2402 San Gabriel, 512/220-0953
Hours: Tue.-Wed., 11am-10pm; Thu.-Sat., 11am-12mid; Sunday Brunch: 11am-4pm; Sunday Dinner: 4pm-10pm
The 1869 building lends an historic but comfortable air to the atmosphere here. Smoked beets with goat cheese makes a cool contrast to the Holy Trinity Plate of brisket, pork ribs, and sausage. Pit Chili arrives draped all over Fritos, and German potatoes add a bit of twang.
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