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Iron Works

#32 of 3,093 Restaurants in Austin}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
+1 512-478-4855
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef ribs” (147 reviews)
“potato salad” (64 reviews)
“sampler platter” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
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1 - 10 of 734 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brisket, sausages and beef ribs are average but the ribs are huge. Sides are also average. Sauce is average or less.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend recommended this place and I'm glad he did. I didn't know what to expect but it was totally old school. Located in an old iron works, it was like being in an old warehouse. Very simple and rustic. The food was good and...More

Thank JerseyBoyBoston
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had brunch today at Iron Works. I had the brisket. It was really good. My wife had pulled pork. It was also really good. Unfortunately there was a really long hair in my potato salad. That was gross. The meat was really good though.

Thank Shawn7295
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the sampler - brisket, sausage and beef rib...rib and sausage were very good, brisket was great...moist, smoky and beefy...pinto beans were ok, and slaw was fine...very nice people...go here if you're in Austin...wanted to try the turkey, but they didn't have any.

Thank birdieman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Austin with plans to eat some BBQ but unfortunately most BBQ places are closed on a Monday. We found this one place which was open and no regrets. We loved the food and the overall ambience. You would think it's a very...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pulled pork plate - there are 2 sides included. The pulled pork was delicious - best I have ever had. Cooked well and the seasoning was perfect. The cole slaw was also delicious. Topped it off with a big bottle of Coke...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day that I happened to visit Iron Works BBQ at a friends request it was 87F and humid. Upon entry you quickly figure out that there is no air conditioning in this place and I should have listened to my instincts to go somewhere...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent brisket sandwich and chicken BBQ. Simple surroundings add to charm!! The sides were average but the entrees well worth the visit.

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located close to the convention center one can miss the entry door due to its simple exterior. You order as you enter and grab a cold drink from a bank of coolers and then pay at the cashier. Grab a free table. The food was...More

Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food and big helpings of some of the best in BBQ beef, pork, and chicken. It's a rustic setting but very good staff and friendly also.

Thank kellyhU4241WQ
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Questions & Answers
25 October 2016|
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Response from kstuart | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I do not know. Was there again tonight for the brisket and it was very good. Wish I would have read this first and I would have asked for you. Cheers
Patricia D
19 October 2016|
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Response from lisalisa2u | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't think so, its more like fast food Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM Phone: (512) 478-4855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-4855
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