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Rudy's Country Store & BBQ

451 Interstate 20 E, Arlington, TX 76018-1124
817-465-7839
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Ranked #25 of 681 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I tried Rudy's with a friend on a business trip and truly enjoyed the experience. A classic Texas Bar B Q. I suggest this to all Bar B Q enthusiasts.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

I decided on stopping in after the recommendation of someone who had heard good things about it themselves. Rudy's is designed to look like a road side filling station that doubles as a bar-b-que joint. The gas pumps out front are real and it does have a little store in the front, but the main attraction is the "que". You... More

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Really good food. That's where it ends. Slow to get food and by the time you add a drink with no side dish it was $10 for 1/2 pound servings. Look for another barbecue place that offers combo deals with at least a side!!!

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Fort Wayne, IN
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Absolutely awesome meats! They give you samples to taste so you know what you might like to order! If we had one here, I could definitely cut out lots of carbs. The atmosphere is fun, but not fancy at all. The employees seem to like their jobs, too. This place was recommended to us by hotel staff. We had never... More

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Oxnard
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

My first trip to Rudy's. Staff were very friendly from the moment we walk in till we left. The food was very good. I really enjoyed Rudy's beans. We had ribs, brisket and a pulled pork sandwich. Would recommend a stop when in town.

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Willow Park, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Rudy's is a large chain BBQ. Have eaten at the one North of Houston and down around Austin. Arlington location is right in line with those. Good reliable BBQ. Nothing is going to win any contests. But overall it is good food. Make sure and ask for moist/tip/fatty brisket. Flat is usually a little dry. Good ribs/sausage. Same with sides.... More

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Pinckney, Michigan, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect when we walked in here but the smell coming from the kitchen area was making my mouth water. BBQ! Picnic tables to sit at and glass garage doors for the windows. No plates here. Everything served on butcher paper and sides and desserts in take out styrofoam bowls. This is no way detracts from the... More

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Cotacachi, Ecuador
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89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Great ribs which are my favorite but the pulled pork and turkey were also good. We had the potato salad and wish we had gotten a double order instead of the cold slaw. Don't know where they get their onions but they are always so sweet. Our order was to go for a large family get together. Rudy's never disappoints!

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Local to the area, have past this place a million times. Finally ate here w my wife after a movie. Big mistake. Meat was ok, how do you mess up simple sausage? sides were terrible, corn on the cob was soggy, "new potatoes" were bland. service was only bright spot. I'm not a complainer so this review is hard to... More

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Amman, Jordan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A highly recommended smoked food fast-food style place. The smoked brisket and turkey are just great. The potato salad, bean salad and coleslaw are really nice. The atmosphere is that of a nice fast food restaurant, nothing fancy at all, comfortable and quick bite restaurant. Highly recommended.

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