Green Mesquite BBQ
1400 Barton Springs Rd., 512/479-0485
Hours: Sun.-Thu., 11am-10pm; Fri.-Sat,. 11am-11pm
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.
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
The barbecue sauce is outstanding on tender sausage and ribs. After a day at Zilker Park, enjoy great service and cold house-brewed beers on tap.
1530 Barton Springs Rd., 512/476-0100