Texas Barbecue Week specials in Austin and Central Texas 

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Kreuz Market will serve a choice of two meats and two sides with a drink, sliced dill pickles, onions, cheese, bread, and crackers (does not include prime rib) for $12. (Jay Janner AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Kreuz Market will serve a choice of two meats and two sides with a drink, sliced dill pickles, onions, cheese, bread, and crackers (does not include prime rib) for $12. (Jay Janner AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Kreuz Market will serve a choice of two meats and two sides with a drink, sliced dill pickles, onions, cheese, bread, and crackers (does not include prime rib) for $12. (Jay Janner AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Every day of the year seems to be some trumped-up National Such-and-Such Food Stuff Day. The fake holidays are marketing gimmicks propped up by various organizations, but Texas Barbecue Week (with proceeds benefiting  Foodways Texas)? We can get behind that.

Our friends over at TMBBQ (led by Daniel Vaughn) and Shiner Bock teamed for the third annual Texas Barbecue Week, and they got barbecue joints around the state to participate. Below are specials being run by Central Texas barbecue restaurants. (Head to this link for the statewide list, and check out austin360.com/barbecue for my Top 10 Austin barbecue spots from 2014.)

The Original Black’s Barbecue
Lockhart
Brisket, pork ribs, sausage, pinto beans, potato salad, and tea
$15.64

City Meat Market
Giddings
Brisket, potato salad, beans, bread, and sauce
$10

Cranky Frank’s Barbeque Company
Fredericksburg
Brisket plate with side-order bar
$12.29

Hay’s Co. Bar-B-Que and Catering
San Marcos
Brisket and sausage plate
$9.99

Kreuz Market
Lockhart
Choice of two meats and two sides with a drink, sliced dill pickles, onions, cheese, bread, and crackers (does not include prime rib)
$12

La Barbecue
Austin
La Frito sandwich: chopped brisket, chipotle slaw, sliced jalapeños, shredded cheese, and Fritos on a bun
$12.75

Louie Mueller Barbecue
Taylor
Three-meat plate: Brisket, sausage, spare rib, two sides, and a drink
$15.99

Micklethwait Craft Meats
Austin
Romanouskas Reuben
$8

Opie’s Barbecue
Spicewood
Three-meat, two-sides, cobbler, and a  drink
$13

Smitty’s Market
Lockhart
BBQ meal and drink for one
$10.75 + tax

Snow’s BBQ
Lexington
Pork shoulder steak
$10/pound

Southside Market & Barbeque
Bastrop
½ pork steak, brisket, sausage, and two sides
$13.99

Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew
Austin
Two links sausage, two pork ribs, two sides, and chocolate banana pudding|
$17

Zimmerhanzel’s BBQ
Smithville
Extra meat plate: choice of any two meats, beans, two additional sides, sauce, pickle, onion, bread, and a large tea or lemonade
$12

In addition to those specials, Austin-based delivery app Favor jumped on board and is offering the following deals (download the app to take advantage of the deals, delivery and processing fees apply):

Slab BBQ : Free side with the purchase of a BBQ Sandwich

Lone Star BBQ : 10% off every Favor order

Rollin Smoke BBQ : Free homemade banana pudding with order (while supplies last)

Black’s BBQ : Free soda with each purchase of Classic BBQ


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