La Barbecue

900 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, TX 78702

Phone: 512-605-9696
Hours: Tues-€“Sun 11 till meat runs out
Twitter: @la_barbecue

Opened 2012
Pitmaster Esaul Ramos, Francisco Saucedo, and John Lewis
Method Post oak; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip There's free beer Friday through Sunday.

TMBBQ Rating: 4.5

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


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As good as it gets
Bo Williamson @ La Barbecue, 2015-08-01 13:21:44
Stellar as usual
Brad Golub @ La Barbecue, 2015-07-10 14:54:32
Stopped in last week... Line moved rally slow for some reason. Knocked out the Holy Trimity... All good but the link - it was really dry. Sure love that chipotle slaw!
John Warren @ La Barbecue, 2015-05-12 15:47:02
Brisket brisket brisket
Craig Hutchinson @ La Barbecue, 2015-04-16 20:33:59
Beef Rib was a tad salty, but cooked to perfection, sausage greasy but good, nothing is perfect so I give this place a 8.5...La Beef a Loca....
@ La Barbecue, 2015-02-25 19:40:20
Had a beef rib... Either best or runner up for best I've had . Excellent all around , loved the rub / char
dayolddoughnut @ La Barbecue, 2014-11-19 21:55:12
Always the same, great
Paul Keese @ La Barbecue, 2014-10-07 23:00:12
Outstanding ribs sausage and brisket
Todd David @ La Barbecue, 2014-09-28 23:12:16
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May 14, 2013

In this case, “La” is not a definite article referring to the “Cuisine Texicana” this relatively new joint says it serves; it’s an abbreviation referring to the first name of the co-owner LeAnn Mueller, granddaughter of the founder of Taylor’s famous Louie Mueller Barbecue (disclosure: LeAnn is a contributing photographer at Texas Monthly). Housed in a little trailer with a few picnic tables under old pecan and live oak trees, this eatery opened in 2011…

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