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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 3,154 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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198 reviews 198 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good flavored smoked brisket cooked for hours so that it had that pink outer ring. Very tender. Beans and potato salad sides and top it off with cobbler and ice cream. It doesn't get more Texas than this. Great location overlooking the lake. Service is very good. I didn't care for the sauce as much as some other places although... More 

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Oksboel, Denmark
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177 reviews 177 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our family in Lakeway has shown us some very good restaurants in north and west Austin. The County Line on the Lake is one of them. We got different BBQ platters. All of them tender and very delicious. The service was excellent and helpful for us, as foreigners. We will certainly come back, if we get the chance.

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Beach Lake, PA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Nice tables for a BBQ joint, even if you sit inside. Next time, we'll sit outside overlooking the lake. We were told that they have the best BBQ beef ribs and bread in Austin. They do. The pork ribs were also excellent.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

good food, good service, laid back atmosphere - great selection of food and drinks too! If it's not blistering hot or raining the back deck is cool because you can watch the turtles and fish and ducks. Kids would love it - you can even feed the turtles.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It's a very nice place, especially if you get a table on the outside, looking to the river. The menu has offerings which are ideal to sample many typical Texan dishes. Bread is incredible. Waiters and waitresses are friendly but service is somehow slow. To wait a liitle is no problem when you are enjoying such a view.

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Miller Place, New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

On our way back from Lake Travis outside of Austin, we discovered County Line BBQ on the Lake. My daughter and I both ordered the shredded brisket sandwich mixed with homemade BBQ sauce on a homemade bun. The brisket was hot and the bun warm. It was amazing. Absolutely perfect. It was served with delicious homemade potato salad. A great... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

For several years we have enjoyed dining at the County Line on the Lake in Austin. The setting and décor are desirable. Being long standing patrons, we usually order 1/4 lb of lean brisket with a potato salad side for each of us, and a half-loaf of the in-house wheat bread. Once the food arrives we make our own sandwiches.... More 

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Draper, Utah
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I go to County Line when in Austin with mixed results. This time, I went on a Friday night with a group of 25. It took an hour to get us our food (busy night). Their brisket (2nd cut), pulled pork and pork ribs are so good. Don't waste time on the sausage (I love brauts but they don't sell... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

My fiance's family suggested we visit this establishment and we are very grateful! The homemade bread was to die for, the brisket tacos were sublime and the "lighter" platter of turkey and pork was delicious. We had enough leftover for lunch the next day and it was just as good! The patio/deck overlooks the river and you can purchase food... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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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Additional Information about The County Line on the Lake

Address: 5204 FM 2222, Austin, TX 78731
Phone Number: (512) 346-3664
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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