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4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71112-4506
318-741-0778
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best BAR-B-QUE Anywhere

It is the best 'que we have ever eaten in Texas, Memphis or Carolina. The place is small but great food awaits you!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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DeSoto, Texas
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DeSoto, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is the best 'que we have ever eaten in Texas, Memphis or Carolina. The place is small but great food awaits you!

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Austin, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Omigah i know being from Texas I'm suppose to say our bbq is the best but this bbq was phenomenal! The ribs were literally falling off the bone and the sausage was great. The green beans were cooked with sausage and onions and had a nice little spice which i can only assume came from the sausage. And omigah the... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I love this dish! If you haven't tried it, I suggest doing so asap. It's huge and delicious. I've had multiple and I've never finished one of them; the warm bbq sauce on top of this makes it one of my favorites.

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Leander
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Besides the usual BBQ plates, they have the Botato (baked potato filled with butter, sour cream, and BBQ topped with cheddar cheese) and BBQ nachos. Lots of sandwich variety in a simple store front. Decor is simple old style countryside diner with antique items. The chicken my husband got on a combo plate was shriveled, a tad overlooked, but we... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Excellent tastes, options, and friendly service. You can tell this is a local favorite. I am not local, but for sure this is my go to spot for BBQ and all else they have to offer.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We were on a roadtrip from Arizona and stopped in based on TA reviews. We had pulled pork sandwiches and they were great. But the peach cobbler with ice cream was fantastic!

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Bossier City, LA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Bodacious has always had the best bbq in this area! Lately their prices have gotten outrageous! The staff are always helpful and friendly. Seriously good ribs!

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place it's just awesome! Very casual, cheap, and great food. The Botato is something you need to try! The sliced brisket plate and chopped beef sandwiches are excellent too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Competition quality barbecue served by great staff. Portions are generous at a good price. Service is quick. Worth driving out of your way for this hidden gem. Enjoy !

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Awesome chopped beef sandwich. Fried okra was great. If you're expecting a posh place you'll be sorely disappointed. Open boxes of utensils, napkins, an appearance of disarray. But I suppose foregoing the effort to maintain the interior allows them time to concentrate on the food. :-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71112-4506
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Bossier City
  • Phone Number: 318-741-0778

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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