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The County Line on the Lake

5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
+1 512-346-3664
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“homemade bread” (41 reviews)
“beef ribs” (52 reviews)
“potato salad” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So this place had a great view but also some amazing bbq. I had the baked potato with pork and yummy! My vegetarian friends were also able to find some good food here so a win win for all of us. It was good food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank laurar291
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the BBQ pork ribs which was the best part of the meal. Unfortunately, the cole slaw and potato salad did not have any flavor at all and were a disappointment. We were a party of 5 and our food came to the table within...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the parking lot was almost full, we had no trouble getting a table or getting quick service. Our server, Kenneth, was very friendly and attentive and was quick taking and bringing our order. The barbecue was excellent. I know the bread is highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wvlivingston
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Solid bbq, not the best I have ever had. Beef ribs were solid, the hot of the meal was the jalapeño sausage with a bit of spice to it. Potato salad was really good, Cole slaw and beens were avg. Be sure to get the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vetfun98
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

When in Texas I love going for some great bbq! I was not disappointed! My boys shared a meat platter that they fought over the few last pieces! I had a stuffed baked potatoe! Plus we had some of the whole wheat homemade bread. Melted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FrexicanJoseph
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to good BBQ. This is not the place. We first stopped at Rudy’s and decided to go somewhere else when we learned that beef ribs were. It available. We should have stayed at Rudy’s! The big beef ribs were terrible, fatty,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 301bobc
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The Service was outstanding, the Barbecue was exceptional. The atmosphere is traditional Texas hospitality and we had a great time.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlandDebM
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had a large family birthday party here and had a nice time. We all dined in a private room together. Several people got the beef rib plate...the big severing and they were outstanding. Beef ribs not pork. I the turkey and it was very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NJR9561
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a staple in Austin for big huge plates of bbq. I live nearby and just order the deviled eggs to go. They won’t bring them to your car but still worth the trip.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Been a couple years since I've been here, but it never disappoints. Looks like they added a few new things on the menu, but I came for my favorites. Love the homemade bread, it's a must have here! The mushrooms are also to die for....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kbcatc
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from L9257GDamyl | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have reservations.
Jennifer F
February 22, 2016|
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Response from SDTravelMom | Reviewed this property |
no idea. I'd email the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3664
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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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