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Salt Lick BBQ

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3350 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665-3905
+1 512-386-1044
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Rafael, California, United States
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75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had heard so much about having to go to The Salt Lick for their famous bar-b-que and smoked meats from my relatives in Texas, that I went there. I ordered a Pulled Pork Sandwich. It came out with pulled pork fresh out of the frig cold between two big hunks of white bread fresh out of the frig. No... More 

Thank Bill M
Montclair, NJ
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time I come from NJ to Austin, we stop here for dinner. This time, I discovered spicy BBQ sauce and am now hooked. Had the pulled pork sandwich and loved it. Can't say enough good things about the food and the service.

Thank VanderZyppe
Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the reviews said this was the best BBQ around well I think it was a very good BBQ but I have had better in Texas, not many but one or 2. I would give it 4.5 stars if it were an option.

Thank sophster78
Georgetown, Texas
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always delicious, and the staff is very attentive. Always a favorite place for a date night!

Thank CountryJava
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good barbecue. Not quite as good as the original site in Driftwood. Great place to eat before a Round Rock Express game.

Thank Utfan21
Amherst, Massachusetts
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was generally a good experience visiting from Massachusetts. The wait was short, the waitstaff was courteous, helpful and prompt. The food lacked a little of what I was expecting in Texas BBQ. The sausage and ribs were good but the brisket was dry and overcooked. It could have been the pieces I was served as it looked like they... More 

Thank Russ P
Gurnee, Illinois
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325 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went during the week with 2 colleagues from work as we were all in town on a business trip. The dining area is a lot of communal tables. I went with a 3 meat combo that had brisket, pork ribs, sausage. Then between the 3 of us we got a beef rib to share. The brisket is where it... More 

Thank gondekp
Commerce City, Colorado
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Caution: The Salt Lick Plate portions are LARGE, so come hungry! When I visited, it was lunchtime, so I went with the sandwich. Sandwich: Pulled Pork Sandwich ($9.95). The sandwich is piled onto a sesame seed roll. I poured on the spicy BBQ and indulged. Great taste, plenty of meat, and real BBQ. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Sides: Cole Slaw and Beans.... More 

Thank Global-Kochevar
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to salt lick you will always be pleased. There is only one way to order....family style all the brisket,ribs,and sausage you want. Along with endless sides. Service is the best as well and there blackberry cobbler is out of this world.

Thank Mrsnavarro122014
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great waitress but the host ran down an elderly gentleman while rushing us to our table. What was the hurry. Decent ribs served with poor sausage. Tenderness was the only thing the brisket had going for it because it had no flavor. What's up with the so called potato salad, nothing but potatoes boiled in chicken stock with nothing added.... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?