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Salt Lick

147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien County 97048, Taiwan
+886 3 833 2592
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (66 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien County 97048, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, food came out different intervals. The last brisket dish for my daughter came out at the end when I was almost done with my Rib eye steak. The steak was so good though, the whole family enjoyed the steak with me while they...More

Thank davidlro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This might be up your alley of you are missing your fix of american BBQ. It offers standard American fare such as burgers, onion rings, and poutine, washed down with local and international beers. My food was tasty. The service was friendly and attentive. The...More

Thank ViajesyVino
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Their taste of music is definetely good! And not loudly. The restaurant owner ask for our order personally himself so that's very nice of him. And the staff are nice as well. They have many selections. We had salad with solmon, and kansas steak. Both...More

Thank Hasan K
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in and enjoying the food. We hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Frankly to say, the tasty doesn't same as I have had in buffalo and montreal. Only the portion of dishes are quite enough so that you won't worry about that you would starve when you finish their meals. The pictures I ordered as below.

2  Thank chienwinston
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My second time visiting hualien this year. This time went for the ribs and they were good. A little bit of resistance but able to pull the bone out clean too. I think a different sauce then the pulled pork but they were both good....More

Thank Danielle L
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback. We hope see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We went to the Salt Lick for lunch. The restaurant is air conditioned, which ptovided welcome relief from the heat of the day. We had the spicey pulled pork and the beef brisket sandwiches with fries. The portions were generour, the meat had great barbecue...More

1  Thank MRichardson2014
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thanks for stopping by and enjoying the pulled pork and brisket :)

Reviewed 22 October 2017

We didn't feel like Taiwanese beef noodle or dumplings after getting caught in the a typhoon on our way to Hualien from Taipei, so we went to Salt Lick for some proper protein. The steaks were on the pricey side, so we each went for...More

1  Thank NatalieHoang
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Natalie, thanks for the review. We're glad you found us and enjoyed all our protein :)

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This is by far the most disappointed I've been in a restaurant. The food looks great and with the high prices, you trust that you'll love what you'll get. The food quality is really low, if any. My friend even sent his back to the...More

Thank Luyandza D
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

We cut our french fries every day from whole potatoes and they're cooked skin-on. This group was quite vocal about their surprise of our style of fries, which is our most popular side dish. We happily took them off the bill. We were a bit...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very delicious food, I ordered the beef brisket sandwich and the taste was amazing . However the onion rings were a bit oily for my taste.

Thank Hamid A
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for coming and enjoying the brisket. We'll keep an eye on the onion rings.

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I felt compelled to share this glowing endorsement from my seven year old Son. During dinner my Son exclaimed "I think this is the best meal I've had in my life". Ha, he clearly enjoyed the beef brisket and ate all the beef and most...More

1  Thank belinda292015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien County 97048, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Hualien County
  • Phone Number: +886 3 833 2592
  • E-mail
American owned and operated smoked barbecue restaurant and pub. Our three specialty dishes are Carolina pulled pork, Kansas City baby back ribs and Texas beef brisket. All of our sauces and sides are made in-house. We also have draught beer and a good selection of whiskies. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Open late.
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