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County Line BBQ

#223 of 3,027 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
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5204 Ranch to Market Road 2222, Austin, TX
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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La Marque, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visit San Antonio often and we always make a stop at County Line BBQ. I've never had bad service and everything in the menu is fantastic. Don't forget to order a loaf of bread! It's the best.

Thank PaigeR14
Austin, Texas
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Nice place with beautiful view, good food with large quantity. The local home made bread is very good too, my favorite is the white one

Thank christophe d
Eastham, Massachusetts
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Met some friends here for lunch and some local barbecue. Very nice setting adjacent to the river and restaurant seating which is unusual for a traditional BBQ place. Home made bread is excellent, brisket, ribs and turkey were OK, can't compare to more popular Austin area competition.

Thank Mike S
Redwood City, CA
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165 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Fun place, large and can be busy, but still able to be seated rather quickly. Food is very good, not great but still worth the visit. Take the kids and show them the turtles, fish and ducks.

Thank 1ajf
Rothesay, Canada
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Make a reservation for this popular spot located on the Riverwalk. We enjoyed sitting outside enjoying the bustle along the river. Great service and delicious food with plentiful portions.

Thank dmwells
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Brought a group of 16 for a meal after golf. Decided on one of the family meal all you can eat menu choices. Our hungry golfers made the most of that deal. Food was very good and staff was very attentive. They seemed to be used to large groups. Baby back ribs were great.

Thank Robert L
Casper, Wyoming
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The BBQ pork ribs are as good as I've had in a long time, and the cost seemed fair too. There is plenty to eat and choose from.

Thank Randy W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I ate lunch here while in town at my Company's headquarters. Food is ok, I got the brisket since everyone was raving about it, but seemed dry. The sides were not much better. Since it was a company provided lunch I rated it average.

Thank James J
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

first time I felt shorted. Compliments are never given yet critiques are offered to help. my return is proof of my happiness. Today added 2meat to go got home brisket was less than 4oz with 2 sausage. asked for the dinner plate. bummer. attention to detail seems to be the achilles for most restaurants today. This place has always been... More 

Thank dwicon
Youngsville, Louisiana
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

My wife lived in Austin for a few years and always judged BBQ by her experiences at County Line. I lived near Kansas City for many years, and believe Jack Stack BBQ is the best on the planet. The BBQ tension in our home is extreme. (not really!!) We recently visited County Line with the intent of finally settling the... More 

Thank 715MikeB715

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5204 Ranch to Market Road 2222, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
There are 2 near Austin. The one I visited is called "on the lake" vs "on the hill".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?