(Last Updated On: March 8, 2024)


Iron Works BBQ has one of the most welcoming laid-back patios in Austin and has been a favorite since 1978. Whether it’s in the back or on top of the roof, it feels like home with the picnic tables laden with gingham tablecloths. The food? In a city which is receiving national attention for its BBQ, their Ribs and Sausage can compete against the best and have set the standard for true Texas Barbecue for decades.

TIP:  Lunch and Dinner Mon-Sat. Carry Out, Delivery and Catering Available. Meat, Sauces and Seasonings can be bought online. Reservations via Open Table.
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Rainey Street is one of the coolest areas of Austin to hang out for a long lasting evening of live music, eats and drinks.  A favorite among college students late at night, the street is filled with different forms of bars, food trucks, a hotel and restaurants.  It doesn’t matter what you’re looking for in a foodie adventure, you’ll find it here, and it’s just a quarter mile down the street from Iron Works.


100 Red River Street, Downtown Austin.



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