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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

#19 of 3,043 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Austin
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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2451 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-329-5554
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 07:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in Austin visiting clients and when asked about BBQ, they pointed me to Rudy's. Is it a GAS STATION? Yes, and it serves BBQ too, WHAT!!!! SWEET!!!! Great and friendly service made me felt welcome. As the first timer, they will give you few samples to try out before you make a decision. I got the ribs and... More 

Thank Rui W
Joplin, Missouri
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171 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere is laid back fun at Rudy's BBQ, The staff is very friendly and helpful and PATIENT! My favorite things to order at Rudy's are the wonderful turkey, cream corn and red potatoes! My son and daughter-in-law love all the types of brisket, the sausage, the potato salad, the beans the cole slaw, the cream corn and the banana... More 

Thank octoberhart
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I usually have the breakfast tacos but the moist brisket is pretty good for a chain place. It is always reliable for decent BBQ.

Thank Rhorhotang
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quick service and delicious BBQ. Love Rudy's! Casual and fun. My favorites are the baby back ribs, meat just falls off the bone. Delicious, moist brisket so good. Favorite sides are the creamed corn and spicy beans. No room for banana pudding so get it to go.

Thank mimisherman2016
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is setup as cafeteria style, in that you walk along a counter and order up your main meat dish and then some side dishes! Before you do that, you'll pass the bottled drink bins that are usually full of various sodas or beer under ice! They also have the usual soda fountain, if you're not into bottled drinks,... More 

Thank bhaz2
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90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the turkey and the lean beef brisket. Both were very good. But my favorites were the creamed corn and coleslaw. Delicious!

Thank Jackiegh
Fort Collins, Colorado
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There for business lunch. Service was very quick and food was delicious. The menu options included the meat items and sides you would expect of a BBQ joint. The ambience stayed true to the type of food served.

Thank Irene R
San Cristobal, Venezuela
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very casual place, nice country atmosphere, informal and familiar. The food is so delicious you would like to have two stomachs. So good, indescribable.

Thank jose r
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great BBQ in a super informal setting. Every time I'm in Austin a lunch or diner at Rudy's is a must

Thank RemcoKrul
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We flew down to Austin to be with our children and they served us Rudy's BBQ ribs and sausage. This was a very tasty meal. It was even better the following evening. An associate of mine , who is also named Rudy, wants an extra large Tee shirt from Rudy's. Don't know if they sell them?

Thank James B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2451 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-329-5554

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