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Iron Works

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
+1 512-478-4855
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef ribs” (154 reviews)
“potato salad” (65 reviews)
“sampler plate” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
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1 - 10 of 762 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stepped up and ordered our mains and sides and then waited a minute or two and then paid the bill and sat down to eat. The BBQ was delicious. Lots of meat. Great sauce available. Lots of taste.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is simply amazing. You walk up to the counter, order some amazing meat and grab a beer and pay. The pulled pork was good, ribs were great. They had some jalapeño sausage that was a great blend of spicy and juicy. The Mac...More

Thank chrislaug
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the platter with brisket, a beef rib, and sausage. Also mac and cheese and corn on the cob. It was all fantastic, and the mop sauce on the table was great. We arrived at 6 pm, and had drinks. By about 7 pm,...More

Thank Nemont_Mom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kinda dumpy when you walk. Apparently you go for the food and not the ambience. I had the sampler which was a beef rib, sausage and beef brisket. All acceptable but nothing outstanding. I would classify it as a tourist trap and not worth a...More

Thank Mac S
Reviewed 1 week ago

With focus on tasty food the restaurant will also give you very relax athmosphere. This is not fancy dinning, rather it is cool experience. Good craft beer and to die for beef ribs. Also, if you dont have a lot of time for long dinner,...More

Thank Dkrajc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove to Austin looking for good Texas BBQ and noticed Iron Works. The place looked closed but my husband was optimistic and checked. Good that he did because Iron Works was open and we ordered, at Big Jake's recommendation, brisket and beef ribs. The hearty...More

Thank ShaLouise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed pulled pork with good eatin sides at this downtown venue. Ample space for small and large groups. Line can form at any time of day so must be patient as this is a popular place.

Thank 692russk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes for great barbecue in this landmark restaurant that made a number of “best” lists. It had all the earmarks- location in a real old ironworks building, complete with sagging floors and wood fired stoves for heat and lots of workmen filling...More

3  Thank Ada F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I ordered the brisket, my partner ordered the sampler with a beef rib, brisket, and sausage. Holy crap, the rib was HUGE with a lot of meat. The sausage was more of a hot link and had a little spice to it, the brisket...More

Thank Amerikki
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Excellent BBQ but not as good as the other stellar Austin BBQ I went too. If this were in LA I would be more excited about it. Still good bbq and an eclectic interesting theme/atmosphere.

Thank Josh K
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24 October 2016|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I do not know. Was there again tonight for the brisket and it was very good. Wish I would have read this first and I would have asked for you. Cheers
Patricia D
18 October 2016|
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Response from lisalisa2u | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't think so, its more like fast food Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM Phone: (512) 478-4855
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-478-4855
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