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Iron Works

#36 of 3,049 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-478-4855
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Vacaville, CA
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great BBQ served here and the setup is great for an easy in and out during a busy lunch hour! I recommend the pecan pie to go with the sliced brisket!

Thank Joel C
Marina del Rey/Venice, CA
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, had the turkey (by this time I had more beef /pork in a short period of time), needed the break. It was great. Have to admit they had run out of pork ribs and did not want to wait. It was a perfect departure. Creamed corn of course was just that. Uh, not a lot of green other... More 

Thank jiniak
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome food, service and a lot of people leaving with a smile on their face. We went there for an early lunch and there were people lined up out the door. Always stop in when visiting Austin. If you love BBQ, you've got to stop in, you won't be disappointed.

Thank weeksla
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115 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The brisket was incredible, hands down one of the best I've ever had. Tender, moist, and with a great charred crust that tells me it was slow smoked for a long time. Absolutely incredible. I got the sampler plate that also had sausage and rib. The sausage was tasty and moist, the skin was slightly tough. The beef rib was... More 

1 Thank Steve K
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smoky smell and tasty BBQ to 'meat' your expectations. Convenient to 6th Street. We had pulled pork and brisket - good call.

Thank BigHUGEfun
Austin, Texas
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I haven't gone to Iron Works for awhile, because they have let all their great employees go and the new employees don't seem to care about the quality of the food or service. We decided to try it again. The meat was tough and the sides weren't all that good. The guy that waited on us was... More 

1 Thank Zachary1998
Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and fast service -cole slaw a little goopy but the BBQ was tasty. The green beans were full of flavor

Thank Raindropranch
Buda, Texas
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541 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great tasting barbeque and sides. Ate there for lunch and it did not disappoint. Good barbeque, sliced or chopped, plus cole slaw, fries, onions and sauce. It was a good dining experience.

Thank daddymo2
Excelsior, Minnesota
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125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because it was recommended to us. We loved the casualness of it and ordering at the window. My husband and I split the sampler platter-it was plenty of food for 2: brisket, ribs, sausage, mac and cheese and creamed corn. It also came with 2 slices of store bought white bread. If they wanted to up their... More 

Thank mamat122963
Juneau, Alaska
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place was as a previous reviewer said, go in,order,get food,pay,sit & eat. We each had the pulled pork plate w/coleslaw & Mac n cheese- Delicious and a huge amount of food. Wasn't busy at 4pm on a Monday but looked like it was getting that way for the dinner crowd. Easy access off highway & easy parking @ resteraunt or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-4855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?