Green Mesquite BBQ
1400 Barton Springs Rd., 512/479-0485
Photo by David Brendan Hall
One of Austin's favorite barbecue dives – it may look seedy, but the menu is extensive and the food is terrific.
Galbi Jjim (Korean Braised Ribs) is traditionally enjoyed by friends and family memorializing a special occasion. These days, Jjim barbecue is enjoyed by anyone seeking excellent flavor and fall-off-the-bone meat.
1100 S. Lamar #2140, 737/202-4475
We swear by the moist and delicious pork loin and slices of smoked turkey breast, and the homemade hot sausage wraps are both cheap and addictive. The cobbler is so-so, but the banana pudding is very good.
4109 S. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. 100-B, 512/440-0447