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Iron Works

#41 of 3,048 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4646
(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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Edison, New Jersey
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the pull pork sandwich very, very tasty got two sides the coleslaw and Mac & cheese. Food was so very good. No frills decor but worth going for down home flavor. Come comfortable. Friendly staff, good portions. Concierge at the Omni raved about the beef ribs. They had apple and peach pie much to full to try. Would definitely... More 

Thank obamagal
Cookeville, Tennessee
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. We eat hear every time we work at the convention Ctr. On the corner out back. You must try. Great value. Order at the window, grab a beer, and share a table. Envy type of BBQ you could ask for. By the plate, sandwich, or by the pound! We will be back.

Thank Johnny C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very casual, real Texas Bar-B-Que. Had the brisket as it had been highly recommended! It was even better that expected! Tender and delicious! Didn't care much for their BBQ sauce, but just didn't put any on the brisket. It did not need it. All the sides were delicious, especially the sweet cream corn! Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sybil F
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Iron Works BBQ is a must visit place for all BBQ lovers ! The food is phenomenal and at a very fair price. Try the brisket and the pulled pork. . .delicious

Thank Rob B
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the recommendation from the duck tour guide and man was he spot on! I don't usually expect much from the sides since that isn't what I go for but the creamed corn was really good! So we're the pinto beans and green beans. The Mac & cheese was ok. The mains...the brisket that my wife got was tender... More 

Thank Drumfunksta
Sulphur, Louisiana
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Throughout our entire trip to Austin, this was the best food that we had. The brisket was very tender and the sides were delicious. My first impression walking in was a little off-putting because there was no air conditioning, just large fans. However after sitting down for a bit, it cooled off and the food was so awesome, that it... More 

Thank Melissa T
Bloomington, Minnesota
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a no frills BBQ joint. Order your food from the kitchen, pick up a beer from the tub and pay. My sausage was great. Sides are good. If it is hot out there is no AC.

Thank mnbiker76
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155 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, that was fantastic brisket! Fast service. Place has character. Plenty of seating Friday afternoon. Great option when attending events at the convention center. Easy, close walk. I would go again if returned to area.

Thank Jeppy405
Miami, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sampler plate was to die for. The beef ribs fall off the bones and the brisket melts in your mouth. Excellent BBQ.

Thank Jorge G
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here while in town. The beef brisket was delicious! Would definatley go back. Staff and atmosphere were great!

Thank Shanna Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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 78701-4646
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (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?