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The Salt Lick BBQ: "Bring an appetite" Texas Restaurant Tip by american_tourister

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by american_tourister

The Salt Lick is one of the 10 best BBQ joints in Texas. Texas Monthly magazine says so and they should know. The BBQ is done on an open pit in the main building where you can watch then cook and carve at the same time. They specialize in family style plates. They bring you individual plates and then platters of everything else. They bring it until you tell them to stop.

Favorite Dish: Everything is good but what stands out to me is not so much the BBQ as it is the cole slaw. It is a vinegar based German style cole slaw that is wonderful. No mayo in this! Crisp cabbage, sesame seed, and vinegar.

Don't pass up the banana pudding either!

Address: FM 1826 Dripping Springs, Texas 78619
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Take I-35 South from Austin. Exit Slaughter Lane, head West. Turn left at TX 45. Turn left again at FM 1826. It is on the right a couple of miles down.
Phone: 512-858-4959
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 5
Theme: Barbecue

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  • Written Jul 15, 2005
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