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City Meat Market

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101 West Austin Street, Giddings, TX
+1 979-542-2740
07:30 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat 07:30 - 16:00
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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been wanting to eat at City Meat Market and finally got the chance this past weekend. The staff is super friendly and the BBQ is so moist that you won't want to ruin it with sauce. I had the link sausage, brisket, and ribs. I can't wait for a return trip to Giddings

Thank Don R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you haven't eaten here, then you are missing out. We love their sausage. It's made with beef and tastes like no other. Come early or miss out!

Thank SODkennels
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110 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has an authentic old-time feel but they run out of food, only had brisket and sausage when we were there, which was not any great shakes. We've driven by for years and tight wed give it a try ... won't be back. Plus, or clothes smelled like bbq smoke for the rest of the day!

Thank Jenny H
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We arrived just before 5:00 and all they had left was a little bit of brisket and two sausage links. We got those. They were out of beans and only had potato salad left and it was okay. The brisket was okay but way too fatty and the sausage links were overdone and crispy outside. The place was not very... More 

Thank jdb99999
Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing sausage. Great ribs with a peppery, spicy rub. Brisket was great too. more "pork choppy" than "fall apart" tender, if that makes sense. Everything had some heat to it including the sauce and the pinto beans. All served in an old school Smoky Texas Meat Market. Expect to leave with your clothes saturated with the glorious smell of BBQ.... More 

Thank jonessl6
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place! Tender, juice, delicious bbq pork shoulder, ribs, potato salad, and peppery hot beans served on brown paper. True Texas BBQ.

Thank Beabe T
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Please do not bother. We can't recommend anything they have to offer. Brisket is dry and tough, chicken had a bad taste and also dry. And forget about the sausage. A huge disappointment.

Thank Shelia W
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Been here before and was really looking for some of that good City Meat Market BBQ! As I walked pass the front door on main street the aroma knocked me off my feet! Think you died and gone to Heaven. The sad part is the taste of the meat did not match the aroma of the place. The brisket was... More 

Thank bbqtexyumy
GIDDINGS, United States
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Better get t here by 12:00 if you want beans....which are very peppery (which I like but my husband not so much). Love their ribs and sausage. No fancy plates...in fact NO plates at all...brown butcher paper....authentic German Texans!

Thank Carolyn J
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It's been 15 years since I last ate here and it's still my favorite place for BBQ. The brisket and chicken were great but the pork was the best. We got there late (1:30) so unable to get any sausage (they had already sold out). No frills here but you won't find better BBQ especially for the price. Great people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 West Austin Street, Giddings, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Giddings
  • Phone Number: +1 979-542-2740

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?