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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” (380 reviews)
“pork ribs” (215 reviews)
“pecan pie” (123 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've been here numerous times throughout the last eight years. The setting, ambiance, views, and of course THE BARBECUE, are worth every penny!!! The ribs are absolutely amazing!!! The brisket is succulent!!! The barbecue sauce that they make is outstanding!!! Everyone should go here at...More

Thank Stewart F
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one cool BBQ Joint! It is a fun place with excellent service and out of this world BBQ. They offer Sausage, Turkey, Bison Ribs, Pork Ribs, Brisket, Chicken and more. It is off the beaten path and you will be amazed at the...More

Thank chefjoey52
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband stopped in on a Thursday afternoon, thinking we'd get in quickly......no so. Although the wait was 20 minutes, it was WELL worth it....I even bought a t-shirt celebrating the 50 years anniversary this year. The young lady taking our name suggested we look...More

Thank marie p
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was simply amazing! We had a half hour wait at 8pm and it was worth it. I had brisket, pork ribs, turkey, sausage, Pecan chocolate pie and blackberry cobbler. Everything was perfect!

Thank 842DanB
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited as a group and did the all you can eat option for the party. We brought our own beer which is a nice feature here. The barbecue is divine and the waiter kept the table covered with ribs, brisket, sausage and sides. The...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in the area so we stopped by to grab a bite. The line was relatively short for Saturday evening - only about a 20 min wait! That’s extremely short based on previous visits. The service was quick & friendly. We ordered burnt-ends, turkey,...More

Thank exptraveller501
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been to the Salt Lick a few times and no matter what time of day or day it is they are busy. The wait isn't very long. The food is all worth it. The waitperson is always friendly and mostly attentive (as far as...More

Thank Mar M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s loud it’s noisy it’s Texas. A must do Very popular but so worth it Lots of food. Really good value. Great T shirts

Thank Cara G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Considering the reviews and the publicity on TV, my expectations were high. I was disappointed. I went on a Tuesday night and only one dining room was open. The hostess never looked up when taking our name and seemed like she didn’t want to be...More

Thank RCWindermere
Reviewed 6 days ago

Super old school BBQ joint in Driftwood, TX. Always a wait. My friends and I had family style there - brisket, ribs, sausage, cole slaw, potato salad, beans. Everything was superb. The cole slaw was healthy, crispy and not full of junk. It had no...More

Thank kate m
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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
Ronny G
4 October 2017|
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Response from Bobbo0219 | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer. Contact Salt Lick BBQ in Driftwood, TX or Austin, TX locations directly. Sorry
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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