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Donn's BBQ

2617 S Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78741-5568
+1 512-382-6720
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
05:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
2617 S Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78741-5568
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mila from the Holiday Inn recommended this place. And we are in Austin to eat bbq. It’s a little Tex Mex place. Very casual eating. You order and get your food from the counter. 1st place - pork ribs. Smoked to perfection - so delicious....More

Thank roleen s
Reviewed 8 March 2018

First of all, I don't know if this location is affiliated with the more famous and more eastern Donn's location. I have not eaten there. I had the brisket and pinto beans and green beans for the sides. I ordered the lean brisket, and probably...More

Thank BJBrew
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My husband was in Austin, and stopped for some take out BBQ to bring home. We were both very disappointed. Rudy's has us spoiled. "Lame" is a good description for what we got. We had brisket, with sauce. It seemed to have little flavor. I...More

Thank Cowgirl10_10
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Was quick eats. popular in the morning (I also liked the morning better than our dinner). There were high reviews, so thought we'd try it. We were a bit disappointed due to all the reviews. It was fine. Nothing amazing. We'd eat there again due...More

Thank Christine Y
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Donn's is essentially a cafeteria style dining experience. It really has that feel. I ordered the two meat combo for $15.99, brisket and ribs. I got 4 ribs and a few small slices of brisket. The ribs didn't impress me. They were chewy and kind...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to go to Don's BBQ and Catering for dinner one night as it was close to the hotel I was staying at. They had an extensive menu all of which look quite good but decided on the brisket dinner. Brisket was tender and very...More

Thank Candice T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Central Texas is a mecca for barbecue. In the hierarchy of bbq restaurants, Donn's ranks in the average category. Not great, but not terribly bad either. My husband and I both had the brisket, the item which makes or breaks TX bbq. It was somewhat...More

Thank FriuliFan
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I purchased some brisket. It was VERY average. They had only 2 sauces... also lack luster. The cole slaw was not worth writing about.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped by Donn's for take home based on trip advisor reviews. I wasn't disappointed. I ordered two meals... in those we tried turkey, chicken, and pork ribs. Mashed potatoes, and mac n cheese. All of the meat was very tender and had great flavor....More

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great smoked turkey. Tasty coleslaw. Service was quick and friendly. Hard to find with the frontage/access road location. Would come back.

Thank Lynn A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2617 S Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78741-5568
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-382-6720
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