Franklin Barbecue - Sink your teeth into the ultra-tender brisket crafted by James Beard
Award-winning Aaron Franklin. Bon Appétit magazine and loyal locals call
Franklin’s barbecue the best of the best, and the lines outside aren't thinning
LeRoy and Lewis - This food truck uses seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms and ranches.
Meats are served by the pound (try the decadent sliced pork belly or the
macaroni-and-cheese-stuffed quail). Desserts include brisket chocolate chip
Kerlin BBQ - Thrillist named Kerlin among the best new BBQ
joints in America, and the Austin Chronicle raves about their "transcendent
brisket experience." The seductive menu is built on pork shoulder, beef
hot links and prime Angus brisket and is served with sides like blue cheese
coleslaw, jalapeño dill potato salad, and creamed corn with chipotle and bacon.
Loro - This Asian smokehouse with a casual backyard BBQ vibe recently opened. Aaron Franklin and
Chef Tyson Cole are the James Beard Award-winning duo turning out
traditional favorites with a twist, like smoked beef brisket flavored with Thai
herbs and oak-smoked salmon in cucumber-yuzu broth.
Iron Works Barbecue - Originally an ironwork shop, this tiny tin building was transformed into a
barbecue haven in 1978. Plates come loaded with famous Texas sliced beef, ribs
and more, while the mouthwatering sandwich menu spans smoked pork loin and
pulled pork. Order the sampler plate with sliced beef, signature hot sausage
and a beef rib served with potato salad, beans, pickle, onion, bread and
Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse - Blues, brews and barbecue. Get your fix of all three at this live music venue,
restaurant and brewery, where the menu is packed with innovative spins on
classics (think pulled pork poutine and a reuben sandwich made with barbecue
brisket), and the on-tap list boasts specialty craft beers brewed on-site. Thursdays
offer live music on the patio.
Day Trip Idea: BBQ Hot Spots in Texas Hill
Country - Take a jaunt over to Kreuz Market in Lockhart (a town officially known as
the Barbecue Capital of Texas), Luling City
Market, the iconic Salt Lick BBQ in Driftwood, The Switch in Dripping Springs, or the new
Market & Grocery in Smithville for a taste of small-town charm and
authentic Texas barbecue.
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Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 03/06/2019