Opie’s Barbecue

9504 E. Texas Hwy. 71
Spicewood, TX 78669

Phone: 830-693-8660
Hours: Mon & Tue 11-€“4, Wed & Thur 11-€“7, Fri & Sat 11-€“8, Sun 11-€“7
Website: www.opiesbarbecue.com

Opened 1999
Pitmaster Seth Glaser and Marina Sanchez
Method Mesquite; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip Most of the desserts can feed a crowd.

TMBBQ Rating: 4.5

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50

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May 16, 2013

Upon walking through Opie’s front door you will immediately be confronted by a gleaming black metal box. If it’s your first visit, you’ll probably think to yourself that this behemoth is a little too clean and a little too showy to contain top-quality barbecue. But just wait until the lid is lifted, and you’ll begin to quiver a bit in the presence of a beautiful bounty of meaty goodness. Opie’s, like Cooper’s, is a pick-your-meat-from-the-show-pit…

November 25, 2010

Making it past the new sign outside, I entered into the dining room where I ordered a half rack of the sweet and spicy baby backs, a chunk of brisket, and some jalapeno cheese sausage. The sausage had great spice and flavor. The meat was incredibly moist with good snap, and the pockets of cheese provided a good creamy counterpoint. While the baby backs aren’t done in a traditional fashion, the combination of sticky sweetness…

September 20, 2010

GUEST CONTRIBUTOR: Here’s the winning entry for the Texas Monthly BBQ Festival ticket giveaway. Jacob Reach offers this great review of Opie’s. The nice thing about making a BBQ trip with a lot of friends is that everyone will end up ordering something different, and with bartering you can eventually get a good taste of everything. This worked especially well for my latest trip to Opie’s Barbeque in Spicewood for the Labor Day Holiday. 6…

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Very good brisket, ribs and sausage.
scott7 @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-12-12 18:50:17
Great all around BBQ. The homemade sides take it to the next level
Dylan McShan @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-08-14 03:39:39
Best in Texas. The end.
Jonas Black @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-07-30 14:26:50
Finally made it to Opie's and I was not disappointed. Was first one in so I got the burnt end of the moist brisket and a couple of pork ribs. Brisket was not as tender as some but the flavor was amazing. Pork rib was super tender and also delish. Definitely a top tiered bbq joint that gets no recognition.
Brad Golub @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-07-29 12:11:39
This is the guy who originally stare coopers, great stuff!
zach_bennett @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-07-14 09:54:47
The brisket was moist and well seasoned. Baby backs were sweet and spicey. I thought the sausage was excellent. We also had the corn, tater tot casserole, and pinto beans as sides and they were great as well! Great place to try deserving of it's high ranking on TM list.
1-rib @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-07-06 16:39:50
5 Star every time !!!!!!! Have tried err urging on the menu and it's all the best BBQ you will ever have
Craig Crossan @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-07-06 13:03:35
Amazing brisket as always.
gonebald @ Opie’s BBQ, 2014-05-12 15:26:36
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Review

May 21, 2008

The prime rib at Opie’s is so tender you almost feel sorry for it. How will it protect itself? It lacks the brisket’s seasoned black bark, the baby back ribs’ sweet, chewy crust, or the all-pork jalapeño sausage’s threatening heat. Also try the tater tot casserole and the homemade, bigger-than-a-child’s-head cookies. Sauce is smoked in a pot alongside the meats, giving it an unusual mesquite-infused bite.

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