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Salt Lick

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147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 97048, Taiwan
+886 3 833 2592
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the pulled pork, tender and flavorful. The potato salad had a somewhat odd flavor tone we couldn't identify but true onion rings and coleslaw were delicious.

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Thank GaoAnTian
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Yeah I'm from Tennessee, so its a bold statement to say Salt Licks BBQ is on par with what I get back home, but honestly, it competes. The slow cooked pulled pork and the smoked ribs melt in your mouth. Plus hush puppies! What?! Okay, now I'm hungry, heading back there now.

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Thank Daniel M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You're in Taiwan, you are hoping to get some quality western food at a reasonable price, well look no further than The Salt Lick. Authentic American BBQ bursting with flavor. It doesn't get much better than this.

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Thank ConnorMacPherson
Ottawa, Canada
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 18 hour flight/train trip Hualien we went for lunch. My wife and I split a pull port sandwich the food and service was great. They have lunch time special during the week so the price was great. Portions are large and filling. I will be back again.

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Thank Ken M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everytime I'm in Hualien, I always swing by Salt Lick. Great atmosphere, serving real western style bbq. Definitely worth the visit.

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Thank Matthew K
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with high expectation but very disappointed. Veggie burger was lacking taste and solid; salad minimal. Over priced. Friend had salmon salad which was really a lettuce with tomato and a small piece of fish on top. What sparks such glowing reports? Sorry on these 2 dishes glowing reports are questionable

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Thank JillyfB
Berkeley, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place knocks it out of the park with their bbq meats and sides of course, however the seasonal salad is a great option for vegetarians or anyone who just feels like something lighter. The salad is huge! It's packed with the best ingredients available and is not over dressed. I highly recommend it. Get your VEG on people!

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Thank ourwanderyear
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice to find a treat. Jambalaya is not something you find often in Taiwan....cannot think of anywhere else that serves it. The favors were solid! The sausage, shrimp, and chicken were comes to perfection! Highly recommend it.

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Thank Travis R
Shanghai, China
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service was good. There is outdoor seating so the kids could run around a bit as we waited for the food. There is not kids menu and portions are big so multiple kids can split the meals. We enjoyed the root beer float-a rare find in Asia. Highly recommend!

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Thank nihaomaria
Taichung, Taiwan
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95 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great food. Made a reservation for Saturday night and the table was ready when we arrived. Even though it was Saturday because we were early enough (5:30) I was able to find a parking spot on the street close by. The restaurant itself has no parking. The ladies who waited on us seemed very nervous, and one of them seemed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 97048, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Hualien
  • Phone Number: +886 3 833 2592
Description
American owned and operated smoked barbecue restaurant and pub. Our three specialty dishes are Carolina pulled pork, Kansas City baby back ribs and Texas beef brisket. All of our sauces and sides are made in-house. We also have draught beer and a good selection of whiskies. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Open late.

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