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507 E Main St, Eagle Lake, TX 77434-2535
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Cat Spring, Texas
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very good barbecue in a small town. Dine-in or take out available. I believe their hours are limited though.

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Thank jshstick
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Ordered a sliced beef sandwich on Wednesday (surprised they were open...maybe the Holidays?) and asked for sauce on side as I did not want to eat it right away...no problem and sandwich was very good. On way back thru town Thursday I did the same. When paying out, it was $3 more than the day before. I asked why and... More 

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Weimar, Texas
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is still a great place to get bbq sandwiches. You don't have to drive to Lockhart to get good bbq. They have a varied menu. The pies are homemade, most days they have fresh fruit salad plus many other sides. It is in an old service station close to Buc-ee's. They are open 9:30 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Monday... More 

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Coldspring, Texas
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267 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Austin's used to be a Mecca. You could stop in for some reliably good BBQ. Apparently not anymore. My wife and I were hungry before we got to Shiner. We held off eating just to get a sandwich from Austin's. (Nearly sixty miles away!) I went in and got our brisket sandwiches and was very disappointed. The meat was not... More 

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Thank bureaucrat377
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Not worth going to this town as it has at least one very bad speed trap. Around a bend they wait as the mph drops from 45 to 30. Avoid eagle lake if possible!! The food isn't worth a ticket or dealing with a town the runs its local government off of a speed trap!

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Thank alansmith11111
Alvin, Texas
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

"Simply good bar-b-Que". Great bar-b-Que cooked the old fashion unlike most. However its best taken home since they have no indoor dinning area and the outside cage is usually hot and dusty. But, it is Simply Good Bar-B-Que!

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Thank DougandDebB
Seattle, Wa
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

Two of the staff at the nearby Attwater National Wildlife Refuge recommended Austin's. We ordered a sliced beef sandwich and beef fajita tacos for lunch. We thought they were both excellent, as the beef was lean, tender & flavorful. We did drive north a few blocks to eat our lunch in the park rather than the parking lot "cage", as... More 

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Thank ready_2_retire_59
Eagle Lake, Texas, United States
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Great carry out or in (outside) BBQ. Love their chopped BBQ sandwich. They have a number of sides which include mustard or mayonnaise potato salad. Banana pudding is over the top and the portion size is enough for two.

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Thank Stan W
Houston
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

This little shack in Eagle Lake is not much to look at, but fits perfectly with the cuisine - nothing fancy, but really good food. The sliced brisket is lean, juicy and tasty, but the chicken may be the best. A perfect smoky flavor, tender fall off the bone delicious. The sausage is just OK. The BBQ sauce is nothing... More 

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Thank edwardr801
Dallas, Texas
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166 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

This little hole in the wall offers you an oppotunity to be hearded through an old gas station and sit outside in a cage on old benches eating good bar-b-q. Service is limited to taking your order and handing it to you. The Bar-B-Q is good but not great the view is of a dusty parking lot . However, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 E Main St, Eagle Lake, TX 77434-2535
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Eagle Lake
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800-256-0166

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