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Smitty's Market

208 S Commerce St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2737
+1 512-398-9344
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork ribs” (48 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 S Commerce St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2737
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Reviewed yesterday

I was recommended this place by our hotel staff in San Antonio. We did a day trip to Austin, and this was a little out of the way. But, it was way worth it. I got the pork chops they were moist and tender at...More

Thank idealsbyjerry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yep, you read it right. The best Barbeque tender brisket, served with crackers and a cold bottle of Big Red. Place you order right at the pit. Sold by the weight. I had the extra lean brisket and a slice of smoked turkey. Pay for...More

Thank 858glendam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends on a Texas barbeque tour. We really enjoyed the unique atmosphere where you see the open pit barbeque, order your food by the pound where you watch the cooks slice it and then hand it to you on butcher paper. You then...More

Thank LoveNewExperiences
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in to eat and also take some BBQ to take to a group of people we were meeting up with for the weekend. Person at register was rude. Was going to pay with credit card and was rudely told that they do not take...More

Thank glenrose11
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Before we moved to Lockhart, some friends who live here took us to Smitty's. It's a toss-up between Smitty's and Kreuz and to which one is tops in my book. I advise eating during the week, if possible. The parking lot is often over flowing...More

Thank ghatt2018
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Get there early and get the prime rib you won’t be sorry. The atmosphere is very comfortable and down home no food snobs here. The sides aren’t many but good . Check the meat market side and take a peek of how life use to...More

Thank injunwolf62
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Ate here 9-1-18 . Drove quite a distance to eat here and was very disappointed. The brisket was dry, tough and flavorless. I ordered the “fat” bbq instead of the lean option. I was expecting pull apart moist bbq. What I was served was pieces...More

Thank jfaulk
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Went here quite a bit when we lived in Austin area. Times have changed. We used to stand in line on Saturday night for the pork ribs; I ordered them; to my disappointment, they were dried out and unflavorful. The lean brisket and pork chop...More

Thank LeslieC1894
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Smitty's Market serves up the BEST barbecue in the barbecue capital of the USA. Initially, this place can be a bit confusing. Smitty's is a meat market..(just one smallish sign hangs outside their store), and they will sell cuts of raw meat for you to...More

Thank Russell T
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic. I like it better than Blacks or Kreuz. It can get expensive with sides but it is worth it.

Thank Debra L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 S Commerce St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lockhart
  • Phone Number: +1 512-398-9344
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