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Austin Restaurants

Ruby's BBQ

  • 512 W. 29th St. Map It
  • University of Texas
  • Barbecue

Updated 10/08/2014

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On a busy corner of the Drag (UT's commercial strip), this nuevo barbecue joint—which many locals consider among the best in town—has a deep list of menu options not found at old-school pits. The beef is trumpeted as all natural and hormone-free, but perhaps more important, it's tender, tasty, and perfectly juicy. Side dishes are vegetarian-friendly: two kinds of beans (black and BBQ), a couple of slaw options, potato salad, home fries, and collard greens. Also on

the menu are garden salads and a few Cajun dishes. There are daily chalkboard specials.

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512 W. 29th St., Austin, Texas, 78705, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations not accepted

Updated 10/08/2014


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