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House Park Bar-B-Q

900 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
+1 512-472-9621
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“sliced beef” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
900 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This place is definitely a dive but that's part of the charm. Maybe a dozen seats inside and a few tables outside in good weather. The attraction here is the brisket. Texas style. No slathering of sauce here. The naked sliced beef speaks for itself....More

Thank bdrothschild
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's really really good! Nice cozy place, indoor and outdoor seating, very hospitable. Looks like a family recipe from grandpa. You gotta taste it!

Thank BM11375
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very limited hours - 11am to 2:30pm (or they run out) M-F. The brisket is melt in your mouth goodness you absolutely owe it to yourself if you can catch them open. This place is about the BBQ... there are no frills. If you want...More

Thank Orion G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We arrived to Austin, not knowing about Austin BBQ, and needing to get to your BBQ haunt early. Thankfully for us, with only an hour or so left to go on their posted hours, they still had a couple items left on the menu. The...More

Thank bittenby
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant on trip advisor so we decided to try it but had to walk 18 minutes to get there, only to find out that it's closed on Saturday and Sunday. Trip advisor hours said it was open. I'm sure it's great food...More

Thank Krystle H
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

That's some good bbq. They pass the brisket test by consistently making fantastic brisket and now they have pulled pork too. The pulled pork sandwich is one of the best in austin.

Thank perrytexas
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I used to come here 20+ years ago when I was in High School. It looks exactly the same! Time seems to stand still at House Park, though they do take credit cards now. They are only open for lunch, 11-2, I think.They have a...More

Thank SFTexan
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The worn sign for years advertises "Need no teef to eat my beef!" That's truth in advertising! Maybe someday all the letters will match in the shop that claims to be Austin's oldest Q source. The beef sandwich for $5+ is best accompanied with a...More

Thank Eileenthepainter
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

I was worried that House Park BBQ had been destroyed by flood, being situated right next to Shoal Creek on 12th St. Happily, they are open and still making great BBQ. At lunch they have daily specials that are quite reasonable. (They have been cash...More

Thank Emooleson
Reviewed 27 May 2015

I was taking classes up the road from here and we stopped in one day. This place is one of the few original BBQ places in Austin left and it tells. You come in and smell the smoke and you leave smelling like smoke. That...More

Thank lndn05
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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 W 12th St, Austin, TX 78703-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-9621
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