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Black's Barbecue

££ - £££American, , Barbecue
215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
+1 512-398-2712
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef ribs” (228 reviews)
“potato salad” (95 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (53 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Has to be the best bbq ive ever had. The beef rib was the best. Brisket was just as good. Lunch was for myself was about 35$. Not cheap but worth it. Only complaint was the mens room. Really nasty...glad i didnt have to spend...More

Thank STI13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not certain what to expect from a Lonely Planet recommendation but be prepared for basic no thrills dinning. Buffet style hot plate, you queue to collect sides and then select your meat which is paid for by weight and put on a paper plate or...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The brisket here is very good. Nice smoke and good bark while the meat is juicy. Sides are OK. You gotta be good to survive in Lockhart. This is one of my favorites. Love the atmosphere. If you are in the area you must stop...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly good bbq were the giant beef rib and the home made sausage with garlic was our favorites! We were 4 guys sharing a plate with lots of different kind of meat and it was all so tasteful. The porkshop was a bit dry though....More

Thank Niklas A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite barbecue in Texas! I️ just made it for my 3rd time and I️ can’t wait to go back! I️ had the brisket and jalapeño sausage which was as good as it gets!

Thank Russell E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at Black's several times over the last 15 years. It is one of our must do places to eat when visiting the San Marcos/Wimberley area. The drive from Wimberley is pleasant. The quality of the food was just as good today as it...More

Thank upnorth5029
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here 4 different times when we were in the area. We tried all the different meat items with always wanting more. Also great side dishes. Can’t wait to get back to Lockhart.

Thank William B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in and got the ‘first timers’ briefing while starting down the line of side dishes. Then got to the meat counter to select our choices of meats. The brisket was melt in your mouth delicious. The potato salad and cold slaw were both very...More

Thank RSpicer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for lunch on a Friday. Small wait to for food, about 20 minutes. It is cafeteria style so the line moves pretty fast. This is one of the oldest family owed BBQ restaurants in Texas. Highly recommend the brisket, some of the...More

Thank 116Burch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I️ was here a few years ago and had a good experience. I️ didn’t try the ribs then and decided to come back. I’m so glad I️ did. The food was great, some of the best baby back ribs I’ve ever tried. The brisket was...More

Thank matts905
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20 March 2017|
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Response from chefjeff60 | Reviewed this property |
They have a Blacks BBQ in Austin....
William D
12 July 2016|
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Response from M R | Reviewed this property |
Blacks and Smitty's plan to eat sausage at Smitty's and you have to see the original smoke house to appreciate the experience (it's amazing) and then brisket and all the sides at Blacks.
14 September 2015|
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Response from Pilar C | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve wine. No self respecting BBQ joint in Texas would serve wine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Main St, Lockhart, TX 78644-2121
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lockhart
  • Phone Number: +1 512-398-2712
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