Finding BBQ restaurants in Austin, Texas, is like finding coffee houses in Seattle. There are many BBQ restaurants in Austin, Texas and here is a review of the top five. These are the best BBQ places that you can find in Austin where you are sure to find a great meal, and a great value for your money.
Stubb’s BBQ- Stubb’s is very well known BBQ in Texas. They have a large menu featuring all the typical BBQ favorites, but they also have non-BBQ favorites such as fried green tomatoes. They Stubb’s is very well known for their thanksgiving smoked turkeys, if you are here on Thanksgiving you have to try one you will never want a standard Thanksgiving turkey again. They also have a fabulous and very popular Sunday gospel brunch, the food is great and the entertainment is wonderful. They have They are located at 81 Red River. Their number is 512-480-8341.
The County Line BBQ- If you watch Food Network you might have seen The County Line on Road Tasted with Jamie and Bobbie. They have many BBQ favorites, but their stand out item is their BBQ ribs. If you go here you have to try their ribs, they have the best flavor. They have two locations in Austin, Austin on the Hill and Austin on the Lake. You can call them at 512-346-3664. They are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. They both have live music Friday and Saturday night from 6-9PM. Their ribs all known all over the US, and don’t worry if you live to far away to regularly go in and get ribs, they ship them anywhere in the US.
Artz Rib House- As many BBQ places Artz is well known for their ribs. But they have so much more then just ribs. Their sandwiches are delicious and very reasonable priced with most costing $5.99. They have a large selection of BBQ items, even BBQ vegetables that is a perfect side dish or for vegetarians a rare find at BBQ restaurants. They also have a very unique item Spicy Cheese Steak Tacos, and yes they are as good as they sound. Located at 2330 South Lamar You can call them at 512-442-8283. They are open Monday-Saturday 11AM-10PM and Sunday noon-9PM.
The Pit BBQ- The Pit is not only just good BBQ they are good BBQ at great prices. The Pit has BBQ plates that range in price from $6-$11 that include choice of meat, pickles, onions, bread, and two sides. The BBQ plates are very large and will definitely be enough to fill you up. The side dishes by themselves are all $1 or under so you can try them all. If those prices aren’t good enough for you they have daily specials on their BBQ plates that are usually priced under $6, they also have coupons in their web site. The Pit is located at 4707 Burnet Road, call them at 512-453-6464. They are open Monday-Saturday 11Am-8PM.
Green Mesquite BBQ- When a restaurants motto is “horrifying vegetarians since 1988” you know you have found a great meat place. Along with the typical brisket and BBQ ribs they serve much more including hamburgers and chicken fried steak. Green Mesquite is also well known for the jambalaya. Everything here is very well priced and you can easily spend less then $20 for two people. Call them at 512-479-0485, they are open from 11AM-10PM every day.