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Salt Lick BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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3350 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665-3905
+1 512-386-1044
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We Love to ask Local People what place they Like, and take thier advise.... This place was Just what we wanted, a real wood fired, Texas great melt in your mouth, can't get enough, Roll me out the door, Kind of place. Great Atmosphere.

Thank Tony D
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beyond horrible experience at Salt Lick. Went with my family in December after recently moving to Austin. We were all excited to try it as several friends and coworkers had suggested it and it was said to be some of the best BBQ. The place is typical BBQ restaurant set up and decor. The seats are a lot like picnic... More 

Thank stayclassyduh
Round Rock, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There are two locations and we typically go to the one in Round Rock. BBQ is really good and I highly recommend it but it isn't cheap. If you go on the weekend around dinner time, expect to wait to be seated.

Thank 740jaimef
Texas Gulf Coast
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group meet for dinner before a baseball game at The Roundrock Express. Don't bother with the sides at all and just go for the meat. They refuse to do separate checks so be prepared with cash. I'm in no hurry to go back... Barbq was good, but skip the sides.

Thank kdm311
Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well to start.....OMG! The facility is HUGE, and they are accustomed to getting people in and out with a minimum of fuss. We arrived fairly early for dinner and were seated right away. The menu isn't complicated, but has everything you would expect from a proper Texas BBQ house. When you walk in the door you get watch the meat... More 

Thank rickflies56
Schleswig, Germany
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beauty of the restaurants of the Hill Country is that they are outdoorsy. Salt Lick is an excellent example! You can breeze indoors or outdoors, even in December when I went. (It was 65 degrees). The music, the vibe and the scene were a lot of fun. The food is hot or miss, my ribs were fab, my pulled... More 

Thank Orad O
Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Salt lick is way over rated. Went with friends and we were all disappointed. I ordered the brisket plate and half of my brisket was fat. I get that some folks like fat, but I am not one of them, nor was my friend who also got half her brisket plate full of fat. Ordered pecan pie for dessert. Bleck.... More 

Thank cherylee631
Sparta, New Jersey
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

BBQ was excellent, prices reasonable, beer cold, staff friendly. Order meat by the pound or by platter. A must visit, I will be back.

Thank SpartaBrian
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Saltlick is one of my favorite BBQ destinations. Their brisket is amazing. Can't think of a single bad thing to say about this place.

Thank Brittany N
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is an experience like no other. the flavorful meats, tasty sides and down-home service are all one of a kind. The presentation is over the top awesome as the view of the pits filled with a plethora.of tasty smoked meats. The brisket was moist and delicious, the pulled pork was also very good, but the standout favorite was the... More 

Thank Collin K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3350 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 512-386-1044

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?