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Best Barbeque in Cedar Park, TX

Low and slow, that’s the secret of the finest barbeque. And while every pitmaster has their own special blend of peach wood and hickory, and smoking technique, there’s no denying that juicy and succulent BBQ takes time.

Fortunately for residents of Cedar Park, the city is home to some of the best BBQ in Texas. From baby back ribs and pork shoulders, to brisket, chicken, and beef ribs, BBQ in Cedar Park is serious business. Here’s a look at some great BBQ restaurants in Cedar Park.

With a dozen locations around Texas and two in Cedar Park, Smokey Mo’s BBQ is a local favorite. With a menu of daily specials and private catering services available, Smokey Mo’s serves a wide variety of meat plates. They also sell brisket, ribs, and BBQ turkey by the pound, as well as breakfast tacos. And beyond a traditional selection of smoked meats, Smokey Mo’s is known for their “Chopped Baker,” a huge baked potato loaded with chopped BBQ beef, cheese, onions, butter, and sour cream.

Big Cat BBQ is another Cedar Park staple. Opened by an award-winning barbeque competition team, Big Cat prides itself on its use of pecan wood to infuse sweet and smoky flavors into their ribs and brisket. Weekends are particularly busy at Big Cat, as they offer game-day specials prior to University of Texas Longhorns football games.

Open seven days a week, J&J Barbeque and Burgers is known for more than just their BBQ. It’s actually the fried chicken plate that is among their most popular items. And beyond their meat plates and combos, J&J also offers an all-you-can eat menu, available daily after 5 p.m. Yes, that’s all the sausage, brisket, and a third meat of your choice, you can possibly handle in one sitting.

Away from the dine-in scene, Sibil’s Ribs-N-More solely focuses on catering services. Combining BBQ staples like brisket and pulled pork, with soul food flavors, Sibil’s also offers Mexican, Italian, and Cajun options. And while the variety is nice, it really comes down to the pork ribs.

Beyond the great traditional Texas BBQ restaurants in Cedar Park, there are also some international barbeque flavors available. Gangnam Zip serves Korean-style barbeque meats in Cedar Park. Gone are the sweet and tangy sauces of American BBQ, replaced by flavors like bulgogi and galbi. Korean barbeque is among the world’s finest, so once in a while, it’s a nice change from the heavier and thicker cuts of Texas BBQ.

Of course, Cedar Park, and the surrounding areas, is home to many, many more great barbeque restaurants. But these notable eateries are a great place to start when attempting to sample all the best BBQ in Cedar Park, Texas.

Altis Lakeline

Favorite Things to do Within Walking Distance of Altis Lakeline

Despite previous common beliefs, it really can be all play and no work when you live at Altis Lakeline. Located right in the center of the fun in Cedar Park, Texas, Altis Lakeline is within walking distance of the cities most fun explorations. With summer coming up now is the perfect time to head out on the weekends or after work to walk around and explore your neighborhood. But where to start with all this fun? Here are a few of our favorites around us. These are our favorite things to do within walking distance of Altis Lakeline.


Unleash your inner child at Jumpstreet. With mechanical bulls, wall to wall trampolines and games galore, we promise it’s fun for all ages. Bonus? It’s across the street from Altis Lakeline. Photo via Jumpstreet.


Pluckers Wing Bar

Sometimes you just gotta wing it. Pluckers is local, delicious and they have beer and TV to kick back and watch while you enjoy your afternoon. After your meal you can take a scenic walk back home and take in the rest of the community. Photo via Yelp user Sara R.


Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline

Every Saturday Lakeline is abuzz with fresh produce, good times and Texas sunshine at Texar Farmers Market at Lakeline. Just steps away from Altis Lakeline this is one of our weekend musts. Photo via


Whether you’re looking to head out for a jumping good time at Jumpstreet or you’re looking for fresh Texas produce to create a Sunday brunch for you and your friends at Altis Lakeline, the neighborhood we live in at Cedar Park is the perfect place to live how you want.