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Franklin Barbecue

453 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

Victor
Victor
December 11, 2019
Texas Monthly denotes Franklins as "Serving the best BBQ in the Universe." Franklin's is only open Tues-Sun from 11am til the sell out. Which is usually pretty quickly. I suggest arriving a couple hours before opening. There will also be others waiting for it to open. Bring a chair, bring a beer,…
Anlo
Anlo
December 03, 2019
Best barbecue in Austin!
Jan
Jan
November 28, 2019
Be prepared to wait in line for the holy grail of brisket (I’m talking like before 9AM). People trek from all over to tail gate in this line hours before it even opens.
Isabelle & Matthew
Isabelle & Matthew
November 09, 2019
Some of the best BBQ in the world. They open at 11am and run out. Get there early (7am-ish) and be prepared to wait up to 4 hours.
Tessa
Tessa
November 02, 2019
Be prepared to wait all morning for this life-changing BBQ. Their BBQ is so worth the wait. We used to live across the street from Franklin's and saw people waiting in line EVERY morning on our way to work. Pro-Tips: Don't go on Monday because they closed and bring some beers and camp out early to…

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Location
900 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78702
Phone+1 512-653-1187
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 11:00 AM
Reservations
No
Credit Cards
Yes
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Wifi
Yes
Menus
Breakfast, Lunch
Drinks
Beer, Wine
Dining Options
No Delivery
Parking
Yes
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