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Iron Works

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#102 of 3,139 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
+1 512-478-4855
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef ribs” (157 reviews)
“potato salad” (66 reviews)
“sampler” (43 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The brisket was delicious. The second time I took the chicken breast and that didn't come close to the taste of the brisket. I know it is a BBQ place, but that doesn't mean that they can't serve some BBQ veggies. In this they are...More

Thank Valina C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The counter service line moved quickly. Beef was tender. Sides went well with the mains. Nothing fancy but it was certainly all gone at the end.

Thank Nico260
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely tender beef brisket and very sweet creamy corn. However, I didn’t care about the potato salad, which is too tart and not very tasty. Staff are very friendly.

Thank Lin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great and the food was above average. Had the brisket and pulled pork. Both were very good. The cole slaw was really good. The place is very busy so expect to stand in line for a while until you get your food.

Thank hosmank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Austin and we wanted to have BBQ near our hotel, which was near the Convention Center. Iron Works fit the bill. Being from NYC we don't typically get beef ribs BBQ, so we had the sampler which included beef ribs, brisket and...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always visit Iron works when in Austin, it used to be one of our favorite places, but this last time, we visited 4 bbq places and this was our least favorite, food is still good but not as good as before

Thank travellistics
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was just so-so barbecue Service was very slow Ribs tough and dry. Best items cream corn and Mac/cheese

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brisket so tasty that this vegetarian had to have some. Back to vegetarian fare tomorrow, but well worth the “backslide.”

Thank Peggy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My pulled pork was average and I did not like the barbecue sauce served on table and there was only one sauce option. We had my elderly cousin with us who couldn’t use the bathroom with her walker as the bathroom was too small. She...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly traditional BBQ place with no frills. Huge beef ribs and great pork ribs. The creamed corn and mac & cheese sides are both different and good. Good beer selection. You will leave feeling happy, full, and smelling of wood smoke.

Thank BNK40
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October 24, 2016|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I do not know. Was there again tonight for the brisket and it was very good. Wish I would have read this first and I would have asked for you. Cheers
Patricia D
October 18, 2016|
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Response from lisalisa2u | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't think so, its more like fast food Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM Phone: (512) 478-4855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
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 78701-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-4855
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