Some people may prefer combination plates of brisket, ribs, and other proteins to sate their barbecue cravings. However, at many Austin joints, barbecue sandwiches are the most efficient and flavorful pathways to meat coma bliss.
Here are nine of Austin's best barbecue sandwiches, from the iconic Tipsy Texan at Franklin Barbecue to the no-holds-barred behemoth at Slab BBQ to the brisket grilled cheese at Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue. This update includes choices at Interstellar Barbecue and LeRoy & Lewis Barbecue.
For more barbecue needs, look through Eater's picks for essential barbecue, new barbecue, breakfast and brunch barbecue, ribs, sides, desserts, and more. For other sandwiches that aren't necessarily filled with smoked meats, check out Eater's sandwich guide.
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With updates by Nadia Chaudhury.Read More