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Ruby's BBQ

512 W 29th St, Austin, Texas 78705 USA

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Open Now
Fri 11a-11p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms

“Amazing BBQ in Austin, TX”

Ruby’s BBQ offers real pit-smoked barbecue with both traditional and non-traditional sides, as well as Cajun and vegetarian inspired dishes. Our beef brisket is steroid- and hormone-free. We hope you enjoy the good food! Ruby’s opened in November of 1988 in a year marked by a poor economy in Austin. Our mission was to bring good, homemade food to the University of Texas area and the blues folks frequenting Antone’s, and yet maintain a modest price. This is not an easy task, given the meat intensive focus of our menu. Through the years we have evolved; and the menu has grown with the addition of salads, tacos, Cajun food, vegetarian items, and soup and side dish specials. Our eclectic clientele from the UT area, Hyde Park, West Austin, “Q” addicts from South Austin, musicians, film aficionados, and many international visitors have encouraged us to expand the menu. (Make sure to check out our many photos and autographs while at the restaurant!) Despite the growth, we have tried to maintain our down home BBQ roots, which have always been greatly nurtured by the Antone’s blues folks. We are proud to serve ya’ll. Watch for more variety in the future! Sun.though Thursday II:00 am til 11:00pm ,Fri and Sat 11:00 am til Midnight

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Anna Hider

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February 18, 2016
Rated 4.0

This is a good place to come with a few friends who're down to split. Order your meat by the pound (or half pound, or fourth pound) and grab some sides-- mac and cheese and creamed corn. Oh, and since this is a BBQ joint, you have to get banana pudding for dessert :)

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Ruby's BBQ

512 W 29th St
Austin, Texas
78705 USA

Hours

Open now until 11:00 pm
  • Mon - Fri: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sun, Sat: 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
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