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Stubbs Bar-b-q
3.5 stars (2 ratings)

(512) 480-8341

801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

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Barbecue, Deli/Sandwich/Subs, Catering

April 26, 2003 @ 10:15 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Fort Worth, TX
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!!!
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Austin, TX
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.

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Avg Rating: 4  out of 5 stars

Number of Reviews: 2

April 26, 2003 @ 10:15 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Fort Worth, TX
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!!!
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Austin, TX
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.
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April 26, 2003 @ 10:15 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Fort Worth, TX
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!!!
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Austin, TX
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.