Guess Family Barbecue

Located in front of Bare Arms Brewing, 2515 LaSalle Ave.


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Hours: 11 a.m. to sellout Fridays and Saturdays.

Price: $-$$ (see guide)

Takeout: Customers can phone in advance meat orders by Wednesday and get a $2/pound discount

Alcohol: No

On the menu: Brisket, pork spare ribs, beef and pork sausage, chicken and pulled pork, sold by the half-pound; sides of cole slaw, beans, Mexican street corn-on-the-cob, tomato salad or cheese grits, depending on availability.

Good to know: Meat and side dishes all locally sourced. Meat and sides cooked over a fire, not stove or oven.

Restaurant origin: Texas native Reid Guess, trained at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and former pitmaster of Lambert’s in Austin, opened his food truck in January, 2017 after moving his family to the Waco area.

Price guide: $ — main dishes less than $10; $$ — $10 to $20; $$$ — more than $20.