Enjoy the Best Austin Barbecue at Home

An assortment of barbecued meats and toppings on a cutting board

From brisket to ribs covered in a tangy sauce, local restaurants have all of your mouthwatering favorites for you to enjoy the best Austin barbecue at home. When you’re ready to order, the eateries offering takeout near our apartments in Austin include:

Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

Home of the Big Chop, Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que has welcomed thousands of diners since 1962. It offers a taste of Texas Hill Country while celebrating the history of Congress Avenue in the early 20th century. The pitmasters boast that it’s all about the meat. They cook their creations to perfection and offer house-made sauces that aren’t soon forgotten. Choices include brisket, pork ribs, and chopped beef sandwiches. Pair with the macaroni and cheese and order for pickup or delivery.

The County Line 

Serving award-winning barbecue since 1975, The County Line is famous for its spectacular views. The restaurant’s found inside the old Moose Head Lodge where juicy steaks and bootleg whiskey were served during the 1930s. The chefs make everything from scratch including the white bread and delectable peach cobbler. Menu offerings include sausage, brisket, and St. Louis-style ribs. Order for pickup along with one of the cocktails available to-go.

Iron Works BBQ 

Popular among locals and visitors alike, Iron Works BBQ calls the old iron workshop home. The building takes everyone back to the early 1900s, and it’s where Fortunat Weigl and his sons made some of the most beautiful ironworks in Texas. It became home to the restaurant in 1978. Today, the eatery highlights the Weigl family’s history and welcomes celebrities such as Jay Leno and Kevin Costner. The menu includes smoked turkey, chopped beef, and pulled pork sandwiches. Iron Works offers pickup Monday through Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

As you enjoy the best Austin barbecue at home, kick back and watch a movie filmed in Austin. 

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