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Uncle Billy's

Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

BBQ Joint and Brewery$$$$
Zilker, Austin
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  • Anita W.
    "Hop Zombie IPA is good!!!"(3 Tips)
    Scott W.
    "Billy cheesesteak with brisket is the way to go"(2 Tips)
    Jessica H.
    "Their potato salad isn't the best, but great beer & brisket!"(9 Tips)
    Evan S.
    "Memphis pulled pork with some habañero sauce is delicious."(2 Tips)
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  • David S.
    David SequeiraJune 11, 2012
    Get out of the heat, grab a beer andd relax! Wide variety of house-brewed creations! Try the IPA, very nice. Not a huge hefe fan but this one is done well. LAid back and inviting atmosphere.
  • Charles
    CharlesMarch 12, 2014
    Overall cool lil local joint, I had the chop meat sandwich with mac n cheese, it was pretty awesome. Then I had the wings. because the bartender said they were also BBQ'd. Also awesome.
  • Steve B.
    Steve BasileOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Now with Parking! Still making great beer, decent barbecue and with a spiffy patio to boot, parking garage directly behind the brewpub for convenience. The sauce in the RED squeeze bottle is HOT HOT.
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaApril 30, 2015
    Whether you’re catching a game, entertaining clients or kicking back and enjoying a band on the expansive, shaded outdoor patio, your stay at Uncle Billy’s will be as original as Austin itself. Read more
  • Nicolas G.
    Nicolas GavriziJuly 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place overall. 2$ pints on Tuesday's. Beef nachos delicious as is fried ocre. The BBQ is just ok, nothing great but not bad. Good outdoor seating space and pup friendly. Good beer
  • Denise L.
    Denise LindgrenOctober 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chopped beef Queso is the shiznit! Food is great, beers are great. Yum yum! And don't leave without trying the buttermilk pie.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AyalaJuly 19, 2011
    The Q is OK, but I really go for the local brews that Billy's carry's on tap. A very nice selection that makes the Q taste even better.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BrownAugust 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are a craft beer drinker then you need to come check it out. And the BBQ is awesome.
  • Josh S.
    Josh SneedOctober 27, 2013
    The beer they brew is no good, its like they didnt brew it long enough or something. Brisket is nothing to talk about especially in Austin (Rudys is better). Atmosphere is great with porch/patio
  • Blake
    BlakeMay 28, 2016
    I had the fried okra to start, then the bbq chicken sandwich with firecracker slaw. It was delicious
  • Allison L.
    Allison LNovember 12, 2014
    Try a flight of beer to see what flavor you like best.
  • KJ D.
    KJ DoyleJune 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Honky Tonk Happy Hour on Sunday cannot be beat! Heck yeah, Mike and the Moonpies! Add yummy house beers and you have a hella great way to spend an afternoon.
  • Kingsley Y.
    Kingsley YoungerMay 31, 2015
    Their very special beer was featured in Mystery Diners TV show. People also go there for their slow smoked Texas BBQ.
  • Shawn R.
    Shawn RookerSeptember 3, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Drink the coffee porter, eat brisket, and the hottest BBQ sauce is awesome!
  • Tim H.
    Tim HaydenJanuary 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Hop Zombie, fried okra, and always ask for the "red bottle" of BBQ sauce. Then order an extra glass of water.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WilsonJune 9, 2016
    UB's anniversary double IPA blasts you with a hoppy 100 IBUs and then finishes with a subtle sweet malty flavor. Boom Shaka laka!
  • Dave F.
    Dave FloydOctober 1, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Warm up with a Redneck Roadkill appetizer and follow with a pulled pork sandwich. Great beers.
  • Patrick
    PatrickFebruary 5, 2013
    Buy the mug if you enjoy many craft beers at a reasonable price
  • Carey H.
