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Stubb's Bar-B-Q

#81 of 3,152 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$American, ,
801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
+1 512-480-8341
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (131 reviews)
“pulled pork” (62 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
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1 - 10 of 785 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had lunch there and we had a much better experience than average. I am no BBQ expert but it was juicy and soft to the touch. Portions and sides were very good. The service was prompt and attentive too. I guess every place has...More

Thank BM11375
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was expecting a lot more out of this place. I've had better BBQ back home in Kentucky. Service was fair but such a let down.

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess all BBQ in Texas isn't created the same. we had lunch here and found the food OK, but not great. If you are starving and all the other BBQ have burned down, give this place a shot. we had: Brisket - 3.5* Sausage-3.5*...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to visit Stubb's! We had to try the BBQ and of course we got the mac and cheese, corn bread, and onion rings. Such a fun and authentic place. Best banana pudding I have ever eaten. Bomb!!!

Thank EmilyBae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brisket was really tasty and the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a visit. I'll go there every time I'm in Austin.

Thank Walter G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with the fan at Sunday buffet. The music was outstanding. The food was pretty good. Nothing over the top but solid food. I would say that jack Allan's kitchen has a better food line up. They don't have the music like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had high hopes going into renowned Stubb's and as a torrential downpour began we loosened our belts and settled in for a leisurely lunch. The staff is friendly, the atmosphere is rustic but super cool, and everything looked clean. We got the all-you-can-eat platter...More

Thank MrsSonia
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Texas BBQ is unbeatable, and Stubb's holds to that. It is an iconic place for not just its BBQ, but also for its music venue. Many musicians have played here, and it is particularly busy during SXSW every year, when many big name artists will...More

Thank texas193
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The history of this place drew us here. Lots of photos of Stubbs with famous musicians. However, the food was disappointing. Ribs were tough. Brisket was fatty. Pulled pork was ok. Only one BBQ sauce choice in the restaurant (we buy all the other sauces...More

1  Thank WisTrippers
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Had the beef brisket sandwich, very tasty, come with 2 sides, got to have sweet pot fries, beans.so full can't even try dessert

Thank yoaggie
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14 January 2016|
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Response from rjgarnold | Reviewed this property |
I only had lunch there, so wouldn't be able to answer this question. Sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-480-8341
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