According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of fare and beer at Cranky Frank's Barbeque Company in Fredericksburg.
Centered around a wide range of meats slow-cooked over mesquite wood coals, the menu at Cranky Frank's Barbeque Company bursts at the creases with flavor and smoky goodness. Stultify a bout of hunger or furnish uncomfortable silence with a pork, sausage, or specialty chopped-beef plate ($8.29), accompanied by all-you-can-ingest sides such as pinto beans, potato salad, chocolate pudding, coleslaw, green beans, and whole-kernel corn. Or, send an adventurous brisket sandwich ($5.75) down a cold, sugary flume of sweet tea ($2.50). Cranky Frank's also whips up an imaginative stuffed baked potato, its steamy insides suffused with butter, sour cream, barbecue sauce, and cheese ($6.49).
- So many people have different standards as to what good BBQ is, but they take the cake! The side dishes are just like mom, or better yet, grandma makes...If you want no nonsense down home cooking this is the place to go! – Stylist, TripAdvisor
- Delightfully seasoned, only a tad bit smoky, and pleasingly tender, those were some of the best ribs I've had in central Texas. Service behind the counter was friendly – Israel D., Yelp
1679 Hwy. 87 S
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624Get Directions