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Austin, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Decided to venture to Donn's on a Friday night for BBQ. An establishment that has been in our neck of the world for many years. As long as I can remember. Ordered the chicken, brisket, sausage and ribs for the family. A to go order. Disappointed. The ribs were not quite done. Meaning it was difficult to pull the meat... More 

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520 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Most times when we have a family gathering in Austin, Texas, we order a selection of BBQ from Donn's. On our most recent reunion we ordered everything - brisket, sausage, ribs, chicken, potato salad, cold slaw - and all of it was wonderful. This restaurant provides consistently good BBQ. We will return.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

After arriving in Austin, a quick Google Maps search for "BBQ" nearby brought up Donns. The staff were friendly and prepared amazing brisket and ribs! Unfortunately I didn't leave room for pecan pie...next trip! I would recommend Donns for a casual BBQ experience.

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Midland, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

In a part if Texas where BBQ is so popular, I was pleased how the reviews I read led me here and it was what I expected...pretty darn good. Though it's not the same as what I'm used to in Midland (TX) what with sweet cole slaw and potato salad that had celery but lacked mustard, I enjoyed my meal... More 

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Austin, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This unpretentious little place is a real gem. Our family often stops here to pick up some grub before we head out into the Hill Country. As soon as we get out of the car our noses tell us we came to the right place. Super friendly service, great food, honest prices. Did I mention that they have the best... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Oakhill location has good brisket, beef ribs, sausage, sauce and sides. Not very busy on weekends and evenings. Family pack is a good take out option.

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30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Donn's is overlooked mainly because it just isn't the hip place to be! But if you are looking for great food, reasonable prices and friendly staff then you have found the right place. I appreciate their attention to making sure my to go orders are packed up as they should be. Just remember they are closed on Sunday.

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San Antonio, Texas
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171 reviews 171 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I haven't been to Donn's BBQ in awhile and always forget about it because of it's tucked away location. Was near the "Y" in Oak Hills this weekend and was craving beef ribs. Not very many places serve them, so I don't get to eat them very often. Donn's came to mind, so we headed over to pick some up... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Donn's had come recommended to us. It was down the street from our RV spot, so I treated the family and invited a friend. The cafeteria-style setting and lines of tables were fine, exuding a down home feel. The restaurant was busy with lunch traffic, which typically signifies excellent food. The staff were very friendly. The prices reasonable. The food... More 

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St. Pete, FL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

As tourists, we kind of wandered into this place when we got hungry on the drive between Austin and Johnson City. It's very casual. You go up to the counter, order your food and then take it back and eat at picnic tables set up in rows. I ordered a lunch special consisting of a brisket sandwich, two sides (out... More 

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Address: 7001 Oak Meadow Dr, Austin, TX 78736-1911
Phone Number: (512) 288-4060
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Cuisine: Barbecue

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