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Coopers BBQ

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505 W Dallas St, Llano, TX 78643-1540
+1 325-247-5713
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Step up to the pit get a slab of turkey breast carved off for you. They'll want to slice it inside -- don't let 'em do that. I wish they could dip the slab in a pot of melted dill butter like they do at The Hard Eight. Sides are all good. Cobblers are dangerous. Mens room pretty disgusting.

Thank Dick B
Magnolia, Texas
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When in Llano, you've got to go to Cooper's. My favorite is the chopped beef sandwich, but everything the smoke/ cook and serve there is delicious. Just awesome Texas BBQ.

Thank Brooks O
Cobleskill, New York, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food , glad I am not a vegetarian love there beef ribs. No need to dress up. All the beans, bread and peppers you can eat.

Thank John C
Columbia, Tennessee
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is THE PLACE to go for brisket when you are in Texas. The brisket, beans and pickles and sweet tea are 2nd to none. My wife will choose the steak or the pork chop. All are really good. Love the casual atmosphere. Just wish it were closer to home.

Thank reeco1
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best BBQ on the planet! Third time to eat at a Cooper's and wish we had one near home. Loved the open pit with so many choices of smoked meats. The turkey and brisket were my favorites.

Thank LindaK1208
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I respect that this is a meat house. (I'm rating the food based upon the raves of my family.) Every time my family and I travel to Llano, they insist upon eating here. Sadly, I suffer with cole slaw and potato salad because I'm a vegetarian. The beans have bacon in them, which is completely traditional, but why must the... More 

Thank Tara W W
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid $37 for a 1-meat plate & a 2-meat plate, 1 drink and a cobbler. Never got free beans & I looked for them. The sides on our plates were a small serving & there wasn't much meat, which surprised me for the price. The meat was tough and everything but the cobbler just wasn't that good. The blackberry... More 

Thank Dana V
Chandler, Arizona
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is quite different. You order your BBQ outside at the 'pit'. They wrap it in brown paper and you take it inside. There you can add deserts, drinks and pay for all of it. They don't give you plates, but rather sheets of white paper that appear to have a waxed surface. The beans are self service near... More 

Thank GCR2R
McAllen, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After fishing all day, we stopped into Cooper's on the way back to Burnet. There are a lot of BBQ restaurants in the hill country, but Coopers is legendary. First time there. We went on a Thursday evening, so the crowd was light, but I hear that they get crazy busy at times. I liked that you could see all... More 

Thank T145GKkennyb
Wisconsin, US
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182 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are from Wisconsin where you cannot find anything like this nearby. There were 6 of us, & we had everything, sausage, brisket, ribs, chicken, Mac & cheese, Cole slaw, potatoe salad, cobbler & (free) beans. For the 6 of us w/ drinks, averaged $10/person and we had leftovers. So it seems pricey but only a little more than what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 W Dallas St, Llano, TX 78643-1540
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Llano
  • Phone Number: +1 325-247-5713

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?