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Bodacious Bar-B-Q

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1206 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011-7340
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we come to the Dallas area a visit to Bodacious is mandatory. We were not disappointed over the Labor Day weekend. The chopped beef sandwich was juicy, the taste was excellent, and it was perfectly cooked. Husband had the 3 meat platter and was happy with all of it. Only down part was that the potato salad is... More 

Thank lizardgrace
Woburn, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We ate here a couple years ago and liked it very much so we went back. My wife got the ribs and I got the brisket. The ribs were very good and the brisket was excellent. I also had the macaroni salad and my wife had the coleslaw. Both were very good. The restaurant was clean and the staff were... More 

Thank John K
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Cafeteria style bbq place. I had the pulled pork and chicken. The pulled pork was good but the chicken was very dry. I enjoyed the BBQ sauce. For the sides I had the pinto beans. Pretty sure they were from a can. The mac and cheese was not home made either. I had a fried peach pie for dessert. It... More 

Thank Chuck R
Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

Eat here at least 3 times a month. Family owned favorite local place to eat lunch. Excellent BBQ. If you're a frequent guest, they call you by name when you walk in the door. Good value, good food, good people. Doesn't get any better than that.

Thank jcnani
Arlington, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

I drove by this place for years going to work then one day stopped in .One of my favorites ever since.Dark and cool-perfect for this Texas heat.Very nice people run this place.The ribs are great ,the brisket tender and smokey and of course the sides are good.It's all good.Good portions at reasonable prices.There's some terrific bbq places around but this... More 

Thank LawrenceSenior
Arlington, Texas
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you want a baked potato, call ahead, they run out quickly and the rest of their sides are cold sides. just FYI

Thank Sharie K
Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

I like their BBQ but I love to purchase their seasonings for beans and for meat. Easy to do and it tastes great

Thank SnickerTwoodle
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

This place is right outside of AT&T Stadium and we stopped on our way in to add some protein for our tailgate. The staff was nice, the ribs were terrific and they set us up for take away. Though we spent way more than we intended to (our fault mostly) it was worth it! Lots of ribs and beer and... More 

Thank Rich H
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

They were great about serving us to-go BBQ just before closing. The sausage was spicey, just as advertised, the smoked turkey was good, and sliced/chopped beef were tasty. The sauce is the only disappointment. It's not bad, but it's just not the best.

1 Thank S B
San Antonio, Texas
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2015

Relaxed, homey feel. Good place to have some BBQ. We usually get the BBQ plate with two sides (corn and beans usually). Sauce is excellent..it's all about the sauce. Good for families, casual dates, or out with buddies.

1 Thank GLX1138

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1206 E Division St, Arlington, TX 76011-7340
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 817-860-4248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?