If you’re from Texas, you know good barbecue. But do you know the best BBQ joints near your Austin apartment? We’ve compiled a list of tasty spots to enjoy brisket, beans and all the trimmings within a few blocks of your northeast Austin apartment complex.
5 Great Austin BBQ Spots
1. Slab BBQ and Beer
Specializing in ribs and sandwiches, Slab offers a fun take on barbecue. With dishes called the Notorious P.I.G., The Donk and Brown Chicken Brown Cow, you know you’re in for a treat. Plus, the green bean casserole is amazing.
2. Stiles Switch BBQ & Brews
You’ll find solid barbecue offerings in a speakeasy-like atmosphere at Stiles Switch BBQ. Try the smoked pork loin with pinto beans on the side. They’re simply divine.
3. Rudy’s Country Store and BBQ
Short lines and friendly service make Rudy’s a favorite BBQ spot. Try the Spicy, a combo of all their smoked meats that have been chopped and drenched in “sause.” If you’re out and about early, try their legendary breakfast tacos.
4. The County Line on the Hill
Go for the good quality barbecue and come back for another chance to enjoy a meal in such a serene spot. With a killer 20-mile view from the patio, you’ll love chowing down on ribs and brisket while taking in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Don’t miss the white bread. It’s a favorite.
5. Branch BBQ
Yes, it’s in a strip mall, but that doesn’t mean the food lacks flavor. Not in the mood for barbecue? Stop by on a Friday for their famous chicken and dumplins.
Check out one of these tasty eateries when you’re hungry for authentic Texas barbecue. And let us know if we missed one. Tell us: what’s your favorite place to get barbecue in Austin?