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Smitty's or Black's?

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We're heading to Lockhart today for some BBQ and need to know if we should choose Smitty's or Black's. Any opinions?

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  1. I like Black's for brisket and Smitty's for ribs, sausage, and atmosphere. I sometimes prefer the ribs at Kreuz market. Others hate the Smitty's ribs because they are sauced. People also get excited about the prime rib and pork chops at both Smitty's and Kreuz, but I tend to enjoy the brisket and pork ribs, respectively, more than the higher-end meats. These and every other possible facet of the Lockhart experience have been endlessly debated here, so you should be able to turn up lots of good info. But I think it will be hard to go wrong.

    1. I gotta go with Black's. Really, really great 'que.

      1. That's a loaded question on this board. You'll probably want to go to both if you are going out there.

          1. Blacks has the best brisket. Smitty's has better sausage. Kreuz's ribs are better, but for those, you are better off going to City Market in Luling.

            Short answer? Both. Better answer: 3 places!