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Franklin Barbecue

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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BY THE POUND
22
Brisket
19
Ribs
19
Pulled Pork
19
Turkey
14
per link3
Sausage
SANDWICHES
12
Brisket
9.5
Pulled Pork
9.5
Turkey
8
Chopped Beef
7
Sausage
8
Tipsy Texan
SIDES
Single 2.5
Pint 5
Quart 9
Potato Salad
Single 2.5
Pint 5
Quart 9
Slaw
Single 2.5
Pint 5
Quart 9
Pinto Beans
DRINKS
2
Fountain Drinks
2
Iced Tea
Vintage Big Red
2
Topo Chico
2
Mexican Coke
4" PIES
All Pies $5
Bourbon Banana
Pecan
Key Lime
Lemon Chess
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not bad at all, but in my opinion not the best in town either. Like most of the locals, Terry Black’s is the place to go to. Brisket is a bit more tender and Terry Black’s has giant beef ribs!!! If you’re not a local...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hype about Franklin made it one of the funnest things we did in Austin. Honestly, it's the best. When I put the first piece of brisket in my mouth..... I just had to sit there and relish the moment. Also, heads up, you can...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Eileenandbrad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So first off there is always going to be a wait. Get there early, made some great friends had the best brisket ever and the slaw is all good too. Thought I knew bbq. Now I know bbq

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Dmb515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple menu, simple food. Back to basics .uck a la carte! This meat is beautiful. I would like to try pork next time if i be there earlier 😁

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look, 1st off the food is fantastic. However, if you waited 5 hours in the Texas sun, anything would taste amazing. In all honestly, the experience of waiting in line at Franklin's is worth doing ONLY once. LaBarbeque has similar quality bbq with only a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did some research the night before showing up to this place and thought it might be a quick wait so arriving at 11am (opening time) would be sufficient but I was VERY WRONG! I was surprised to find people in line with chairs, coolers,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband is a bbq snob. We flew from Kentucky for his 40th just to stand in line and get bbq. It was an experience we did together that was great fun. We got in line at 6:15 and we had our food by about...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 922jennir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stop over visit on our road trip to San Antonio, was recommended by a friend to stop & eat here on the way & told there would be a wait. Neglected to tell me it would be a VERY VERY VERY LONG 2 HOUR WAIT...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Shweta78
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read plenty and seen plenty about this well known BBQ restaurant before visiting and it did not disappoint. I got there early (6am) and found myself at the head of the line - this was not my intention, but I was well prepared...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank thorneta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YOU MUST GO, this is the real deal for a texas BBQ, the brisquet out of this world, the wait ( for sure) worth.,

Date of visit: March 2019
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agoodtravelagent
January 4, 2019|
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Response from Dan R | Reviewed this property |
BARE BULL BBQ on the south end of Canyon Lake, STARTZVILLE TX Best "lesser known" for top shelf Q
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Steve R
October 6, 2018|
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Response from rsilvajr120 | Reviewed this property |
Need to be there by 7 but opens between 1030 n 11 out of food by 2
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478deannas
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Holly L |
Crowds ate the same every day. Be there 1 1/2 hours before open to make sure you get the brisket. If your going in s month, pre order and puck up at the to go orders.
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