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Lamberts Downtown Barbecue

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
+1 512-494-1500
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“ribs” (115 reviews)
“pulled pork” (72 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quite outstanding restaurant from every aspect. The overall balance was great. Appetizers of deviled eggs and fried green tomatoes with crab were a perfect size and very very good. These were followed by the lamb ribs with cumin and the ribeye with mustard and...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside in the tent and they handled a large group very well. Food and service were excellent. Some of the heat lamps were not working so kind of chilly so could not give 5 stars. Had some drinks upstairs also which was nice...More

Thank EJG4
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I visit Austin, I have certain restaurants that have become part of the rotation, one of which is Lamberts. Reservations are needed as it is quite popular. The smell of meat and wood smoke when you walk in is a nice entrance. There is...More

Thank gondekp
Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was told by an uber driver that Lamberts was "fine dining BBQ". I laughed at hte notion, but after going to Lamberts, I get it. Drink selection was great, lots of options and a solid local beer list. Nothing too crazy, but very...More

Thank Dougboat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted barbq, it’s Austin! This is the place! We went here on a Saturday afternoon, and had great brisket sandwiches and pork ribs for starters. Mimosas helped loosen us up and a great espresso to wake us up. Go! 😎

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in downtown Austin and were looking for some BBQ with good ratings in the area, so Lambert's made the shortlist. Being from the Northeast, most southern BBQ is better than we get back home, so we decided to give Lambert's a shot....More

1  Thank TravelThat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was fantastic! From the service to the appetizers and main courses, to drinks and dessert, a great experience. The steak was unbelievably good. Very unique tastes. Must experience this one!

Thank 296davej
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good! I definitely can't complain about the food. There was some unique things on the menu. I really liked the food. Would return!

Thank William H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for lunch. Had the brisket sandwich and it was fabulous. Great service. Fast and courteous. Delicious taste and sides. Love the atmosphere. Lots of variety on menu. Even Mexican coke!!

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a reservation a week ago for me and two of my colleagues. We are planning a conference here and Lamberts was recommended by our destination management company. I received a phone call confirming my reservation at 7pm this afternoon and was really excited...More

Thank petz0a
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Bill C
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Response from Can_Fam_Adv | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did! One person in our party is celiac and he had lots of options.
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16 December 2016|
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Response from Ray5000 | Reviewed this property |
I do not understand your question. Maybe you can just call the restaurant.
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30 September 2016|
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Response from Wyomite | Reviewed this property |
Like Ray5000, I didn't see any, but that doesn't mean there aren't any. I don't go to restaurants to watch TV. Call Lambert's and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$150
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-3802
    (Guadalupe St)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-494-1500
Description
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue, located in the 2nd Street District of downtown Austin, features modern Texas classics in a hiply restored historic building. With an emphasis on fresh local ingredients and all natural meats, produce, and seafood, Lamberts has invented "Fancy Barbecue." The beautifully restored Schneider Store, located on the corner of Guadalupe and 2nd streets, features an open kitchen and dining room on the first floor, with outdoor patio seating available. The upstairs bar and lounge features premium live music most nights and can accommodate large parties for private events. Since opening in 2006, Lamberts has been featured in Food & Wine, The New York Times, Conde Naste Traveler, and voted the 4th best new restaurant in Texas by Texas Monthly.
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