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Bodacious Bar-B-Q

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4706 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City, LA 71112-4506
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Roy, Utah
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

They got our food out to us in record speed!!! The best part was that it was delicious!!!! Their homemade barbecue sauce is amazing and so are the chocolate chip cookies!!! So glad we stopped!

Thank Lacefield1990
Wheatland, California
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314 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

While visiting my parents, we ate here on my last night in town. I live in California at the moment and while you can find BBQ there I think true Southern BBQ is better actually in the South. Bodacious BBQ did not disappoint. I usually order pulled pork, but they had run out. Instead I had the brisket po-boy with... More 

Thank Kristen T
Doyline, Louisiana, United States
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This place has a baked potato called a "botato". It is huge and filled with chopped meat, cheese, sour cream, etc. and served with their delicious barbeque sauce. They also have bbq plates, burgers, etc along with really good ice tea, with or without mint

Thank Barbara W
Ruston, LA
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Locals place. Standard Bossier/Shreveport fair. Probably best BBQ we've had in town. Definitely gets crowded at lunchtime . Has the standard BBQ sides: potato salad,baked beans. The Botato is HUGE (Baked potato filled with chopped meat).. Literally enough for two people. Comes a bit light on the butter and sour cream is in a small packet. The chicken is flavorful.... More 

Thank RustonTraveller
Bossier City, Louisiana
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

They serve the very best bbq that i have ever had, and I have eaten all across the country!!! The staff are very friendly, and the food is served in a very timely manner!!! They offer several different flavored bbq sauces for you to choose from!!! Their potato salad and baked beans are simply wonderful!!!

Thank resawyattboothe66
Northern Louisiana, United States
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Had the rib plate. Good ribs, good mac and cheese, great beans. Highlight was being served HOT BBQ sauce to squirt on my ribs. A first for me! Great personable service too.

Thank Thomas D
Hempstead, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

We called from Texas to arrange lunch for our customer in Bossier City. John took our phone order, was helpful and courteous. I asked if I needed to call back on the day of the lunch to double check. He assured me that everything would be taken care of - and it was! Delivery was on time, set up quickly,... More 

Thank WeTravelInElephants
B.C., Louisiana
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Great little local "mom & pop" BBQ lunch/dinner spot near Barksdale AFB offering a military discount to service members. It has a wide variety of classic BBQ meats & sides of which all are delicious (and affordable)! Highly recommend if you crave good BBQ!

Thank ucfhoney
Bossier City, Louisiana
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you want some good Bar-B-Q with a variety of meals and with a family, down home atmosphere visit Bodacious. The kids will love the fun antiques inside. Great mint tea. Their Bread Pudding is to die for.

Thank librarylady132015
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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231 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Went here on lunch break from a training at the AFB. I must say that we shouldve went somewhere else. The food wasnt nasty, it just wasnt all that. I mean the food was edible but the brisket "samitch" required bbq sauce. I good bbq it good alone and you add sauce for personal taste. This on the other hand... More 

Thank geepd36

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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