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Here's Who Made Texas Monthly's Top 10 BBQ for 2017

Texas is known for its smoky and delectable barbecue. But which eatery is really the best in the state? If you're itching to try out some of the Lone Star State's best briskets, you're in luck. Texas Monthly just released their Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas list for 2017. The top 10 from their list include some impressive newcomers and a few old favorites. To see all the restaurants that made the list, read the article over at Texas Monthly.

10. TRUTH Barbecue

Brenham's quaint barbecue joint cooks up ribs, turkey and more until it sells out each day.

9. Evie Mae's Pit Barbeque

This Wolfforth eatery has only been around a year, but its delicious ribs and tasty brisket have quickly made it a town staple.

8. Micklethwait Craft Meats

Located in a quaint trailer on Rosewood Avenue in Austin, Micklethwait Craft Meats offers up an array of specialty meats, including beef rib and homemade sausages.

7. CorkScrew BBQ

Take a day trip to Old Town Spring and snag the beef rib, smoked chicken or tender pork before it sells out.

6. Tejas Chocolate Craftory

This unique Tomball eatery combines juicy, delicious barbecue with decadent and one-of-a-kind desserts.

5. Louie Mueller Barbecue


Open since 1949, Louie Mueller Barbecue has been serving up perfectly smoked beef and sausage to multiple generations of meat lovers.

4. Bodacious Bar-B-Q


With a brisket that's smoked up to 26 hours, it's hard to beat the taste of this revitalized Central Texas family business.

3. CattleAck Barbeque

Located in Dallas, this charming eatery has been serving up fall-off-the-bone meats since 2010.

2. Franklin Barbecue

Known for its great taste, long lines and sometimes celebrity clientele, Franklin BBQ has become a top tourist stop in Austin.

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1. Snow's

If you haven't visited Lexington's renowned bbq spot, you've missed out on the incredible meats that 80-year-old pitmaster Tootsie smokes up each day.

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