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David's Old Fashioned Pit BBQ Restaurant

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342 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3712
+1 830-997-7753
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish that I had looked at Tripadvisor before eating at this restaurant. It was rated 81 of 120 restaurants in Fredericksburg. Today, I ordered the beef rib platter special. When I was served the plate I was shocked at how much food was on the plate. There was a huge pile of ribs!. Unfortunately, most of it was fat... More 

Thank Emooleson
Austin, TX
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. There's some benefit to checking out places that are not slammed like other local establishments. Good food, good service, hot sauce and sweet tea. What more do you want? German food? Go down the street then. This is a BBQ joint and it's pretty dang good.

Thank musictraveler40
Rankin, Texas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the sausage and brisket so much, we stopped again on the way out of town to get some to go. And that sauce!!! This is some good stuff!!

Thank Susie S
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Enticed in because guy in front of us told us everything we ordered would be great. Not so. Sausage not very good. 2 Meat platter gave me two ribs, one which was a rib tip. Coleslaw fair. BBQ sauce not very good. 2 stars

Thank Jeffrey S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My wife and I had ribs and brisket. The only reason I can see they are still open is first time customers. Repeats not in their future with meat that bad.The beans were good but who want's just beans?I would take them in a Bobby Flay throw down any day of the week.

Thank Greg S
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231 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here this week had wonderful juicy sliced brisket on buns Family owned and run restaurant with great good offerings Even offers breakfast of breakfast tacks on Saturday and Sunday Will definitely come back

Thank rnprofessr
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My family all ordered the breakfast tacos and loved them. I had a chipped BBQ sandwich. The bun was toasted and the brisket perfectly chopped - NO FAT. Help yourself to the sauce, pickles, and pico. Simple service, simple but again some of the best BBQ I have ever eaten. Some folks try too hard but this place has it... More 

Thank Terrie L
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Cranky Frank's was closed so our group of 11 went to Dave's after a long day of climbing on Enchanted Rock. The brisket was moist, the potato salad and beans a hit. The bbq sauce tasted too much like ketchup and service could have been better, but the guys enjoyed it, there was no wait, and everyone left full.

Thank Peggy L
Topeka, Kansas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The place is not fancy, but it is clean has friendly staff and the food is good. The sauce is a little bit on the vinegary side, but not to much so. My wife and daughter had the brisket sandwich and I had the 1/2 BBQ Chicken, both were good. If you like Sweet Tea be careful. I don't know... More 

Thank Kai F
Fredericksburg, Texas
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I haven't tried the breakfast tacos but the BBQ is not real tasty. I would recommend the half chicken for lunch. Really nice owners!

Thank SnargyBoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-997-7753
We do Bar-B-Q the right way, old fashion slow cooked. You can get it by the plate or by the pound. We offer daily specials, sandwiches and side orders. Need custom Bar-B-Q, catering or a meeting room, we can do that too? Our hours are Sunday - Thursday 11:00am - 4:00pm and Friday & Saturday 11:00am - 9:00pm. Our BQ pit is located in the park, along with our main parking lot.

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