis St.
Luling, TX 78648
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Near-cult following for real Texas barbecue an hour south of Austin. More...

The County Line on the Hill Barbecue
11/20
6500 W. Bee Cave Rd.
Austin, TX 78746

For classic barbecue with a view, climb the hill to the original County Line location. More...

The County Line on the Lake Barbecue
11/20
5204 FM 2222
Austin, TX 78731

For classic Texas barbecue with a waterfront view, take your appetite to the lake. More...

Franklin Barbecue Barbecue
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Dining Room at Franklin Barbecue, Austin, TX 900 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78702
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Lines form early at this Texas barbecue destination. More...

Kreuz Market Barbecue
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619 N. Colorado St.
Lockhart, TX 78644
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Fragrantly smoked German-style barbecue served with butcher paper and not much else. More...

Lamberts Barbecue Barbecue
13/20
Dining Room at Lamberts Barbecue, Austin, TX Schneider Brothers Building
401 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701
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Gussied-up barbecue invented by renowned local chef Lou Lambert. More...

The Salt Lick Barbecue
13/20
18300 FM 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619
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Texas barbecue doesn't get any better or more classic than The Salt Lick. More...

Smitty's Market Barbecue
12/20
208 S. Commerce St.
Lockhart, TX 78644

This top spot for Texas barbecue is fragrant with an enticing, smoky air. More...

Stubb's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
12/20
801 Red River St.
Austin, TX 78701
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A decorated war hero's take on classic barbecue, plus some more than respectable background music. More...

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