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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

11570 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759-4036 (Northwest Austin)
(512) 418-9898
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Ranked #14 of 3,109 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Northwest Austin
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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is my go to place for taking out of town business partners for lunch. It is easy and the visitors always enjoy the food and get a kick out of eating at "the gas station". The brisket is great as well as the sides. Good value for bbq lunch as well.

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Austin, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I eat here about every other month. My crew and I love the customer service. My favorites are the turkey, and like there cole slow. The Capital of Twxas location is always has great customer service. Their breakfast tacos are also great, even the prepackaged ones.

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Austin, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

My favorite place for BBQ. Very close to my work. Good place foe coworkers time. My daughter loves the meat.

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This is not fine dining. You sit at long tables with other diners. They serve a side that is cream corn that is to die for. Their bar b que is good also. We usually do take out.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Been visiting Rudy's for 20 years I'd guess, and have never been disappointed. Great chicken, the best smoked turkey you will find anywhere. I like all of the sides as well. Rarely eat brisket, so can't comment there but others seem to like it. Nothing fancy, but prices are very reasonable and the place is kept clean. Employees are all... More

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Groesbeck, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The BBQ is good but not $16.00 a pound good! Way overpriced for just average barbecue. Kind of dry, too, and relying on sauce for moisture isn't good.

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Brushy Creek, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The love that people have for this place reminds me of the herds that will stand in line for iPhones because Apple. The BBQ is adequate, the sides are subpar, and there are cutesy misspelled words and faux rustic decor to enhance the illusion that you're eating somewhere besides a chain BBQ place. Hey, let's make everyone order things ala... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Great introduction to real Texas unapologetic barbecue. The greeting from the cashier/explainer, was to answer the question we hadn't even asked yet, "no combos. Everything is a la carte. " This is smoked meat, no frills, no nonsense food. Not sure? Have a sample. The brisket, sausage, pulled pork, which we had was perfect. Pinto beans seasoned and a little... More

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed a informal lunch at Rudy's with some work colleagues. Don't go there expecting fine dining, this is bench seating, good size portions and eating off a paper sheet. But it tastes really good and a friendly place to share a quick bite. My favourite was the extra moist brisket.

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Iowa City, IA
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162 reviews 162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Loved the iced sodas with many colorful caps. The St Louis ribs were okay, a bit peppery for me. Cole slaw was regular. Baked beans were rich and not sweet, the way I like. The staff very eager to please and moving folks through quickly. A popular place at 3:30 pm.

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Additional Information about Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

Address: 11570 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759-4036
Phone Number: (512) 418-9898
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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