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Salt Lick BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
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” (394 reviews)
“pork ribs” (223 reviews)
“pecan pie” (129 reviews)
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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 3 days ago via mobile

This was recommended to us by a few different people. Decided to try it. Was expecting some hole I the wall BBQ place. Not what I was expecting. Amazing, rolled In to a huge full parking lot and tons of people. Wandered over to the...More

Thank Betsy H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Salt Lick is an experience. It's big and often very crowded. It offers a good way for groups to eat and gets a lot of visitors to Austin who want to experience the Texas countryside. With this clientele, Salt Lick could rest on its...More

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Started in 1967, this is the original Salt Lick BBQ of this area. The stone buildings and smoking pits are going constantly making some of the best Texas Barbeque in the state. Texas friendly folks make your experience memorable, and the food is plentiful and...More

Thank ThomasTheBeachCat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Look, it's good bbq. Done well. Meat was tasty, juicy, delicious. Bbq is something that people have favorites on, so you just have to try and see. Get the sampler platter and just try to relax. It's got a low key atmosphere, coleslaw that isn't...More

Thank Evan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. The brisket is super moist and delicious. I love their coleslaw. Cash only and you can bring alcoholic drinks. But no soft drinks. It's does get super busy during the weekend so expect a wait. Great customer service.

Thank Jess F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t add anything meaningful to what’s already been said countless times about the craftsmanship and passion that goes into Salt Lick’s food. It’s simply delicious. However, I will take a moment to urge you lean after your meal to make room in your stomach,...More

Thank NewsCruzer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back after 10 years, My wife and I wanted some Salt Lick BBQ while visiting Wimberley. We arrived to a huge crowd on a Sat night, maybe 4 or 500 waiting and eating? Never saw anything like it. Live music kept the beautiful waiting area...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being from the hill country area, my husband and I had heard about salt lick and decided to try it a few months ago. While it was not bad, it did not come close to the rave reviews we had heard. Pretty forgettable. We thought...More

Thank spursgirl55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting friends and they recommended the Salt Lick, “ it’s the best bbq ever”. Well I’ve had a lot bbq and I would have to agree. For $25 you get a home style brisket, burnt ends, ribs, and sausage. Cole slaw, beans, and...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The original Salt Lick is where you want to have the experience. Perhaps the other branches are equally great, but nothing beats original. The place itself ia humongous. However the platters are not less either. We wanted to go for all you can eat family...More

Thank Keysie R
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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.
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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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