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Cranky Frank's BBQ

1679 Hwy 87 South, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-5068
+1 830-997-2353
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (49 reviews)
“potato salad” (37 reviews)
“pork” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1679 Hwy 87 South, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-5068
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered lunch recently for large work group from Cranky Frank's. It was great choice. They were so friendly and accommodating to our needs. Ordered the brisket, chicken and sausage. Really enjoyed the chicken and sausage. We ordered for 40 people and they provided everything....More

Thank u2fan56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, you're going to have to get off the regular tourist strip in Fredericksburg to find Cranky Frank's, but you'll find it well worth your while if you do. Maybe five minutes south of town in a pretty unassuming looking metal building, these folks serve...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had the sliced brisket sandwiches and since we are not huge eaters we could have definitely shared. We ended up eating half and taking the rest with us. You serve up your own sides. I was a little put off by the loaves of...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Great food. Brisket was awesome. This is where the locals eat. You won’t be disappointed. If you hold your pinky up when you drink your sweet tea my advice is to drive on. But if you like a Hole-in-the-wall atmosphere this is definitely the place.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Got there just in time. They were out of chicken so suggest you get there early if that is what you want..

Thank easton H
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We had the sliced brisket, chopped brisket and the chicken sandwiches. All were generous portions and a fresh bun, and all were very good. Sides were average. The BBQ sauce was also very good, not overly sweet, with a bit of tang from vinegar and...More

Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Very good brisket and ribs, cooked low and slow with that nice pink/red ribbon through and through. We didn't have any sides, just went carnivore, but it was worth driving out of the way...which we did!

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by Frank’s after an outing to Enchanted Rock. Services was quick and friendly and the chopped brisket sandwich was both delicious and wallet friendly.

1  Thank Andy B
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some pork ribs and was not disappointed. Only ordered two, could have eaten twice as many. Fabulous. The slaw and carb were good too. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Cranky's is always good BBQ. I stopped in and picked up ribs and took them to my deer cabin. Very tasty and beefy.

Thank ABE49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1679 Hwy 87 South, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-5068
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-997-2353
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