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La Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$20 - US$25
American, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pork ribs potato salad briskets burnt ends sausage links smoked turkey sandwiches mango bread worth the wait food truck wait in line picnic tables el sancho melt in your mouth skip the line cesar chavez
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been to several BQ places. This was the best. Worth the wait . The ribs were absolutely the best. The Mac and cheese were worth the add on

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 937jeffg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious, mouth watering food. Came from SC and found La Barbecue. The atmosphere was entertaining and quaint. The food was amazing and you could not go wrong with any item! The line was out the door but well worth the wait. The brisket is unlike...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tiffnichols13
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Meats - the brisket is one of the best in the city, hands down. I totally get why everyone has it on the 'best' lists. It's that good. The turkey is excellent, one of my favorites. The sausage was very good. The sides -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lmoritz1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended as a good alternative to waiting in line at Franklins for hours and hours. Visited at 5pm and no line. Brisket was awesome. Beans very spicy, pickles were also. Located in a small grocery store with extensive bottle wine selection. Also extensive soft drink...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EverettS_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get there as early as they open! It’s definitely worth the wait to eat there. I just wish they had hot coffee or cocoa while everyone waited in the cold. Not much seating indoors but plenty outside. Everyone enjoyed what they got. We ordered the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 180tuyenp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meat. If you like it barbecued, tender and tasty in a clean, informal setting with friendly service, this is the place to go. We ate with local friends who steered us here and we thank them for it - this is about as good as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GarethDes
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

We have had the brisket at most of Texas Monthly’s top 50 over the past few years and always considered Franklin’s to be in a league of its own. But the fatty brisket we had at La Barbecue this time (our third visit) was absolutely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SpringerHills
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Another great Texas brisket spot! Went straight from the airport to standing in a not too long line at La Barbecue. The wait in line allowed me to look at everyone else's food and I was so tempted to get the amazing looking beef rib...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rdub56
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Ruined for life, I will never find bbq that good again. Went on some strong recommendations, spot on! A must in austin.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank truite7
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Met up with my family straight from the airport for bbq. A bit of a wait for 10 people but so enjoyed the pork ribs brisket turkey and pulled pork. Hidden gem are those pickles, a bit of a kick but just rounds out the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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July 14, 2016|
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Response from Dwayne P | Reviewed this property |
No. Crowded on weekends and special events.
Ivan A
May 17, 2016|
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Response from Wonderz h | Reviewed this property |
It is byob, but on weekends they have free keg beer. Many people bring their own cooler when they wait in line
March 28, 2016|
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Response from FogHat13 | Reviewed this property |
The meat yes, the sauce I would not think that they would be using store bought rubs I would guess they make their own so mostly yes.
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