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The Salt Lick

The Salt Lick
18300 FM 1826
Driftwood TX 78619
One glance at one of The Salt Lick's colossal on-site open barbecue pit, and it becomes clear that this Austin staple has truly been cooking since its opening in 1967. With the classic, mouthwatering scent of Americana barbecue pervading the restaurant, you will want to order everything on the menu. Thus the combo plate is the perfect way to be able to sample all that The Salt Lick has to offer: brisket, ribs, sausage and turkey as well as delectable potato salad, beans and cole slaw. For those tried and true barbecue aficionados, The Salt Lick offers family style dining featuring all you can eat proteins and sides.
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Yelp Reviews
Salt Lick, "I could a been a contender! If it wasn't for the coffee..." Located at gate 12 this off shoot of the famous Salt Lick offers a few choices for...
752 reviews
Truly an experience. Coming from Virginia, Salt Lick taught me that I have never had real BBQ before. If you are in Austin you have to make the trip out to...
3568 reviews
4.5 Stars! Salt Lick BBQ offers you an indoor sit down restaurant where you sit down and they take your orders and serve you at the table. If you want to...
1123 reviews