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Prause Market

253 W Travis St, La Grange, TX 78945-2622
+1 979-968-3259
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“potato salad” (11 reviews)
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“old school” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
253 W Travis St, La Grange, TX 78945-2622
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is as down home country style as it gets. Some of the most flavorful, tasty, tender open pit BBQ you going to get. Great sides too plus even homestyle chili piquin pepper sauce on a special place in the dining area where you can...More

2  Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in today for our rookie visit. Reminded me of shopping with my Grandmother in the meat market many years ago. We enjoyed the brisket and sausage. Highly recommend both. My wife also enjoyed the macaroni salad and I devoured the mustard potato salad. We...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to pick up brisket and sausage for friends in Austin first and It was so good I stopped again to pick Up for friends in Cat Springs. This is an old school meat market that has great minimalist style barbecue. By that I...More

1  Thank Charles M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This small eating area tucked in behind the meat market counters is filled with long benches and tables.....fits just right with the very tasty, although not fancy, food that is served. Had some of the best brisket I have had along with potato salad that...More

1  Thank Byronmary
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Prause's is a meat market that "also" makes barbeque -- although that is the big draw. No frills -- paper plates, and picnic tables to sit at, but the barbecue is "to die for" -- its fun to stand in line at about 11:00 a.m....More

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The brisket is quality beef, cooked very good and has a very good taste. I like mine to have a little more smoke flavor but I was not disappointed at all. The sausage is freaking awesome. The service and atmosphere is true to Texas! In...More

Thank Mikethedaytripper
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Like a lot of old time Texas meat markets, they cook barbecue for lunch. Better get there before 12:30 as they typically sell out. Don't expect anything fancy or hokey decor because there ain't any. You walk up to the counter, order, and then take...More

Thank valcron
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

When in the mood for great sausage, it's worth the nearly two hour drive each way! Always friendly service and the food is amazing!!!! There pan sausage makes is excellent for breakfast tacos. And the short links and pork/beef sausage are perfect on the grill....More

Thank bgsbny927
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The sausages are the greatest. We will go there and buy 10 links and bring the 2 hour drive home and enjoy. Such a pleasant place to shop for meat.

1  Thank Marjorie F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is an old time real Texas BBQ place where the emphasis is on the meat. The building is tired and old and the facilities simple. The BBQ is top notch and its a fun place to go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
5:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 W Travis St, La Grange, TX 78945-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  La Grange
  • Phone Number: +1 979-968-3259
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