Texas Hill Country Barbecue and What You Need to Know

Everyone knows that barbecue in Texas is king. The Lonestar State perfected its craft of smoking meats, and it’s well known as one of the most popular styles in the country. So it goes without saying that you need to get a taste of Texas Hill Country barbecue during your trip to Wimberley. Whether you’re a fan of brisket, ribs, chicken, or sausage, you’ll find an incredible array of offerings here! A warning to all barbecue enthusiasts: this blog WILL make you hungry. 

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2 Fantastic Texas Hill Country Barbecue Establishments

Salt Lick BBQ

If you’re searching for authentic Texas Hill Country barbecue, look no further than Salt Lick BBQ. This establishment serves up mouthwatering barbecued meats the same way it always since 1967. The original restaurant is about a 30-minute drive from Wimberley, and it’s well worth every minute spent on the road. Try a rack of ribs (they offer beef, pork, and bison) or famous barbecue brisket along with some of their delicious sides. The menu is extensive, and portions are large, so arrive hungry and ready to eat! Salt Lick is cash-only, but there is an ATM on site in case you forget or don’t have enough with you. 

Creekside Cookers

You don’t have to travel far for a taste of delicious Texas Hill Country barbecue. Creekside Cookers is the newest place to grab your favorite barbecue staples in Wimberley. Their menu features classic plates with beef brisket, pulled pork, sausage, or turkey, specialty sandwiches, meat by the pound, and plenty of sides. Creekside Cookers is already a local favorite, so make sure you stop by for a taste of Texas Hill Country during your stay in our area.

Learn How to Become a Barbecue Master

Have you always wanted to become a master of the pit? Well, with a visit to one of our cooking classes, you can learn how to sharpen your skills in the kitchen and on the grill. The Blair House Inn BBQ Camp takes place throughout the year during a select number of specified dates. These three-day cooking experiences give you the necessary tools and recipes to take back to your home and recreate for your family and friends. Learn how to make Glazed Baby Back Pork Ribs, Smoked Beer-Can Chicken, Cedar Planked Salmon with Jerk Spice and Mango Avocado Salsa, and of course, Texas Brisket. You’ll find that the only thing better than Texas Hill Country barbecue is making it yourself!

Of course, we offer other classes with an emphasis Mediterranean, French, German, and Creole cuisines. Discover your inner chef with us and book one of our cooking school experiences today! 

Book Your Stay at Blair House InnBlair House Inn Main Lodge Dining Room

The Blair House Inn in Wimberley provides the ideal getaway to Texas Hill Country. Our luxurious accommodations include guestrooms, suites, and cottages. If you take a stroll across the beautiful property, you’ll find our spa, art gallery, and restaurant, where you can taste from an ever-changing menu of gourmet in-house creations. Dinners at Blair House Inn are the perfect complement to one of the cooking experiences in our kitchen. Hop in the car and head out to explore one of the many fantastic things to do in Texas Hill Country!

Book your stay with us and start planning your trip today! We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful Inn.