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Salt Lick BBQ

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18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
+1 512-858-4959
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“potato salad” (414 reviews)
“pork ribs” (237 reviews)
“pecan pie” (138 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My Husband and I were in the area, so we went to lunch at Salt Lick BBQ. I was very disappointed with the quality and creativity of our lunch. When you first walk in, the ambiance is great. The fire pit is cool and that...More

Thank spilover
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first time here. It was highly recommended. I have been told it has also be highlighted on the cooking network. My review may be more critical than most as I consider myself a bbq ribs connoisseur. I am also from the south and when...More

Thank Andre J
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Salt Lick BBQ is simply an experience that I would recommend once. It is sort of a fun way to spend an evening with friends or family. Not being from TX I was surprised at the Driftwood location being cash only but no big...More

Thank mavarick2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Salt Lick was an experience, not just a restaurant. From the huge round open grill when you walk in, to the winding walk through the grounds after the meal, the whole experience was great. Sweetie and I shared the brisket and rib platter and...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have eaten bbq all over country from Nashville to Memphis to throughout Texas. It was just ok. Brisket was not very tender. Turkey was kind of dry. Wait was well over 90 min. BYOB. I’d go back but would try something besides the turkey and...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Celebrated my son's Birthday there yesterday. Ordered the 3 meat plate. The brisket was very good, sausage was OK the ribs were very tasty, but for a $18.00 plate I would expect more than one rib, just saying. But now to the sides, they lacked...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family style restaurant. Which allows byob, ans has what appears to be a vineyard. They offer bbq of pork n beef as well sausage. There is a variety of side dishes as well. Thursday evening offered live music. Don’t forget cash, as it’s cash only.

Thank Maggie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time checking out the original salt lick BBQ down in driftwood Texas. It was what you would expect from a Texas BBQ place, great taste and a fun atmosphere. I had there plate which had sausage, brisket, and a pork rib with...More

Thank cmassie22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared for a wait, but it's worth it. Tons of parking and wine tasting while you wait. Fantastic customer service and the wine was very, very good (Mourvedre). Even brought a couple of bottles home with me. The place is a must visit!

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People for some reason under rate this awesome spot in the rolling hills near driftwood. Bring your appetite because The Salt lick has an all you can eat option. You can literally smell their pits before you arrive in the parking lot. This is the...More

Thank Bill W
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Matthias Y
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Travel80 | Reviewed this property |
We went about 7:00 pm on a Tuesday night recently and they were seating all parties immediately. No wait time for us.
Tracy K
December 26, 2017|
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Response from MNTravlrs | Reviewed this property |
Cash only
Ronny G
October 3, 2017|
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Response from Liz102676 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is very appropriate. Bring along a cooler on wheels if you like. You can use it outdoors while you wait to be seated and roll it next to your table as you sit down for dinner. I love the set up. Make sure to stroll... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Driftwood
  • Phone Number: +1 512-858-4959
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