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The County Line on the Lake

5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
+1 512-346-3664
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef ribs” (48 reviews)
“potato salad” (37 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First there was no one to greet and seat us ..We wandered around for a bit when we were finally seated ..great table by the window....The food was great ..large ribs with plenty of meat and the sides were good also ....The service not so...More

Thank nursejudy2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed an afternoon meal of the rear patio with family. First things first, for dessert we had Banana Pudding Ice Cream. I think it is a Blue Bell special ice cream. We enjoyed the traditional sides of coleslaw, potato salad, cream corn and BBQ...More

Thank JRFord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight's meal was most disappointing. The brisket was either cold or lukewarm at best, fresh out of the kitchen. The sausages were hard to cut, telling me they had been heated too long. It was really mediocre at best. Too Bad It Was Lukewarm Food...More

Thank PrimoBeer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is incredible. We had an hour wait on a gorgeous evening. The turtles in the water are great. The decor is rustic and wonderful. The staff was great. The food was incredible. I had pork ribs, chicken, and brisket. I was so full...More

Thank Chastity D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I may have ordered the wrong thing here now that I am looking at the reviews. We ordered the ribs which was okay. The sides were good. My mates sent their leftovers home with me. One piece of rib was hard as charcoal. I was...More

Thank lovefoodinCM
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Omitted reviewing this place on the last visit to Austin, and want to add my positive remarks to the many others who have been here and enjoyed the experience. Texan barbecue is well known and shouldn't be missed - this setting by the lake is...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I was taken to the County Line during a job interview many years ago. Well, I got the job and I've been coming back to the County Line since 1999. Two words of Advice: (1) Come Hungry (2) Get the Big Daddy Beef Ribs OUTSTANDING

Thank davidmbatten
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Tremendous brisket and other meats, all BBQed. Huge portions. Whenever we have out of town guests, we always treat them to THIS RESTAURANT. Fun feeding the turtles too.

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This was our third trip to Austin. We went to top ten Tripadvisor BBQ restaurants in previous visits. This was easily the best BBQ we've had. Portions were generous. Atmosphere is nice. We'll be back!

Thank GBinFL
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Ordered the 2 item combo meal with brisket and pork ribs (paid extra to include the ribs in the combo). The brisket was excellent. The pork ribs were above average, since the meat did not fall off the bone. I loved the potato salad and...More

1  Thank kmtcupertino
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16 March 2017|
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Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have reservations.
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22 February 2016|
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Response from SDTravelMom | Reviewed this property |
no idea. I'd email the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3664
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