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Blue Ribbon Barbecue - CLOSED

120 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3915
+1 512-369-3119
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
18 Mar 2016
30 Oct 2015
“Great BBQ - but CLOSED!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
120 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3915
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

The place is clean and not too crowded. The smell of smoked meat is inviting. The food is great and the service is fast. The portions are large.

Thank maxe1lab
Reviewed 31 October 2015

very good BBQ especially the smoked turkey. They're catering our wedding! This 4th street location is closed so look out for them to reopen somewhere and go try it!

Thank T1023AMbobm
Reviewed 3 April 2014

If it wasn't for the smoke flavor, the rigs wouldn't have any flavor at all. Sauce was very disappointing. I've had much better BBQ at chain restaurants.

Thank mtntrash
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I went to Blue Ribbon after taking my dog on a nice walk around Town Lake- so honestly I decided last minute to try their food. I got the 2 meat plate and was very impressed with the brisket, which was juicy as I requested,...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 11 March 2014

This place was a total let down for Texas barbecue. My sliced BBQ sandwich was awful. First the bread was hard and dried out, I couldn't eat it. Then my beef had a ton of fat on it. I had to cut it all off...More

Thank ChristieKerbow
Reviewed 14 November 2013

This place doesn't look like much, but I snuck in for a breakfast one morning. I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to 'build' some smoked meat breakfast tacos. Offerings include brisket, pulled pork, smoked sausage and more. Add egg, cheese, jalapenos, and other ingredients of choice....More

Thank agtraveler
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Located near the convention center, this is a convenient place if you are staying downtown in that area. Typical BBQ selection but the brisket is offered as "dry or moist" if you are watching fat intake...good banana pudding. Easy walk to many of hotels in...More

Thank bandman15
Reviewed 4 March 2013

For me this was the perfect lunch spot for my 1st Texan BBQ experience. I felt completely comfortable eating alone here. I had the chicken, it exceeded my expectations. Don' forget to add their BBQ Sauce, it was great!!B The banana pudding was a perfect...More

Thank 22goingon60
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This is a hole in the wall inside the Frost Bank building along the 4th street side. I think their pork ribs are very, very good. Lunch plates are solid value at around $12. I like their sides - you can get salad, green beans,...More

Thank funlonghorn
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Was looking forward to some really good BBQ while in Austin. I was directed to this one and was told it was delicious. I had a chopped beef sandwich. The beef was actually too finely chopped. The BBQ sauce had no flavor or tang to...More

1  Thank Ibekt
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-369-3119
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