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Terry Black's Barbecue


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Spacious, casual stop for pit-smoked meats & housemade sides from famous 4th-generation pitmasters.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews pork ribs mac cheese peach cobbler beans cornbread briskets smoked turkey sandwich cafeteria style by the pound side dishes great brisket super tender fell off the bone melt in your mouth long line stand in line
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had Terry Black’s barbecue today. My plate included turkey, sausage with cheese and brisket and green beans. I couldn’t be more impressed with the taste and quality of all the food. Definitely going to add this to my must haves on return trips!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 415dwayney
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are a lot BBQ places in Austin. This one from a midwestern was good. Nice cuts of meats and sides that were delicious. A bit pricy in my opinion for the meat but everything else was fine. Definitely busy in the evenings around seven...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dmnhouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Austin we had to try one “highly reviewed” BBQ restaurant and we went with Terry Blacks primarily because they had the best sides listed on their menus. It is a little pricey, but most BBQ is and this place is competitively priced! Overall...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CajunCritic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re a English Man like me visiting Texas you’ve GOT to go to one of their BBQ grills! I visited the one at Lockhart during lunchtime and I’ve got to say if you want an authentic taste of Texas BBQ this is it! The...More

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

Our niece and her husband (nephew now) took us on a visit. He brought out platter of pork ribs, brisket, jalapeno sausage, mac & cheese, beans, potato salad and homemade pickles. Also sweet, standard, and spicy sauces. Food was good. I know bbq tastes differ,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vigilantjon
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a southerner I love bbq. This place was absolutely the best! Great food, excellent and friendly staff. Don’t miss this when you go to Austin!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be deterred by the line! It moved fairly quickly and was worth the wait. You order sides and then your meat. Sides were better than typical, cornbread sweet. Brisket was divine! Ribs and turkey excellent. Sauces on the thin side, great flavor.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 7mlf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my go to bbq place in Austin if I crave some beef brisket. The brisket is super moist and melt in your mouth.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vacationetc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This venue is easy to access, free parking, good barbecue. Try the beef ribs for a special delight. The brisket is moist and very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rharrison44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brisket and sausage are both very good. Wish the sides weren't located buffet style next to the line where everyone passes to order, however, the coleslaw was very good and the mac and cheese was okay. Staff was very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2019
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October 11, 2018|
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Response from red1259 | Reviewed this property |
We got there on a Friday about 30 mins before they opened and wee one of the first ones there. There are picnic tables and benches all around outside some up near the door. You should not have a heavy wait if you go a bit... More
September 21, 2018|
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Response from Alfstewart69 | Reviewed this property |
From what I saw they just had side dishes? Spud, beans, rice etc
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Paige1318 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry not sure. I ate there and then got some to go afterwards. It’s awesome so I hope you find a way to get it!
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