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Barbq Shak

616 Buchanan Dr, Burnet, TX 78611-2306
+1 512-756-8227
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“spicy sausage” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“beans” (10 reviews)
American, Barbecue
616 Buchanan Dr, Burnet, TX 78611-2306
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great smokey tender brisket. I also had the spicy sausage which was equally great. Got a lot of food so took enough home for lunch the next day. They certainly deserve their place in the Top 50.

Thank midwayhorn
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Parking is severely limited, so we recommend that you try and get there before the lunch hour rush. There is limited indoor and outdoor seating, and the baked beans and iced tea are free (and good). $29.17 bought a two meat platter (brisket, 3 ribs)...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Stopped on a Wednesday afternoon after taking the Vanishing Texas River Cruise (which is excellent). Small, un-assuming joint but inside, that's where the good stuff is. Had the trio; brisket, ribs, and sausage. Best part is you tell them how much you want (never seen...More

Thank tomparff
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stop here every time we're in Burnet. Can't beat the BBQ and the true rustic Texas atmosphere! Seating inside and out.

Thank ThailandTexan
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Good food and your typical BBQ shack ambiance. Seating is at inside picnic tables, which is what you would expect, but seating is tight, as this is a small place. Parking out front is also a challenge, as the street carries a lot of traffic...More

Thank hopk2837
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Great tasting lean brisket and pork ribs - the warm bbq sauce adds to the great flavor. Beans are delicious too!

Thank Budigan1
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Being from the Northeast, I just love trying out different TX BBQ joints. BBQ shak doesn't disappoint. It's sorta along the highway, squat little building, it was hot outside (of course), pile of chopped wood around back. Walk in the door and it feels old,...More

Thank Anywhere_on_the_road
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My Wife and I were in a bind, driving to visit friends and arriving about midday meant bringing some food to offer for lunch. We'd noticed "The BBQ Shak", a little roadside building on previous visits and decided to give it a try. So from...More

Thank Turkus_Maximus
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Checked out tripadvisor and this BBQ place was rated well so we stopped to pick up meat since we had all the sides at home. The moist brisket was very good, not dry at all. It had a nice crust. The regular and spicy sausage...More

Thank smwar
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I had to make a visit to the Shak while in the Marble Falls/Burnet area. I had the brisket (moist) and ribs. The brisket had great flavor and didn't need any sauce. Sauce is available if that's your thing, but I think a really good...More

Thank Don R
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Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, just fantastic bar-b-que!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 7:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Buchanan Dr, Burnet, TX 78611-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Burnet
  • Phone Number: +1 512-756-8227
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