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Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q

#19 of 3,028 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Northwest Austin
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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2451 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-329-5554
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Kyle, Texas
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256 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Corn or flour/ good choice of fillings and toppings for a very reasonable price. Think about Rudy's when it comes to breakfast.

Thank stuart g
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only tried the cutter's choice brisket along with a side of the new potatoes. Compared to the only other brisket I had tried during our visit (Smitty's) I thought the brisket at Rudy's wasn't as flavorful. The new potatoes were good though (Smitty's sides - not so much). I know my little sister said the pudding here is also... More 

Thank the-green-eyed-kri
Mountain View, California
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had 6 people and ordered a ton of food. Not sure quite how we ate it all, even though it was delicious. The total including drinks was $133.00. Amazing. We probably had 6 pounds of meet, plus beers, sodas, bread, beans, potato salad, creamed corn and other stuff I don't remember.

Thank Mike W
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Texas barbecue place. We always get our Thanksgiving turkey at Rudy's and it's outstanding. Comes with detailed cooking or re-heating instructions and they include an oven thermometer. Have had many a barbecue lunch at Rudy's and has always been excellent. Highly recommend. As good as Austin's famous Franklins without the wait.

Thank Maxwellax
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We picked up take out and sampled nearly one of everything they offer. We weren't disappointed one bit. Brisket, ribs, chicken and sausage were all spot on. Their sauce is amazing (and carbs aren't too bad like most sauces). The potato salad and coleslaw are both great!

Thank Bon B
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always find our way back to Rudy's for the great BBQ and breakfast tacos, it is a cool atmosphere, feel like your at home place. We have just started using them at work for catering, great service.

Thank sylvialeverett
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had heard alot about this place and had the opportunity to experience. When we arrived, the line was long, but it moved well. The person at the counter was exceptional, when she found out we had never been there, an amble, not skimpy, sample was given to us to help us chose our menu items. Portions were generous and the... More 

Thank timp2124
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Their food is amazing. I always have a good experience here. The turkey is great and the brisket is melt-in-your-mouth!

Thank Kendra W
Bismarck, North Dakota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We're heading back to Austin this week, with my Momster in tow. All I can do is think about what I'm going to order. We've been to several different locations and everything is consistent; the food, the service and the cleanliness of the restaurant. Let's be real; I have no desire to wait hours in line for barbecue. Yes, I... More 

Thank NDToastie
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have memories of my parents eating cream corn when I was growing up. It came from a can, was very watery and looked disgusting to me. I never went NEAR the stuff. Fast forward to 2016 and a friend I was visiting in Austin telling me to try the cream corn. I told him the above story and added,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2451 S Capital Of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Northwest Austin
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-329-5554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?