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The Salt Lick Bar-B-Que

#183 of 3,276 Restaurants in Austin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
3600 Presidential Blvd, Near Gate 12, Austin, TX 78719-2363
+1 512-385-1166
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“potato salad” (41 reviews)
“brisket” (125 reviews)
“bread” (29 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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3600 Presidential Blvd, Near Gate 12, Austin, TX 78719-2363
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Reviewed today via mobile

For an airport bbq joint the food is amazing. I highly recommend the 3 meat combo. The smoked sausage is to die for. enjoy.

Thank Seancummings
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped off here on our way to Austin and were very glad we did. Tasty ribs and bbq brisket accompanied by good sides.

Thank Bear4Bear
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday afternoon with a party of 4. There was no wait for a table, service was great and good was phenomenal! BYOB or there is a wine/beer bar. Great atmosphere. I would recommend!

Thank Grazia I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw that they had "Pulled Pork Nachos" on the menu and so I sat down at their bar and ordered that and an IPA beer. Halfway through my beer the bartender came back and said that they were "all out of nachos." If I'd...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had to go here and see what it was all about and it was worth the visit. The food was great but for America I thought the portion size was a little small. But on the whole deffo a good place to go

Thank 373nathany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My bbq sandwich was great, however, the bread was moldy, and so was my daughter-in-laws bread. Management said there was nothing that he could do about it and would not credit any of our expense!!! Would not recommend to anyone. If either of us get...More

Thank Vicki062
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salt Lick BBQ is by gate 12 and not your typical airport resteraunt. The food is smoky, tender, plentiful and loaded with flavor. The staff goes out of their way to be friendly and helpful. We could have not had a better experience!!!

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

On our recent visit to Austin, when we asked locals for the best BBQ around (as, we're from Seattle, where a Texan would cry at the paucity of decent BBQ), Salt Lick was, by far, recommended most often. We tried three Texas-style BBQ restaurants during...More

Thank mmpaull
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Not sure what the brisket is like at the "full service" dining, but the brisket served at the food cart in the airport was small ground almost like hamburger. It did taste pretty good, but not what was expected for brisket. Also, you can't get...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Ordered the sliced brisket sandwich. No bark at all. Every piece was overly fatty and tough ... not tender at all. Not going back.

Thank eldogg1
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This is located inside the airport and after you go through security.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3600 Presidential Blvd, Near Gate 12, Austin, TX 78719-2363
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-385-1166
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  • This restaurant is at Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport (after security)
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