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Rudy's

1790 N Central Expressway, Allen, TX 75002
214-383-5353
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Ranked #26 of 176 restaurants in Allen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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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 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 reviews 3 reviews
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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3 restaurant reviews
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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41 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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McKinney, TX
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88 reviews 88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We had a take out of Brisket and Sausage for a special event. The food is always good at Rudy's. Very rustic place.

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Long Beach, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We had Rudy's cater our wedding in Dallas and had a fantastic experience with them. The contact person for the catering was extremely friendly, capable, and responsive and the event went off without a hitch. Add to that the fact that the BBQ was the most delicious we've ever had (and reasonably priced), and you get a five star experience.... More

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