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Buster's Bar B Que

#1,092 of 2,941 Restaurants in Austin
#1,195 of 3,234 Places to Eat in Austin
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2125 Lohmans Crossing Rd., Austin, TX 78734
512.263.2340
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great new location

We were so sad when this place was getting sold but then we heard they were moving, Yeah!!! You most have the Frito pie it is wonderful but easily large enough for two people to share.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
AustinFoodie512
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were so sad when this place was getting sold but then we heard they were moving, Yeah!!! You most have the Frito pie it is wonderful but easily large enough for two people to share.

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Houston, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

i did not like they took the hbomb off the menu when busters was in the little building it was awsome food rocked then it moved now it sucks avoid this place.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Cool place for good bar-b-que food. They have a pretty good selection on their menu and everything I have ordered here has been really good. Fast and friendly service with a staff that knows what they are doing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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84 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The BBQ was good with smoky flavor. The cole slaw was OK. The banana pudding was bad. I would eat here again, but I would stay away from the cole slaw and banana pudding.

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La Quinta, California
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62 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Give it a try again. I have always been a fan of this BBQ place in the heart of Lakeway, TX. Prior owners were up and down w consistency of their food. However, new owners have their heart and soul into the business. Food very tasty meats, yard chicken, turkey. Love the coleslaw and BBQ sauce. Stop by kid friendly... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Excellent BBQ and service but keep in mind that they close at 9pm on weekend nights. Nice patio under the oak trees.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Nice people, good service, but very average BBQ. Too many choices around here to make it a favorite. Small portions too.

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Conroe, Texas
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41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Buster's did an outstanding job on our rehearsal dinner. The outdoor Beer Garden was the perfect atmosphere. The BBQ was delicious, I loved the turkey and the beans and potatoe salad were the perfect side. The cobbler with BlueBell ice cream was outstanding and Mary and her crew took great care of us. If you love BBQ, try Buster's.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Ausin has a lot of BBQ restaurants - some are good, some are awful. I'm happy to report that Buster's is in the first group. I've gotten their "family meal" carryout a couple of times, usually with lean brisket and pulled pork - half a pound of each - creamy cole slaw, and fries (you have a choice of over... More 

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austin, tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

This is an all around great bbq place. The turkey, however, is one of my favorite. You won't find turkey like this anywhere else.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2125 Lohmans Crossing Rd., Austin, TX 78734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 512.263.2340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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