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Cranky Frank's BBQ

1679 Hwy 87 South, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-5068
(830) 997-2353
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Ranked #21 of 113 Restaurants in Fredericksburg
Price range: $0 - $10
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you Love BBQ, this is s must try. Everyone I take here had fake in love with it. The marbled brisket is delicious and the meat from the ribs just falls off the bone. But you better get there early. Anyways a line and anyways run out before close!

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Dallas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Im a native Texan, and this is some of the best BBQ Ive ever had! The brisket was very tender, the sausage was excellent! The line was out the door when we got there (it was a saturday morning) but totally worth the wait!!

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Friendswood, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We sought out Cranky Franks based on reputation and were not disappointed. Friendly people serving up kickass bbq. We had brisket and sausage. Both were excellent, with the brisket sliced lean as ordered, and it was moist and smoked nicely. Brisket done right. There is a reason CF is on the TMBBQ top 50 list. I'm sorry I didn't try... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have eaten a lot of bar b q in my lifetime and I would have to say that this is one of the very best bar b q restaurants I have ever been to. I have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Their brisket, chicken, pork, ribs, and sausage are terrific and their sauce is really... More 

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Gridley
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132 reviews 132 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were privileged to eat here twice on our trip to Fredericksburg Tho maybe lacking in atmosphere the good days it all it's outstanding and delicious It was even served at my sons wedding reception Just fantastic can't wait to go bsck

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hampshire
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Real authentic Texan bbq I suspect not many tourists from UK visit - if you don't go you're missing out German sausage particularly good

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Cranky Frank's has one problem, one which I think is reflected in the wide range of ratings that it has received on Trip Advisor. What's the deal? Well, they are far more inconsistent than average when it comes to their brisket. One day it will be just about as good as it gets, next day it's marginal (usually lack of... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Recently catered a wedding for us. Great Price. Friendly Folks. AWESOME food. Lots of food. They are great to deal with. Delivered on every promise and then some. Thank you for making a special day even more special. Everything is good at Cranky Frank's and nobody is cranky :)

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Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had just come to Fredericksburg from a trip to several BBQ places around Austin, Lockhart, Luling and New Braunfels and this place does not compare in our opinion. But BBQ is a very personal preference, and there was a good crowd and some regulars. If you are into BBQ I would give it a shot to see if it... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

. We were looking for the local place and we found it! Service was fast, our party ate lean and marbled brisket, pork and loaded baked potato and enjoyed it all. The restaurant is not fancy, just a BBQ joint which is what we were looking for, and it didn't disappoint. The parking lot says it all, gravel with Chevy... More 

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Additional Information about Cranky Frank's BBQ

Address: 1679 Hwy 87 South, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-5068
Phone Number: (830) 997-2353
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American

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