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Hart's Firehouse BBQ

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1799 S Highway 281, Lampasas, TX 76550-9666
+1 512-556-8787
11:00 - 20:00
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Lampasas, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a real Texas BBQ this is the place to stop. It's on a busy corner and you can't miss it going or coming from Burnet.

Thank Sandra T
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37 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The BBQ is good if you are lucky enough to get it fresh. They put it on a steam table and leave it all day. It is dry and tough. It is also highly over priced.

Thank Bernard W
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly for pets, kids, bikers...indoor and outdoor seating. Tasty BBQ in Lampasas (but yuck, outside toilets)

Thank Lara L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch service ok. Brisket was dry, portion was extremely small on a roll. Asked for no roll . Sides were bland almost not worth eating. Way overpriced!

Thank Wende C
San Antonio, Texas
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815 reviews
552 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We noticed this place driving through town and since they had outdoor seating and advertised "pet friendly" we stopped in for dinner with our dog. It was not busy when we arrived so no wait to order. I agree the lady was not particularly friendly or personable and a bit abrupt but she got the order right. She did mention... More 

Thank LAH28
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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385 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The BBQ was ok. Not my favorite and prefer a more smokey flavor in ribs. Overall, nothing was really bad. Just not spectacular. They have an outdoor picnic area that is quaint especially on a pleasant Texas night.

Thank CD D
Gainesville, Florida
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217 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stopped in on a Friday afternoon. The pulled pork and sausage were good but the brisket and Chicken were horribly overcooked. When I saw her sawing off the brisket slices, I knew it would be dry and tasteless - and it was. The sides were OK. Cornbread cost extra and the prices were high.

Thank Podie
Des Moines, Iowa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stopped here on our way back home from a few days in San Antonio. We were in the mood for some BBQ and this place appeared from the road to be the place we were looking for. We were wrong. After walking in and standing at the counter for a few mins, a very unfriendly woman came over and sighed,... More 

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Fairfield, Texas
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Stopped on a business trip today,had 2 meat plate,brisket and regular sausage.Both were cooked right and portions were fair.The sides were ok,beans and regular potato salad were my choices out of many sides. Prices here are slightly above other bbq places I have been to. Sweet tea was also good,atmosphere was nice too.Its not a Texas Monthly top 10 but... More 

Thank jrb642016
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

A variety of meats. We had pulled pork, smoked turkey and brisket. Both had good flavor and were tender. Potato salad and pinto beans, cole slaw and green beans were good as well. Great stop.

Thank Maggie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1799 S Highway 281, Lampasas, TX 76550-9666
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lampasas
  • Phone Number: +1 512-556-8787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?