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City Market

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633 E Davis St, Luling, TX 78648-2318
+1 830-875-9019
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is fightin' words in Texas, but City Market has always had the best barbecue in the whole State! Meat is incredibly tender, hot links are like no other, and everything has the right amount grease. Hey, atmosphere -- it is a Texas barbecue place! Brown paper, onions, white bread and Big Red. What more do you want! And, they... More 

Thank suzwea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Ribs !!! Sausage and Brisket Very Good ! BarB Q Sauce is Excellent ! A Texas Landmark that you need to try Parking seems to be challenge and waiting in line to order

Thank Robert T
La Porte Texas
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been coming here for over thirty years. It's still the same and has not changed a bit. We always stop in on the way west or coming home to La Porte. Great food, this is a basic bar be que restaurant. No frills, no hocus pocus bar be que you'll see on TV. Served on butcher paper. I've seen... More 

Thank Mario C
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to this place since I worked near San Antonio. It has yet to disappoint me. This is true pure TEXAS BBQ. They are not a chain and make all their products in house. First off, bring cash. They do not accept credit cards here, so prepare accordingly. Secondly, they don't serve non BBQ stuff ( you... More 

Thank lilguy10
Katy, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This place is very unusual. Very rough with no compensation from food. The food is just mediocre at best. I guess, there are people who value the rough settings more than anything else and this is the proper place for them. For us (and I believe most of others) my advice: stay away.

Thank Kuzma
Silsbee, Texas, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This Bar-B-Q joint in Luling, Texas has a great reputation. My fiancée and I went there on a Friday for lunch, just to catch a motorcycle ride and check it out. It was not impressive in the least. When you walk in it looks strange, no one said "Hi, have ya'll been here before"? Which they should, because they have... More 

Thank wheelbme
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Brisket and ribs=excellent. Worst, greasiest sausage I've ever tried to eat=yuck. Only 2 sides offered. Staff not exactly friendly or welcoming. I go across the street to Luling Bar B Q for great chicken and sausage.

Thank mdp1915
South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I have some friends who come from Austin to South Padre Island to fish with me and they usually bring BBQ from up there. When he can, Troy goes out of the way to stop in at City Market because he thinks it's the best. My entire crew and I must agree. 5 stars every time.

Thank SaltWalker74
The Woodlands, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch this week and enjoyed the old town square feel as we drove up. The inside is nice and clean. This is a CASH ONLY establishment so be aware! You might be confused if it's your first time. You walk across the restaurant to order the meats in the small meat smoking room. If the line inside... More 

Thank esprettygood
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had lunch at City Market while in Texas. I had pork ribs and a sausage ring. The sausage was good but the pork ribs were outstanding. They were smaller than pork ribs at other places in this area but were very good. The size doesn't really matter since you pay by the pound. My wife had the brisket and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 E Davis St, Luling, TX 78648-2318
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Luling
  • Phone Number: +1 830-875-9019

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?