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Micklethwait Craft Meats
Barbecue Restaurant$
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1309 Rosewood Ave Austin, TX 78702
1309 Rosewood AvenueUSTexasAustin78702
$Barbecue RestaurantToday Closed
Monday ClosedTuesday 11AM–6PMWednesday 11AM–6PMThursday 11AM–6PMFriday 11AM–6PMSaturday 11AM–6PMSunday 11AM–3PM
Offering Central Texas Barbecue in the heart of East Austin since 2012.  All house made. Every day.

Closed Mondays

Open Tues-Sat 11am until it's gone

Open Sundays 11am until it's gone

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Trailer with outdoor picnic tables serves up BBQ meats, notably a daily smoked-sausage selection.- Google
"The slaw and jalapeño cheese grits are also really good."
"Awesome pulled pork sandwich and brisket sandwich."
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Ray Wu
2 months ago
Literally everything was amazing. Best BBQ I've had in the Austin area. Even the fixings (bread and pickles) are remarkably better than anyone else's. It's that attention to detail that gets my vote for this to be the king of Austin BBQ.
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Michael Berliner
3 months ago
Legit good bbq, doesn't make sense to stand in line for these other bbq spots when micklethwait is right close by and it's usually not a bad wait! Hopefully it stays that way, but I'm sure word will get out soon. The pulled pork is great, and there's a good amount of meet on it.
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Chris Lehman
2 months ago
BBQ is a guilty pleasure. I've tried many. Micklethwaites is by far the best brisket. Why I would tell anyone is beyond me. They sell all they make. This will only make the line longer and their hours shorter. Shhhhhh.
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Steve Freeman
a month ago
Brisket was great, ribs were smokey and loaded with pepper, but large and satisfying. Didn't get to try the shiner bierwurst, but the kielbasa was ok. Sold out of almost everything by the time we left at 1 pm.
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Jeremy Valencia
in the last week
One of my favorites in town. The best part is - no wait! It won't stay this way as the bbq is excellent. I've had brisket and sausage and they are both consistently good.
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Dan Fusco
in the last week
Our last day in Austin we tried to go to Franklin's based on a recommendation by our host. When we showed up the line was around the block. Walked less than a mile up the road and got the best bbq I've had in a long time. Can't believe anyone would wait in a line that long with food this good right up the street!
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Lyndsi Winer
3 months ago
This is a serious contender in Austin for the best BBQ. This was my third stop on a four stop BBQ trip and I was in heaven. We showed up and there was a decent line but, they were moving quickly through the line. Waited maybe no more than 45 mins or so. They were sold out of some stuff just due to the fact we didn't show up early but I loved the cute little trailer with the pine cone decor! I absolutely love it and loved the covered picnic style seating. The sides here were the best of the trip with the potato salad being the most excellent and props on the jalapeño cheddar grits! Yum yum! Brisket was flavorful and juicy! The sausage a little dry but, still good and the house made pickles were the best yet! You could tell they put a lot of love into the pickles. Homemade bread good but, not phenomenal...still cool tho! Friendly guy at the window and just great vibes all around. A must stop on any serious BBQ fanatics trip to Austin!
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Siena McFetridge
2 months ago
My favorite BBQ in Austin, seriously melt in your mouth meats with tasty sauce. It also helps that the line isn't hours long and the people are so nice. The brisket is out of this world.


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