Everyone knows, in Texas... we LOVE our BBQ! Austin has many amazing BBQ spots and everyone has their favorites, if we listed them all it would be a list wayyyy too long to put in this article so we have compiled a list of OUR favorite BBQ joints around Austin to try in 2015


If you haven't tried Franklin's BBQ, you have got to go stand in the famous 2 hour + line to get some of this deliciousness! Just ask President Obama... he came, he tried and he LOVED that yummy BBQ. They open at 11 am until SOLD OUT and they do sell out too! Awesome brisket, ribs, pulled pork, sausage, and turkey. Where to find? Franklin's is located in East Austin, North of the river. 900 E. 11th St. 512-653-1187, www.franklinbarbecue.com


When you think of a quality, sit-down BBQ in north Austin, you should think of Stiles Switch BBQ. All the quality of other BBQ joints without the wait--what more could you ask for? The service and food are worth the trip. Oh, and you don't have to stand in line for 2 hours! Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, named after the historic 1800s I. & G. N. railroad stop Stiles Switch, Texas. Check the beef ribs and brisket if you like falling off the bone melt in your mouth BBQ. Where to find? 6610 N. Lamar Blvd. in the Violet Crown Shopping Center. 512-380-9199, www.stilesswitchbbq.com


County Line BBQ is a great place to relax and entertain friends. The portions are huge and delicious and the Mexican Martini is delicious. There is PLENTY of seating, a huge deck and mouth watering ribs and sausage. If you get there early enough you can get a seat overlooking the water and kick back for a while. Where to find? County Line is located on Lake Austin On the Lake at 5204 RM 2222 and On the Hill at 6500 Bee Cave Road www.countyline.com


The atmosphere is really what makes this place. This isn't just a BBQ joint... this is a destination, It is such a good place to hang out with friends and family. Come out and bring a cooler or buy your beer there. Make sure you have plenty of time to enjoy this place. Now that I have that out of the way... let's talk about the grub! The BBQ is just melt in your mouth yummy, the sides are amazing! I would highly recommend this place. Where to find? The Salt Lick I am talking about is located in Driftwood but there is also a location in Round Rock. In Driftwood at 18300 FM 1826. 512-858-4959, www.saltlickbbq.com


Personally, if my family and I are going out to eat BBQ in Austin 9 times out of 10 we go to Iron Works BBQ. I love the ribs, potato salad and course the downtown Austin location. This place has been in Austin since 1978 and has seen building come in and tower around it and it still stands! Where to find? Iron works BBQ is located in Downtown Austin. 100 Red River St. 478-4855, www.ironworksbbq.com.