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The County Line on the Lake

5204 FM 2222, Austin, TX 78731
(512) 346-3664
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Ranked #158 of 3,114 restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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76% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Richmond, Virginia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Man you aren't gonna leave hungry! We did the deal where you pick 5 meats and they just keep bringing till you can't eat any more. Everything was excellent!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Located right by the river with great BBQ and a fantastic outdoor eating location. Stage for bands and games for guests...would recommend to anyone staying in the area or within a short drive

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Austin, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We brought our Californian guests to County Line on the Lake for the perfect blend of Texas barbecue with a view! The ribs and roasted chicken were delicious and tender, potato salad very tasty, and the upgraded homemade bread...probably gained two sizes with the amount we ate! We sat outside under the covered patio with a wonderfully relaxing Lake Austin... More

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Austin, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As an Austinite, I visit this restaurant quite often with friends and family. The food is great, and the atmosphere is terrific. I particularly recommend the brisket, though my children swear by the ribs. For families with children, the restaurant offers an additional enticement. It borders on the lake, and there are plenty of turtles and fish to be seen... More

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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99 reviews 99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Well, I'd love to give County Line an outstanding review. I last ate at one of their restaurants more than 20 years ago and have great memories of the food. This time, the food was just so-so. There's plenty of it, and the view along the river is great. But the baby back platter and brisket were no better than... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were a group of 12 people including local Austin folk and visitors from Europe and Africa. We had a fantastic evening with fast friendly service and great Austin BBQ experience. There is a excellent choice of meat and sides. The restaurant location Is stunning and nestled in hills along the river.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I felt like Fred Flintstone with this huge rack of delicious Texas Beef ribs on front of me. Great food and service. It doesn't better.

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New London, Mn
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Many choices of BBQ items. My son and I both had the 3 choice meals. So we got to taste 6 different items. The place was busy but they had plenty of waitresses. Hazel our waitress was great. She made sure we enjoyed our meal. Will go again!

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Austin, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

i like everything about this bbq restaurant: the bbq is delicious, its in a wonderful location and if you request a window or patio seat, you won't regret it - the lake view is incredible. you'll want to bring the kids (and some quarters- 25c) along because they'll love getting food from the dispenser and feeding the turtles and fish,... More

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Austin. The view of the river and rustic feel is always welcome. The only reason I cannot give County Line a 5 this trip is that the beans were undercooked and a bit tough. Meat was excellent and the portions enormous. I got the three meat combo with peppered turkey,... More

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