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Hog Heaven: Where to Feast on Austin's Finest Pulled Pork

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Austin is synonymous with barbecue. Usually that refers to the golden trio: brisket, ribs, and sausage, but people sometimes forget about the fourth — pulled pork. Slow-cooked, shredded pork drenched in sauce is the perfect meal to while away the summer days, either in its pure form or in a sandwich. Here's where to find the best pulled pork Austin has to offer.

—Nadia Chaudhury

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. La Barbecue

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2. Franklin Barbecue

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900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 653-1187
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3. Brown's Bar-B-que

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4. Freedmen's

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2402 San Gabriel St
Austin, TX 78705

Freedmen’s incredibly moist pulled pork is enhanced by its tangy sauce.

5. Blue Ox BBQ Truck

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1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741
(512) 537-2047
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6. Nutter Buster BBQ & Comfort

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1705-A FM 1626
Manchaca, TX 78652
(512) 903-9774
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Try the decadent grilled cheese with pulled pork -- made with Texas toast, of course.

7. RedStar Southern

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8. Slab BBQ

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1. La Barbecue

Austin, TX
[Photo: Meghan McCarron/EATX]

2. Franklin Barbecue

900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702
[Photo: Raymond Thompson/EATX]
900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702

3. Brown's Bar-B-que

Austin, TX 78704
[Photo: Jessie L./Yelp]

4. Freedmen's

2402 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705

Freedmen’s incredibly moist pulled pork is enhanced by its tangy sauce.

2402 San Gabriel St
Austin, TX 78705

5. Blue Ox BBQ Truck

1505 Town Creek Dr, Austin, TX 78741
[Photo: Heather S./Yelp]
1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741

6. Nutter Buster BBQ & Comfort

1705-A FM 1626, Manchaca, TX 78652

Try the decadent grilled cheese with pulled pork -- made with Texas toast, of course.

1705-A FM 1626
Manchaca, TX 78652

7. RedStar Southern

Austin, TX
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8. Slab BBQ

Austin, TX
[Photo: Annie-Lee T./Yelp]

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