Ronnie’s BBQ

211 US-281
Johnson City, TX 78636

Phone: (830) 868-7553
Hours: Tues-Sat 6am - 3pm

Opened 1985
Pitmaster Ronnie Weiershausen
Method Oak in a direct heat pit

TMBBQ Rating: 4


April 15, 2016

Ronnie Weiershausen is a rare breed. Although most every barbecue joint out there is using an offset smoker or a rotisserie, Weiershausen still prefers the old-fashioned way of burning oak logs down to coals to feed the pits at Ronnie’s BBQ in Johnson City. The smell of fat dripping onto the hot coals perfumes the gravel parking lot, and even the highway just beyond it if the wind is just right. It’s the smell of direct-heat…