Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew

6610 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757

Phone: 512-380-9199
Hours: Sun & Tue-€“Thur 11-€“9, Fri & Sat 11-€“10
Twitter: @StilesSwitchBBQ

Opened 2011
Pitmaster Lance Kirkpatrick
Method Post oak; indirect-heat pit
Pro Tip Ask for your Thorndale sausage "dry," meaning smoked longer.

TMBBQ Rating: 4

Texas Monthly BBQ Top 50


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This place does a great job on their brisket and probably has the best smoked turkey.
Butchkluth @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2016-01-31 00:44:19
Friday means Notorious R.I.B. seems like a novelty item, but surprisingly good. give it a try.
oddsfoe @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-09-11 19:54:38
We went late in the day so they were sold out of some things. The brisket and turkey were incredibly moist. Best turkey that I had in a very long time!!! The chocolate and banana pudding is to die for!
Jimmy Olivares @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-09-06 23:29:25
Diablo sandwich was a good choice
oddsfoe @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-08-12 17:40:51
Excellent brisket and spicy sausage,and the sides are distinctly better than your typical BBQ fare. I will be back!
Dennis LaCroix @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-06-21 19:01:24
Aggies get a free koozie! Pork ribs were awesome. Incredible flavor and smoke, clung to the bone but super tender. Brisket was a smidge dry, but had a great smoke ring and good peppery crust. Thorndale sausage is peppery and house made. Bit of a kick, but a bit mushy for my personal preference.
Scott Jarvis @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-06-16 17:13:44
A little holiday weekend feast..we told ours to go & the brisket uncut to maintain moisture---it was perfect, great bark and pepper taste to the melt in your mouth brisket. But the special surprise today were the pork ribs. Don't miss the potatoe salad, some secret ingredient (blue cheese? Sour cream?) makes it exceptional. & while it doesn't need it, the sauce is perfect--better than Louis Mueller's, which has been my long time favorite. Highly recommend.
blackska @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-05-25 05:30:51
Fantastic three meat with double brisket and thorn dale sausage and double corn casserole this place deserves a great spot on the list place is @ Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, 2015-04-17 23:37:51
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May 14, 2013

This place comes with rock-solid credentials: The pitmaster, Lance Kirkpatrick, worked under Bobby Mueller at Taylor’s Louie Mueller Barbecue for nine years. Following that, he briefly succumbed to the lure of a fine-dining kitchen, but last year Austin entrepreneur Shane Stiles beckoned Kirkpatrick to the pits once again. We’re grateful he did. Only a year after taking over the corner of a little shopping center, Kirkpatrick seems to have the hang of his surroundings. A…

February 5, 2012

Austin has traditionally been a jumping off point for barbecue trips to famous towns like Lockhart, Luling, Taylor, and Llano. Great barbecue seems to surround Austin, but the city has been getting a reputation of its own as a barbecue destination. Some have even started to question if there’s a need to trek the forty-five minutes from Austin to Lockhart. Franklin Barbecue started these questions, and the Austin crowd got louder after John Mueller’s return….