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Stubb's Bar-B-Q

) #81 of 3,135 Restaurants in Austin $$ - $$$ American, ,
801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
+1 512-480-8341
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“ribs” (130 reviews)
“pulled pork” (60 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Texas BBQ is unbeatable, and Stubb's holds to that. It is an iconic place for not just its BBQ, but also for its music venue. Many musicians have played here, and it is particularly busy during SXSW every year, when many big name artists will...More

Thank texas193
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of this place drew us here. Lots of photos of Stubbs with famous musicians. However, the food was disappointing. Ribs were tough. Brisket was fatty. Pulled pork was ok. Only one BBQ sauce choice in the restaurant (we buy all the other sauces...More

Thank WisTrippers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the beef brisket sandwich, very tasty, come with 2 sides, got to have sweet pot fries, beans.so full can't even try dessert

Thank yoaggie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of friends for dinner. Very average food and drinks. Building is VERY old and kinda cool. I had the pulled pork, coleslaw and fries. The pork with tender and tasty, the coleslaw was awful and the fries were homemade and perfect....More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My co-worker recommended my visit to Stubbs and I was pretty stoked to take in the Texas BBQ scene-- it is located in a cool area of town off Sixth Street and the building is super interesting and the interior is decorated with concert advertisement...More

Thank Jesse J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try some BBQ while in Texas for the first time and was pretty disappointed. I had the pulled pork and my guy had the brisket; both were dry and pretty flavorless. I also got sweet potato fries which seemed undercooked and mac &...More

Thank Haley R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the smell that you want but the taste disappoints. Ribs just okay. Brisket, pulled pork and turkey were nasty. Sides were meh

Thank F M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good meal and average pricing - recommend the brisket here. Very close to Hotel Indigo. We were there for late lunch and it wasn't terribly busy at that time. Our service was fine and there wasn't much of a wait at all for our meals...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seen Stubb's BBQ Sauce in the supermarket and wanted to visit the restaurant. We shared a half pound each of brisket, pulled pork and sausage, and the food was EXCELLENT! Especially the brisket, which was to die for. It was a Monday night...More

1  Thank Brooke W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Too bad I visited for my birthday dinner. The BBQ was boring, dry and bland. Only one choice of BBQ sauce. The only redeeming value for the joint was there was no wait, the music was great and the service was good. The meat however,...More

3  Thank camillechasteen
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15 January 2016|
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Response from rjgarnold | Reviewed this property |
I only had lunch there, so wouldn't be able to answer this question. Sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-480-8341
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