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Snow's, Lexington.
Snow's, Lexington.
All photos by Nick Solares

An Epic Barbecue Tour of Texas

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Snow's, Lexington.
| All photos by Nick Solares

Here are some of the Brotherhood of Smoke's top picks for barbecue in Texas.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Franklin Barbecue

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900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 653-1187
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Masterful brisket, sausage and even the turkey. Don't miss out on the espresso laced barbecue sauce either, it is there for a reason.

2. La Barbecue Cuisine Texicana

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1200 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 605-9696
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Pitmaster John Lewis turns out some world class beef short rib, sausage and brisket. Free beer as well!

3. Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse

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188 Highway 290 E
Elgin, TX 78621
(512) 281-3331

Sausage and beef short rib.

4. Southside Market & BBQ

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1212 Highway 290 E
Elgin, TX 78621
(512) 285-3407

Sausage, sausage and sausage.

5. Louie Mueller Barbecue

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206 W 2nd St
Taylor, TX 76574
(512) 352-6206
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Eat everything here -- beef short rib, brisket, sausage and pork ribs -- it is all exceptional. Save room for the cobbler, free with all orders.

6. Taylor Cafe

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101 N Main St
Taylor, TX 76574

Chopped beef sandwiches and iced cold beer.

7. City Market

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633 E Davis St
Luling, TX 78648
(830) 875-9019

Brisket, pork spare ribs and sausage. Don't miss the mustard laced sauce and be sure to pick up a t-shirt, one of the best designs of any barbecue restaurant.

8. Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Q

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1323 S Colorado St
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-6027

Beef back ribs and brisket.

9. Kreuz Market

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619 N Colorado St.
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-2361

Sausage, brisket and prime rib.

10. Smitty's Market

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208 S Commerce St
Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 398-9344
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Brisket, pork chop, sausage.

11. Black's Barbeque

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215 Main St
Lockhart, TX

Beef short rib and brisket. Don't miss the cobbler here.

12. Gonzales Food Market

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311 Saint Lawrence St
Gonzales, TX 78629
(361) 672-3156

Brisket, sausage, short ribs and lamb ribs.

13. Snow's BBQ

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516 Main St
Lexington, TX 78947
(979) 773-4640

Brisket, sausage and pork steak.

14. Prause's Meat Market

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253 W Travis St
La Grange, TX
(979) 968-3259

Brisket, sausage, pork spare ribs and ribeye steak.

15. Zimmerhanzel's Bar-B-Que

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307 Royston St
Smithville, TX 78957
(512) 237-4244

Brisket and sausage.

16. Novasad's BBQ & Sausage Market

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105 North La Grange Street
Hallettsville, TX 77964
(361) 798-2770

The pork ribs, brisket and sausage are all delicious.

17. Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

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604 West Young Street
Llano, TX 78643
(325) 247-5713
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There is a lot on offer at Cooper's and nearly all of it is good: the brisket, pork chops, prime rib are all excellent and don't miss the ribeye, available at dinner time Thursday through Saturday.

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1. Franklin Barbecue

900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702

Masterful brisket, sausage and even the turkey. Don't miss out on the espresso laced barbecue sauce either, it is there for a reason.

900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702

2. La Barbecue Cuisine Texicana

1200 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

Pitmaster John Lewis turns out some world class beef short rib, sausage and brisket. Free beer as well!

1200 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

3. Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse

188 Highway 290 E, Elgin, TX 78621

Sausage and beef short rib.

188 Highway 290 E
Elgin, TX 78621

4. Southside Market & BBQ

1212 Highway 290 E, Elgin, TX 78621

Sausage, sausage and sausage.

1212 Highway 290 E
Elgin, TX 78621

5. Louie Mueller Barbecue

206 W 2nd St, Taylor, TX 76574

Eat everything here -- beef short rib, brisket, sausage and pork ribs -- it is all exceptional. Save room for the cobbler, free with all orders.

206 W 2nd St
Taylor, TX 76574

6. Taylor Cafe

101 N Main St, Taylor, TX 76574

Chopped beef sandwiches and iced cold beer.

101 N Main St
Taylor, TX 76574

7. City Market

633 E Davis St, Luling, TX 78648

Brisket, pork spare ribs and sausage. Don't miss the mustard laced sauce and be sure to pick up a t-shirt, one of the best designs of any barbecue restaurant.

633 E Davis St
Luling, TX 78648

8. Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Q

1323 S Colorado St, Lockhart, TX 78644

Beef back ribs and brisket.

1323 S Colorado St
Lockhart, TX 78644

9. Kreuz Market

619 N Colorado St., Lockhart, TX 78644

Sausage, brisket and prime rib.

619 N Colorado St.
Lockhart, TX 78644

10. Smitty's Market

208 S Commerce St, Lockhart, TX 78644

Brisket, pork chop, sausage.

208 S Commerce St
Lockhart, TX 78644

11. Black's Barbeque

215 Main St, Lockhart, TX

Beef short rib and brisket. Don't miss the cobbler here.

215 Main St
Lockhart, TX

12. Gonzales Food Market

311 Saint Lawrence St, Gonzales, TX 78629

Brisket, sausage, short ribs and lamb ribs.

311 Saint Lawrence St
Gonzales, TX 78629

13. Snow's BBQ

516 Main St, Lexington, TX 78947

Brisket, sausage and pork steak.

516 Main St
Lexington, TX 78947

14. Prause's Meat Market

253 W Travis St, La Grange, TX

Brisket, sausage, pork spare ribs and ribeye steak.

253 W Travis St
La Grange, TX

15. Zimmerhanzel's Bar-B-Que

307 Royston St, Smithville, TX 78957

Brisket and sausage.

307 Royston St
Smithville, TX 78957

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16. Novasad's BBQ & Sausage Market

105 North La Grange Street, Hallettsville, TX 77964

The pork ribs, brisket and sausage are all delicious.

105 North La Grange Street
Hallettsville, TX 77964

17. Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que

604 West Young Street, Llano, TX 78643

There is a lot on offer at Cooper's and nearly all of it is good: the brisket, pork chops, prime rib are all excellent and don't miss the ribeye, available at dinner time Thursday through Saturday.

604 West Young Street
Llano, TX 78643

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