Testimonials

A word from our happy
(and full) customers.

"Stopped at Southside BBQ while passing through Elgin, easily the best meal on my Texas Trip! Elgin is famous for their Smoked "Hot" Sausage - it lived up to expectations. Several combos available, which allowed me to try Brisket as well. Must-stop if you make the drive from Houston - Austin!"

Geoff, TripAdvisor Review
Elgin, TX

"Delicious! I had the brisket loaded baked potato which is a meal in itself. Brisket was perfectly cooked and the staff were very patient and friendly for us being first time visitors."

Kee, Yelp Review
Suitland, MD

“Southside Market and Barbecue is a must stop when traveling through Bastrop. The meats are moist and flavorful. Every side dish is great. The plates have generous servings. We have found the staff to be friendly and attentive. Casual dining at its best.”

Edna, TripAdvisor Review
Jourdanton, TX

"We've come here for years. Its world renowned. Their fire has been burning longer than I am old."

Ray R., Yelp Review
San Antonio, TX

  • "I recently ordered a sausage sampler and some of the sausage wrapped jalapenos to be shipped to my friend in Ohio for his annual picnic. Most folks in Ohio don't like spicy foods, but that sausage and those jalapenos were the hit of the BBQ. Thanks for the quality products."

    Frank M.
    Ohio

  • "I visit family in Elgin at least once a year always stop buy at least twice to bring me back home memories excellent tasting original sausage and kids love the brisket, love the crackers too great customer service I'll be back."

    Sylvia O.
    Plano, TX

  • There’s a reason why Southside Market sells millions of pounds of these Homemade Elgin Sausages per year. It’s amazing – very meaty, juicy and well seasoned! And I love the spicy kick.

    Perfectly seasoned, very tender and fatty, the lamb ribs are a must eat here, especially since lamb ribs are not easily found in other BBQ joints to begin with.

    Raymond Cua – TravelingFoodie.net
    Toronto, Canada

  • "Best sausage I've ever had. "

    Bachmeyer Family
    Huntsville, AL

  • "I drove 40 miles to try Southside & I'll be a regular customer from now on."

    Christian
    Liberty Hill, TX

  • “Staff members very friendly and good to the customer. Very happy. The BBQ rocks."

    Kevin
    Elgin, TX

  • “Excellent customer service. Great environment, been customers for years."

    Erika
    Dime Box, TX

  • “Great Sausage, friendly counter service, perfectly marbled Brisket"

    Tim
    Houston, TX

  • “We love your Sausage, Brisket, & Ribs, very tasty, juicy & delicious."

    Fran
    Austin, TX

  • “The BBQ was delicious & the services was great! We will definitely come again with the entire family."

    Puentes Family
    San Marcos, TX

  • “Chopped beef is amazing & staff is friendly plus Blue Bell."

    Brooks
    Round Rock, TX

  • “Service is good & friendly & BBQ is wonderful. We've been customers for 40+ years"

    Fay
    Elgin, TX

  • “Sausage is fantastic, great customer service."

    Rachel
    Round Rock, TX

  • “Love the sausage, beans & eating off butcher paper."

    Debi
    Round Rock, TX

  • “Good customer service. Plus we have been loyal customers for generations."

    Vee
    Kyle, TX

  • "Have been coming here for 40 years. Parents brought us as kids."

    Kevin
    Holland, TX

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