From Our Editors
The premier destination for awesome brisket, Up in Smoke BBQ in Abbott is one of the area's top-rated restaurants. Not interested in the brisket? They have a menu with plenty of options. Expect a pleasant waitstaff and outstanding service that makes the visit worth it.
Thanks to its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when the Texas weather is cooperating. No specific attire is required, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably. Also, in addition to its low prices, this won't exactly be the place to earn credit card points (it's cash-only). In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
At some point, everyone should try the ribs, the sausage, or the beans, since all three will impress. In terms of the restaurant itself, if you're looking for the perfect spot for a get-together between family or friends, it's been reviewed as a great local option for both big groups and families with kids.
Specializing in both lunch and dinner, Up in Smoke BBQ definitely won't leave you disappointed. The food, in general, is "delicious" and "great." Specifically, the meat is proclaimed to be "nice." Also, its plate is known to be "delicious," while the flavor is "nice." Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.