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JMueller BBQ - CLOSED

1502 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3043
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef ribs” (4 reviews)
“potato salad” (4 reviews)
“franklins” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
1502 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3043
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1 - 10 of 25 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

A great way to start our Sunday! Mustardy potato salad with beef ribs & brisket & homemade sauce. 😘. No beer until noon (you can grab one from the bar behind the trailer).They do it right.

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I can't speak to the comparison between this and Franklin BBQ, but I can honestly say this might be the best BBQ I've ever had. We decided to skip Franklin on account of the ridiculous line, but I couldn't be happier. The peppery-bark brisket and...More

Thank Peskygoose
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

The food here is great and no lines. Which is a good alternative as we arrived at franklins BBQ half an hour before it opened and were already so far back in the line we weren't able to get food (they would have been sold...More

Thank Crispy R
Reviewed 29 June 2015

It was too hot and the wait was too long at Franklin's. Rental car guy suggested J Mueller BBQ. Located in an empty lot we felt like we got an authentic Texan BBQ experience! Staff was patient with this tourist and food was great.

Thank Leeli37
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

We are bbq eaters. We look for the best. We found this joint/food truck and we very happy. Pork ribs, brisket and Cheesy Squash are a must. The taste of the meat is unique and mouth watering. If you don't mind eating outside under a...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We went to Texas for the BYU game. My son is the restrautant slection expert in our group. We had two meals for Bar-B-Q and a breakfast of doughnuts. This place was great. The owner is very outgoing and friendly! Give this place a try....More

2  Thank Dunn45
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Not a restaurant so much as a food truck/trailer and some picnic tables under a tent. Go for the BBQ! Great food with spice!

1  Thank Staceyleft
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Please see reviews of La Barbecue. Same place, but new name, same address, and still great bbq. JMueller unfortunately had to leave, but (I believe his sister) no runs it and has a great new bbq chef, who (again, I believe) trained with Aaron Franklin.

3  Thank ashby17
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We weren't there on a weekend, so maybe that's why the line wasn't bad at all. Lots of street pkg. The bbq was great. I had the brisket.

1  Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Saturday. The line was a little long, however the band was good and the owner was handing put Ice Cold Lone Stars!! We had Brisket and links and the beans, which were all very good. Make sure you get there...More

2  Thank fishmoore1
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3043
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
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