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In our opinion, hands down the best barbecue in Austin. If you're willing to brave the lines, you'll be rewarded with some of the best brisket and ribs Austin has to offer.
*Offering curbside pickup with online pre-orders only Sink your teeth into the ultra-tender brisket crafted by James Beard Award-winning pitmaster Aaron Franklin. Bon Appétit magazine and loyal locals call Franklin Barbecue the best of the best. Order online for same-day pickup in Franklin Barbecue’s parking lot.
Voted Austin's most popular place for great pit BQQ. Must order in ahead of time then place can be really busy and may run out of certain items early. So place order at least a day in advance.
Certainly the most famous BBQ in Texas, Franklin Barbecue is a must for first-time visitors. Though the long lines are not myth, it is the best plate of central Texas style barbecue you can have in Texas.