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Salt Lick BBQ

18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
+1 512-858-4959
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (398 reviews)
“pork ribs” (226 reviews)
“pecan pie” (133 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
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 today

Delicious food, clean and pleasant surroundings and good service, what more could you want? Our barbecue was tender and tasty. We loved the sauce. If we’re ever in the area again this will be a place to go for sure!

Thank Dini35
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve eaten here and at their Round Rock venue many times. After trying each of their meat bbqs, we strongly recommend the smoked turkey. It’s fabulous, especially with the Salt Lick’s mustard-based sauce.

Thank 7JoeP
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited here with a relative after hearing about the restaurant for years and reading about it in my travel guide for the Hill Country area. I must say, it was a colossal disappointment. The restaurant has good Texas ambience, but the food was not...More

Thank okie179
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Salt Lick BBQ joint is the real deal. The atmosphere, outside and in just brings ya to down home food. The meat was delicious, needed no sauce at all and that's good cuz my hubby and I weren't crazy about the BBQ sauce, it's...More

Thank Alli E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had pork, beef, and byson ribs. All were delicious! The chicken was so moist! The pulled pork and brisket were good. Don't skip the sides, coleslaw, beans, potato salad were great with the meat. Make sure you get pickles and onion! We went on...More

Thank AandCtravels
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

How every BBQ should be. Meet, potato, beer and ice cream! Great venue for friends, family, kids! Fast and friendly service

Thank Jonesy_Chelmsford
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located about 25 miles outside Austin this is the real deal barbeque. Very busy but plenty of room to sit outside or in. The food is AWESOME!!! Ribs, brisket, sausage pulled pork all smoked on the premises. We had the all you can eat family...More

Thank RichCBostonMa_
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had travelled out of our way to try this place and we were not disappointed. The staff is friendly and courteous. The brisket is well prepared with a nice bark and noticeable smoke ring. If you want alcohol you need to bring it and...More

Thank martin a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thurman's Choice is mine. Rib. Brisket. Sausage. Bread. Potato Salad. I wasn't crazy for the potato salad this trip. Maybe they changed the recipe. Blackberry Cobbler made it all better. Good service, but it stumbled this trip, Scott.

Thank Barrett A
Reviewed 1 week ago

After all we heard about Salt Lick BBQ we were disappointed in the que. not that is was bad but after our awesome dinner at Coopers Old Time BBQ I was really looking forward to Salt Lick. We arrived about 2:00pmCST on a beautiful Texas...More

Thank Kim Y
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Matthias Y
4 May 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
27 December 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
4 October 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
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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