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The County Line on the Lake

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
+1 512-346-3664
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade bread” (30 reviews)
“beef ribs” (47 reviews)
“potato salad” (36 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We come here for lunch often and get the three meat entree. The meat, especially the Brisket and Ribs is very good. The flavor in their meats with the smoky quality makes for a nice lunch with usually enough left over to take home for...More

Thank scottimprov
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We stopped here after going to the 360 bridge for sunset. We walked right in and were seated. Our server was attentive and friendly. We got the 1/2 and 1/2 bread so we had white and wheat. It was warm and tasty. There were large...More

Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Man, you have not lived until you have had Texan BBQ and you have not had Texan BBQ until you have been to the County Line on the Lake in Austin Texas. This was our first ever experience of Texan BBQ (we come from Australia)...More

Thank 4Macks
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had a family reunion here, and it was perfect!! Amazing staff, wonderful food (with extra to take home), and beautiful vista. The venue was perfect 50ish people, under the tent (it did rain a bit that day) and when it cleared the outside was...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you like BBQ this is the place , got the large platter and it was great. Service very good and a nice atmosphere. Way too much to eat. Spare ribs a little tuff but all else was great Will definitely come back to eat...More

Thank kwf47
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to celebrate our 32 year anniversary in Austin. We went to the County Line Barbeque for lunch. The restaurant has seating outside by the water. The food was delicious and the staff was extremely friendly and accommodating! Will definitely come...More

Thank cowgirlmegf
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very busy place. Very popular with locals and tourists. They have a large menu and the prices are medium to high. You really should share because the small rib plate has five ribs and the large rib plates has eight. No way...More

Thank Tzipster
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Coming from California I liked County line BBQ. The location is gorgeous, we had a table by the window that we can see the water. We had a party of 6 and ordered all you can eat level of food. Five different meats fatty/lean brisket,...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was my first visit to Austin, but my husband had been there on business years ago. He wanted to take me here as he'd been back then and enjoyed it. Be forewarned, it is a TON of food! My husband got the 3 meat...More

Thank LynneP
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was my first time to Austin and was looking forward to some of their legendary barbecue. This was OK, but I've had much better elsewhere. Brisket was tasty but dry and the same with the pork ribs. The home made bread was really good,...More

Thank atima
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17 March 2017|
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Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have reservations.
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Response from SDTravelMom | Reviewed this property |
no idea. I'd email the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3664
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