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Top BBQ Joints In Dallas/Fort Worth

Top BBQ Joints In DFW

In Texas; there’s nothing better than some good ole smoked BBQ. From tender beef and pork ribs to handmade sausages to pinto beans with scrap beef and pork and homemade peach cobbler, here is a list of the most coveted barbecue joints around DFW:

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DALLAS: 

Cattleack Barbeque
Rating: 4.75
Location: 13628 Gamma Rd., Dallas, TX 75244
Hours: Open Thursday, Friday and the first Saturday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Favorites: Ribs, brisket, pulled pork, sausage, TODDFATHER Sandwich or the crack cake.

Lockhart Smokehouse
Rating: 4
Locations: Dallas, 400 W. Davis, Dallas, TX 75208; Plano, 1026 East 15th Street, Plano, TX 75074
Hours: Open all week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (or until the meat runs out)
Favorites: Two great sausages and the cut known as shoulder clod, brisket (try to get a slice with some of the flavorful crusted edges) and pork ribs with their great bark.

The Plano location offers occasional smoking classes – announced on Lockhart’s Twitter and Facebook. If you’re at the Dallas location, explore the Bishop Arts District after grabbing some BBQ – you’ll be glad you did!

Pecan Lodge
Rating: 4.25
Location: 2702 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226
Hours: Open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Favorites: Handmade original pork and jalapeno-cheese beef sausages, the $75 Trough (which allows you to try it all, especially the monster beef rib) and the pitmaster sandwich (three types of meat, slaw and fresh jalapeno).

You can find a seat at the bar with NO WAIT!

FORT WORTH:

Heim Barbecue
Rating: 4
Location: 1109 W. Magnolia Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76104
Hours: Open Wednesday through Monday (closed on Tuesdays) from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (or until the meat runs out)
Favorites: Well executed beef ribs.

Are you searching for other award-winning barbecue joints around the DFW area? Here are some of the top choices – according to Texas Monthly’s Top 50 Texas Barbecue Joints:

CRESSON:

BBQ on the Brazos
Rating: 4.25
Location: 9001 E. U.S. 377, Cresson, TX 76035
Hours: Open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or until the meat runs out)
Favorites: Brisket-and-egg tacos, fatty brisket, glazed pork ribs, spicy jalapeno sausage, cilantro-based coleslaw and homemade peach cobbler.

WAXAHACHIE:

Harris BBQ
Rating: 4
Location: 220 U.S. 77, Waxahachie, TX 75165
Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (or until the meat runs out)
Favorites: Stellar brisket, pineapple-juice spiked sauce pork sandwiches and pinto beans (with fresh tomatoes and scrap beef and pork).

DESOTO:

Top 5 BBQ
Rating: 4
Location: 209 E. Pleasant Run Road, Suite 113, DeSoto, TX 75115
Hours: Open Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Favorites: Tender pork and beef ribs, hearty brisket, collard greens and mac and cheese and homemade peach cobbler.

FORNEY:

4-T’S Bar-B-Q & Catering
Rating: 4
Location: 205 W. Broad St., Forney, TX 75126
Hours: Open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Favorites: The 18-hour cooked brisket with a simple salt-and-pepper rub and the chocolate pecan pie.

If you’re looking for more barbecue joints around Texas, and your waistline can take it, here is Texas Monthly’s 2017 list of the Top 50 BBQ Joints in Texas: http://www.texasmonthly.com/food/the-list-the-top-50-barbecue-joints-in-texas/

Do you have any questions about the DFW area? As longtime residents, we can answer just about any question you may have – give us a call anytime.

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