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Salt Lick

151 Zhongshan Road, Hualien City 97048, Taiwan
+886 3 833 2592
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (69 reviews)
“pulled pork” (27 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
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151 Zhongshan Road, Hualien City 97048, Taiwan
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We had driven down from Taipei and we’re starving. We wanted a quick but nice meal that suited the whole family (teens and adults but would suit all ages) and this restaurant exceeded expectations. It was super quick, totally delicious and well priced. We’d go...More

1  Thank Claire M
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Hualien three nights and had dinner at Salt Lick twice, not because of lack of options but because the food was very good and the atmosphere relaxed and friendly. My kids wanted to go back already before we made it to the...More

1  Thank Pjeos
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Loved Hualien! Really nice little town. And Salt lick was perfect for us, we went twice and also once to their sister resto Chicago next door. Good food and nice staff, children friendly.

1  Thank Jenny P
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Just one word: delicious! Amazing service and great atmosphere. No words can describe how good is the meat... Unbelievable!!!

1  Thank Paolo Z
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Amazing meat, great music and very kind owner!!! An unexpected dream in these places...it is not so big but atmosphere is very easy and relaxing...

1  Thank Drugo7777
Reviewed February 11, 2018

If you are looking for the best BBQ restaurant in Taiwan, then you have to visit the Salt Lick. Every menu item I tasted there was a reminder of back home, even the desserts! I never left this restaurant feeling hungry. In my several visits...More

1  Thank KeithEB
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Great food, food came out different intervals. The last brisket dish for my daughter came out at the end when I was almost done with my Rib eye steak. The steak was so good though, the whole family enjoyed the steak with me while they...More

Thank davidlro
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This might be up your alley of you are missing your fix of american BBQ. It offers standard American fare such as burgers, onion rings, and poutine, washed down with local and international beers. My food was tasty. The service was friendly and attentive. The...More

Thank ViajesyVino
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Their taste of music is definetely good! And not loudly. The restaurant owner ask for our order personally himself so that's very nice of him. And the staff are nice as well. They have many selections. We had salad with solmon, and kansas steak. Both...More

Thank Hasan K
Ben M, Owner at Salt Lick, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Thanks for coming in and enjoying the food. We hope to see you again :)

Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Frankly to say, the tasty doesn't same as I have had in buffalo and montreal. Only the portion of dishes are quite enough so that you won't worry about that you would starve when you finish their meals. The pictures I ordered as below.

5  Thank chienwinston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Zhongshan Road, Hualien City 97048, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Hualien  >  Hualien City
  • Phone Number: +886 3 833 2592
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American owned and operated smoked barbecue restaurant and pub, now combined with Chicago pizza and craft beer on tap. Our three specialty dishes are Carolina pulled pork, Kansas City baby back ribs and Texas beef brisket. All of our sauces and sides are made in-house. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Open late.
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