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Louie Mueller's Barbecue

206 W Second St, Taylor, TX 76574-3511
(512) 352-6206
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Ranked #1 of 44 Restaurants in Taylor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Dallas, Texas, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

No kidding. It's still the best in Texas. Make sure you get there pretty early if you don't want to stand in line. But no matter when you get there, no matter how long the line is, guaranteed you'll leave full with a smile on your face. Just the best rub on brisket you'll ever find. If you're close, take... More

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Georgetown, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Once again this is a Bar B Q place that will take you back in time. I don't like the serving line, that can take a long time. The sausage is better then found in most of Tx. Bar B Q Joints. But judging it on its own merits, its average.

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Round Rock
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It may look like something Fred Flintstone would order, but Louis Mueller's beef ribs are the greatest thing on the menu for the town of Taylor and the 27,413 surrounding counties. You stand in line, you get an iced tea, you notice the nostalgia and awards on the wall, but when you get to the counter, just say "beef rib,... More

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Round Rock, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have been eating here since 2002. The interior is coated with the effects of smoking the meat. Years ago it was difficult to breath but they have since done a good job of keeping the air clean. The selection is fair but they frequently run out of some popular cuts soon after the lunch rush. The meats are of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you have never had real texas BBQ start here..it has it all..1st atmosphere..it's in an old building in downtown Taylor w what seems centuries of smoke in the walls..no ac, just like gramps meat market..2 fix your own tea..there's the ice machine and the tea urns sweet unsweet...if you want a coke it's in a can..but the meat is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I came to try this barbecue and compare to other places in Texas. Saw it on tv show. Staff was nice Brisket & Beef ribs were moist and tender No season or flavor to meat. Just smoke and hints of salt. Tastes great with pickles. Climate...hot, no ac, lots of flys. It was uncomfortable to eat there so we packed... More

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Hutto, Texas
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11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visited on a Thursday afternoon and was not disappointed. Brisket (Moist) is absolutely some of the best Ive eaten. Beef ribs were just as good. Sausage was good but not near as good ad some of the other top BBQ joints. My only complaint is the fact that they only had one person carving which made the line very long.... More

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place has great BBQ. The brisket, pork loin, and turkey breast were all great. The meat was tasty and juicy. The potato salad was also very good. We didn't care for the sauce though, it was very thin with lots of onion. The meat is so good, you truly don't miss the sauce. They also have some of the... More

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Bryan, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Get there early or go after the lunch crowd and hope they haven't run out of anything. This BBQ melts in your mouth. The brisket is a must. Get a beef rib if you can afford it. It's huge. Like 2 meals huge. The sides aren't spectacular but big deal. You may smell like smoke from the pit if you... More

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Coppell, TX
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20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have somewhat of an annual tradition of trying legendary BBQ joints on our way to the Texas coast. This trip we went to Taylor to try Louie Mueller's. The atmosphere here can't be topped. The screen doors that welcome you and old wooden floors that creak beneath your boots are filled with history. When you walk in you are... More

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