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Bartleys BBQ

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413 E Northwest Highway, Grapevine, TX 76051
817-481-3212
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 4
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Home cooking done right.

Home cooking done right. Just like a big family get together. All kinds of food to choose from. Everything good. Home made rolls from the bakery next door..all kinds of goodies there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Richard T
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Daytona Beach, FL
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297 reviews 297 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were starving on our way to a shopping trip to Main Street in Grapevine. She said (and i always do what she says) there's a bbq joint, let's try it! That said, we had the absolute best pork tenderloin we have ever had- delicious and moist. The chopped pork was delicious, with just enough juice/sauce to bring out the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Home cooking done right. Just like a big family get together. All kinds of food to choose from. Everything good. Home made rolls from the bakery next door..all kinds of goodies there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I'm a BBQ snob, so my tastes are picky. Bartley's pork ribs were tender and big (not baby-backs!), but was basted in a sweet, sticky, lightly applied sauce. If you like sweet, you'll LOVE these ribs! Chicken was good, sausage was juicy and just a little spicy. Brisket was a hair on the dry side and not my favorite of... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I loved this BBQ. I think it's the best BBQ I've ever had. Keep in mind that I'm no expert on BBQ, but I know what tastes good to me. The restaurant is kind of on the cafeteria side but once I put the chopped beef in my mouth, I didn't care. The place is clean and wasn't crowded at... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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257 reviews 257 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I'm not much of a BBQ fan, but as far as BBQ goes, you can't beat Bartley's. They've been around for over 30 years that I know of. They have the best potato salad and the best barbeque around.

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We really enjoyed this barbecue which was tender and had good smoky flavor. I got a pecan cobbler ("like pecan pie without the crust," the cashier told me) and my husband and I shared it. It was just as she described it, and very rich.

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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Drive past Bartleys every day. Ordered a meat platter to go for some friends coming over for the game. The chopped brisket was excellent, and the Mac and cheese was so creamy. Also really like the rolls provided by the bakery next door.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Bartley's came highly recommended in several TX mags and it lived up to expectations. Don't let the whole in the wall look and cafeteria style self serve sides fool you. I loved the ribs and the sausage the best. Both had great flavor and weren't overly smokey. Fried okra and maple flavored beans were delicious. Can't beat the price either.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Bartley's is fantastic! Great bbq and great sides. Friendly service. Don't let the location fool you -- this place is fantastic!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Always on the prowl for good bbq, Bartley's showed up on a "best in Dallas" list and while it has some merit, it also had some room for improvement. We went in early evening, 5:30, and the meats were good, but all the sides looked dried up and old. The lady offered to cook up some fresh tots, but then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 413 E Northwest Highway, Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: 817-481-3212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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