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John Muellers BBQ

) #228 of 3,066 Restaurants in Austin ££ - £££ American, Barbecue
2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
+1 512-236-0283
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork shoulder” (10 reviews)
“coleslaw” (11 reviews)
“brisket” (65 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Came here on the recommendation of a friend and read about the famous Muellers. I was interested to hear that they close so early, and was intrigued as to why. So we went at 11am and we found out why...it's amazing! We ordered the cheddar...More

1  Thank jessican132
Reviewed 10 October 2015

I heard this guy had the best barbecue in Texas. Well after eating there and trying brisket and ribs I would say it is pretty good but these people need to come down to Houston sometime and try some of our barbecue places. I think...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Well I am back in Texas for a few days, so it is BBQ time. I arrived yesterday around 1:30 pm and my first stop was John Mueller Meat Company in Austin. I made great time and arrived around 2:00 pm and to my surprise…...More

Thank gregbooras
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Casual BBQ place that is also open on MONDAYS!!! We had a tray sampling all the different meats. We both really loved the brisket, and the pork ribs the most. It was a very satisfying meal.

Thank RababAlAmin
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The Hubs came home from Austin a while back saying this was the best barbecue he'd ever eaten. This is no small statement. We're born and bred Texans who've eaten brisket in Austin, Taylor, Lockhart, Luling, and from various garages from Orange to Bryan. His...More

Thank Striggs
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Food is really good and served up quickly. Food is a bit pricey, but well worth it. There's only outdoor sitting and you definitely want to come out when it's not 100 degrees. Staff and cook are super friendly and give you a good helping...More

Thank AnnMarie C
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Bbq was a must for the lunch craving my bf and I had. We went to la barbecue and franklins bbq and it was a 2 hr weight with no guaranteed food. We got to this place and there was only like 3 ppl in...More

Thank Amber B
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I always love coming to Austin and trying another BBQ joint. Landed at 1:30 pm (Monday) and first stop was John Muellers BBQ. Some of the other must visit BBQ locations are not open on Monday, but Muellers is open for business on Monday's. (win)...More

1  Thank atlantaandaustin
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We came to Austin to check out the barbecue and music. We were able to get to three places: John Mueller's, La Barbecue, and Salt Lick. We never got to Franklin's because we didn't want to stand in line for three hours (question: How can...More

1  Thank gore1111jp
Reviewed 28 July 2015

BEST BBQ IN TEXAS. No... The WORLD! Do not wait in line at the other place. Fran.l..s... Ribs are undescribable. Bring something to drink and be prepared to get messy. JIMMY KIMMEL approved BBQ. (unofficial) but most likely yes.

2  Thank Dan S
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Are you open Mondays?
26 March 2016|
Response from MustTravel88 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I would suggest calling them at 512-524-0569.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-236-0283
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