Louie Mueller Barbecue

206 W. 2nd
Taylor, TX 76547

Phone: 512-352-6206
Hours: Mon-€“Fri 11-€“6, Sat 10-€“6
Website: louiemuellerbarbecue.com
Twitter: @LouieMuellerBBQ

Opened 1949
Pitmaster Wayne Mueller (since 2008)
Method Post oak; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip The legendary beef rib weighs as much as a Volkswagen, but don't be deterred. You must try one.

TMBBQ Rating: 4.75

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50

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Birthday lunch pound of sliced and to regular sausages he gave three ends it was fantastic and had cobbler and ice cream for dessert
doug_wallace @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-12-13 20:10:00
Everything TXM said was spot on. Perfection. Beef rib was awesome.
dirkelps @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-12-10 17:57:23
Cooked a brisket I brought home las time boiled it in the bag it was perfect just like getting one in line
doug_wallace @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-10-15 23:19:33
Great stuff, Classic BBQ . However I'm more of pork rib guy
Stephen McHaney @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-10-01 04:09:25
Third in line pound of lean got two ends and a sausage PERFECTION worth the drive ft worth good food good folks
doug_wallace @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-08-30 15:38:00
The beef rib was outstanding today. We also had brisket, pork spareribs, and sausage which were top notch.
Wade Edington @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-08-17 01:16:27
Had a pound if lean and a glass of tea ended with two ends perfection ! Forget the rest this is the BEST. !
doug_wallace @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-08-09 22:05:22
Sold out about an hour ago on to next choice
doug_wallace @ Louie Mueller Barbecue, 2014-07-24 18:37:36
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Reviews

May 17, 2013

Louie Mueller Barbecue has been described as a “cathedral of smoke,” and indeed, many of the trappings of organized religion are present here: the sacramental offerings, the priesthood in their ecclesiastical red apron-robes, the flock of devoted congregants, even the disciples (Austin barbecue star Aaron Franklin credits a bite of brisket on a trip to Louie Mueller in 2002 with his own conversion to the fatty faith). At most other joints, this level of veneration…

July 20, 2012

In the words of owner Wayne Mueller, black pepper is a food group at Louie Mueller Barbecue, in Taylor. There isn’t a whole lot that it doesn’t go into, and its pervasiveness around the restaurant means it will find its way into unexpected places like your cup of lemonade, and most certainly between your teeth. When in Rome, drink it in. Three of us hit Louie Mueller early on a Friday morning. There was some…

May 21, 2008

Forty-nine years of post oak coals in the pit have smoke-cured the building, which previously housed a ladies’ basketball court and a grocery market. Louie moved in with his barbecue business in 1959; his son, Bobby, took over more than three decades ago, but not a thing has suffered from the change of hands or the progression of time. Rather, the soot-covered green paint, high ceilings, and aging business cards on the wall have elevated…

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