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Iron Works

) #33 of 3,136 Restaurants in Austin €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
+1 512-478-4855
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef ribs” (144 reviews)
“potato salad” (64 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is where the locals eat downtown. Neat casual setting. Made our Austin BQ trip complete.Brisket equals Franklin 's brisket. Moist and melts in your mouth. Pork ribs some of the best.Just right texture and taste. All sides were outstanding. Friendly staff. Rate #2 behind...More

Thank Jralph2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Originally had planned to try Bangers. Saw this on the way and had to stop. Great mac n cheese, corn on the cob and the Beef Brisket was on point. Pleasantly surprised, friendly staff, rustic atmosphere.

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here they serve good BBQ food. I had beef ribs, brisket and sausage. All were great, I especially love the tender brisket. The food, salad and white bread, is nothing special; one comes here for the meat.

Thank dutch g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. For me its a take out place...inside a bit basic. But Brisket is killer....price is right!!

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the sampler platter, beef brisket, sausage, and one beef rib. The sausage was very good, the rib was huge and very tender but I've had better. The brisket, however, was just wow--perhaps the best I've ever had!!! For my sides I had creamed...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told by numerous locals not to waste our time waiting in line at a few local BBQ joints with long lines of tourists (you know which places I'm talking about). They all pointed us to IWB which has been in Austin for 39...More

Thank yardranger
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Iron Works BBQ is very good but cannot garner a top rating. The beef brisket was excellent. Moist, tender, and with the right amount of smoke. The sausage on the other hand was dry with a metallic flavor that the sauce could not mask. I...More

Thank dgermer182
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very good food! Wife was so impressed with presentation of the fish she ordered. We will be back. Brewery samples were adequate, but not the best brewery I've been to.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

You order at the counter and collect everything, also beverages and go to the next counter to pay. I have been there four time while visiting Austin. I have ordered either ribs or brisket. First time was the best experience. This time brisket plate was...More

Thank Seppo H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I have to tell Niles that his old favourite restaurant in Austin would not even make the cut... This place is interesting and perhaps predictable. I recall the first visit when I was impressed with the briskets. They were tender, juicy and practically melted in...More

2  Thank Frasier_Niles
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24 October 2016|
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Response from kstuart | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I do not know. Was there again tonight for the brisket and it was very good. Wish I would have read this first and I would have asked for you. Cheers
Patricia D
19 October 2016|
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Response from lisalisa2u | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't think so, its more like fast food Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM Phone: (512) 478-4855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-4855
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