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Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

2202 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75235-7321 (Northwest Dallas-love Field)
(214) 357-7120
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Ranked #206 of 3,116 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Neighborhood: Northwest Dallas-love Field
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Pulled pork was excellent. The barbecue sauce comes heated which is a nice touch, full of flavor. The barbecue baked beans were touch too plain but the cole slaw was excellent.

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Spokane, Washington
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19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this gem while being disappointed that other BBQ places are open only for lunch. But fate brought us here. The original interior is unique and not set up for group dining but the two of us shared an old school desk and had a great time.

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Colorado
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Staff was very uninterested in me, or anyone else, being there. Wouldn't even talk to you when you were ordering and didn't say thank you. Completely disinterested and had a bit of a smirk on his face. Despite that, I was very hopeful of having some good BBQ. Had the ham and beef. Ham was so-so and the beef was... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My cousin's girlfriend treated us to BBQ here. Very good. I can't get good BBQ in PA, so when I am down south I like to get BBQ. I got the brisket which was very good. One of the locations is the original shack in the sketchy part of town, but my cousin didn't think that his girlfriend would be... More 

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Chicago, IL
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133 reviews 133 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

After reading the reviews, and noticing the smokehouse was a few blocks from the Embassy Suites on Stemmens, we knew we wanted to taste real Texas bbq at an authentic smokehouse. The restaurant is in 2 parts: the smokehouse area where you order, with additional seating in another building which looks like a converted garage. Ok, we were unprepared for... More 

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Hummelstown
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53 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went to this classic "down home" BBQ place back in 1982 and it really hasn't changed much. It's not the most wonderful ever, but atmosphere isterrific. My wife's brisket sandwich was tasty but a bit dry, while my ribs were meaty and flavorful. sides are nothing special but it's cheap and certainly worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Being a native Texan, I laugh at "Texas BBQ." It is a misnomer. Texans are rock stars at smoking meat, then adding some sauce. Sonny Bryan's does it RIGHT. The meat without sauce was smoky, nicely seasoned, moist, and delicious. The sauce was tangy and didn't overpower the taste of the meats. We loved the convenience of the location, near... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We headed to Sonny's on the recommendation of the a lovely guy in the tourist office. Maybe we went at the wrong time of day, but I found the food to be of low quality,. I ordered chicken wings, onion rings and fries, all of which were handed to me within 2 minutes of ordering, as the place was not... More 

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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stumbled upon this location on a Wednesday night and since I had heard of it, decided to give it a try. I was disappointed in the brisket sandwich. The meat was tender enough, but had no smoke taste or seasoning. It was very lean, so perhaps they cut off the rub, but it tasted more like a roast beef... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We had some great brisket here. Fun atmosphere. People were great in helping us through the menu. we will go back

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Additional Information about Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

Address: 2202 Inwood Rd, Dallas, TX 75235-7321
Phone Number: (214) 357-7120
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Northwest Dallas-love Field
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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