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The Salt Lick

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18300 FM 1826
Driftwood
512/858-4959
Hours: Daily, 11am-10pm
This barbecue destination spot continues to serve up some of the best vittles around these parts in a beautiful woodland setting. Still BYOB.

Other Locations

The Salt Lick, 3350 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

BEST OF AUSTIN AWARDS

  • 2013: Readers Best Austin Food Landmark (Salt Lick)
  • 2001: Readers Best Barbecue
  • 2000: Readers Best Barbecue
  • 1999: Readers Best Barbecue
  • 1997: Readers Best Barbecue
  • 1996: Readers Best Barbecue
  • 1991: Critics Best All You Can Eat
  • 1990: Readers Best All You Can Eat

RESTAURANT POLL AWARDS

  • 2012: Readers Favorites
  • 2012: Readers Restaurant Within 60 Miles of Austin
  • 2011: Readers Barbecue
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  • 2011: Critics Best Barbecue Sauce
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