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Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon

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100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
925-935-1440
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ

We go here often and like the atmosphere in the bar (music after 6 pm on weekends). I'm a snob when it comes to BBQ having grown up in the South, but this place is worthy of a four star rating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Barry O
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Pleasant Hill, California
credit card Amex Card Member Review
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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Walnut Creek, California
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good lord this place is awesome! BBQ has never been on our radar (my husband doesn't like meat on the bone) but we decided to give this a try after our son's baseball game one day. It's now became our go-to for the whole family! Their kids menu is extensive and real value for money. I've tried their sandwiches, burgers,... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Wow Superdella! Thanks for the great review. We really work hard to take care of our guests and serve quality BBQ. Its nice to hear that you got to experience our efforts! More 

Lebanon, New Jersey
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996 reviews
854 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I am letting this place slip into an excellent rating based mainly on the bbq chicken salad and the scalloped potatoes. First off, get the potatoes as one of your sides. You might not want to eat anything else. We started by sharing the bbq chicken salad. The bbq chix was nothing special, but the overall mix in the salad... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Thanks Morgan2010 for your review. I agree...awesome scalloped potatoes! :) More 

Orinda, California
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211 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

When I want ribs - - - we always go here because they are the best in the area. So are their side dishes. We enjoy the bar-scene and they pour good drinks. Good portions for Senior's 'Lone Ranger' menu at a great price.

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Thanks billanddoyle for taking the time to give us your review. Sure glad to hear that we've earned your 'best in the area' rib recommendation! We put a lot of effort and time into producing great BBQ, it's a pleasure to hear you enjoy! Thanks, Pia Carlson More 

Danville, California
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Back Forty does a GREAT job on their To Go dining options. I ordered one of their Group BBQ packages for 6 people - even tough there were actually 7 of us. The food portions were exceptionally generous w/ BBQ Rib & Chicken, beans, cole slaw & potato salad + corn bread (which is a little extra). There was quite... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Thanks Mrmojo58 for your review Sounds like you all enjoyed dinner that evening! We work hard to provide quality BBQ and it's always nice to hear when we do something right. Thanks, Pia Carlson More 

Walnut Creek, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I like finger lickin' good ribs and this place has it. The wait staff is friendly and efficient. The portions are large so don't worry about filling up although the other food that comes with the main isn't anything to write home about I'd return for the ribs at some point.

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Thanks Bonanie for your review. Glad you enjoyed the ribs! More 

Pleasant Hill, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We go here often and like the atmosphere in the bar (music after 6 pm on weekends). I'm a snob when it comes to BBQ having grown up in the South, but this place is worthy of a four star rating.

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PiaCarlson007, Public Relations Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Hi Gary, thanks for the review we are glad to hear you are enjoying our weekend bar entertainment. See you soon, Pia More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We reserved the restaurant for dinner for six. It was a Golden jubilee celebration. Everyone was impressed with everything. Starting from reservation to hospitality and serving, we were really attended to. The service was exceptional and food was great.

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Hi Paulson M, I just read your review and appreciate you taking the time to let us know you had a great experience. Hope to see you soon. Thx, Pia More 

Salinas, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My friend and I were visiting the area when we decided to try the Back Forty and we are glad we did. There was a little bit of a wait but dinner arrived rather quickly. My friend had pork ribs and I had the hot link. The servings were huge! They gave me like 4 sliced links and my friend... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Hi medicmike94, I just read your review. Thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed dining with us! We work hard to provide great service and quality BBQ. Looking forward to seeing you next time you are in the area. Thanks, Pia More 

Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This restaurant was within walking distance of the Embassy Suites. I tried to order the prime rib, but was told they were out. Someone else dinning close by said the prime rib is very good, but is sold out most of the time they tried to order it. My wife had the ribs and she said they were ok, not... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Hi bodie992000, I just read your review and I appreciate you taking the time to let us know. I am sorry that you had such a poor experience here. We take all of our reviews seriously, the good and the bad. We work really hard to provide great service and quality BBQ and we do our best to avoid selling... More 

Orinda, California
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211 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We find the food here is very very good along with the service - - and we go here very often. We think their Pork Ribs are the best in the area. The large bar can get a little crowded - early. Drinks are great and at a very good price. Their Senior menu (called Lone Ranger) is priced 'right'... More 

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PiaCarlson007, Manager at Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon, responded to this review

Hi billanddoyle, I just saw your review and we appreciate you taking the time to post. We agree with you that our pork ribs are the best in the area :) You are right to advise leaving the pearls at home! We look forward to seeing you soon. My name is Pia and I am the marketing director here at... More 

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Additional Information about Back Forty Texas BBQ Roadhouse & Saloon

Address: 100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
Phone Number: 925-935-1440
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Coggins Dr, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4419
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: 925-935-1440

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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