Franklin Barbecue is a barbecue restaurant located in Austin, Texas. The restaurant has sold out of brisket every day since its establishment. Franklin Barbecue moved to a brick and mortar location in 2011. In 2014, Texas Monthly listed the restaurant on its list of "the 50 Best BBQ Joints in the World."
In May 2015, Franklin Barbecue owner Aaron Franklin was awarded a James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Southwest. He is the only chef who specializes in barbecue to ever be nominated, or receive, the award.