Freedmen’s

2402 San Gabriel St.
Austin, Texas 78705

Phone: (512) 220-0953
Hours: M-Sat 4-midnight, Sun 11-midnight (no BBQ from 3-5)
Website: www.freedmensbar.com
Twitter: @FreedmensBar
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Freedmens

Opened 2012
Pitmaster Evan LeRoy
Method Indirect heat smoker

TMBBQ Rating: 4.25

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Really good brisket and ribs. Very crowded at lunch, so come early.
Jeffrey Parker @ Miller’s Smokehouse, 2015-09-04 17:21:37
Had the three meat combo brisket bolo and sausage all were good not very big portions for 16.89 but was generally pleased with everything
douglas78@aol.com @ Texas Pit BBQ, 2015-09-04 01:20:56
Good brisket, sausage was ok
David Monasmith @ Inman's Ranch House Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-03 23:48:02
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:19
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:18
I do enjoy this place. Too late for rib.
Ted hindes @ Opie’s Barbecue, 2015-09-02 18:59:07
Brisket, & Sausage Plate not to bad. Got in and out in a reasonable time.
Larry Simpson @ Donn’s BBQ, 2015-09-02 17:21:56
Beef ribs are way to go! Sliced brisket was great... Maybe a little over seasoned for my liking. BBQ sauce is no good. Stay away from chopped beef
kyle craven @ Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-02 16:36:20
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July 23, 2013

Evan LeRoy has come a long way from New York. He worked for a while at Hill Country Barbecue in Manhattan before making his way to Austin. That’s a long way to come so you can cook in the back of a bar, but it’s not any bar and it’s not just any kind of cooking. LeRoy is doing some honest barbecue in an old offset smoker out back of Freedmen’s bar. The building itself…

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