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Real Texas Barbeque served up in a relaxed Texas Hill-Country setting. Ample space to seat groups of all sizes. Huge selections of local craft beers and spirits. It's so close to downtown Austin but it feels so far away!
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Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed August 16, 2021 via mobile

Ordered beef ribs and pork ribs, both were delicious. I thought the pork ribs were exceptionally tender and full flavored. But, the beef ribs were also very flavorful. Beans coleslaw and potato salad all excellent. Good value. I enjoyed the ease of Uber delivery as...well.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed March 10, 2021

Even though it was slow the service was disappointing! Jacob did not include bread in our platters even though it called for. He did not come by to check on us, there were only 2 tables seated in our section and the other one had...a different server. Food was great!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed December 19, 2020 via mobile

We usually get the all you can stand to eat and just eat all the ribs and brisket. I tried the chicken this time and it was outstanding! So tender! There was not a lot of business for a Friday night. So maybe the pork...ribs got a little over cooked. Good service too. They have a lot of outdoor seating that has been enclosed.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 6, 2020 via mobile

Worse bbq ribs in the southwest. Familly of 8 Dry Burt bbq ribs Overpriced for nothing comparing to 20 years ago when they had the all you can eat choice , not the same place Go to another place abd enjoy

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 1, 2020

This is one of our favorite eating places. However, twice, when ordering curbside, I have been very disappointed. Both times, I texted when I arrived as instructed and received a confirmation text. Finally, after 30 minutes I called because had not received my order. The...total time was 40 minutes from my call-in order. I give up and will go elsewhere for BBQ.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

This is our favorite restaurant for bbq of all time. The food is plentiful and well prepared. Very consistent, Great service. We always take out of town friends here and love to sit on the covered patio on the lake. Lots of parking and easy...access. It is also a great place for events.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

Just dang good Texas BBQ grub. All kinds and combos. Tasty drinks and desserts to bookend the cholesterol. :-). Always stop here when in town.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 19, 2020

We just live this place! Great food!!! Fabulous ambiance!! Great service! The views and turtles are worth the visit alone.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed January 8, 2020

I've always heard that this is the BEST place to get beef ribs in Texas. The DID NOT DISAPPOINT! From the moment we walked in, everyone was so very polite and friendly. They seated us outside next to the water. Beautiful Setting. Our Server Byron...was so awesome. Quick to take our order and quick to turn around and serve us our food and drinks at the same time. The beefs ribs made me feel like the Flintstones! They took up the whole platter! the potato salad and double coleslaw were delicious too. Plenty enough for the two of us!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Very unfriendly hostess. Place was empty. Requested a table closer to window ... got the worst table in the place !!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Response from TXamyl | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have reservations.
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no idea. I'd email the restaurant.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The County Line on the Lake

Yes, The County Line on the Lake offers takeout services.

The County Line on the Lake is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5