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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” (176 reviews)
“potato salad” (71 reviews)
“sampler plate” (26 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701-4127
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The building itself is part of the charm—it looks small from the outside, but opens inside to a surprisingly large space, with classic red-and-white checked tablecloths. The sampler platter is a classic and the BBQ doesn’t disappoint. A good test of any good BBQ place...More

Thank 52Travel5202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was nothing short of amazing. The brisket falls apart in your mouth, and all of the sides were perfect, including the potato salad which was to-die for. It is the perfect outing experience for a chill dinner with great food.

Thank 182connorm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch. Really enjoyed the beef brisket. Very tender and tasty. Mac and cheese was good but not great. Nice service

Thank KauaiLover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here because it was close to the hotel. The staff was nice and helpful, but the food was so so. Fatty brisket and tough ribs. Many better BBQ joints in Austin.

Thank travelboy60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted BBQ close to the hotel and opted for this place. Pulled pork was a runny mess, the turkey was dry and the sides were forgettable. Fortunately, they had a decent beer selection to wash it down.

Thank DavidCoxCFP
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This place is one that I recommend. It is an Austin favorite. Good place for Beef Ribs. Do not let the building deceive you.

Thank rboykins71
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Dependable, excellent smoky BBQ just off the interstate and near the convention center. a nice porch with tables as well as inside climate controlled dining. the line moves quickly so a good stopping place when passing thru Austin. Small parking lot but usually adequate, sometimes...More

Thank msmg
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Really good and fast BBQ, order before you pay and then just find a table. Friendly staff and very big portions.

Thank Giuseppe M
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Over of the best BBQ joint in Austin. Casual dress, moderate price. Right downtown. Beef ribs are absolutely great.

Thank 292roser
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Our hotel as well as a person next to us on our flight recommended this place. We didn't think much of it at first but once you are there you realize why people recommended it. You go in to order, pay and then sit. It...More

Thank Stephen D
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Questions & Answers
April 24, 2018|
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Response from 423macs | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they accept credit cards.
October 24, 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
October 18, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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