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3 Top Austin BBQ Spots

Barbecue is a big deal. Different places across the country have different recipes and traditions for how they cook the meat, the type of sauce they use and more. Austin has incredible restaurants of all types, and barbecue is no exception.

Southern Living’s contributing barbecue editor Robert Moss recently compiled his annual list of the South’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints. Texas took 9 of the top 50 spots, more than any other state! And of those 9, Austin is home to 3!

Top 3 Austin Barbecue Restaurants:

  1. Franklin Barbecue (#7 overall)

  2. Valentina’s Tex-Mex Barbecue (#19 overall)

  3. Micklethwait Craft Meats (#39 overall)

Top Texas Barbecue Restaurants:

  1. Snow’s BBQ in Lexington (#2 overall)

  2. Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor (#3 overall)

  3. Franklin Barbecue in Austin (#7 overall)

  4. Tejas Chocolates & Barbecue in Tomball (#8 overall)

  5. Cattleack Barbecue in Dallas (#11 overall)

  6. Valentina’s Tex-Mex Barbecue in Austin (#19 overall)

  7. Kreuz Market in Lockhart (#29 overall)

  8. Corkscrew BBQ in Spring (#32 overall)

  9. Micklethwait Craft Meats in Austin (#39 overall)

  10. Two Bros BBQ Market in San Antonio (#48 overall)

To check out the entire article and see all 50 restaurants, check out the article HERE.


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