John Mueller Meat Co.
Method: Oak; indirect-heat pit
Pitmaster: John Mueller
Pro-tip: John may yell at you. Don't take it personally.
Hours: Daily 10:30 till meat runs out (usually early afternoon)
Year Opened: 2013
Last updated: May 13, 2013
If there’s a dark prince of Texas barbecue, it’s probably John Mueller, the famously irascible, hugely talented, at times erratic master of meat who left his family’s legendary joint—Louie Mueller Barbecue, in Taylor—and set out on his own in 2001 with John Mueller’s B-B-Q, on Austin’s East Side. By 2003, that joint had acquired both […]
You may remember last October when John Mueller was shut out of his well-regarded JMueller BBQ trailer on South First Street in Austin. He wasn’t happy about it, to say the least, but stayed quiet, plotting his return. That return will occur in just two weeks, and for smoked meat lovers everywhere, let’s hope it’s a […]