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Try the Best BBQ Fredericksburg has to Offer at Cranky Frank's BBQ

Cranky Frank’s BBQ

Serving up some of the best BBQ Fredericksburg TX has to offer, Cranky Frank’s BBQ has been featured in both Texas Monthly & National Geographic. In a small, unassuming blue building, you fill find casual seating and an outdoor picnic-style area. What’s lacking in décor is more than made up for in food quality and portion sizes. Eating a meal at this establishment means you will definitely not walk away hungry.

Enjoy Some of the Best BBQ in Fredericksburg TX

Cranky Frank’s is well-known for their marbled BBQ brisket plates, with heaping portions and perfectly moist meat. The ribs are another favorite, with tender meat falling easily off the bone. Order your meat at the counter, where all options are smoked with mesquite and include pickles, onions, peppers, bread, and sauce. Choose from their original or German styled barbeque sauce. Other meat options on offer include sausage, chicken, pork, and chopped beef. Select two sides or heap a plate full of all of the sides you desire from the self-serving side order bar. You will feel like you’re at a backyard barbeque with dishes such as potato salad, corn, coleslaw, and green beans piled high on your plate.

Enjoy your meal in the outdoor eating area or take it to go and continue into downtown Fredericksburg where you can enjoy your barbeque in the grassy areas and pavilions of Marktplatz (Market Square).

Planning Your Excursion

Cranky Frank’s BBQ is located just south of downtown Fredericksburg at 1679 US Highway 87 S. If you’re coming into Fredericksburg from the San Antonio area, you will pass right by Cranky Frank’s on your way into town. They are open for lunch Tuesday-Sunday 11:00am-2:00pm and are closed on Monday. They often sell out, in which case they may close earlier.

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At Absolute Charm Luxury Accommodations, we have a wide variety of vacation rentals for your stay in the Texas Hill Country or Fredericksburg area. From cozy cabins and renovated historic homes to modern luxury farmhouses, we have many options to suit your preferences. We are in the know about all of the best places to stay and things to do in the area and want to make sure you feel at home on your Fredericksburg retreat. Please contact us at 830-997-2749 or via email at with any questions about our vacation rentals or the Fredericksburg area. We look forward to booking your stay with us and helping you plan your ideal Fredericksburg getaway!

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