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Salt Lick BBQ

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
+1 512-858-4959
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (398 reviews)
“pork ribs” (226 reviews)
“pecan pie” (133 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are from Utah so we do not have great BBQ where we are from. I had the Thurman’s plate which had the BBQ rib, brisket and sausage. The brisket was amazing! Very tender and flavorful. You would really taste the smoke. The sausage was...More

Thank Jake J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We typically go to the surrounding vineyards, and end up at the Salt Lick. The owner is very friendly, and talked with my father for 2+ hours. Their personal winery is also a nice addition. have heard some really good music. great for large, or...More

Thank H8680XJ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came with a family group of 8 and had a great time. All of us but 1 ordered the “family style,” which is basically all you can eat for $25 plus tip. You get brisket, sausage, ribs, slaw, potato salad, and fixin’s. They will...More

Thank DBM58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read a lot of good reviews about this place so we decided to check it out. First, we sat immediately on a Friday afternoon (around 5:30pm) which was an unexpected surprise. The outdoor seating provides a fantastic atmosphere. Live music, plenty of shade, just...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without stops, The Salt LIck is about a half hour from downtown Austin and a very pretty drive through the countryside with lots of trees, flowers, farms, a winery or two and a few manicured estates. Salt Lick is a cash only place so arrive...More

Thank SeeThis_n_That
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Memphis and Kansas City have the best BBQ in the world, this is always where we go when visitors come to town. Reasonably priced. Beautiful country. All you can eat and they still you give you a go bag. And you can roll your...More

Thank drjedwards
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Tx for a wedding, and my hubs was determined that we would go here for a meal after seeing it on TV. Lucky for us they catered one of the meals, and we were happy campers! Great brisket, chicken and sausage, and...More

Thank pamzimm
Reviewed 1 week ago

The brisket, even the lean brisket, was so moist it almost melted before you could chew it. Pork ribs were outstanding too, but the brisket was the best anywhere. We also went to Blacks, Smitty's, Coopers and Franklins and Salt Lick beat them all. Hands...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to San Antonio and it did not disappoint! The food and atmosphere were FANTASTIC! It gets crowded, we went early and only waited 5 minutes for a table. We made a little detour out of our way to get...More

Thank hansenamy1023
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starting a conversation about the best BBQ with Texans can come to no good end. Passions run high, and there is no possible good resolution. Since I no longer live in Texas, I can tell you my very favorite is Salt Like. Period. It has...More

Thank TLJ4
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Tracy K
27 December 2017|
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Response from Navy8or | Reviewed this property |
Cash only for food, but I believe the adjacent wine/beer cabin accepted credit/debit.
Ronny G
4 October 2017|
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Response from Liz102676 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is very appropriate. Bring along a cooler on wheels if you like. You can use it outdoors while you wait to be seated and roll it next to your table as you sit down for dinner. I love the set up. Make sure to stroll... More
Ronny G
4 October 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Driftwood
  • Phone Number: +1 512-858-4959
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