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1323 S Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644-3903
512-398-6027
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really good!!

It's Texas, it's BBQ, and it's delicious. We ate on a Friday night, so it was pretty crowded. We always eat in Lockhart on our way from Austin to Corpus Christi. I will also write a review for Black's, which we ate at on the way home. We were talking with a local gentleman in line and he told us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Susan97301
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Salem, Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Highland Village, Texas, United States
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We were trying to get to Black's, but misjudged the GBS and ended up here. We were shocked by how horrible the food was until we realized we were not where TA had chosen as #1. The coleslaw was not well seasoned, the greens beans tasted like straight out of a can just like the baked beans. The service people... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Tried them twice as we visited all the BBQ place in Lockhart. Family Pack is a great deal, brisket was very good, but cleanliness was a concern, and Black's, although more expensive, won our quest.

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Salem, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It's Texas, it's BBQ, and it's delicious. We ate on a Friday night, so it was pretty crowded. We always eat in Lockhart on our way from Austin to Corpus Christi. I will also write a review for Black's, which we ate at on the way home. We were talking with a local gentleman in line and he told us... More 

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Texas is known for its bbq. So it's a must. But there's tons of options that are easily accessed. If you want the real deal at a good price you HAVE to drive out of your way to get it! Their brisket is ridiculous and the sizes are Texas sized for sure. You can add on a whole chicken, links... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I once spoke to several of their employees wanting to know why is it that with so many customers stopping by, why the heck they wouldnt take more effort in cleanliness, sanitation or fixing up the place instead of leaving it so nasty?! (Mind you one being a manager)well it doesnt surprise me much, but their response was, "Because they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Now this place ain't my top BBQ places to eat,but I will say now that Rudy's ain't got it like this place do. There is an abundance of sides to choose from. My dad had the hashbrowns from that place and he said it reminded him of his sisters cooking so its down to earth home made stuff. Eat here... More 

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Buda, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Love, love,love...yummy BBQ with all the trimmings. 🍴. Great Sunday afternoon trip into Lockhart. $ Staff is friendly and helpful..

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South Elgin
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

While vacationing in Texas, wanted to sample some other BBQ restaurants other than Rudy's....Kept hearing how the BBQ in Lockhart was the best, So, we stopped at the Chisholm Trail BBQ for lunch...got to be honest and say that I was a little disappointed. It was nice that they offered different side dishes to "enhance" the meal experience...and the prices... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lockhart is a tough place to compete if you are selling BBQ. In my opinion chislom does not unseat the top three. I had the sliced beef and it was ok. The sandwiches are a good value. Be aware the super sandwich has tomatoes, lettuce and mayo with the sauce which is not usually expected.

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Live Oak, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The BBQ here is good, but does not meet the standards set by Black's BBQ restaurant and others in Lockhart..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1323 S Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lockhart
  • Phone Number: 512-398-6027

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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