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Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
+1 512-494-1500
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“ribs” (117 reviews)
“pulled pork” (71 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
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1 - 10 of 851 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the one meet and 2 sides lunch. Sauce was ok, but as you know there are lots of sauces and opinions. Variety was great, group enjoyed there meals, no complaints. Service was great.

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picturesque building, modern redo respecting the structure. Attentive staff. Complimentary cornbread muffins. A definite intro to Austin style bbq, spicy tangy dripping sauce with a variety of meat types.

Thank achin26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sister was visiting—wanted BBQ & a drink, on the patio to enjoy the wonderful spring weather we’ve been having. We hit a home run. We shared queso for a starter, followed by fried okra (fried whole with a delicious dipping sauce), Brussels sprouts, ribs, and...More

Thank curlyaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Austin on a business trip and came here for dinner on the recommendation of good barbecue from the concierge at my hotel. The service was really great and the waiter was extremely attentive, they also had a lot of different options on...More

Thank SammiDeRosa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dining experience at this classic Austin restaurant was in March of this year. All in all we enjoyed the experience. Food quality was very good while service was just average. We made reservations on Open Table for a Sunday evening, we were called that...More

Thank Haddon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to try this highly rated bbq restaurant in downtown Austin after reading several excellent reviews. I was immediately impressed by the building and the interior space. The menu was equally impressive though definitely on the expensive side for bbq in Austin. I opted...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place. Historic. Popular. Good service. Had a party of 8. Our table was ready at reserved time. Had the wood grilled scallops special. Excellent. For a BBQ place very well done and had a great smoky flavor. My wife had the angus beef...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite restaurant in Austin...and that is saying a lot!! The food is phenomenal and the vibe is relaxed and cool. The short ribs, grits, fried green tomatoes with crab, fried spicey okra are all to die for. I highly recommend this place...More

1  Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Table of 4 with one meat eater among us who wanted barbecue. She was delighted with her pick, 1 barbecue meat and 2 sides and so were the 3 vegetarians, especially spicy deviled eggs, roasted green chili queso, and fried green tomatoes. Upstairs was lots...More

Thank RollingStoneMiami
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Great spot, the wild boar ribs as a starter were he highlight for me. We threw a nice little birthday celebration for a co-worker here. It's upscale BBQ, so just be prepared. I would go back.

Thank TheJimmyco
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Bill C
24 December 2016|
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Response from Can_Fam_Adv | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did! One person in our party is celiac and he had lots of options.
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Pinaywife
15 December 2016|
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I do not understand your question. Maybe you can just call the restaurant.
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Wyomite | Reviewed this property |
Like Ray5000, I didn't see any, but that doesn't mean there aren't any. I don't go to restaurants to watch TV. Call Lambert's and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 150
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
    (Guadalupe St)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-494-1500
Description
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue, located in the 2nd Street District of downtown Austin, features modern Texas classics in a hiply restored historic building. With an emphasis on fresh local ingredients and all natural meats, produce, and seafood, Lamberts has invented "Fancy Barbecue." The beautifully restored Schneider Store, located on the corner of Guadalupe and 2nd streets, features an open kitchen and dining room on the first floor, with outdoor patio seating available. The upstairs bar and lounge features premium live music most nights and can accommodate large parties for private events. Since opening in 2006, Lamberts has been featured in Food & Wine, The New York Times, Conde Naste Traveler, and voted the 4th best new restaurant in Texas by Texas Monthly.
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