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The County Line on the Lake

#98 of 3,096 Restaurants in Austin}
$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
+1 512-346-3664
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“homemade bread” (37 reviews)
“beef ribs” (41 reviews)
“potato salad” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
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1 - 10 of 334 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very busy place. Very popular with locals and tourists. They have a large menu and the prices are medium to high. You really should share because the small rib plate has five ribs and the large rib plates has eight. No way...More

Thank Tzipster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from California I liked County line BBQ. The location is gorgeous, we had a table by the window that we can see the water. We had a party of 6 and ordered all you can eat level of food. Five different meats fatty/lean brisket,...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Austin, but my husband had been there on business years ago. He wanted to take me here as he'd been back then and enjoyed it. Be forewarned, it is a TON of food! My husband got the 3 meat...More

Thank LynneP
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This was my first time to Austin and was looking forward to some of their legendary barbecue. This was OK, but I've had much better elsewhere. Brisket was tasty but dry and the same with the pork ribs. The home made bread was really good,...More

Thank atima
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Everything very good but the bread now offered is way to dry not a lot of flavor. Let's go back to the way it was, would give you five stars.

Thank cedarcreekman
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Good local barbecue chain with lots to offer. The staff is friendly and attentive. Get the beef ribs there great . One of the few places they serve them. Second cut brisket cuts like butter. View of river and everyone seems to like watching the...More

Thank trouthook69
Reviewed 11 August 2017

There were 10 of us having dinner after a high school graduation. The setting is wonderful right on the lake, lots of fish. I just didn't think the BBQ was very good. The food is quite reasonable priced. I had 2 meat platter and that...More

Thank momskier
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Party of 17, great service. Fun feeding the turtles on the river. Ribs and Brisket were awesome, great combo options.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A good place to take visiting non-Texans, Business associates of just friends. A good assortment of BBQ favorites, fresh bread, etc. A nice dock to entertain little ones watching fish, turtles and birds.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Enjoyed a great lunch on the patio overlooking the lake with lots of turtles. The 2nd cut brisket was melt in your mouth goodness-- tender and full of flavor!

Thank christine L
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17 March 2017|
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Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have reservations.
Jennifer F
23 February 2016|
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Response from SDTravelMom | Reviewed this property |
no idea. I'd email the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5204 Fm 2222, Austin, TX 78731-6516
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-346-3664
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