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The County Line on the Lake

#99 of 3,095 Restaurants in Austin}
€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731
+1 512-346-3664
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade bread” (29 reviews)
“beef ribs” (47 reviews)
“potato salad” (34 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time to Austin and was looking forward to some of their legendary barbecue. This was OK, but I've had much better elsewhere. Brisket was tasty but dry and the same with the pork ribs. The home made bread was really good,...More

Thank atima
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Everything very good but the bread now offered is way to dry not a lot of flavor. Let's go back to the way it was, would give you five stars.

Thank cedarcreekman
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Good local barbecue chain with lots to offer. The staff is friendly and attentive. Get the beef ribs there great . One of the few places they serve them. Second cut brisket cuts like butter. View of river and everyone seems to like watching the...More

Thank trouthook69
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There were 10 of us having dinner after a high school graduation. The setting is wonderful right on the lake, lots of fish. I just didn't think the BBQ was very good. The food is quite reasonable priced. I had 2 meat platter and that...More

Thank momskier
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Party of 17, great service. Fun feeding the turtles on the river. Ribs and Brisket were awesome, great combo options.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A good place to take visiting non-Texans, Business associates of just friends. A good assortment of BBQ favorites, fresh bread, etc. A nice dock to entertain little ones watching fish, turtles and birds.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Enjoyed a great lunch on the patio overlooking the lake with lots of turtles. The 2nd cut brisket was melt in your mouth goodness-- tender and full of flavor!

Thank christine L
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The food is great, the service is great and the view is one of the best for a BBQ place in Austin. There are a couple of County Line BBQ's and this is probably the best because of the view.

Thank IFoundItToday
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Tried for a lite lunch, to the extent this is possible in a BBQ place Welcome, service and ambience were good as we sat on the outdoor patio by the water Tried the lite BBQ selection of turkey and beef rib which at the price...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The County Line was highly recommended by Texas friends. We were not disappointed. The location is gorgeous, set along and above the river the views are really awesome. We sat in the room that allowed us to overlook the river and it was a really...More

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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.
Jennifer F
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View
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
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3664
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