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austin area bbq
Here is a map of some awesome BBQ joints in the Austin area. You have options close to downtown, as well as options that would make a nice little day trip while you are in town.
You really can't go wrong with any of the stops on this list - they are all rock solid. But BBQ is diverse even in Central Texas. Maybe you like a more peppery bark or you are really into sausage made in-house or you want a Tex-Mex twist. You have lots of options here.
For a more detailed description of the stops on this map, check out the short write-ups below.
ENJOY YOUR TIME IN AUSTIN!