Texas is known for its barbecue and smoking meats to perfection. It’s not hard to find authentic BBQ in Dallas with all the fixings to satisfy your craving for tender brisket, ribs, and sausage. Choices are a plenty across Dallas and it’s hard to pick a favorite among the unique restaurants.
Terry Black's BBQ
For Austin-style pit-smoked BBQ and sides, head over to Terry Black’s BBQ. This family-owned eatery has expanded into multiple locations and patrons rave about their moist brisket, sliced or chopped, beef or pork ribs, sausages, and even turkey. It’s an epicurean treat for BBQ in Dallas.
In Deep Ellum you’ll find a favorite among BBQ in Dallas. Pecan Lodge prides itself on its family recipe smoking it long and slow, a time-honored family tradition. They have all the expected meats but their Pit Master sandwich piled high with brisket, pulled pork, sausage, topped with slaw, bbq sauce & fresh sliced jalapeños, is a menu fave among foodies.
Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ
When you see the Ferris Wheel, you’ll know you are in the right place. Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ has been a favorite outdoor spot to eat BBQ in Dallas. Sure they served smoked meats like hot links, pork, brisket and turkey breast by the pound, but many love their BBQ and sides with a can of cold beer or a craft cocktail, like the Waxahachie Hooch.
Babb Brothers BBQ
Got a craving for house-smoked BBQ, Babb Brothers has been using fresh ingredients for their legendary family recipes. Try all their meats with a combo meal served with heaping unique sides like bourbon corn, or cheddar potatoes. Oder for pick-up, catering for your event, or drop-in for lunch or dinner for delicious BBQ in Dallas.
Pitmaster Todd David prides himself on their tagline: “Branded the Best” when it comes to BBQ in Dallas. In North Dallas they are known for their Whole Hog Day on the first Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Their signature sandwich, The Todd Father is made of brisket, pulled pork, sausage, homemade slaw with bbq sauce. Their burnt ends baked beans are also a top pick.
Slow Bone BBQ
Slow Bone BBQ has been serving Texas-style fare since 2013. All of their meats are smoked daily in their smoker affectionately called Miss Jessie. Foodie alert: their condiment bar is fresh, made-n-house with the chef’s touch include: pickled onions, sweet and sour pickles, and all four sauces — sriracha, Sweet Jake, Uncle Ross, and cilantro chimichurri.
Lockhart Smokehouse has three locations for their BBQ in Dallas:
Dallas’ Bishop Arts District, Downtown Plano, and Texas Live! in Arlington. Smoked beef brisket served sliced with all the fixings is party in your mouth. Ever tried the shoulder clod? It’s leaner than brisket with a stronger meat flavor – ask for a sample next time you are there.
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