follow us on twitter    Get ActiveDiner on the iPhone


All Restaurants
American Traditional
New American

Nearby Cities

Round Rock
Cedar Park

Dining Specials

Emojis Grilled Cheese Gourmet
- Barbecue
House Park Bar-B-Q
- Barbecue, Deli/Sandwich/Subs, Catering

3.5 stars (2 ratings)

Stubbs Bar-b-q

(512) 480-8341
801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701 | MAP
  | Share |


Recent Stubbs Bar-b-q Reviews

A diner from Fort Worth, TX gave an overall rating of 1  out of 5 stars on April 26, 2003 @ 10:15 PM

 MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT...On the way to San Antonio we stopped at Stubb's because we have been big fans of Stubbs BBQ sauce for years. After we had to park across the street from the homeless shelter, we entered the restaurant. The staff was pushy and rude. The FOOD was awful. The sliced beef was nothing but FAT, the bread was soggy, the potato salad is the worst I've ever had. The french fries tasted like freezer bag fries. OVERALL - stick with the sauce at home, but if you want an example of the restaurant pour the sauce over Purina dog food and chow down!!!
gave an overall rating of 5  out of 5 stars on January 9, 2001 @ 7:58 AM

 Let me give you a feel for the place.Moonshiners meet Greenday. Imagine a converted brick and wood barn, one of those places that you went to on a 4th grade school trip. Imagine John Cougar Mellencamp in a corner writing songs. Well, that's what it looks like, very casual & cozy. Now, for the wait staff.It seems to be required to have a tattoo or piercings. In addition, the hostess has blue hair to add some color to the murky restaurant. Now the service is sensational, a mere 5-7 minutes after you order,your meal is on your plate. The food is the perfect amount at the perfect price!! Delicious!!!
As an added bonus, there is a huge pit and par out back, I'm assuming that's where the live bands play. Definitely return if not for the food alone, the atmosphere.

50% Off Certificates at these locations...
Sam's Bar-B-Cue
American, Barbecue
  » See All Austin Restaurant Coupons & Deals


Reviews of Similar Restaurants

Green Mesquite Bbq & More  4  out of 5 stars
Barbecue, Catering
 Service was great! We travelled from San Antonio just to eat lunch. We were a bit disapointed with the brisket (too dry and almost no taste). The ribs and sausage were good as were the pinto beans (just like my mom used to make them). The beer wa ...
Rudy's Bbq  2  out of 5 stars
Barbecue, Catering
 Rudy's flavor profile is simple: black pepper. So, if you tend to put black pepper on everything, then you'll love Rudy's. This place really took off after Texas became the alternate living choice for Californians. I lived in CA for a few years and ...
Smokey Js Barbeque  1  out of 5 stars
Barbecue, Catering
 waaaaaay too salty!! breakfast tacos are a total joke.
Mann's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que  5  out of 5 stars
Barbecue, Catering
 One of my top fave BBQ places, but the least expensive. Tasty, variety of choice, home-style sides, soft drinks in a bottle or fountain. This place is a throw-back to real BBQ of the 50s, before things became commercial. Brought one of my picky frien ...
Smokey Js Barbeque  1  out of 5 stars
Barbecue, Catering
 I'll get straight to the point... skip it. Just drive the extra quarter mile to Rudy's for BBQ. Everyone raves about J's fajita meat... skip it... drive the extra half mile to Flores. Breakfast tacos are a joke. The "ham" in the ham & egg tacos... it ...

  » Read More: Austin Restaurant Reviews