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Rudy's

1790 N Central Expressway, Allen, TX 75002
214-383-5353
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Ranked #21 of 175 restaurants in Allen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Dallas, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The smoked turkey and brisket are superior. They offer their fare on a $4.99 sandwich, which is a great value, or by the pound. This is a must-try, if you enjoy bbq.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Rudy's is the best barbecue you can get at a chain restaurant the brisket either moist or dry is absolutely fantastic I warn you it is addictive plus the picnic style atmosphere is always a pleasure whether you're in Dallas or Austin or any of their numerous locations

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Indianapolis, IN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Is Rudy's the best barbecue in the Dallas area? It isn't. Is Rudy's good barbecue? Yes, it is. We had the brisket, jalapeno sausage, corn, and beans. Everything we ate was good. The jalapeno sausage was very good. I would definitely eat at Rudy's again.

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Richardson, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Brought some out of towners here for dinner on a Saturday night. They loved it. I always do too. Brisket (Moist) never disapoints. Juicy smoked chicken. Good pork ribs that come off the bone easy. Pulled pork was a bit dry on this visit. Creamed corn is top notch. Good smokey beans. Tasty potato salad. Coleslaw was good and different... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

What I like most about Rudy's is it is right by the cabella's sporting goods store. I like to visit one then the other. It makes for a good manly day. The food at Rudy's is good but it's expensive considering the other BBQ options available in the north suburbs. Jalapeño sausage is in my opinion the cheapest and best... More

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Allen, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We love Rudy's BBQ. Been coming here for years. First Frisco and now the Allen location. Get the corn on the cob buttered its awesome!

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Allen, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had been on the road for over a week and came home hungry. This was the first place I went. One of the things I realized was that many of the really good places aren't written up because the locals don't use trip advisor. Instead travelers are bombarded with advertisements that are stuck in hotels and sometimes those are... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

So my family went to Rudy's in Allen. WE got to glass bottle of Cheerwine (NOT BEER), and they rang it up as beer. That's like 4 dollars extra. I asked for a refund and they fixed it, only to find the next day that they've charged me twice now. Then my 15 year old son went back and got... More

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Allen, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We tried it...once...and that was enough. There are so many BBQ choices in this area, we cannot recommend this one. The food was OK, but in small quantities at high prices.

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Allen, Texas, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

You can always depend on Rudy's for good BBQ. I have eaten at many of the locations around the state and they are always good. It's not the absolute best in Texas but really solid. Wife likes the smoked turkey.

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