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Stubb's Bar-B-Q

BBQ Joint, Rock Club, and Music Venue · Downtown Austin
801 Red River St (at E 8th St), Austin, TX 78701, United States
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Authentic Texas Bar-B-Q, Cold Beer and Live Music


Based on 1,326 votes

People like this place

  • What you need to know
    Charles E.
    "Check out gospel brunch on Sundays, with that custom margarita bar!"(16 Tips)
    Gina S.
    "Killer show here last week--great bands and a fantastic stage."(14 Tips)
    Victor L.
    "The pork short ribs are great and the brisket was nice a tender."(40 Tips)
    Dee C.
    "Serrano cheese spinach and mashed sweet taters are to die for!"(4 Tips)
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  • barbecue
  • gospel brunch
  • brisket
  • stage
  • ribs
  • pulled pork
  • good for groups
  • good for a quick meal
  • TVs
  • all you can eat
  • lively
  • fried okra
  • beer
  • Bloody Marys
  • good for a late night
  • fried green tomatoes
  • authentic
  • balcony
  • cornbread
  • spinach
  • Sass Conf

    Yes, while this is also a music venue, but it has some might tasty BBQ

    Sass Conf · 2 weeks ago
  • Christine F.

    Great BBQ, fabulous music!

    Christine Franz · 3 weeks ago
  • Jacelyn R.

    Awesome concert venue and it's down the street from some pretty good bars. Drinks were a little pricey but that was to be expected, it had an awesome selection of alcohol though!

    Jacelyn Rhame · 3 weeks ago
  • May ..

    No doubt this is one of the better locations for BBQ. Restaurant style that is. The food is well prepared, well presented, cooked perfectly and very flavourful with quite good portions

    May . · October 29
  • luis a.

    Good desserts, the meat is just ok.

    luis alarcon · October 25
  • Jennifer T.

    Don't come for the BBQ - come for the music

    Jennifer Thomas · October 7
  • Cam S.

    BBQ and Music! That's near 6th st as well and tickets to shows are usually 30 bucks and it's a fun experience.

    Cam Smith · September 26
  • Dylan B.

    It's a must do. Get a bit of everything.

    Dylan Boyd · September 13
  • Tomas O.

    If your looking for reasonably priced, but still high quality bbq in Austin, this is your best choice. Hands down.

    Tomas O'Brien · September 10
  • Cha C.

    A must when you visit Austin

    Cha Casanova · September 9
  • Brent M.

    The Sunday gospel brunch is worth it. $21/adult, lots of good side options other than the BBQ.

    Brent Miller · September 6
  • Minh N.

    Stubb's Gospel Brunch is a must do.

    Minh Nghi · August 30
  • Larry L.

    Went for Gospel brunch and wasn't at all disappointed. The food is so rich you feel the fantastic heart attack coming on, and the mimosas are perfectly flavored and fizzy. The music is insanely good!

    Larry LaBurr · July 6
  • Ang

    Mac & cheese, sausage, pulled pork, onion rings, sweet potato fries are all awesome! Ribs had a little too much fat on them for my taste, but I'm not much of a meat eater. Overall, awesome dinner!

    Ang · June 22
  • Zain M.

    Lives up to the hype, son. Although, don't always fall prey to the unlimited meat option, all you really need is a plate.

    Zain Mohammed · June 14
  • Jeremy C.

    It's downtown. Great shows. Get the chopped sandwich.

  • Rudy A.

    Mother of bbq!! Awesome

    Rudy Arciniega · May 14
  • Jay H.

    Delicious authentic BBQ.

    Jay Hartwig · April 21
  • Marcelo S.

    Try the potato salad and Mac and Chesse with their awesome BBQ.

    Marcelo Salgado · April 11
  • Natalia C.

    Definitivamente es delicioso el beef brisket y de guarnición las papas fritas y el serrano cheese spinach son deliciosos/ Definitely it's delicious, try the beef brisket its awesome and the sausage.

    Natalia Cruz · April 3
  • Epicurious

    Start off the meal with the fried green tomatoes, which are crisp and firm. But make sure to keep your eye on the prize and order the $17.95 all-you-can-eat family-style BBQ dinner. Read more

    Epicurious · March 30
  • Chris V.

    Great music venue for SXSW with great views from the balcony

    Chris Vicente · March 29
  • Oliver B.

    I don't think it's the best BBQ, but the atmosphere is unrivaled, in particular during SXSW

    Oliver Bouchard · March 20
  • Chris W.

    Large backyard area for live music shows

    Chris Wren · March 20
  • Alice H.

    The ribs were my favorite! Potato salad side is yum.

    Alice Hu · March 20
  • Dianey S.

    The BBQ is ok here...

    Dianey Sandoval · March 19
  • Michael W.

    Awesome live music to compliment some of the best BBQ in Austin - a big call I know! Found it here:

    Michael Wilkin · March 16
  • Diego S.

    Many things about this place! It's amazing, super efficient if you are in a rush & of course fantastic meat!! Ah, and Obama been here!

    Diego Sartori · March 13
  • Laura C.

    Banana pudding was great.

    Laura C · February 20
  • Avery E.

    has a gospel brunch

    Avery Epstein · February 18
  • Avery E.

    also good for gospel brunch

    Avery Epstein · February 18
  • Colin

    Get here early if you want a decent view of the stage! People in the back love to talk over the music.

    Colin · February 17
  • Paul G.

    Live music! Lotus with Kung Fu

    Paul Gozzo · February 14
  • Nathan S.

    Got the sandwich and fries good stuff

    Nathan Skeen · February 3
  • Holly H.

    Brisket & good music

    Holly Hopson · February 3
  • Lee G.

    Amazing Texas BBQ and local beer on draft

    Lee Graham · January 26
  • Lynn G.

    Brisket is the bomb!!! Ribs were also pretty great.

    Lynn Gilford · January 16
  • Britney C.

    Great food, live music and atmosphere.

    Britney Carmack · January 15
  • Laurence B.

    Went for lunch. Brisket sandwich was decent. Unlimited sweet tea.

    Laurence Bradford · January 3
  • Trevor G.

    Brisket Mac and cheese with sweet potatoe mash was perfect. You will not be let down

    Trevor Giordano · December 31, 2014
  • Katye O.

    Super good ribs and pulled pork!

    Katye Okerstrom · October 31, 2014
  • April B.

    Live music.

    April Bennett · October 11, 2014
  • Allison K.

    Great pulled pork sandwich and brisket. Not impressed by the mac and cheese or cornbread (spicy but super dry).

    Allison Kasic · October 7, 2014
  • memyself a.

    Sunday gospel brunch is awesome! #buffet

    memyself andi · October 3, 2014
  • Ernest C.

    Jenny Lewis plays here most times

    Ernest Campos · October 2, 2014
  • Michael R.

    Live music indoors and out. One of the best bbq place in Austin. Everything you could want. Go and get tickets to one of the shows.

    Michael Rodriguez · September 29, 2014
  • Richard and Pamela G.

    The Pork Spare Ribs melted off the bone

    Richard and Pamela Graham · September 17, 2014
  • Martin T.

    It's a good place for outdoor concerts but there's SO MANY better (& less expensive) places for BBQ in Austin.

    Martin Thomas · September 14, 2014
  • Nanci S.

    Just ok. expensive for what you get. The queso was good

    Nanci Stott · September 13, 2014
  • Carmelina F.

    Best bbq in town

    Carmelina Franks · September 6, 2014

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