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Laird's Barbeque & Catering

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1600 Ford St, Llano, TX 78643-2902
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Wed 10:30 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Arvada, Colorado
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is world class BBQ. Brisket was worth the cost. If I could bottle the smell of all the cooking they do.

Thank Buannaich
Salado, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a morning driving around and enjoying the wildflowers, we stopped for a late lunch. For about 20 years Laird's was our favorite BBQ place in Llano. Today we dined inside because of the wind. We had a BBQ beef sandwich and a BBQ chicken plate. The sandwich had only five small pieces of meat on a big bun. The... More 

Thank johnoA8257BF
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Had a quick stop at Lairds BBQ. It was a Wonderful family home opened up for guests. We had the grilled chicken (super moist) and baked potato which was excellent. The brisket and sausage plate was a good choice as well. Make sure to get the homemade poppyseed dressing. Didn't have room for desert!

Thank Matthew Z
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Laird's is in a house in on one of the main streets in Llano. We've been to Cooper's which is a much larger operation, has good food, but isn't as personal. Laird's is personal. Perhaps not much to look at, it is clean, and the food delicious. I had a rib plate with traditional sides of coleslaw and beans. Meaty,... More 

Thank sota701
Arvada, Colorado
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Good brisket tender full of flavor. Potato salad sides are very good as well. We'll worth a try. Nice family place.

Thank Buannaich
Tucson, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We stopped at Laird's on our way to Austin. This is a quaint little place with good food and very casual atmosphere. There were customers eating on the patio and several inside. We had the chopped beef sandwich and the beef and sausage sandwich. Both were very tasty. Not too much smoke and NOT smothered in sauce. Even though the... More 

Thank Linda O
Llano, Texas
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a converted house that has two rooms dedicated to the restaurant. The sliced beef was dry and overcooked. The potato salad, beans, and sauce were good. The business has been for sale for a few years now. Not my favorite but it will do as an occasional change.

Thank Gary B
Little Elm
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

In a recent stay in Llano we were looking for a good place to get a steak and our hosts suggested we go to Laird's. We had a great meal and good conversation with some of the other patrons. We were so full but couldn't resist getting pecan pie to go. It was so good for a midnight snack.

Thank llavell
Cameron Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I love eating BBQ. Ordered my meal. Sliced sandwich and 2 pork ribs. Got distracted in conversation and when I turned to pay for my order, the lady pulled my ribs from the microwave. Well that's not cool considering the pit smoking outside. She had to heat them up. Then she says that will be $16.27. I almost fell over.... More 

Thank Larry M
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

My fiance and I were craving bbq while visiting hill country. On our way back from Enchanted Rock, we found this little bbq place right off the road. We thought it was a good place to stop and eat, then hop back along our way. This place has no flare and the pickens are simple. The side items are either... More 

Thank Shelly H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Ford St, Llano, TX 78643-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Llano

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?