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Black's Barbecue

215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
+1 512-398-2712
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef ribs” (238 reviews)
“potato salad” (99 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (56 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after way too long. We had lean brisket, spare ribs, potato salad, beans, and cole slaw. The wet/fat brisket simply looked too fatty so we went with the lean which was very good. The spare ribs were a bit uneven. Smaller...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a mini 3 day Texas BBQ tour. Coopers Old Time BBQ, Salt Lick and Blacks in Lockhart. Blacks gets a 4.9 out of 5. The moist brisket and large beef rib were delicious. The sides and dessert were very good. The only reason...More

Thank Kim Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited Lockhart Tx to see if really is the “Barbeque capital of Texas”. We ate at Black’s. My wife wanted the Dinosaur Rib, which is a giant beef rib that had close to a pound of meat on it. I got brisket, a...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don’t have great BBQ in Lockhart you better go home. Blacks has great BBQ, but they also have great sides and desserts,which is where lesser BBQ joints fall off the wagon. Come here for the whole package. I had the baby back ribs,...More

Thank micyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve recently got really in to bbq and have tried to try different places when I travel. Blacks is by far my favorite to date. The beef rib and brisket was ridiculous. Really an experience of Texas bbq. Love Blacks!!!

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Black's for lunch on a Monday and I had two business associates with me that had never experienced their food. The decor is nothing fancy but it doesn't make any difference. Although the sides were plentiful (and good...try the peach cobbler), there...More

Thank jimvX7581KK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Black's is kind of backwards as you go through the line. Sides and drinks first. I like to get my meat first, if possible. The sausage was tasty and well seasoned. Brisket was fine as were the ribs. It didn't feel like they had passion...More

Thank scotthT8188UQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy Black's one of the top BBQ places in the state. It is the least complicated of all the BBQ p[laces in Lockhart: you order, get your food and pay at the same counter. The BBQ is very good, although our most recent visit...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told this was one of the best BBQ places in a town full of options. We liked that you build your own plate. You pay per side and per pound on the meats so you can quickly build up a pretty hefty bill....More

Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking to get out of Austin for a half day Lockhart is a neat little town and Blacks BBQ is a good historical place to grab some Texas bbq. We had the monster beef rib and brisket along with pintos and chipotle...More

Thank volguy
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Questions & Answers
March 20, 2017|
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Response from chefjeff60 | Reviewed this property |
They have a Blacks BBQ in Austin....
William D
July 12, 2016|
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Response from M R | Reviewed this property |
Blacks and Smitty's plan to eat sausage at Smitty's and you have to see the original smoke house to appreciate the experience (it's amazing) and then brisket and all the sides at Blacks.
September 14, 2015|
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Response from Pilar C | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve wine. No self respecting BBQ joint in Texas would serve wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lockhart
  • Phone Number: +1 512-398-2712
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