We have tried Opies for dinner previously only to arrive and find them out of bbq for the day and closed. So today we stopped for lunch. The jalapeño cheese sausage is maybe the best I have had. Mixed reviews on the brisket—I didn’t find...More
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We have been trying BBQ places in Central Texas since we moved here in 2013. In our 30+ dining experiences, we would say Opie's is only second to Franklin's in taste and quality. The ease of getting BBQ is 5 stars for Opies and 1...More
We are new to the area and were discussing the best barbecue in the area. They mentioned upscale restaurants including Franklin's in Austin. This was a shame as Franklin's then had a large fire the following day. They also mentioned a place called Opie's. When...More
We found this place along Highway 71 on our recent travels to the Austin area. Since this was our first visit, we weren't sure how to order, so they helped us select our meat straight out of their gigantic warming oven. We chose bbq chicken,...More
If you're intimidated by the hours long wait at Franklin's or Salt, this is the place. Absolutely the best brisket I've ever had, in a cavernous, family style venue a sort drive from Downtown Austin. The Ribs and Sausage are good, but the divine flavor...More
Great BBQ. Call ahead if you have your heart set on something, because they often run out. They will actually just shut down early. Their butter beans are epic.
We stopped in based on the reviews we read on here and we were not disappointed. The power had gone out but they were still slinging meat for anyone who wanted to sit and eat. The jalapeno cheese sausage had just the right amount of...More
Love this place. Always have great taste of barbeque. One of the best in Texas. Price is very reasonable compare to other places.