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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (411 reviews)
“pork ribs” (232 reviews)
“pecan pie” (134 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the brisket, my friend the smoked chicken, great food, you can buy beer or wine at the building next door, go around 3:00 if you don’t want to wait, but it’s worth the eait

Thank Matt T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here with friends while visiting the area. The parking lot was full, which is always a good sign. We waited about 30 minutes. They have a great waiting area outside under a grove of trees with stone benches and picnic tables and live...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Order Family style, you won’t be sorry. BYOB or go get something from the cellar. This place is gorgeous! Perfect for a romantic date or a big family gathering. We had Evelyn as our waitress and she was sweet as pie!

Thank chris27tie
Reviewed 3 days ago

My Wife and I took our daughter and grand kids here for their first time. Kids are a little picky, but they loved their pulled pork sandwiches. As usual, I had my ribs and brisket. For the quantity they put out everyday, they have their...More

Thank BlindWilly
Reviewed 4 days ago

Let me start by saying I'm not from Texas, so take what I say with a grain of salt. However, this was the best BBQ I've ever had in my life. The sad part is, my bar for brisket has risen so high, that every...More

Thank hzzz_travels
Reviewed 4 days ago

I live in SW Austin and typically go here once or twice per year when we have guests in town. The reason you have such varied reviews is partly because people here Austin are BBQ snobs and expect perfection and because Salt Lick sometimes overcooks...More

Thank emdub123
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well we had to wait about an hour till our number was called. We knew we would be waiting and I must say it is a beautiful place to walk around. We did enjoy the senary as well as the wine house. When we got...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Austin, some friends and I drove out to Driftwood to dine at Salt Lick. The place is huge and the atmosphere is awesome. The food was good, but not great. I felt the bbq was reasonably priced too. It is BYOB, so make...More

Thank Clint C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The outdoor music was great. The service was reasonable. The fact that it was cash only was.. curious. The sauce was incredible and unique. The beef and bison ribs could be had at Whole Foods for 1/2 the price and 4x the serving. Plus it’ll...More

Thank Johnhrabar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highlights: You can eat the food inside with a server or get it to go and eat it outside where there are some bands depending on the time of day. The beef ribs are nice and fatty, the beans are OK (a bit too hard...More

Thank Masque2Fer
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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 Navy8or | Reviewed this property |
Cash only for food, but I believe the adjacent wine/beer cabin accepted credit/debit.
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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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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