    Carey HiteNovember 26, 2011
    The Billy Cheesesteak was amazing. A Philly with queso is a nice touch.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LNovember 12, 2014
    Bbq is ok best things we had where the turkey and ribs. Other meats where dried out and sausage didn't taste like anything.
  • Lee C.
    Lee CorkranMay 9, 2014
    Great place to bring your dog- Water and dog bowls provided on the patio.
  • Jonah F.
    Jonah FreedmanDecember 21, 2014
    Really good brisket. They need to get those beef ribs though
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HuffApril 3, 2013
    Their potato salad isn't the best, but great beer & brisket!
  • Fred L.
    Fred LybrandMarch 28, 2014
    The spicy corn ecote is delicious and gluten free!
  • Trae F.
    Trae FFebruary 18, 2016
    Friendly place to apparently get some work done while enjoying a brew.
  • Park S.
    Park SilkensonJanuary 19, 2015
    All of their barbecue sauces are very sweet, which is not to my taste.
  • KeiLee M.
    KeiLee McClendonApril 17, 2016
    The wings were amazing! Our waitress was Amazing! Our burgers had no flavor nor did our fries, corn, and macaroni and cheese. The food is average and the beer wasn't cold. Not coming here again.
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalAugust 14, 2015
    Great place... Beer was cold and bartenders very attentive
  • Nick H.
    Nick HammondNovember 10, 2012
    Pretty good local brews and great spot right on Barton springs.
  • Monina C.
    Monina CFebruary 15, 2013
    Jaime is the best server ever!! Best ribs!
  • Michael P.
    Michael ParmMarch 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Oatmeal Stout (rotating tap) is a must-have for fans of stout beers. Smooth and flavorful.
  • Sydney W.
    Sydney WilliamsJanuary 18, 2011
    I don't care what kind of meat you get, but make sure you hit it with the habanero sauce.
  • AMBER B.
    AMBER BEDOLLAFebruary 3, 2013
    Queso and their homemade barbecue chips!
  • Lisa
    LisaJanuary 22, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Monday is $2 rib day.
  • Roger W.
    Roger WillisSeptember 3, 2015
    Great food, cool atmosphere, south Austin. Can't lose.
  • Tabbedout
    TabbedoutApril 24, 2013
    Enjoy some delicious BBQ and pay your tab with Tabbedout! Read more
  • Amy C.
    Amy CookNovember 12, 2011
    Bruben = brisket Ruben, homemade kraut is awesome.
  • Eric L.
    Eric LincolnJuly 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    My daughter says that they have the best rootbeer ever...
  • Valdo P.
    Valdo PeralesApril 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Lived the Billy dog. Gotta love the sauerkraut though!
  • Dave F.
    Dave FloydApril 1, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The Redneck Roadkill appetizer is delicious.
  • Bill S.
    Bill ShirleyMarch 12, 2013
    go light on the habeñero sauce to start
  • I Realty C.
    I Realty ConnectMay 19, 2013
    Try the beer and/or the sausage!!
  • Joey G.
    Joey GallahanSeptember 28, 2014
    New chicken and waffles on brunch menu!
  • Audrey P.
    Audrey PruittFebruary 9, 2013
    The beer is awesome. Tangerine dream!
  • David B.
    David BradleyApril 28, 2010
    Best deal for lunch - plates are $3 cheaper across the board.:-m
  • Warren C.
    Warren ColbertMay 30, 2011
    Service was slow, but the food was good. The Agave Wheat brew is good.
  • Marco M.
    Marco MancillasSeptember 24, 2011
    The food is not that good. Better BBQ places in Austin. Rootbeer is great, but that is it.
  • Aaron S.
    Aaron StroutAugust 15, 2011
    A brewery AND a BBQ joint. Good BBQ close to downtown.
  • Brian F.
    Brian FleenorDecember 10, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    I am missing the French Onion Soup!!! 😢
  • Kyle W.
    Kyle WalkerJune 11, 2013
    New head chef, give it another shot.
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