clock menu more-arrow no yes
Hays County Bar-B-Que
Hays County Bar-B-Que
Robert J. Lerma/EATX

Filed under:

Hays County Barbeque, Saturday, 6 p.m.

Savor barbecue and music

Just outside of Austin is Hays Barbeque. The San Marcos barbecue joint, known for good smoked meats and equally as great fun times, is run by pitmaster Michael Hernandez, who bought it in 2007 with his wife. Before that? He knew nothing about barbecue—he previously worked in sales—but he quickly learned. And now, Hays is even listed in Texas Monthly's best barbecue list. Eater photographer Robert J. Lerma headed out Hays, formerly known as Woodys BBQ when it opened in 1984, to capture everything that makes for a perfect Lone Star Saturday: barbecue, fresh air, and live music, courtesy of Opie Hendricks and the Texas Tallboys.

Hays County Barbeque Robert J. Lerma/EATX
Barbecue from Hays County Barbeque Robert J. Lerma/EATX
Hays County Bar-B-Que Robert J. Lerma/EATX
Eater Guides

The Best Things the Eater Austin Team Ate and Drank This Week: Tacos and a Seeded Cream Cheese Croissant

Austin Restaurant Openings

Atlanta-Area Bubble Tea Shop Opens Truck in Austin

Eater Guides

What to Eat at the F1 Grand Prix 2021 in Austin

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Austin newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world