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County Line BBQ

#170 of 3,217 Restaurants in Austin
$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
5204 Ranch to Market Road 2222, Austin, TX
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef ribs” (19 reviews)
“potato salad” (14 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5204 Ranch to Market Road 2222, Austin, TX
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at all the County Line Barbecue Restaurants over the years, and it doesn't make a difference between County Line on the Hill or County Line on the Lake, they're all superb. GET THE BIG DADDY BEEF RIBS

Thank davidmbatten
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

As you walk up to the building you are greeted with 2 longhorn statues on the roof! The inside is delightfully Texan! They have a varied menu of brisket, pork ribs, beef ribs, peppered turkey as well as chicken and pulled pork. They have delicious...More

Thank stoogeg3
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Delicious bbq turkey, lean brisket, sausage, etc along with hot homemade wheat bread served with honey butter, YUM. We order family style and all help ourselves to beans and potato salad, bread, and a variety of meats. Either inside or on the patio, eating is...More

Thank sherryhubb
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This branch of County Line is on a rural road and somewhat appears out of nowhere while driving on 2222. The location is set away from the highway in the base of the hill with nothing surrounding you except nature. The building is cozy inside...More

Thank Zack C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant BBQ place, the ribs where big, juicy and tastes delicious. Nice, friendly atmosphere and and a great staff that really looks after you.

Thank Firetones
Reviewed 4 January 2018

While the County Line BBQ has three locations, this one is my favorite. The beef ribs are why I come here. The place has character. The serving staff is wonderful. And the menu covers all the beef, pork, and chicken a meat eater might want....More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I believe there are two locations-we ate dinner at the one by the lake/river. it was friday nite and the place was hopping! no problem seating 4 of us. service was very efficient and friendly. the marbled brisket was fantastic! apparently they can run out...More

Thank MD O
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Barbecue spot in TX Hill country near Austin. Large portions, good barbecue, can be busy at times. Had been there 29 years before, still good.

Thank ChuckIL698
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Asked the server for his recommendations, and followed them. Had pork bbq ribs and the half rack was still pretty big. They have home made bread too, which was pretty good. The view of the creek is great, as you see turtles and ducks in...More

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Warning: portions are big! My husband and I split the 3 meat platter. We chose the pork ribs, marled brisket and chicken. It came with a large portion sides of baked beans, cole slaw, and potato salad. We also ordered a half order of the...More

Thank kkamikawa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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