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Salt Lick

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$$ - $$$
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147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 97048, Taiwan
+886 3 833 2592
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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17:00 - 23:00
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner twice at Salt Lick. The quality of the food is very good, the staff is friendly and speaks good English. Make sure to book a table in advance as there are not many seats available.

Thank DanielaKLI
Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salt Lick wasn't in our itinerary, but we had lunch there after strolling around the downtown area. The daily special and the weekly special were of good value. The burgers were made to order. The fries and salad were quite good too. Worth a try!

Thank tenajp
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really over rated. We had high expectations after reading the reviews. Let me put it this way, the only tasty food is the French Fries. The burger bun and sausage bun were served cold and hard

Thank deepsea m
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Western style menu, friendly and effective service. No-nonsense place ideally for a decent quick bite to eat.

Thank Marijn D
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Was in Hualien on 3 Dec and managed to reserve a table for 5pm in advance via phone. First, we reached the restaurant at 440pm and were a bit early as the place opens at 5pm. We were at the entrance running through the menu for 10 minutes. The owners were zipping in and out several times. The Chinese waitress... More 

Thank Smarties_SG
New York, Ny
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Although I should enjoy the local food while traveling... I just had enough of the five spice chicken and dumplings and was really craving some good western food. This place didn't disappoint. In fact, it really impressed me. We ordered the pulled pork sandwich and the brisket salad. The meat was so juicy and flavorful I thought I was in... More 

2 Thank Tara K
Taipei, Taiwan
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love the pulled pork burger, it's flavorful and the pork is tender and the bun is fresh. They also have weekday lunch special, even the side dish french fries are tasty too!

Thank Katyxwang
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

They made me feel welcome despite the fact I was wet through and covered the place in dripping belongings. Hot chocolate was good, geologically inspired cheesecake amazing!

Thank Barbara J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place if you want a change from Asian food. After some days traveling, our son requested western food. We found this place with good burgers and excellent ribs. Amazing choice of beers as well

Thank Jean-Francois S
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Large menu similar to a Friday's, but cheaper and probably better tasting. Has both indoor and outdoor seating.

1 Thank Mor D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Zhongshan Road, Hualien 97048, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Hualien
  • Phone Number: +886 3 833 2592
American owned and operated smoked barbecue restaurant and pub. Our three specialty dishes are Carolina pulled pork, Kansas City baby back ribs and Texas beef brisket. All of our sauces and sides are made in-house. We also have draught beer and a good selection of whiskies. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Open late.

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