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The Salt Lick Bar-B-Que

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
3600 Presidential Blvd, Near Gate 12, Austin, TX 78719-2363
+1 512-385-1166
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“potato salad” (43 reviews)
“brisket” (133 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3600 Presidential Blvd, Near Gate 12, Austin, TX 78719-2363
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is by far the best bbq I have ever eaten. I have tried bbq in many states none come close to the Salt Lick in Austin Texas You must try this!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cindy m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food extremely salty,cold,hard. I am so disappointed, the place needs to be cleaned. The ribs,no flavor. The Turkey dry and flavorless. The brisket burn ends, truly burned, hard and pound of salt. The all you can eat is not worth the money. Why would you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tania p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was making an extended trip through Texas and these were the best tacos encountered. Great blend of seasonings and sauce. The service staff were really nice and had personality.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cactusgardens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there for lunch today and enjoyed the atmosphere - especially outside with the picnic area. Food was good - BBQ prepared right. We tried some bizon ribs for the 1st time and it was quite nice - definitely a cool place servicing Tx...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Markel52
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

The Salt Lick bbq place inside Austin-Bergstrom Airport had to be one of the worst lunches my wife and I have ever had. We got the turkey sandwiches with various sides. The rolls were dry, the turkey was tasteless and the beans tasted like ones...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DenverLarry
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The BBQ was good. I had turkey and brisket. The sauce it what makes it good. I had the spicier sauce and the pickles are delicious!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GoodPicks
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Conveniently located in the departures area at Austin Airport, Salt Lick serves a variety of BBQ dishes and accompaniments. The brisket was ordinary, the coleslaw was good, but the pork ribs were, in a word, splendid. Perfectly smoked and seasoned with the house dry rub,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anonymous708934
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Breakfast brisket tacos were tasty. I enjoyed the bbq sauce most. Would return to try their other food options.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 12 November 2018

When I am in the Austin airport and have time to eat, I stop in at the Salt Lick BBQ "stand" for their BBQ. The service is fast and I select the food that is still fresh. There sides are good and then you have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank johnllee
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The BBQ at Salt Lick was just OK, don't go out of your way to try it. My friends told me that I couldn't miss it and they were wrong. Stubb's BBQ was so much better.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave W
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Response from Jim1133 | Reviewed this property |
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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport (after security)
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