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Salt Lick BBQ

18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
+1 512-858-4959
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (398 reviews)
“pork ribs” (226 reviews)
“pecan pie” (133 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619-4514
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Reviewed yesterday

I love good BBQ and I have had the pleasure of trying a lot of it - Salt Lick doesn't disappoint - it's just not a favorite. I would say the best bites I had were of the pulled pork and the sausage. The sweet,...More

Thank Vanessa T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped in for a Saturday lunch. While the food was good, it had been better when we visited a couple years ago. The brisket was not particularly tender and the ribs were not very meaty. Pulled pork and sausage won our tables "best taste"...More

Thank coffeemug
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were told by our concierge that this restaurant was a Texas "must". It was almost an hour's drive out into the country, but pretty. "Cash only" was a bit of an obstacle. We went in mid-afternoon, expecting there to be no crowd- wrong! Where...More

Thank Q7764OMvalerieb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic BBQ. Loved the original sauce. Most of us got the sampler platter. Busy place but efficient. We went on a Friday for lunch so was able to get in and out. I'm told a lot more busy on weekends.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Salt Lick is a bit of a drive but totally worth it. We were very impressed by the organization and layout of the place. Yes, we had to wait a little while - 45 min - for a table but the time went quickly as...More

Thank JeenaC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had seen this place a while back online and heard about it. It didnt dissapoint! Great place in nice setting! In a vineyard setting with outdoor music and seating and indoor seating also . The bbq is awesome! The food so good i am...More

Thank GriswoldsNj
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Salt Lick while visiting Austin. The first thing you notice is the amount of people in the place. The parking area is huge and it’s packed. Different from other BBQ joints that are the size of a bathroom and manufacture long lines...More

Thank LRG71
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We All had the Baby Back Ribs which are available on Sunday only! They come with side's of Potato salad, Cole slaw, and Beans. You also get bread, pickles and onions for the table. The real star of of the Show is the Ribs! Smoked...More

Thank ppijacki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Utah so we do not have great BBQ where we are from. I had the Thurman’s plate which had the BBQ rib, brisket and sausage. The brisket was amazing! Very tender and flavorful. You would really taste the smoke. The sausage was...More

Thank Jake J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We typically go to the surrounding vineyards, and end up at the Salt Lick. The owner is very friendly, and talked with my father for 2+ hours. Their personal winery is also a nice addition. have heard some really good music. great for large, or...More

Thank H8680XJ
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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.
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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
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Ronny G
4 October 2017|
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Response from Victorsotomayor | Reviewed this property |
I believe yes, you can
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
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