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John Muellers BBQ - CLOSED

2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
+1 512-236-0283
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
12 May 2017
“The best barbecue I've ever had, hands down.”
22 Apr 2017
“An Austin Staple”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

After A friend of mine referred me to this place, I've always tried to go back to it every time I am in Austin. The owner can be a little cantankerous but he has a wizard at barbecue. There is not a single thing I...More

Thank NavyTom
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Hang out in Austin any amount of time and this will become a go to place. A regular part of your diet that just makes happy. The sausage is outa sight! The sauce is superb. Great stuff! They take the profession seriously and it really...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

If you like BBQ then you will love Mueller's food. The brisket was so good I wanted to be hungry again a soon as I ate it, so I could order more. The sausage was literally bursting with juice and flavor. True wood-smoked BBQ. It...More

Thank Joseph M O
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Got to Franklin's too late.. came here instead. Was not disappointed. BBQ brisket is heavily crusted and tasty - interior not dried out at all. Pork was good too. Not too keen on the cole slaw (heavy on the sriracha), but that's a personal preference....More

Thank diver94523
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Was in Austin with my husband and family and found that J Muellers was walking distance from our house so we walked there for lunch. It didn't dawn on us that it would be cash only and not everyone had cash but the guys working...More

1  Thank Emily G
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

In my opinion this is the best BBQ in town. Everything from ribs to brisket and sausage is smoked to perfection by a true pit master. He runs a small trailer operation off E 6th with picnic tables. If you eat there in the summer...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If you are like most you heard that Austin Texas is one of the best places for ribs, and usually the food truck is the best source? Not this time, edited on line for 40 minutes by the time we reached the window to order...More

Thank Jac J
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

John Mueller (pronounced: Miller - I know because John told me so) is located on Pedernales near E 6th. John is the grandson of Louie Mueller, renowned founder of the award winning restaurant in Taylor, TX... and it shows in his work. I love the...More

1  Thank DannyMac13
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I had the opertunity tp try the food here here at John Muellers. I knew this was the guy that got Franklin his start so having tried franklins BBQ I just knew Muellers would be great. BBQ would be good. The service was promt and...More

Thank me2lupe
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went on the recommendation of friends and it was great. Since it is sold by weight we were able to get a little bit of everything. The burnt ends and brisket slices were perfectly smoked, homemade hot sausage links had a crisp bite to...More

Thank drdon100
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2500 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3934
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-236-0283
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