Terry Black's BBQ is Austin's premiere destination for legendary Texas barbecue. Get the answers to commonly asked questions below.

Do I need a reservation?

No, we do not take reservations. We're a market style, first come first serve restaurant. Drinks are available for purchase from our bar area while you wait in line!

Are you open today?

We're open 7 days a week and only closed on Thanksgiving day, Christmas day and the day after Christmas.

What are your hours of operation?

Check out our location page for up-to-date hours and location information.

What's the wait time right now?

On the weekdays and during peak dining hours, we move the line very quickly and rarely will you wait longer than 30 minutes. Wait times vary per day but on averages you can expect about a 15 minute wait! On weekends, the line will be long but it will move very fast. The longest wait will typically be 30-45 minutes and very rarely at an hour. We're pride ourselves on speed and efficiency, and doubly so on the weekends when we're fully staffed!

How should I place a to go order?

All orders must be placed online via our Pre-Order page. We do not take orders over the phone.

Can I just order a sandwich to go?

Unfortunatley we don't sell small sandwich orders to go. If you have a bulk sandwich order inquiry (20+ sandwiches), please email us and we'll promptly get back with you.

Do you use any food delivery apps?


Can I get food delivered?

Not currently. We are evaluating partnerships with 3rd party delivery companies and will update our delivery options when we find the right partner.

Do you accept credit cards?

We accept all major credit cards and cash. No IOUs.

Do you allow dogs?

Yes! Our patio is welcome to all dogs on a leash.

Can we BYOB?

No, but we offer a wide variety of adults beverages onsite.

Do you have parking onsite?

Yes, parking is free in our lot but is for guests only. We ask that once you're done with your meal and leaving the property that you take your vehicle with you.

Do you offer gift cards?

E-gift cards can be purchased via the link in the top right corner of our website homepage. Physical gift cards must be purchased onsite. We do not ship physical gift cards.