There’s nothing like digging into a delicious plate full of barbecued meat and all the fixings: macaroni and cheese, bread, and sauce. If there’s one thing we get right in Texas it’s barbecue. Each part of our huge state has it’s own type of BBQ. In this blog post we’re really just looking at some of the most popular BBQ restaurants in Texas. So what are you waiting for? Grab your bib and wet naps and get ready to dig in to a whole lot of meaty deliciousness.
Located in Alamo, Texas, The Original Willie’s Bar-B-Que is a true Texas BBQ pit. It’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike and offers smokey brisket, sausage, and a loaded baked potato that will make your mouth water. This down home joint has friendly staff and is a Texas experience you won’t want to miss out on.
Miller’s Smokehouse is a treasure trove of insanely delicious food that can be found in Belton, Texas. Inside of the simple storefront you’ll find homemade beef jerky, fresh cut meats, homemade sausages, and of course incredible BBQ. You can choose from a variety of options like meat by the pound (you’ll want to try the brisket and pulled pork), sandwiches (we dare you to resist Robert’s Chopped Chicken and Sausage with Slaw), and of course dessert.
Cranky Frank’s is located in Fredericksburg, Texas, a charming city influenced by German Settlers. Around each corner you’ll notice homage to the city’s German ancestry. It offers a unique atmosphere that includes picnic tables under covered seating, fans to circulate air, and good old hometown service! Cranky Frank’s serves up some of the best brisket, chicken, sausage, pork roast, pork ribs, and world famous chopped beef. You can even order plates that come with “all-the-sides-you-can-eat” including pinto beans, cole slaw, green beans, and potato salad.
If you’re looking for a taste of Texas Barbecue you won’t want to miss out on these restaurants. Check out any of these restaurants and make sure you come with an empty stomach that’s ready to gorge on some major deliciousness. Not sure which to choose? Don’t be shy about checking out the reviews online for these places. You can get an in depth look at what each one offers so you can choose whatever appeals to you most. And don’t forget, you’re on vacation! Calories don’t count, at least for the one night you plan to dig into delicious BBQ.
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