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David's Old Fashioned Pit BBQ Restaurant

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342 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3712
+1 830-997-7753
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Deli style ordering BBQ joint on the west end. A little pricey for BBQ but not surprising in Fredericksburg. Lots of locals. Had the BBQ Sandwich with Brisket...Was pretty good. Cole slaw was excellent. Sausage was good but the casing was hard. Good flavor, not spicy. Ribs were good. Was between average and very good.

Thank treborz64
Prague, Czech Republic
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205 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

All the other BBQ places were closed on Monday and so David's was the only place open. Upon walking in at 1145am, there was a line so I thought I was in good company. I had the double meat plate for $12 selecting pork ribs and beef brisket. I only got three pieces of rib but much more of the... More 

Thank zHojo
San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

While this place looked good from Main Street, it has terrible food. The BBQ sauce was the worst I have ever had. I got a sausage sandwich with the strangest bread, I ate about half of it before giving up. Even the onions in the condiment bar were cut in a way that you had to pull them apart with... More 

Thank BoerneBob
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Fredricksburg was was very crowded the week after Christmas and after waiting close to a hour the night before we decided to try some carry out BBQ from David's and it was a very good choice. They are not open for dinner so we picked up our food in the early afternoon. We had the ribs, brisket, cole slaw, and... More 

Thank Jdhopson
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stop in the mid section of Main Street Fredericksburg, TX, but parking was scarce, so we drove almost to the end of Main St. & stopped by Pit BBQ. They have a small parking in the back & The pork ribs were really good. The BBQ sauce is not sweet like the supermarket sells, but I liked... More 

Thank Welove2trav
Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I wish that I had looked at Tripadvisor before eating at this restaurant. It was rated 81 of 120 restaurants in Fredericksburg. Today, I ordered the beef rib platter special. When I was served the plate I was shocked at how much food was on the plate. There was a huge pile of ribs!. Unfortunately, most of it was fat... More 

Thank Emooleson
Austin, TX
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. There's some benefit to checking out places that are not slammed like other local establishments. Good food, good service, hot sauce and sweet tea. What more do you want? German food? Go down the street then. This is a BBQ joint and it's pretty dang good.

Thank musictraveler40
Rankin, Texas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We loved the sausage and brisket so much, we stopped again on the way out of town to get some to go. And that sauce!!! This is some good stuff!!

Thank Susie S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Enticed in because guy in front of us told us everything we ordered would be great. Not so. Sausage not very good. 2 Meat platter gave me two ribs, one which was a rib tip. Coleslaw fair. BBQ sauce not very good. 2 stars

Thank Jeffrey S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I had ribs and brisket. The only reason I can see they are still open is first time customers. Repeats not in their future with meat that bad.The beans were good but who want's just beans?I would take them in a Bobby Flay throw down any day of the week.

Thank Greg S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 830-997-7753
We do Bar-B-Q the right way, old fashion slow cooked. You can get it by the plate or by the pound. We offer daily specials, sandwiches and side orders. Need custom Bar-B-Q, catering or a meeting room, we can do that too? Our hours are Sunday - Thursday 11:00am - 4:00pm and Friday & Saturday 11:00am - 9:00pm. Our BQ pit is located in the park, along with our main parking lot.

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