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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

#18 of 3,060 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Austin
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2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-7734
+1 512-329-5554
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6:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Montreal
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103 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant is attached to a gas station, but it feels big and spacious and clean inside. The ordering process is quite clear and the staff were friendly. I got brisket and creamed corn. I think I made an error by not getting the moist brisket, as my meat was a little dry, but still very flavorful. I wouldn't consider... More 

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Thank Bonbonmontreal
Austin, TX
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

BBQ is tricky business in Austin, Texas. But Rudy's will always have a fast moving line, friendly service and tasty meat waiting for you! Remember to grab some sides (and dessert) from the cold fridge before you place your order and when ordering don't forget to add beans! Moist brisket, tender turkey and juicy sausage from Rudy's will make any... More 

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Thank CarieLeighton
Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

BBQ is such a often-discussed food group and, in Texas, it is cause for great debate. (grin) Rudy's food is really good and the atmosphere is unique. There are both inside and outside seating. The ordering process includes all the cooking action right in front of the guests. If you're a first-time visitor, they offer a cheery welcome in unison.... More 

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Thank Susan D
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW! I got a coupon for my birthday in April for 1/2 pound of meat, so the birthday celebration continued into May! My husband and I enjoyed the cutters choice brisket, pork ribs, potato salad, and beans for Sunday lunch. The food is always consistently good and the service is self serve and you order at the counter, so it's... More 

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Thank Darlene H
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Rudy's BBQ. The options of Moist or Lean are right on Point! The sides are equally stimulating!

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Thank Abird376
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Turkey is decent but the rest is just heartburn waiting to happen. There are SO many other options nearby why settle?

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Thank 351boomer
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were so friendly! It was our first time, we got to try samples and were talked through all the options. Good value for money, we loved the fact it was basic. Real food, cooked in a BBQ, sliced and served! Will definitely be going back whilst we are here!

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Thank lollyrich
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This great barbecue place is located in a gas station in Austin Texas. You're going to definitely want to go it's a real experience especially for first timers when you order.

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Thank Spencer M
Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just plain, old fashioned, country style food. The brisket is amazing (I go for the extra moist, but you have 3 options). If you're a first timer, tell them that and they'll give you samples of several things to try. I love the potato salad and the cole slaw. Add banana pudding and I'm sold.

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Thank toddjm02
Pleasant Grove, UT
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple eating yet outstanding meats and sides. Carver's choice and extra moist brisket were outstanding. Creamed corn was heavenly. Your plate is a large sheet of waxed butcher paper, and we were told to not break the fine china or we bought it - our order taker was hilarious, and very friendly. First-timers get extra samples. Great prices for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746-7734
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-329-5554

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