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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 #29 of 680 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Jonesboro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Don't let the fact that the restaurant is located inside a gas station stop you from enjoying some AWESOME BBQ!! My husband and I both had the baby back ribs and they were exceptional. Our kids had various sandwiches and they all loved them as well. Super friendly & helpful service which we appreciated and enjoyed as it was our... More

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Irving, Texas
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67 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stopped in for lunch with a friend to eat some BBQ at Rudy's in South Arlington. It was lunchtime but the line moved along quickly. I had the beef brisket...fatty side. It was cooked just right and had great flavor. Rudy's has a nice condiment bar with onions, pickles, peppers, etc. to finish out your plate. I left with a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Go there for that. Everything else is substandard...and I really don't care if Mitt Romney likes it, or not!

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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41 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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