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Sam's Bar-B-Que

BBQ Joint
2000 E 12th St (Poquito St), Austin, TX 78702, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Wed
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Thu
    • Noon–4:00 PM
    • 8:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–9:00 PM
    • 11:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–11:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
7.3/10

Based on 23 votes

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    Village Voice
    "It's your best chance to get ribs, brisket, chicken, and mutton."(4 Tips)
    Robert B.
    "Reasonable prices for tender meats: Brisket, mutton, and sausage."(5 Tips)
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  • mutton
  • barbecue
  • brisket
  • ribs
  • comfortable
  • big portions
  • authentic
  • sausage
  • good for a quick meal
  • chicken
  • Travel Channel
  • Eater
    This landmark restaurant feels like a barbecue place should: friendly, a little run down, and full of tradition. Accordingly, we recommend the brisket and the Elgin sausage. [Eater 38 Member]
    Eater · January 14, 2011
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  • Village Voice
    SXSW Recommendation from Sietsema- It has long been a favorite of SXSW attendees, and, famously, of Stevie Ray Vaughn. It's your best chance to get ribs, brisket, chicken, and mutton.
    Village Voice · March 3, 2011
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  • Ken C.
    The mutton is fantastic. The sausage isn't anything special (not bad, just not magical). The only drinks there are in a Coke machine.
    Ken Crouch · 3 weeks ago
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  • Travel Channel
    As seen on Travel Channel's Feed the Beast, Sam's Barbecue has affordable plates & huge portions! Plus, it’s literally the only place in Austin to get barbeque late at night.
    Travel Channel · March 7, 2013
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  • Robert B.
    Reasonable prices for tender meats: Brisket, mutton, and sausage. Make sure to mix the sriracha with the sauce to get an extra kick.
    Robert Brisita · May 25, 2015
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  • Allison C.
    A must do in Austin! Everything is good! Great down home comfortable place to go and eat!
    Allison Cuvillier · May 28, 2013
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  • Richard S.
    Authentic? Yes. Tasty? Yes. Do yourself a favour and get on down here for great BBQ.
    Richard Schneider · March 18, 2011
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  • Dor A.
    Try the mutton! If you like lamb you won't be disappointed
    Dor Anis · April 10, 2013
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  • CMJ
    An old favorite - get the brisket or sausage. Or both!
    CMJ · March 7, 2012
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  • Brett M.
    talk to brian and go brisket.
    Brett M · December 3, 2009
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